Northern Michigan

Restaurants in Northern Michigan

Go for a dinner of pecan-crusted walleye with Michigan dried-cherry butter.

Juicy steaks and rustic décor make this the perfect spot to refuel.

One of those classic burger joints you don’t see much of these days, where a teenage waitress clips a tray to your car window.

The Leelanau Peninsula’s bracing Pinot Blanc and Pinot Gris—and its spectacular scenery—have begun drawing wine tourists to the eastern edge of Lake Michigan.

A Ukrainian bakery in a cozy cottage run by bearded monks from the Holy Transfiguration Skete monastery.

At this German bistro waitresses in dirndls serve schnitzels and grilled Lake Superior trout and whitefish; a 1,720-pound specimen of native copper is planted in the ground, ushering diners toward the lake-view restaurant’s copper-clad doors.

Executive chef Mickey Cannon's menu features a lively mix of Northern Italian fare. Tuscan Bistro has a dedication to fresh, seasonal ingredients.

Go for a dinner of pecan-crusted walleye with Michigan dried-cherry butter.

One of those classic burger joints you don’t see much of these days, where a teenage waitress clips a tray to your car window.

A bakery that makes traditional Finnish ground-meat-and-potato pies, based on the Cornish pasty, and nissua, sweet bread made with cardamom.

This restaurant offers the town’s only true waterfront dining; enjoy regional cuisine and a table near the fireplace or window.

Traditional dishes like fried lake perch and prime rib are best enjoyed at a table by the fire.

With home cooking and affordable prices, the restaurant offers a pleasantly diverse menu that bounces from Mexico to Greece and Italy.

The sweet French toast is worth the wait (ask for a loaf of the cinnamon bread to go).