Northern Michigan
Dining & Restaurants

Dining....we have wonderful dining options! Northern Michigan, Charlevoix, Harbor Springs and Petoskey are known for activities and one of those activities has to be dining. Hungry? We can help!

Our many Up North cafes, coffee shops, delis, casual and fine restaurants, and waterfront dining give you choices for every meal of the day--family restaurants, too! Our dining establishments pride themselves on serving great food with fabulous customer service.

Visit any of these dining spots for a great restaurant experience.

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Audie's Chippewa Room
314 N Nicolet, Mackinaw City, MI 49701, 231-436-5774
Casual, fine dining in an "up north" atmosphere. Audie’s Chippewa Room offers an extensive menu featuring local favorites and hand-cut steaks, a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence winning wine list, hand-crafted cocktails, and local brews. Mackinaw’s best kept secret!
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Audie's Restaurant
314 N Nicolet St, Mackinaw City, MI 49701, 231-436-5744
Serving visitors of Mackinaw City since the Mackinac Bridge was built! Two full service restaurants--The Family Room and the Chippewa Room--plus The Welcome Lounge. The Family Room offer daily breakfast, lunch and dinner specials and a "Michigan Chillers" themed children's menu. Enjoy casual fine dining in the Chippewa Room.
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BC Pizza Harbor Springs
930 State St, Harbor Springs, MI 49740, 231-526-2424
Hand-tossed, thin, regular or pan pizzas. Dare to try 20" SARGE! Subs, wraps, grinders, wings, salads, nachos, burritos, fajitas, pastas. Lunch Buffet and nightly specials. Dine-in, take-out, delivery in the Harbor Springs area. Looking for a great pizza restaurant? New location on the north side of Fairview Square.
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Boyne Highlands Resort
600 Highland Dr, Harbor Springs, MI 49740, 231-526-3000, 800-GO-BOYNE
Open daily and serving an unforgettable breakfast buffet and dinners. Offering fine dining to casual fare, sushi nights, patio entertainment, and summer dinner theatre. Boyne Highlands has a restaurant and dining experience for the whole family. Banquet facilities for special events.
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Chang Cuisine
930 State St , Fairview Square, Harbor Springs, MI 49740, 231-526-7107
Enjoy a fresh and flavorful taste of Chinese, Thai cuisine, and sushi at this restaurant. All made fresh-to-order. Outstanding flavors that will bring you back for more. Take-out or dine-in. Located in the Fairview Square one minute from downtown Harbor Springs. Dining with a flare!
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Douglas Lake Bar & Steakhouse
7314 Douglas Lake Rd, Pellston, MI 49769, 231-539-8588
Lakeside dining with fabulous views. Lakeside dining. Voted Northern Michigan’s Best Steak/Dining Experience. Outdoor patio, screened in porch. Live music Sundays. Seafood, steak, and other delicious courses available. Closed January-April.
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Garden Cafe at Pond Hill
5581 S Lake Shore Dr, Harbor Springs, MI 49740, 231-526-3276
Delicious lunches created using fresh produce and meats grown onsite. Enjoy an outdoor deck and a great menu of Black Angus burgers, wraps, soups, wine, and more. Shop at the Farm, visit the tasting room of the Harbor Springs Winery and dine in the Cafe. The Cafe is open June-October 11 am-3 pm.
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Island Bean Coffee & Hollywood Market
110 W. Main St., Harbor Springs, MI 49740, 231-526-9998
This tiny restaurant spot is a find! Enjoy quality Seattle's best coffee, juice drinks, fruit smoothies, fresh baked goods and Panini sandwiches grilled on freshly baked focaccia. Relax and enjoy a friendly atmosphere with inside or outside dining under the covered street-side patio. The attached Hollywood market offers gourmet convenience goods, newspapers, ready-made sandwiches and cigarettes.
Mary Ellen's Place
