Last Updated on March 16, 2024
Written by CPA Alec Pow | Content Reviewed by Certified CFA CFA Alexander Popinker

Grinders is an American restaurant chain well known for its ice cream treats. They are specialized in serving American-style dishes, including burgers, French fries, chicken fingers, steaks, and others.

People like to come here for the many options included on the menu and for the large portions. Also, the atmosphere inside will be a very casual family-friendly one. In order to get an idea about how much you should budget for dining at Grinders with your friends or/and family, in the table below you will find their latest menu prices.


Item Price

Appetizers & Side Orders

Basket of Raw Fries $4.89
Blue Cheese & Celery $4.08
Bonnie’s Blossom $7.99
Breaded Chicken Strips (2) $7.76
Breaded Chicken Strips(4) $11.32
Breaded Mushrooms $5.46
Buffalo Shrimp (8) $9.14
Corn Dog $3.16
Fish (6) $7.99
Fried Cheese Balls $7.28
Fried Pickles $5.69
Fried Zucchini $5.23
Hot Dog $3.74
Hush Puppies $3.74
Jalapeño Stuffed Spudz $5.69
Mozzarella Stix $6.61
Onion Rings $3.74
Pickles $2.93
Potato Skins $6.38
Side Salad $3.16
Side Slaw $1.09
Sweet Potato Fries $3.74
Tater Tots $2.93
Tater Wedges, Crinkle Cut $3.16


Wing sauces include original, hot chix, teriyaki, teri-hot, lemon pepper and honey BBQ.
Hot Wings (20) $16.04
Hot Wings (10) $9.83
Chef Salad $7.19
Chicken Salad Plate $6.84
Fried Chicken Caesar Salad $8.68
Fried Chicken Salad $8.68
Green Salad $5.69
Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad $8.68
Grilled Chicken Salad $7.99
Tuna Salad Plate $6.84

Hot Dog Plates

Ketchup, mustard and chili served with wedges and slaw.
Hot Dogs (2) $8.68
Hot Dog (1) $6.73


Lettuce, tomato, cheese, and mayo with chips and pickle. Rye, wheat or white- cold-toasted.
BLT $6.38
Chicken Salad $6.84
Club $7.76
Corned Beef $6.84
Ham $6.38
Tuna Salad $6.84
Turkey $6.38

Specialty Sandwiches

Served with chips and a pickle.
Turkey Reuben $8.68
Reuben $8.68
Grinder’s Hoagie Supreme $8.68
Grilled Pimento Cheese $4.89
Grilled Cheese $4.89
Chicken Philly $8.68
Cheese Steak $8.86


Served with chips and a pickle.
Double Grinder Burger $7.99
Double Old Fashion Burger $7.99
Junior Grinder Burger $6.38
Junior Old Fashion Burger $6.38


Bar-B-Que Sandwich $8.68
Buffalo Chicken Filet Sandwich $9.49
Buffalo Grilled Chicken Sandwich $9.49
Chicken Filet Sandwich $9.14
Chicken Strip Basket (3) $10.29
Chicken Strip Basket (4) $10.47
Fish Basket $10.29
Fish Sandwich $8.91
Grilled Chicken Sandwich $9.14
Grilled Chicken Tender (3) $10.29
Hamburger Steak $10.29
Shrimp Basket (8) $10.98
Twisted Chicken Sandwich $10.29


Grinders Greater Tater $8.34
Justa Tater $3.74

Little Grinders

12 and under only. With choice of potato tots, crinkle cuts or wedges.
Chicken Strips (2) $7.76
Grilled Cheese (Little Grinders) $4.43
Corn Dog (Little Grinders) $4.54
Mac-N-Cheese $4.54
Kiddie Burger $4.89
Kiddie Hot Dog $4.54


Cold Sweet Tea $2.07

Grinders Brand history

The Grinders restaurant is in this industry since 1976. The first location was opened in Alliance, Ohio. Currently, there are seven locations in Ohio, United States of America, including Dover, Hartville, Louisville, Minerva, Canton, North Canton, and Alliance.

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Currently, the operating manager of Grinders is Aaron Davis, who also owns the business.

Over time, this restaurant has received many recognitions and awards for its dessert menu, and especially for its well-known pies.

Our review

Grinders restaurants welcome their customers in a family-friendly casual environment. At all of their seven locations, you can find the classic indoor booth and table seating.

The Grinders menu includes many options you can choose from, including appetizers, burgers, flatbreads, salads, croissants & wraps, steak, seafood, soups, desserts, home-style dishes, grill meals, and various cold and hot beverages.

Be prepared to pay anywhere between $6.5 and $12.75 for an appetizer such as hummus, cheese sticks, chicken fingers, Italian meatballs, Italian stuffed peppers, Tex Mex egg rolls, potato skins, sliders, or spinach & artichoke dip.

Grinders Menu ItemThe burgers are served along with a choice of fries, fruits cup, or house potato chips. The options would include the veggie burger, the cheeseburger, the Texas burger, the bacon & cheese burger, and the Swiss & mushroom burger. Each of these costs anywhere between $9.8 and $12.95.

The salads are priced from $6 to $17 and include the chopped appetizer salad, the chicken cashew, the grilled steak, the Asian, the cobb, the strawberry walnut, the Key West, and others.

The home-style dishes include baked spaghetti, Italian stuffed peppers, meatloaf, pot roast chicken finger, creamy mac & cheese, and spaghetti & meatballs. Be prepared to pay anywhere between $10 and $14 for one of these.

As for the dessert, you can choose between different ice creams, sundaes, delicious cakes and pies, house-made brownie selections, Toll House Sundae, and “Choc-O-Holic” Brownie Sundae. A dessert would cost anywhere between $2 and $5.

Also, they have a kid’s menu that includes items such as mini pizza, grilled cheese, mac & cheese, chicken fingers, sliders with cheese, green beans, fruit juice, milkshakes, and many more. Plan on spending anywhere between $1.5 and $7 for one of these food items.

If you are looking for a gluten-free option, you should know that the Vegetarian Vegetable soup and the Chicken, Kale & Sweet Potato soup are gluten-free. Also, the following sides and dinners are in the same category: NY strip with garlic peppercorn, sweet potato, Monterey chicken, baked potato, honey BBQ chicken, edamame beans, baby back ribs, fruit cup, applesauce, Brussels sprouts, and Cole slaw.

Grinders has received many positive reviews from its clients. They appreciate the laidback family ambiance and the staff’s friendliness. Also, customers like the fact they don’t have to wait too long for their order.

Grinders FAQs

At what time does Grinders open?

Most Grinders locations open at 10:00 a.m. Monday through Sunday. However, it depends on the location, so you should visit their official website to see which are the opening hours of the restaurant you are interested in.

At what time does Grinders close?

In general, Grinders closes at 08:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, at 09:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and at 04:00 p.m. on Sundays. But again, it depends on the location. It is recommended to verify this information by visiting their official website.

Does Grinders open on holidays?

Grinders is closed on the following holidays: Memorial Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, Labor Day, and 4th of July.

When was Grinders founded?

Grinders was founded in 1976 in Alliance, Ohio.

What is Grinders famous for?

Grinders became well known for its dessert menu. Actually, they have received many awards and recognitions for their pies.

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