Mojos Bar & Grill in Troy, Ohio. ALEXIS LARSEN / CONTRIBUTED

A full day of dining awaits in Troy: 3 great places to grab a meal

A full day of shopping in Troy demands a meal or two. In fact, an entire day can be made dining around Troy in between exploring the downtown. 

Here's a plan of attack to enjoy a full three squares or one or two depending on the length of your stay. 

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K's Hamburger Shop 

117 E Main St., Troy 

937-339-3902 or 

Hours: 6 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Friday; 6 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday; Closed Sundays 

Breakfast is served all day long at this classic stop that invokes a nostalgic feeling from the time you lay eyes on the neon. And besides the classic diner look, you can't beat the prices. Two eggs with toast and bacon, sausage or ham will set you back just $4.80. 

If you’re hungry, K’s Hamburger Shop offers an old-timey diner feel.
Photo: Jessica Herndon


Mojos Bar & Grill 

109 E. Main St., Troy 

937-552-9172 or 

Hours: 4 p.m.-midnight Monday through Wednesday; 11 a.m.-midnight Thursday; 11 a.m.-1 a.m. Friday through Saturday; Closed Sundays 

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If you are still full from breakfast, there are plenty of appetizers to enjoy including the Mojo's Nachos ($9.99) or a soup and salad combo ($8.99). If you are seeking a more robust meal, the pastrami on rye ($9.99) or the blackened tuna sandwich ($12.99) are both good bets. They have plenty of drink specials throughout the week including a Monday happy hour from 4-9 p.m. featuring $1 off cocktails, $2 domestic beers, $2 off all draft beer, $1 off all appetizers; $3.50 well drinks on Thursday; $1 off all premium wines and half off all house wines Wednesdays; $2 Domestic beers all night Fridays and Sangria Saturday. 

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The Caroline 

5 S. Market St. Troy 

937-552-7676 or 

Hours: 4-9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 4-9:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; Closed Sundays 

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Head to the Caroline early for one of the best happy hours in town. For bar area customers they offer half-priced appetizers from the dinner menu. Drink specials include $3 margaritas, house wines and craft beer pints, $2 domestic beers and $5 specialty margaritas. 

The warm, comfortable restaurant located on the square in Troy can scale from a night out with great burgers to a fine dining experience that lends itself to holidays and special celebrations. 

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