West Michigan Area
Dining & Restaurants

West Michigan communities offer an outstanding selection of restaurants and dining venues. Visit Ludington, Manistee, Pentwater, and other towns to enjoy fine dining, cozy cafes, pubs, coffee shops and good old-fashioned family restaurants.

This area also boasts an abundance of great pizza places and, to satisfy your sweet tooth, stop into one of the many bakeries, chocolate shops or ice cream parlors.

Looking for a dining venue for your next event? Visit Wedding & Party Venues.

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Annie & Teddy's Ice Cream
4825 Main St., Onekama, MI 49675, (231) 889-3148
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Antler Bar & Grille
283 S. Hancock St., Pentwater, MI 49449, (231) 869-2911
Best food and spirits around! Celebrating over 80 years. Open all year featuring 14 craft beers and a full menu. Come see our newly remodeled second floor with outdoor deck that overlooks the Pentwater Village Green. Small banquet room available with private bar and view of Lake Michigan. Community oriented, quality committed!
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Old Hamlin
3881 W. US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-0611
Everyone loves Applebee's! Come in for a delectable meal at an affordable price. Try an entree off the menu, or order the 2 for $20...2 entrees and an appetizer. Visit our full service lounge, with Happy Hour Monday-Friday from 3-6pm. Daily late-night specials and Carside to Go!
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Bungalow inn Manistee
Blu Moon Bistro
125 S. James St., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-2001
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Blue Fish Kitchen + Bar
312 River St., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 887-4188
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PM Steamers
Boathouse Bar & Grille
5164 W. Monroe, Pentwater, MI 49449, (231) 869-4588
Comfortable atmosphere, great food, and a beautiful view of Pentwater Lake is what you'll find at Boathouse Bar & Grill. Featuring widescreen TV and a full bar. Delicious homemade soup, sandwiches, burgers, Mexican fare, and more. Just outside Pentwater city limits, so parking is easy and plentiful. Visit us on Facebook.
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Brenda's Harbor Cafe
316 S. James St., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-7434
Friendly, fast, affordable. This family-style restaurant has a clean, cheery atmosphere, casual nautical decor. Breakfast, lunch served daily starting at 5am. Great flavors, hearty portions, homemade soups. Closest family restaurant to the Lake Michigan Carferry dock, just one block from Harbor View Marina. Free Wi-Fi.
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Antler Bar & Grille
Bungalow Inn
1100 28th St., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-8000
Everybody knows the Bungalow is the place to eat and drink in Manistee! They were voted #1 breakfast in town and well known for their gourmet burgers and juicy prime rib. Great selection of salads, steaks, seafood, and Mexican entrees. Full bar, separate banquet room for rehearsal dinners and weddings. Catering available.
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The Painted Lady Saloon
Burger King of Ludington
5215 W. US 10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-6147
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TJs Pub & Ramsdell Inn
Chef John's Bakery and Cafe
110 W. Filer, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-3327
Ludington's only European bakery! Start your day right with delicious Eggs Roulade, Homemade Torte, "Eggs in the Nest" or other breakfast favorites. Lunch menu includes specialties like Smoked Chicken, stacked sandwiches, french dip, and The Cafe Special. Also homemade soups and salads, plus bakery items. Open Monday-Saturday 8am-4pm. Take out available.
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Boathouse Bar & Grille
China Buffet - Ludington
4923 W. US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-6888
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China Buffet - Manistee
115 Cypress St., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 398-8889
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Cottage Garden Cafe
40 Third St., Pentwater , MI 49449, (231) 869-8188
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Country Club Restaurant & Lounge
at Manistee Golf & Country Club, 500 Cherry St., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-2500
Distinctive dining in an elegant, historic setting. Dining capacity ranges from 25-150 guests. Our staff will assist you with your plans including menu recommendations, beverage service, decorations, and more. Each party or event receives personal attention to specific details. Country Club membership is not required to book our banquet room or to enjoy our amenities.
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Delaney's Tavern & Eatery
4108 E. Main St., Fountain, MI 49410, (231) 462-3636
El Rancho
4743 W. US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-6700
Fish Tale Cafe
5159 Main St., Onekama, MI 49675, (231) 889-4099
Golden Bakery & Pizza
8438 Silver Lake Rd. , Silver Lake, MI 49436, (231) 873-0276
Golden Sands Golf & Bucket Bar
2501 Wilson Rd., Mears (Silver Lake), MI 49436, (231) 873-4909
Golden Sands Bucket Bar features fabulous meals and delicious drinks! Try our famous handmade pizzas, bread bites, chicken wings, fresh salads and wraps, numerous pasta dishes, and sandwiches. We even serve breakfast classics, including chicken and waffles! Accentuate your meal by ordering one of our delicious desserts and unique cocktails.
Goody's Juice & Java
343 River Street, Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 398-9580
House of Flavors Restaurant
402 W. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-5785
Home of the best ice cream in the midwest & the best breakfast deal in town! Open at 7am for breakfast all day, lunch and dinner, homemade soup, fresh roasted turkey and, of course, ice cream. Don't miss this Ludington area tradition! A top 4 Michigan ice cream parlor destination.
House of Flavors Restaurant - Manistee
284 River St., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 398-9510
Jamesport Brewing Company
410 S. James St., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-2522
Don't miss Ludington's first hometown Brewpub. Great food and service in a kid-friendly, casual atmosphere. Serving lunch, dinner and cocktails. Try our own hand-crafted beers and delicious homemade specials. Also offering brewery tours, Wi-Fi and covered deck dining. Just blocks from the carferry docks.
