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Pizza Place
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“This is a great place to visit while in Grand Haven and is within walking distance to Lake Michigan. The historic Kirby House has a unique history; once functioning as a hotel and residence. It has been in existence since 1873. The venue has 3 restaurants and a variety of dining and entertainment options. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“We love this quirky little breakfast place in Grand Haven. We will drive to Grand Haven just to eat breakfast here. It's all very yummy!”
  • 24 locals recommend
Park
“Lovely local beach with a pier and lighthouse that you can walk out to. Popular for fishing!”
  • 17 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Downtown waterfront (Accross from Kirby's). Show is daily, at dusk, from Memorial Day to Labor Day. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Brewery and Coffee Shop No food … however, you can order food from a number of local restaurants to be delivered to the Odd Side Ales”
  • 18 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“A local secret spot for some of the best flat pizza! I must say, it's rather easy to finish a whole pizza to yourself so I would recommend getting at least 1 whole pizza each. *CASH ONLY”
  • 14 locals recommend
Brewery
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“This is a cool spot to grab a beer, coffee, catch some live music and even see some art in the gallery upstairs. One of my favorite spots for nightlife in GH but it's also fun by day. The long tables are made of bowling lane wood and there are games to play for guests. You can grab some tacos from Righteous Cuisine which has a small kitchen and limited menu there. Aldea Coffee is in the same building and you'll be hard-pressed to find a finer cup of joe anywhere else in GH! ”
  • 16 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Waterfront dining year-round, right on Grand Haven’s Channel. The view from the outdoor deck on a beautiful summer day can’t be beat! ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Beach
“There nothing better than the beaches on Lake Michigan. Grand Haven Beach has and is voted #1 in the area.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
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“We love "The Tip!" It's a local dive bar with great Mexican food. Always packed with locals and a great time. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Hot Dog Joint
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“"You haven't visted Grand Haven until you've sunk your teeth into a Pronto Pup". We've been going here for 20 years and the recipe hasn't changed. It is worth the wait in line as the young adults in the "hot box" are super friendly even in the hot & humid summer months. CASH ONLY”
  • 11 locals recommend
Brewery
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“They have great dry rub wings and a delicious cauliflower pizza, music outdoors in the summer season. You can watch the boats go by, walkers and bikers while on the deck.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“One of our family favorites! Grab it to-go or eat in, this very gourmet Mexican cuisine is a delight for the tastebuds! Great vegan and GF options too.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Fresh, Local & Fun. Quality ingrediants through local farms. 4 minute walk. Always busy during dinner so walk over, put you name in. Come back to Madison Breeze, and they will text you when you table is ready. The "Crispy Duck and Waffles" is one of our favorites. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Place to shop
“WWII boot camp now a nonprofit skiing & snowboarding hill with 6 slopes, rope tows & a new lodge. In expensive skiing adventure with a tow rope. Be sure to buy the heavy duty orange gloves so you don’t rip up yours! ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Lighthouse
“We have an iconic lighthouse with Catwalk. You can walk to it from downtown Grand Haven.”
  • 7 locals recommend