Lakeshore Restaurants

Grand Haven

22 Below: Upscale sports bar with low-scale prices. Plenty of TV screens, full bar, full menu, and live entertainment.

Bil-Mar Restaurant: Upscale dining with everything from steaks to seafood to pasta. Outdoor deck seating in the summer with spectacular views of Lake Michigan.

Butch’s Beach Burritos: Mexican food with panoramic views of Lake Michigan.

Clover Bar & Restaurant: Family-style restaurant with pizza, subs, bread sticks, salads and pasta.

Dairy Treat: Ice cream, shakes, and novelty ice cream bars.

Dee-Lite Bar & Grill: Breakfast, sandwiches, soup & Mexican. Live music, open mic nights.

Elegance of the Seasons: Gourmet bake shop, lunch cafe, and catering.

Fricano’s Pizza Tavern: Simple pizza with an acclaimed sauce of herbs and spices. Sit-down or carry out.

The Grand Seafood & Oyster Bar: Excellent food and intimate setting. Perfect for a date. Make reservations or be prepared to wait.

Great Harvest Bread Co.: Fresh bread daily, sandwiches and sweets.

Great Lakes Greek Chili Dogs & Sandwich Shop: Hot dogs and chili homemade daily.

Grill Room at The Kirby House: A luxurious chop house and grill. Fine dining, steaks, chops and fresh seafood.

JW’s Food & Spirits: The best lake perch in town; also white chili, burgers, steaks and Mexican and full bar.

K2 Pizzeria at The Kirby House: Casual family dining with authentic wood-fired pizza (on the second floor of The Kirby House).

The Kirby House: Good food with live music on the weekends. Great place to meet friends for drinks.

Lucy’s Market & Deli: Excellent wine selection featuring chilled wines, micro brews/build-your-own 6-pack. Fresh deli sandwiches/homemade salads.

Mancino’s Pizza and Grinders: Pizzas and grinder sandwiches with a large dining area.

Mariner’s Deli & Catering: Soups, salads, breakfast, lunch and sandwiches.

Morning Star Café: Unique breakfast creations with a southwest flair. Lunch and homemade desserts also available.

Mr. Kozak’s Gyros: Gyros and sides. Dine in or take out.

Odd Side Ales: One of the smallest breweries in the country. Live entertainment, board games, and more. While they do not offer a food menu, patrons are welcome to bring in take-out from their favorite local restaurant.

Pavilion Wharf Bar & Grille: Gourmet burgers, sandwiches and homemade soups. Live entertainment, karaoke, open mic night.

Porto Bello: Italian fare fused with contemporary popular cooking.

Pronto Pups: Famous batter-dipped hot dogs on a stick (open seasonally).

Ray’s Drive-In: Fifties-style fare; cheeseburgers, French fries, milkshakes.

Rendezvous Family Dining: Family-style fare; open late.

Santo Stefano del Lago: A coffee shop featuring espresso, gelato, paninis, sandwiches and gourmet foods.

Skoops Ice Cream & Drive Thru: Featuring Sweet Temptations Homemade Ice Cream as well as an extensive soft serve menu. Open seasonally.

Snug Harbor: Waterfront dining, steaks, seafood, Mexican and sandwiches.

Stack’s: Chicago-style roast beef sandwiches and hot dogs.

Stanz Café: Breakfast and brunch American-style.

Starbuck’s: Coffeehouse and sandwich offerings. Drive thru.

Sweet Temptations: Homemade ice cream, cakes, caramel corn, candy and more.

Theatre Bar: A martini bar half a block from the waterfront; great food, great martinis and wines, and great live music.

The Stable Inn: A Mexican restaurant, steakhouse and sandwich shop.

Tip-A-Few: A Mexican menu with a full bar.


Bellacino’s Pizza & Grinders: Pizza, sandwiches, pasta and salads.

Bernie O’s Pizza: Unique pizza creations. Dine in or carry out.

