- The Honey Bee Latte is a popular menu item at Split Bean Roasting Company.
- Popular smoked dishes in Town Square Social
- Korsch, a smash burger served at Cedar City Brewery.
Lebanon’s town squares and surrounding areas are experiencing a revival with many specialty shops, boutiques and multi-purpose event venues such as the Lebanese Mill and the Capitol Theatre.
Several food and drink options complement the revitalized square.
Town Square Social Restaurant and Bar, 145 Public Square: A popular spot in the square known for its smoked dishes, especially chicken and wings. Pulled pork and wood-fired pizza are also popular menu items. Owners Cody McCray and Kyle Shaffer opened Town Square Social in September 2018. Live music is scheduled on Fridays from 7:30-10:30 PM.
Cedar City Brewery Co., 112 Public Square: It will open on the square in late 2022 by McCray and Shaffer. Kolsch, described as a light and refreshing craft beer, is a popular seller. Cedar City Brewery has 14 beers on tap. The brewery also has plenty of food options, including the popular Smash Burger with American cheese, caramelized onions, French fries, beer cheese, and pickles with pretzels.
Split Bean Roasting Company, 110 E. Main St.: Enjoy our Honey Bee Latte with raw honey and homemade cinnamon syrup. Designed to enhance your espresso without overpowering it or masking your coffee. The chicken salad croissant is a popular lunch menu item. Split Bean is both a social gathering place and a business meeting place. Owner and head roaster Christopher Cox opened Split His Bean in January 2018.
YiaGhee’s Special Teas, 104 E. Main St.: Bubble tea is a specialty offered by owners Stacey and Laurie Grissom. It opened in October 2022 after starting at the 2019 Wilson County Fair. Customers basically choose a base drink that includes a variety of flavored teas, hot teas, smoothies, slushies, coffee, etc. Drinks include boba soaked in tapioca pearls in brown sugar and honey, with various flavor options. You can order it with a popper, which is a juice-filled ball, a boba that provides an explosion of flavors, or a jelly that adds flavor to your drink.
There is also a second floor venue space available for parties and community activities.
Lebanese Crab Shack, 300 East High Street: All-You-Can-Eat Crab Legs is a popular menu item at the restaurant, which opened in May 2022 and is located on the edge of the square at 300 Higashi High School, and is open from 3pm Wednesday to Sunday. His crab legs come with four unique sauces—.
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