Jones' Homemade Ice Cream
858 Michigan Ave., Baldwin, MI, (231) 745-3591
Kuntry Kubbard Restaurant
5474 W. US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-5217
Kuntry Kubbard is a family-owned American restaurant located at the intersection of US 10 and Pere Marquette Highway in Ludington. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner, as well as fantastic homemade desserts. Kuntry Kubbard features delicious breakfast and dinner buffets, too, and the friendly staff won't let you go away hungry.
La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant
12 S. State St., Hart, MI 49420, (231) 873-4345
Lakeside Restaurant
445 River St., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 887-4200
Lakeside Wiener Wagon & BBQ
(616) 826-6721
Ludington Pizza
Who doesn't love a great pizza? Pizza lovers in the Ludington area can now visit one website with links to all the great pizza places in town. Make www.LudingtonPizza.com your first stop when you get hungry for dine-in, take-out or delivery of a delicious pizza pie!
Ludington Weddings & Celebrations
Start here when planning your next wedding, reunion or party. We're your local connection to finding the perfect restaurant or banquet facility for your event. Discover the finest bakeries and caterers which specialize in spectacularly delicious creations. Also party supplies, wine shops, decorations, and more. Celebrate!
McDonald's of Ludington
5389 W. US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-6919
McDonald's of Manistee
1630 US 31 S., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-4377
North Country Cafe & Catering
110 N. Main, Scottville, MI 49454, (231) 757-3993
Delicious home cooking! Extensive lunch and dinner menu includes sandwiches, subs, pizza, strombolis, salads, steaks, broasted fish and chicken. Breakfast served all day, featuring omelets, pancakes, french toast, oatmeal, a variety of sides. Homemade soups, desserts, kid's meals, daily lunch & dinner specials. Friday dinner & Sunday brunch buffets all year.
Northside Bar
US 31 & Monroe St., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-9118
Old Hamlin Restaurant
122 W. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-4251
Good home cooking since 1942, featuring homemade baked goods. American food with a few Greek, Italian, and Mexican dishes. Soup/salad bar, daily specials. Fri.--all you can eat fish fry; Sun.--roast chicken. Seasonal: breakfast & brunch buffets. Summer: daily buffets. Beer, wine, cocktails. Historic family restaurant, downtown Ludington.
PM Steamers
502 W. Loomis, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-9555
Casual waterfront dining overlooking the city marina and carferry. Gracious service, spectacular sunset views, deck dining available. We're committed to using fresh, locally-sourced ingredients in our seasonal changing menu. Choose from prime rib, pasta, seafood, sandwiches, and award-winning desserts. Cocktails, Michigan wines. Reservations, casual attire welcome.
Port City Grill
318 River St., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 398-9448
Rico's Roadhouse
900 Caberfae Hwy., M-55 East, Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-3721
Shay's M-22
4427 Crescent Beach, Onekama, MI 49675, (231) 889-3121
Stafono's Restaurant of Manistee
50 Authur St., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-4400
Stix Bar
1963 North Lakeshore Drive, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-8181
Subway - Manistee
1586 US 31, Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-1466
Subway Subs & Salads- Walmart Supercenter
4854 W. US 10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-0823
Subway Subs and Salads
4932 W. US 10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231)843- 8586
T.J.'s Pub
399 River St., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 398-9174
Enjoy the cozy, quaint atmosphere of T.J.'s Pub, located in the lower level of the Ramsdell Inn. Serving soups, salads, starters, sandwiches, and pizza--including gluten-free pizza. We believe in using local produce from area farms for the freshest food. Craft beer, wine, and cocktails served at the bar. Open at 11am. Daily Specials.
Table 14
130 W. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-6555
Table 14 is located on the corner of Rath & Ludington Avenue in downtown Ludington. Chef Howard Iles is a local talent trained in Charleston, South Carolina. Eclectic fare with an ever-changing menu and a southern twist. Full bar and outdoor seating available. Reservations recommended. Are you ready for something different?
The Brown Bear - Pentwater
278 Hancock St., Pentwater, MI 49449, (231) 869-5444
The Brown Bear - Shelby
147 North Michigan Ave., Shelby, MI 49455, (231) 861-5041
The Hof Bar & Grill
3220 E. Freesoil Rd., Free Soil, MI 49411, (231) 464-6123
Free Soil's favorite place to eat! Enjoy delicious Hof Burgers, steaks, fish, salads, pizza, and sandwiches. Monday pizza special, Tuesday Hamburger special, Wednesdays reduced beer and bar drinks, Thursday Fiesta Menu. Also Friday Night Fish Fry from 4pm-10pm, Saturday dinner special and Bloody Mary Sundays only $4 per drink.
The Lakeside
401 S. Hancock St., Pentwater, MI 49449, (231) 869-4728
The Painted Lady Saloon
723 Kosciusko St., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-2487
Voted best soups and best homemade cooking in Manistee. Enjoy specialties like delicious broasted chicken, fresh salads and homemade soups. Try the pepperjack crab or chicken pot pie soup! Large menu selection including appetizers, sandwiches, Mexican, and seafood. Serving lunch, dinner and cocktails daily. Located east on 8th street, east off US-31.
The Q Smokehouse
225 S. James St., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 425-3933
Taste the most mouth-watering meats, like chicken, ribs, beef brisket, and chopped pork... fresh from the smoker so it practically melts in your mouth. Complement your meal with sides like homemade coleslaw, baked beans and potato salad. Combo meals and desserts available. Check Facebook or the website for current hours.
Val-Du-Lakes Bar & Grill
1511 North Wilson Road, Mears, MI 49436, (231) 873-4901
West Michigan Restaurants
New! Visit this online directory of local West Michigan restaurants, pubs, and specialty food shops. There's great dining for all tastes in the communities of Ludington, Manistee, Pentwater, and Scottville, plus the Silver Lake Sand Dunes area and along the Pere Marquette River. You'll find menus, coupons, specials, and more compiled in this handy online guide to good food. Bon appetit!
Whippy Dip
591 N. 18th Ave., Mears, MI 49436, (231) 873-4715