Big Apple Bagel: Bagels and sandwiches, along with various coffee creations.

Brann’s: Sizzling steaks, televised sports, full bar.

Brooklyn Bagels: Bagels and sandwiches, along with various coffee creations.

Carmen’s Café: Breakfast and brunch served American-style.

Cherokee Restaurant: Known for its breakfast and family style.

Cold Stone Creamery: Premium ice cream, shakes and smoothies.

Curry Kitchen: Authentic Indian cuisine.

Dockers Fish House & Lounge: Fresh seafood; indoor and outdoor seating on the water; live entertainment on the weekends. Open seasonally.

Dog n Suds: A drive in-style restaurant serving burgers and baskets.

El Burrito Loco: Mexican menu and full bar.

Fricano’s Pizza Tavern: Simple pizza with an acclaimed sauce of herbs and spices. Sit-down or carry out.

Fatty Lumpkins Sandwich Shop: Deli and sandwich shop offerings.

G&L Chili Dogs: Specialty hot dogs, soup and chili, salads and sandwiches.

Glenside Pub: American-style family dining. Known for its homemade pizza.

Grand Traverse Pie Company: Breakfast, lunch and dinner, and of course sweet treats.

Handsome Henry’s: American-Italian food with a full bar.

Hank’s Tavern: A sports grill with burgers and wings. Full bar.

Happy’s Pizza: Pizza, wings, barbecue and spirits.

Hennessy’s Irish Pub: Muskegon’s own wee bit of Ireland. Pub fare. Live entertainment. Full bar.

The Hearthstone Bistro Bar and Grill: Renowned for innovative, fresh and seasonal food, friendly service and elegant catering.

Herbie’s Café: Friendly and comfortable. Home-cooked food.

Hobo’s Tavern: A pub-style restaurant, with sports television. Full bar. Weekend entertainment.

Hometown Creamery: Classic-style ice cream parlor.

Joe Chan’s Bistro: Asian bistro and steakhouse.

Just Klassics Roadside Deli: Classic sandwiches. Dine in or carry out.

Kazumi Japanese Restaurant: Japanese steakhouse and sushi bar.

Lake House Restaurant: Casual waterfront feeling with appetizers, steaks and seafood.

Main Street Pub: Fresh seafood and steaks with views of Lake Michigan in North Muskegon’s historic downtown.

Mango’s: American cuisine and handcrafted cocktails with a Caribbean twist.

Marble Slab Creamery: Handcrafted ice cream confections.

Mia & Grace: A bakery and bistro with a farm-to-table restaurant concept.

Mr. B’s Pancake House: Known for its breakfast fare, this restaurant also offers a full dinner menu and a family-style atmosphere.

Northside Pub: American-style family dining. Known for its homemade pizza.

Pekadill’s: Unique soups, salads and sandwiches, but best known for its desserts.

Pints & Quarts: A neighborhood-style pub and grill. A full bar with more than 30 draft beers.

Racquets Downtown Grill: American-style lunch and dinner offerings. Full bar. Live entertainment on weekends.

Red Lobster: Fresh fish from the lakes and the sea.

Russ’ Restaurant: Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Ryke’s: A café, coffee house and bakery.

Starbuck’s: Coffeehouse and sandwich offerings. Drive thru.

Station Grill: A burger destination with an interior fashioned after a 1940s service station. Full bar.

Steak N Egger: Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner since 1977.

Texas Roadhouse: Steaks and ribs with all the fixin’s.

The Pita Place: Sandwich creations inspired by Greek fare.

Third Street Grille: Located inside downtown Muskegon’s Holiday Inn, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Toast ’N Jams: The best breakfast in town with a 1950s-style theme.

Verdonis: Authentic Italian food adapted from real family recipes.

Wayne’s Deli: Order a freshly made sandwich from the deli counter, find the perfect gourmet coffee, or discover the perfect bottle of wine. Wayne’s has it all.

