Things to do in Plainfield, Indiana
And the Best Family Restaurant in Plainfield
Known as Indy’s laidback next door neighbor, Plainfield is tucked away from the big-city hustle and bustle while still offering plenty of amenities and small-town charm. With over 35 miles of local trails to explore and plentiful entertainment and shopping outlets, a day in Plainfield is a treat for the whole family.
If you happen to be in town around the beginning of October, don’t miss the Hendricks County International Festival or The Heartland Apple Festival at Beasley’s Orchard— both are free, fun and educational! In June, you can catch the Indy Tattoo Expo, which gathers some of the top tattoo artists in the nation.
But there is plenty more to see and do in Plainfield year-round. Check out these local gems:
- Splash Island
- Hummel Park
- Country Heritage Winery
- Sodalis Nature Park
- Plainfield Recreation and Aquatic Center
- Perry Crossing
- Swinford Park
- Friendship Gardens Park
- Carmike Theater
- Gilley’s Antique Mall
- Sky Zone Trampoline Park
And the Metro Diner Menu Fit for All Ages and Any Occasion
If you’ve knocked out even just a few things on that itinerary, the whole crew will have worked up a powerful appetite. Metro Diner’s Kids’ Menu has kid-sized portions of our Fried Chicken & Waffles and Chicken Tenders, plus we’ve got Belgian Waffles, Mac & Cheese, and plenty more to please even the pickiest eaters. Afterall, a short stack of pancakes is perfect at any age, don’t you think?
We also offer our breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner favorites to go via pick-up or delivery. Simply order online, grab your grub, and make your way to one of Plainfield’s lovely parks for a Metro Diner Picnic!
Have something bigger in mind? Metro Diner caters! Metro Diner provides crowd-pleasing catering options for business meetings, graduation parties, corporate events, holiday gatherings, and even weddings! Guests will cheer. Bosses will be proud. Bellies will be happy. Such is the magic of Metro Diner’s Southern comfort food with flair.
Your Neighborhood Restaurant
A Community Gathering Spot
At Metro Diner, we believe the table is a gathering place. That’s why we’re happy to host the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Employee monthly lunch and are a proud participant in the local High School’s Special Needs Internship Program. At Metro Diner, we love to invest in our community so that it can grow right along with us!
If you’re not from around these parts, you’ll be welcomed like family just the same. Know that you can always expect a warm welcome, unmatched cleanliness, relaxed ambiance and fresh, hearty meals that are sure to satisfy.
About Metro Diner
Serving the Best Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch and Dinner since 1992
Officially opened in 1992, our original Metro Diner location in Jacksonville, Florida, quickly became the go-to local restaurant for comforting classics and reimagined favorites.
Over the years, we’ve continued to share our southern hospitality, big, bold flavors and passion for integrity, familiarity, comfort and community by bringing in new partners across the country. Today, Metro Diner has over 50 locations in 12 states and has earned a number of awards for our mouthwatering, home-style comfort food cooking including: Best Breakfast, Best Diner and Best Burger.
We welcome you to visit us and try our award-winning food for yourself! Learn more about Metro Diner.