Treasure Trove of Dining Experiences Near Summit Vista

September 12, 2016

There’s no place like home for an appetizing meal cooked just the way you like it, especially when you have plenty of choices at your fingertips, as you will at Summit Vista. But sometimes you want a new culinary adventure, out on the town, and you and your taste buds will be in the right place when you move into this vibrant retirement community.

Lunch, dinner, breakfast. Light, or robust and hearty. Old-fashioned comfort food, fine dining, and all-you-can eat buffets. These are among experiences that local restaurateurs offer you, each with their own heartbeat and signature.

If you’re craving a good diner meal, pull up a seat at a nostalgic, diner-style countertop at Left Fork Grill, a quick 17 minute drive from Summit Vista. There, sink your teeth into a variety of diner classics like meat loaf, thick, juicy burgers, liver and onions, hotcakes, or biscuits and gravy. Don’t forget to save room for the pies!

Sprawl out at a roomy table to check your e-mails or play chess while enjoying what locals call the “best beans in town” at Hidden Peaks Coffee and Roasting Co. Besides the fresh java, brewed from beans roasted on-premise, this little spot is known for its a scrumptious assortment of baked goods, and is only 8 minutes from campus.

For authentic Italian, try Siragusa’s Taste of Italy, which has earned four stars on Yelp and is only 10 minutes from Summit Vista. In addition to the plethora of classic Italian food, Siragusa’s offers an all you can eat brunch on Sundays! Chef specialties include marsala, saltimbocca, and Provençale dishes. Be sure to save room for dessert – Siragusa’s features cannolis and tiramisu!

If you love Asian cuisine, you’ve found a sweet spot; there are a fewclose by buffets to pick from. Looking for something else? Check outMing’s Garden (10 minutes away) for great Chinese, or Sumorrito (a short 6 minute drive) for Japanese. Eleven minutes away, Pho Bien Hoa offers Vietnamese cuisine, and Thai Delight offers delicious Thai food only two minutes from the Summit Vista campus.

For a casual experience, tropical style, there’s Moki’s Hawaiian Grillonly 8 minutes from Summit Vista. Fresh salads and meats, shaved ice spiked with fresh fruits, and coconut and mango smoothies are served in an open space with flat screen TV and signs pointing you to “the beach.”

Looking for the winner of “Best in the State Best Breakfast”? The signature heavenly hotcakes are what pushed Penny Ann’s Café, only 6 minutes away, to the top. This family owned restaurant in the heart of town also scores for its made-from-scratch pies and homemade lunches, typically cooked and served by Penny, her parents and brothers.

This is just a sampling of the nearby dining experiences to explore once you move in to your engaging, new retirement community. Each of these local finds has its distinct personality, so whatever you are in the mood for, you will likely discover it! We are happy to answer your questions about Summit Vista or direct you to more local dining information. Call us at 801-758-3138.