No thriving city can be complete without the central key that holds communities together—exceptional food and great experiences around the table! Here, in Independence County, hungry patrons are served a wide variety of options for enjoying meals. An array of locally-owned restaurants, both long-standing and new favorites, have become well-loved components of the community. With multiple eateries opening each year, those choices keep growing. From Southern staples and family-friendly burger joints to specialty cuisine, fine dining, and coffeehouse hangouts, the warmth and hospitality of the Batesville area restaurant scene continues to draw out more locals and visitors each year.