Saugatuck & Douglas

The Annex: Delicious espresso drinks and our famous Coral Gables coffee, as well as fresh baked goods and Palazzolo’s Gelato.

Belvedere Inn & Restaurant: Features a top-class provincial restaurant complete with log fires in an inglenook fireplace.

Butler Restaurant: Casual waterfront dining with spectacular views of Lake Kalamazoo harbor, boardwalk and boats. Outdoor dining and live entertainment on the deck Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Cookies on Call Bakery & Breads: Delicious treats for any occasion.

Coral Gables Restaurant: The Coral Gables Complex is one of the oldest family owned restaurant and bar sites in the state. Presently there are three restaurants, four bars, as well as year round banquet facilities.

Crane’s Pie Pantry Restaurant & Pantry: An assortment of family fun activities and the best home made pies, breads, jams, jellies and fresh pressed apple cider in the Midwest.

Everyday People Café: An innovative menu with suggested wine pairings, utilizing fresh, locally farmed ingredients, served at an affordable price.

Hercules Bar & Grill: The restaurant is housed in a recently restored, 19th-century historical building.

Kilwin’s: Confectionery delights including chocolates, fudge and ice cream.

Mermaid: Waterfront dining and cocktails.

Phil’s Bar and Grille: Efficient, helpful staff, a robust and flavorful menu, and a vibrant buzz emanates from this place.

Pizza Mambo: Hand-tossed artisan pizza, antipasta, soups, sandwiches, salads and more.

Pumpernickel’s Eatery: A wide variety of options from the innovative menus, created by Larry and Jenny Botz and their seasoned staff.

Salt of the Earth: House made cuisine, friendly bar, artisan baked goods, live music.

Saugatuck Brewing Company: The Ambiance of the Saugatuck Brewing Company combines the charm and character of an Irish pub with the bold contemporary elements of a gleaming microbrewery.

Saugatuck Drugstore/Soda Fountain: This unique soda fountain has been in existence since 1913.

Spectators Sports Bar and Grill: Enjoy our deck with live music and a comfortable setting for meals and drinks.

Uncommon Grounds: Wonderful atmosphere, wonderful food and, better yet, wonderful coffee.

White House Bistro and Capitol Lounge: This is not an elegant, quiet and romantic spot. It has good food, good service, at a good price; and their goal is to provide their customers with a good time.

Wicks Park Bar & Grille: Come to Wicks Park Bar & Grill to enjoy fresh lake perch, an in-house smoked pulled pork sandwich, a homemade burger, a bowl of seasonal vegetable pasta, or a New York strip steak.

Wild Dog Grille: The relaxing atmosphere possesses an African influence that is achieved through the impressive game trophies, stunning decorative artwork and beautiful photographs of exotic animals, which are mounted on the walls.

Zing Eat/Drink: A unique mix of playfully eclectic decor and delectable contemporary cuisine to cool jazz entertainment.


Appolonia’s: Hand-made, thin-crust pizza, strombolis, subs, bread sticks, and wings.
Delivery is available on Friday & Saturday nights.

Miss Lisa’s: Hometown ice cream and soft serve.

Spring Lake

Butch’s Beach Burritos: Family-style restaurant serving Mexican.

Front Porch Ice Cream: An ice cream store with an old-fashioned flavor. Open from April thru September and featuring great shakes, sundaes, and floats.

Grand Finale Desserts & Pastries: Wedding cakes, pastries, cupcakes, cheesecakes, truffles.

Idle Hour: Get breakfast any time of day.

Jack’s Restaurant & Bar: Fashionable global cuisine in a friendly, unpretentious atmosphere.

Mama Mia’s Pizzeria: Casual dining with a wide selection of pizza toppings.

Marco’s Pizza: Specialty pizzas, fresh-baked subs, salads and sides.

Old Boys’ Brewhouse Inc.: Waterfront microbrewery and restaurant. Live entertainment.

Pruebelo Mexican Restaurant: Pruebelo is a family friendly restaurant serving amazing Mexican food.