145 E. Main St, Harbor Springs, MI 49740, 231-526-5591
Non-smoking restaurant. Old-fashioned soda fountain newsstand. Dining specialties include omelets, homemade soup, chili. Stuffed hash browns, phosphates, malts. Open 361 days. Mon.-Sat. 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Sun. 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m
Moose Jaw Junction
966 W Van Rd, Pellston, MI 49769, 231-539-8528
Great local food with rustic ambiance. Famous for fresh hamburgers, fish, Mexican, pizza. Located on snowmobile/ATV trails. Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner.
Mustang Wendy's
129 Bay St, Harbor Springs, MI 49740, 231-242-4810
Fresh-West-Mex classic favorites cuisine with creativity and fresh flavors plus burgers, vegetarian, vegan, organic. Fabulous breakfasts and lunches. Daily specials. Catering for special occasions. Closed Wednesdays.
Small Batch
117 W Main St, Harbor Springs, MI 49740, 231-242-4622
Fabulous food in small batches! Artisan baked goods, hand-brewed coffee. Fine foods to dine in or take away. Delivery to home or boat. Look for Small Batch quiches at the Harbor Springs Farmers Market Wednesdays and Saturdays and then check out our shop just a few feet away. Small Batch–big flavor!
Stafford's Bay View Inn
2011 Woodland Ave, Petoskey, MI 49770, 231-347-2771
Offers guests the grace and romance of a bygone era, set against the exquisite views of Little Traverse Bay. This charming country inn was built in 1886 and has enchanted visitors for over 125 years. Some of northern Michigan's finest dining can be experienced in our Roselawn Dining Room.
Stafford's Perry Hotel
Downtown, Petoskey, MI 49770, 231-347-4000
Open year round, our full service hotel serves a hot breakfast with each stay, has on-site dining and entertainment, and is within walking distance of the Gaslight District. Built in 1899 as one of some twenty original luxury resort hotels, Stafford's Perry Hotel is the only one still in operation.
Stafford's Pier
102 Bay St, Harbor Springs, MI 49740, 231-526-6201
Our family-friendly Chart Room, elegant Pointer Room, and Dudley's Deck are favorites for waterside fine dining, superb wines, and resort-casual socializing. The Wheelhouse Lounge is the gathering place for great cocktails and a fabulous bar menu. Open year 'round--including holiday buffets and dinners for Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve, and Easter.
Stafford's Weathervane
106 Pine River Ln, Charlevoix, MI 49720, 231-547-4311
Offers signature and regional cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere and is Charlevoix's only true waterfront dining, nestled along the busy Pine River Channel in downtown Charlevoix. Guests will enjoy unparalleled views of the water from inside, or choose Jeff's Deck for the ultimate in outdoor dining.
The New York
101 State St., Harbor Springs, MI 49740, 231-526-1904
Chef/owner Matt Bugera continues the dining tradition of favorites like house-made soups, fresh whitefish, and prime steaks in a turn-of-the-century restaurant setting. Special daily offerings might include chargrilled monk-fish in saffron sauce, roast veal with morels, or linguine Puttanesca. Espresso and Cappucino; more than 300 wines; an extensive selection of beers and spirits. Open for dinner.
The Young Americans
Boyne Highlands Dinner Theater, Harbor Springs, MI 49740, 231-526-3000
Back by popular demand for the 36th year, the famous Young Americans perform for the summer at Boyne Highlands. The evening begins at 6:30om with cash bar cocktails and hors d'oeuvres followed by gourmet dinner and dessert interspersed with singing, dancing, and great staging. Reservations appreciated. Summer theatre at its best late June-August!
Turkey's Cafe & Pizzeria
250 E. Main St., Harbor Springs, MI 49740, 231-526-6041
Voted Best Pizza in the Northwest! Famous for outstanding breakfasts, superb sandwiches and casual family dinners. Turkey's Cafe & Pizzaria is a restaurant featuring liquor, beer, wine. Open daily. Delivery 5-9 p.m. Outdoor patio--a dining favorite!

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