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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Bar
“Just down the road (yes, you could walk home :). Yard games, music, food and in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Tiny eatery & ice cream shop serving delicious, fresh breakfast & lunch. The biscuits & gravy and house made cured salmon are DEFINITELY worth the wait.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“European cafe & bistro open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. All dishes are made from scratch with emphasis on seasonal, local ingredients. Martha even hosts culinary excursions to Europe! A must visit in Leelanau County. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Lovely farm-to-table dining. A little pricier, but great homemade fries and countless local delights. Small, so reservations are a good idea.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Amazing views of West Bay and an outstanding menu highlighting a variety of fish options. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
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“bowling --- arcade ---- bar ---- restaurant --- outdoor seating ----- live bands”
  • 9 locals recommend
Brewery
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“A bar and a restaurant with beer and wine from in house as well as fantastic food. We love the perch. It is a lovely drive up Old Mission Peninsula too!”
  • 23 locals recommend
Winery
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“If you consider yourself a wine connoisseur or you just love wine; then you’ll have to check out this local favorite! You won’t be disappointed. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Fischer’s Happy Hour Tavern has delicious food and a great calm atmosphere. It’s a perfect place to unwind and have dinner or a cocktail.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“You can't visit Fishtown without grabbing a sandwich from the Village Cheese Shanty. Call ahead and order if you can because lines can get crazy in the summer. Cash only. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is a classic restaurant/bar with pretty good food and a good selection of drinks. It's cash only though so be prepared! ”
  • 26 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Enduring standby offering an American menu in a casual dining room & tavern with a riverside patio.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Upscale, fine dining restaurant located on the banks of the Leland River. Creative, seasonal menu with a Wine Spectator recognized wine list. Perfect for date night or family dinner.”
  • 14 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“In Northport, 5 miles from Sunset Lodge. Excellent smoked meats, burgers and pub food, can eat inside or on patio.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Reservations recommended. Excellent food with amazing views. This place has received national recognition and is a go-to spot for seafood dishes.”
  • 12 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“A bit of a drive from Red Gate Farm, but it's got a water view with a reasonably priced menu. It's a nice drive to get there, and there's winery next door. ”
  • 13 locals recommend