Stan’s Bar: Spring Lake’s hometown bar. Belly up, have a beer. Pub-style fare.

Two Tonys Taverna Grille: Upscale, steak and seafood, Italian and Greek pizzas. Full bar.

Vander Mill Cider Mill & Winery: Offers hard apple ciders and wines along with a limited menu. Locally made gifts, produce, and products. Ice cream and desserts.

Vic’s Restaurant & Lounge: Burritos, steaks, seafood and salad bar. Serves breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Village Baker: Open Wednesday-Sunday. Offers fresh baked breads, pastries, breakfast, lunch, coffee, and more.

West Olive

Sandy Point Beach House: A casual restaurant featuring gourmet burgers and a market driven rotating feature menu.

American Char: An American barbecue joint – located in an old, repurposed barn – specializing in pulled pork, ribs, and brisket.


8th Street Grille: The nostalgic atmosphere and tasty food keeps patrons coming back. Set against old-style charm, you will find burgers, sandwiches, dinner entrees, salads and Holland’s best soup bar.

Alpen Rose Restaurant: Casual fine dining establishment featuring American classics and European fare. Kid-friendly, yet elegant enough for romantic dinners. A café up front serves coffee and sandwiches for the lunch crowd.

Beechwood Inn Restaurant: The Beechwood Inn and Coyote Cafe Bar & Grill offer two separate dining atmospheres serving the same delicious menu at the same great location.

Boatwerks Waterfront Restaurant: Casual waterfront restaurant in a spectacular setting on Lake Macatawa.

Brann’s Steak House: Steaks, chicken and salads.

Buffalo Wild Wings: New York style wings with 14 signature sauces, burgers, salads, and sandwiches.

Butch’s: Restaurant/pub and retail wine and beer.

Casey’s Food & Spirits: Asian-American cuisine for lunch and dinner, ample entertainment, featuring 8 big screen HD TVs, 120-inch HD projector, free wi-fi, and classic arcade games.

China Inn: Dine in, carry out, delivery. Everything cooked fresh to order.

The City Delicatessen: Features over 40 unique specialty sandwiches, soups, salads, and pizza.

CitySen Lounge: Located in the CityFlats Hotel lobby, CitySen Lounge is a gathering place for friends and colleagues with a lively, wine-centric ambiance. Guests can sample one of the 24 wines on tap or select from our menu of over one hundred wines.

CityVu Bistro: A distinctive rooftop dining experience featuring fresh flatbreads, small plates, breakfast creations, and a full bar.

Crane’s in the City: Homemade pies, crisps, cakes, and dumplings, all freshly baked on the premises.

Crazy Horse Steakhouse & Saloon: Friendly staff, casual, comfortable atmosphere, and outstanding food. Don’t miss the steak and lobster special on Thursday nights, and enjoy the amazing ribs any night of the week.

Crust 54: Fresh baked artisan bread and Chicago deep dish style as well as New York style pizza.

Curragh Irish Pub: Traditional Irish pub serving up great fun, hearty food, and the best pint around. Menus feature Irish and American dishes. 24 draft beers from around the world.

El Rancho Mexican Restaurant: A local Mexican favorite.

Fricano’s Too: The original and most famous pizza in Michigan since 1950.

Gandolfo’s Deli: New York Style Delicatessen.

Good Earth Café: Homemade bagels, fresh baked muffins, cookies, coffee, sandwiches, soups and salads, all served in a unique atmosphere or take it “to go.”

Goog’s Pub & Grub: Burgers and sandwiches, salads and pasta, steak and chicken… all of your favorites.

Hog Wild Barbeque: A fast casual restaurant concept with complete catering available.

Hops at 84 East: Located in the former offices for the original Interurban Railroad that serviced the lakeshore communities during the turn-of-the-century. Favorites include baked spaghetti, brick oven pizza, and the craft beer bar.

