For 12 days in January, take a tour of Fort Wayne, Indiana’s restaurant scene during Savor Fort Wayne for delicious menu deals.
Not only does Savor Fort Wayne allow you to experience amazing food and deals, but it is the perfect opportunity to try a new restaurant. Savor Fort Wayne has plenty of new additions and returning favorites for you to sink your fork into – in fact, there are more than 80 participating restaurants for 2024.
Discover five arguments that convince you to wear those stretchy pants and pause your resolutions for some delectable dining and deals during Savor Fort Wayne, January 17 - 28, 2024!
What to Expect During Savor Fort Wayne 2024
New in 2024
Your dining options are endless during Savor Fort Wayne. Choose from more than 80 participating restaurants including several NEW participants. Plus, there is a range of restaurants for every price point and palate.
Dine at recently-opened restaurants like Charlie's Place, Steady Eddy's in Leo, Penny Drip, ACME by Full Circle, or head to Union Street Market at Electric Works to try Pasta di Guy, Pikoso Burrito Co., Seoul Garden, and more.
2024 features an exciting and diverse lineup of participating restaurants. Enjoy Mexican dishes at el Azteca and Pikoso Burrito Co or try Cali-Mex flavors at Mercado! Savor fresh sushi at spots like Nori, try Asian-inspired cuisine at Nawa, or satisfy your taste buds with Vietnamese sandwiches and pho at Banh Mi Barista and Banh Mi Pho Shop. You'll also want to enjoy some of Fort Wayne's Black-owned restaurants, including Charlow's Grill and Dunbar's BBQ.
One of the best parts of Savor Fort Wayne is trying new-to-you restaurants, and dining on creative menus that may not be the typical menu you see on any other night!
Again this year, some restaurants will also offer their Savor Fort Wayne deals for carryout, in addition to dine-in. (Pro Tip: Use the listing filters on the Savor Fort Wayne website to find restaurants offering carryout, filter by cuisine type, or search by region!)
Support Restaurants and Savor Locally Sourced
Savor Fort Wayne not only gives diners the chance to try new restaurants, but it also allows locals and visitors to show their support for Fort Wayne's culinary community! Every individual who purchases a meal during Savor Fort Wayne makes a difference. Support new restaurants and your tried-and-true favorites during Savor Fort Wayne.
Friendly Reminder: The restaurant industry has been through a lot these past few years! Savor Fort Wayne can be an especially busy time, so please be patient and tip kindly as you dine out.
Sip on New Cocktails and Spirits
For diners ages 21+, Savor Fort Wayne is the perfect time to explore some of the amazing breweries and bar programs in Fort Wayne. If great local beer is what you're looking for, try the breweries participating in Savor Fort Wayne, including 2Toms Brewing Company, Junk Ditch Brewing Company, The Hoppy Gnome, Mad Anthony Brewing Company, and Summit City Brewerks or dine at SolBird, which showcases brews from several local breweries on tap. Don't forget about local hard ciders and meads at Kekionga Craft Company!
Many participating restaurants offer unique cocktail menus that will add an extra touch to your Savor Fort Wayne dining experience. A few even offer a special Savor Fort Wayne featured cocktail!
Looking for spirits?
NEW in 2024:
- Union Street Market at Electric Works features 8 locations
- Proof features elevated dining and cocktails in the South Calhoun neighborhood, just south of Downtown.
- Salvatori's joins this year for Savor deals at its Fort Wayne locations.
Deals, Deals, Deals!
Make your reservation to enjoy three-course menu deals at participating restaurants. Prices vary by location, but you can be sure of one fact — you won't get a better deal at any other time of the year!
Some restaurants get creative and offer special meals designed for two people. For example, Salvatori's offers 1 appetizer, 2 half entrees with side salads, and 1 dessert for $45 total.
Check out ALL the Savor Fort Wayne menus here and find the price point and food offerings to please your palate.
Dine Out. Win Big!
Pick up your STAR rewards cards at any Fort Wayne STAR Bank Branch, at the Fort Wayne Visitors Center (927 S. Harrison St.), or any of the participating restaurants. You can also download and print a PDF version here, or complete the online form.
- For each meal you enjoy during Savor Fort Wayne at a participating restaurant, mark the restaurant name and date on your STAR Rewards Card.
- Fill your card with at least one restaurant.
- Submit the card at the end of Savor Fort Wayne...
...and you'll be entered to WIN $500 in restaurant gift cards! Learn more.
This blog was originally published in 2018 and has been updated. Last Updated: January 2024