Guidebook for Elk Rapids

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Guidebook for Elk Rapids

Food Scene
Special occasion dinners or casual drinks and appetizers at bar.
7
locals recommend
Siren Hall
151 River Street
7
locals recommend
Special occasion dinners or casual drinks and appetizers at bar.
Easy and yummy lunch spot
7
locals recommend
The Local
145 Ames St
7
locals recommend
Easy and yummy lunch spot
Cajun food! Good place to go when you're tired of pizza and burgers
28
locals recommend
Pearl's New Orleans Kitchen
617 Ames St
28
locals recommend
Cajun food! Good place to go when you're tired of pizza and burgers
best pizza in town
6
locals recommend
Chef Charles’
147 River St
6
locals recommend
best pizza in town
Terrific gyros, burgers, and sandwiches. Fun place to hang with locals at the bar.
6
locals recommend
Town Club
133 River St
6
locals recommend
Terrific gyros, burgers, and sandwiches. Fun place to hang with locals at the bar.
Specialty food shop and restaurant. Check schedule for wine tasting and live music events.
9
locals recommend
Cellar 152
152 River St
9
locals recommend
Specialty food shop and restaurant. Check schedule for wine tasting and live music events.
best place for classic diner breakfast
Harbor Cafe
129 River St
best place for classic diner breakfast
best place to hang with locals and get some good coffee and food
Java Jones
131 River St
best place to hang with locals and get some good coffee and food
Get there early. They sell out fast.
The Flour Pot Bakery
108 River St
Get there early. They sell out fast.
Eat at their Garden Cafe for wonderful farm-to-table-ish dining
Pine Hill Nursery
886 US-31
Eat at their Garden Cafe for wonderful farm-to-table-ish dining
Beautiful drive and location if you plan to tour around the lake. Live music entertainment and good food.
16
locals recommend
Torch Lake Café
4990 US-31
16
locals recommend
Beautiful drive and location if you plan to tour around the lake. Live music entertainment and good food.
A short drive from the quaint town of Alden. Local institution right on Clam River and Torch Lake. Very casual restaurant and bar.
30
locals recommend
Dockside Torch Lake
6340 Old Torch Lake Drive
30
locals recommend
A short drive from the quaint town of Alden. Local institution right on Clam River and Torch Lake. Very casual restaurant and bar.
Farmers Market every Friday from 8 - noon, June 1 - October 5.
Elk Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce
305 US-31
Farmers Market every Friday from 8 - noon, June 1 - October 5.
Farmers Market every Friday from 8 - noon, June 1 - October 5.
Elk Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce
305 US-31
Farmers Market every Friday from 8 - noon, June 1 - October 5.
Parks & Nature
Great place for canoeing, kayaking, and inner-tubing on the Boardman river. Also good for horseback riding
9
locals recommend
Ranch Rudolf Inc
6841 Brown Bridge Rd
9
locals recommend
Great place for canoeing, kayaking, and inner-tubing on the Boardman river. Also good for horseback riding
rent a boat and cruise the chain-o-lakes.
Elk River Marina
118 Bridge St
rent a boat and cruise the chain-o-lakes.
The "dam beach" is just behind the power dam. This is the local's beach. Best sandy bottom. If someone claims to be a local, ask them where the "swimmer's rock" is.
Dam Road
The "dam beach" is just behind the power dam. This is the local's beach. Best sandy bottom. If someone claims to be a local, ask them where the "swimmer's rock" is.
Essentials
Everything you need here. Great wine selection.
10
locals recommend
Village Market
250 Ames St
10
locals recommend
Everything you need here. Great wine selection.
Arts & Culture
Voted best gallery. Has beautiful sculpture gardens. Ask for directions to the Art Walk in the county park down the road.
Twisted Fish Gallery
10443 S Bay Shore Dr
Voted best gallery. Has beautiful sculpture gardens. Ask for directions to the Art Walk in the county park down the road.
Walk through the park to the beach as you enjoy beautiful sculptures.
Walk of Art Sculpture Park
920 S Bay Shore Dr
Walk through the park to the beach as you enjoy beautiful sculptures.
Entertainment & Activities
its the only one in town :)
Elk Rapids Cinema
205 River Street
its the only one in town :)
Drinks & Nightlife
Best beer
9
locals recommend
Short's Brewing Company Production Facility
211 Industrial Park
9
locals recommend
Best beer
cool distillery
9
locals recommend
Ethanology
127 Ames St
9
locals recommend
cool distillery
Great way to taste local wine in a pretty setting
WaterFire Vineyards
12180 Sutter Rd
Great way to taste local wine in a pretty setting
Get a taste of local fare and explore the quaint town of Bellaire.
12
locals recommend
Torch Lake Cellars
5245 Clam Lake Rd
12
locals recommend
Get a taste of local fare and explore the quaint town of Bellaire.
Great place to escape to. If you're not sure what kind of cider you prefer, just ask for some samples. Inside or outside seating just south of the village off Hwy 31.
Townline Ciderworks
Great place to escape to. If you're not sure what kind of cider you prefer, just ask for some samples. Inside or outside seating just south of the village off Hwy 31.