Itty Bitty Bar: Tasty appetizers, sandwiches, and entrees. Live entertainment on Mondays and Saturdays (and other nights of the week occasionally).

Jackie’s Place: Specializes in home-cooked meals at reasonable prices with fast and friendly service.

James Street Inn: A variety of dishes including steaks, fish, salads, burgers and sandwiches. Go to their website to see full menus and daily specials.

Johnny Carino’s Italian Grill: Italian at heart, with all the great food and lively atmosphere of the Mediterranean culture.

JP’s Coffee & Espresso Bar: A warm friendly atmosphere with great conversation, delicious treats and of course, JP’s great coffee and espresso.

Jus’ Ribs: Not just soul food — it’s good-for-the-soul food.

Kilwin’s: Confectionery delights including chocolates, fudge and ice cream.

Lemonjello’s: A coffee and beverage establishment that also offers assorted baked goods and light lunch options. Outdoor seating is available.

Margarita’s: Authentic Mexican cuisine.

Mario’s Pizza: Only the freshest ingredients to create the best pizza, submarine sandwiches, Mexican entrees and more.

Mizu Sushi: Enjoy sushi, nigiri, and other traditional Japanese and Korean dishes in a fresh, modern setting. The outdoor patio offers great views of Downtown Holland.

Mr. Kozak’s II: Mr. Kozak’s sells the best gyros in town! Along with all the traditional Greek fixings and sides.

Nature’s Market Deli: Sandwiches, soups and salads are all made fresh with local and organic ingredients.

New Holland Brewing: Great beer and delicious food in a casual, eclectic atmosphere. The newly-added outdoor beer garden adds ample seating in the summertime months.

Ottawa Beach Inn: Adjacent to the Holland State Park, the Ottawa Beach Inn offers a splendid view of Lake Macatawa. Top quality meals are graciously served in a casual atmosphere at reasonable prices.

Ottawa Beach Pizza Co.: Ottawa Beach Inn’s own specialty pizza shop offers “za” and salads. A portion of the profits are donated to the Michigan DNR for lakeshore preservation.

Pereddies Deli & Restaurant: Serving Italian cuisine in historic Washington Square for over 20 years, this family-run business uses old world recipes from southern Italy.

Piper: Stunning views, great service, and an exceptional, varied menu combine to make the Piper a place to unwind and enjoy great food and drink.

Russ’ Restaurant: Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Salt & Pepper Savory Grill and Pub: A comfortable, neighborhood place where our guests can enjoy an array of great dishes and refreshments.

Serafina’s: Reservations accepted, but not required. Full service bar w/4 big screen TV’s. Beautiful outside seating available.

Shooters Sport Bar & Grill: Authentic Chinese, Thai, and Vietnamese cuisine at reasonable prices. Dine in or carry out.

Subs-N-More: Delectable selection of subs, salads, pizzas and much more.

Taco Fiesta: Authentic tacos, enchiladas and Mexican dinners.

Thai Palace Restaurant: Thai culture is reflected with decor (traditional displays), presenting a relaxing atmosphere, and the most authentic Thai dishes.

The Biscuit: For breakfast or lunch, they aim to please with meals prepared from scratch using natural, unprocessed ingredients found locally when possible.

The Windmill Restaurant: A family-friendly diner with breakfast served all day. Great menu selection of sandwiches, burgers, soups and desserts.

Turk’s Inn: The ideal spot to enjoy a delicious meal in a quaint and cozy setting that will make you feel right home.

Village Inn: A full line of pizza, Mexican food, burgers, pasta dishes, sub sandwiches, paninis, specialty salads, and dessert.

West Coast Grille: Located on the first floor of the DoubleTree Hotel Holland, the West Coast Grille will tantalize your taste buds with Contemporary American fare.

Wild Chef Japanese Steakhouse: Japanese favorites including sushi and hibachi.

Wooden Shoe Restaurant: A full-service restaurant and bar. A favorite breakfast spot, the Wooden Shoe also serves lunch and dinner; offers catering and banquets.

