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West Michigan Dining - Restaurants & More

Don’t miss the many unique restaurants in West Michigan communities including Ludington, Manistee, Scottville, Hamlin Lake, Silver Lake Sand Dunes and Pentwater. Choose from fine dining, cozy cafes, pubs, coffee shops and good old fashioned family restaurants. Each place comes with small-town, friendly service that makes your dining experience complete.

Old Hamlin Restaurant

Good home cooking since 1942, featuring homemade baked goods. American food with a few Greek, Italian, and Mexican dishes. Daily specials. Fri.--all you can eat fish fry; Sun.--roast chicken. Beer, wine, cocktails. Historic family restaurant, downtown Ludington.

Mancino's

Original recipes and uncompromised quality make Mancino's a local favorite! We use only the freshest ingredients and our gridner and pizza dough is made from scratch daily. Serving wings, salads, pasta, wraps, speciality pizzas and traditional favorites. Dine in, carry out. Delivery to Ludington, Lower Hamlin, and Scottville! Open daily at 11am.

North Country Cafe

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 and dinner specials. Friday dinner and Sunday brunch buffets all year.

T.J.'s Pub

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.

The Painted Lady Saloon

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! Appetizers, sandwiches, Mexican, and seafood. Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and cocktails daily. Located east on 8th street, east off US-31. Turn at flashing light.

The Q Smokehouse

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.

Antler Bar & Grille

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!

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!

Up North Farm Market & Petting Barn

The Market features local produce, panini sandwiches, soups, beer, wine, home decor and more! Enjoy lunch outside and watch the kids play in the kids play area. Free Petting Barn! Meet and feed the farm animals, including llamas, pigs, goats, rabbits, donkeys, mini horses, and alpacas in a hands-on setting.

The Market features local produce, panini sandwiches, soups, beer, wine, home decor and more! Enjoy lunch outside and watch the kids play in the kids play area. Free Petting Barn! Meet and feed the farm animals, including llamas, pigs, goats, rabbits, donkeys, mini horses, and alpacas in a hands-on setting.

Golden Sands Bucket Bar features handmade pizzas, bread bites, chicken wings, sandwiches, and more. We also offer a large selection of gluten and dairy-free options. Accentuate your meal with a delicious dessert or unique cocktail from our full bar. Enjoy spacious outdoor dining with the whole family, even the furry kind. For your convenience, order your meal online.

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"Where's a good place to eat?" You'll find it in the Lakeshore Food Guide, published locally by Advantage Marketing since 1993. A full color publication with the lakeshore's best restaurants, specialty food stores, farmers markets, and more. Pick up a free copy to satisfy any appetite!

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TJ’s Pub

Enjoy a drink or light meal at T.J.’s Pub, inside the lower level of the cozy and historic Ramsdell Inn, downtown Manistee.

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North Country Cafe

You’ll find good home cooking at North Country Cafe. They offer large breakfast, lunch, dinner, and kids’ menus, and daily specials.

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The Jam Farm

The Jam Farm in Ludington is the place to get all the best homemade jams, jellies, butters, marmalades, and other homemade goodies!

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