Skip to content

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Café
$
“Casual and popular little cafe/coffees shop serving breakfast and lunch. Egg sandwiches, muffins and lattes make them a very popular stop, so it gets crowded on weekends. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Seasonal, delicious farm to table fare in an upscale, industrial setting. The menu is constantly changing and features inventive combinations in addition to a few standbys such as the steak and frites. hours: open tuesday thru saturday bar at 4 | serving dinner starting at 5 tuesday small plates menu only (menu changes each week) *On the pricier side and not the most kid friendly restaurant”
  • 6 locals recommend
American Restaurant
$
“Laid back local pub with indoor swings! Delicious food and frequent live music. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Cafe
$$$
“Casual bar and restaurant with a wide variety of food for lunch and dinner. Everything is made from scratch. Lunch is more casual with specialty sandwiches, salads and wood fired pizzas. Dinner has all that in addition to more formal entrees including steaks and seafood. Hours: M 5pm-9pm T-Th 11am-9pm F-Sa 11am-10pm”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Popular local haunt with an outdoor bar overlooking the lake and live music all summer long. It can get VERY crowded and rowdy, but in a fun way generally speaking. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Park
“Elkhart Lake has crystal clear waters and sandy beaches that are perfect for swimming, boating and fishing. Water sport rentals are available nearby and public beach access is available at Fireman's Park for a minimal entrance fee. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Lodging
“Great TIKI bar feel right on Elkhart Lake. With live music every night in the summer.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Pat and Karen the owners (& artists) create unique, beautiful pieces for sale as well as find other fab artists items to sell in their beautiful storefront. Don't miss this! ”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends
Hotel
  • 2 locals recommend
Store
$
“Are you looking for a trip back in time to an ice-cream shop? This is the place for you to enter and enjoy ! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
$$
  • 1 local recommends
Establishment
“Artisan and Farmer's Market every Saturday morning, 8A - 12P, starting mid-June and running to mid-Oct. Fresh produce, bakery, coffee, jams, jellies,jewelry, art work, and often live entertainment!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Car Dealer
“If you like motorcycles and cars they have the best of the best. Fun to go look and dream ”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Café
“Casual and popular little cafe/coffees shop serving breakfast and lunch. Egg sandwiches, muffins and lattes make them a very popular stop, so it gets crowded on weekends. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Seasonal, delicious farm to table fare in an upscale, industrial setting. The menu is constantly changing and features inventive combinations in addition to a few standbys such as the steak and frites. hours: open tuesday thru saturday bar at 4 | serving dinner starting at 5 tuesday small plates menu only (menu changes each week) *On the pricier side and not the most kid friendly restaurant”
  • 6 locals recommend
Cafe
“Casual bar and restaurant with a wide variety of food for lunch and dinner. Everything is made from scratch. Lunch is more casual with specialty sandwiches, salads and wood fired pizzas. Dinner has all that in addition to more formal entrees including steaks and seafood. Hours: M 5pm-9pm T-Th 11am-9pm F-Sa 11am-10pm”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Popular local haunt with an outdoor bar overlooking the lake and live music all summer long. It can get VERY crowded and rowdy, but in a fun way generally speaking. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

Get to know Elkhart Lake

Explore more on Airbnb

Experiences in Elkhart Lake