 South Haven

50s Drive In: Classic drive-in meals reminiscent of yesteryear.

Bearclaw Coffee Co.: Enjoy a signature blend of Bearclaw coffee at home, zipping through a drive thru, relaxing at a sit-down coffee shop. party.

Black River Tavern: A family atmosphere, Black River Tavern offers something for everyone. Offers some of the best views of the harbor and the South Haven lighthouse.

Captain Lou’s: Waterfront bar and grille. Casual dining menu next to the draw bridge on Dyckman Avenue. Open during summer months.

Captain Nemo’s: Breakfast, homemade soups, salads and have daily specials. We also proudly hand dip Sherman’s Ice Cream.

Channel Wine Bar: Features wines from Michigan and around the world, cocktails and beer in a relaxed setting that presents the works of Vancouver artist Leanne Laine. House-made bar snacks are available.

China Café: Hot, fresh authentic Chinese food straight from the wok.

Clementine’s: Sandwiches, salads, and appetizers — something for everyone.

Golden Brown Bakery: Full bakery and 80-seat cafeteria specializing in “hometown tastes” for generations. Breakfast all day, espresso bar, and catering.

HawksHead Restaurant: Understated elegance sets the tone for a truly wonderful dining experience. Bask in the beautiful panoramic view of the links while savoring gourmet cuisine in our main dining room.

Joe’s Bar & Grill: Casual dining at its finest. Full bar and wide wine selection.

Julia’s at the Pavilion: Intelligentsia coffees, cappuccino, artisan breads, European pastries, gelato/sorbetto, breakfast sandwiches on the weekends, Boars Head deli, homemade soups, gourmet sandwiches and salads.

Maple Grove Tavern: A family restaurant that is known for their burgers, homemade, slow cooked.

Maria’s: Home cooking with a touch of Italian charm. Maria’s offers baked pastas, seafood, toasted sandwiches and pizzas.

North Side Memories: Deli and party store, caterers with delivery available. Full service. Serving Sherman’s ice cream in the summer. Open year around.

Phoenix Inn: Five pool tables, pool leagues, bumper pool, shuffleboard, and karaoke gives adults a fun atmosphere at Phoenix Inn.

Phoenix Street Café: Get bagels and breakfast anytime. Lunch, deli, dine in, carry out, and full service catering available. Specializing in fresh food, BoarsHead meats and cheeses, artisan bread, large vegetarian menu, homemade soups.

Sherman’s Dairy Bar: Serves ice cream and frozen yogurt delights from cones to malts to specialty sundaes and our famous Pig’s Dinner.

Sophie’s Steakhouse & Bar: Copper, ledge-stone and leather set the tone as smiles, fire and the aroma of fresh cut steaks being seared fill the room.

South Haven Trading Co.: Features a large assortment of chocolates, fudge, delicious desserts, ice cream, and fresh roasted coffee.

Subs-N-More: Delectable selection of subs, salads, pizzas and much more.

Su Casa: South Haven’s new authentic Mexican Restaurante. Delicious meals and authentic Mexican drinks & more.

Tello Italian Bistro: Tello offers tucked-away comfort of a cozy and intimate atmosphere suitable for a casual get-together, business dinner or special occasion.

Thirsty Perch Fish House: Offers a warm, eclectically casual atmosphere.

Venezia Restaurant: Homemade pizza, subs and more! Close to the water so you can take it to the park or beach. A smoke-free restaurant.

The Vineyard: Authentic Italian food cooked daily by true Italian chefs. A variety of entrees including pasta, steaks, fish, shrimp and veal as well as cocktails and wine.

York’s Landing Bar & Grille: An outdoor dining destination located along the Black River in South Haven’s Old Harbor Village. Featuring a flame-grilled burger, using locally-produced beef and freshly-baked kaiser buns, hand-battered perch and the best smoked, pulled pork in town.