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Discover More West Michigan Restaurants and Good Food...

Restaurants & Dining in Ludington, Michigan -- Choose from fine dining, cozy cafes, pubs, coffee shops, fast food and good home cooking in downtown Ludington.
Hamlin Lake Restaurants & Dining -- Come by boat or car to dine on Hamlin Lake or visit one of the many restaurants in nearby Ludington.
Dining in Manistee, Michigan -- Experience the many restaurants in the Manistee area, from casual fine dining to pubs and family restaurants.
Dining and Restaurants in the Silver Lake Sand Dunes Area -- Enjoy a large selection of dining venues in Silver Lake, Mears, Hart and Pentwater.
Pentwater, Michigan Restaurants and Dining -- Pentwater's restaurants offer hearty breakfasts, elegant brunches, leisurely lunches and romantic dinners along the lakeshore.
Dining in Scottville, Michigan -- Scottville is one of the finest rural communities in West Michigan. Whether you're in the mood for a hearty breakfast, a casual lunch, or a juicy steak - you'll find it here.
West Michigan Restaurants -- For the largest selection of restaurants in West Michigan, visit WestMichiganRestaurants.com.

More Dining Around Lake Michigan...

Northwest Michigan Area Dining -- Check out the great variety of restaurants found in Grand Traverse, Benzie and Leelanau counties.
Northern Michigan Dining & Restaurants -- In Northern Michigan, Harbor Springs, Charlevoix and Petoskey have many incredible cafes, coffee shops, delis, casual restaurants and fine waterfront dining.
Wisconsin Area Dining and Restaurants -- In the Eastern Wisconsin area, enjoy fine dining, delis, pubs, supper clubs and good old-fashioned family restaurants.
Lakeshore Menu Guide -- Enjoy dining in our beautiful and scenic Lake Michigan destinations. This website includes Michigan & Wisconsin restaurants around the Lake Michigan Circle Tour.


Antler Bar & Grille