Looking for a grab-and-go lunch? A new spot for date night? Here’s a quick look at what’s being served up at Harbor Springs and Petoskey restaurants. Bon appétit!

This post is regularly updated.

Petoskey/Harbor Springs Restaurant Guide

BLD: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Alcohol served
Entrées under $10
Entrées $10–$20
Entrées above $20

Petoskey Restaurants


Scrumptious panini, soup, salad, gourmet pizzas and Northern Michigan-flavored gelato.
LD • BAR • $$  413 E. Lake  231.347.7004

Beards Brewery

A small microbrewery focusing on the craft brew experience, now serving food.
D • BAR • $$   215 E. Lake St.  231.753.2221


1950’s diner featuring frozen custard, burgers and homemade root beer.
LD • $  1150 Bay View Rd.   231.347.1750


Savor this art-filled eatery’s upscale menu inside or outside on the patio.
BLD • BAR • $$$  215 1/2 Howard St.  231.347.2981


A former Hemingway haunt, enjoy from-scratch cuisine, wood grill, hand-cut steaks, fresh whitefish, more.
DL • BAR • $$  432 E. Lake  231.347.0101


This award-winning deli features fabulous sandwiches, soups and BBQ.
DL • $$  2569 Charlevoix Ave.  231.347.7570

Douglas Lake Bar and Steakhouse

A rich history of providing great food and service in a rustic log building overlooking Douglas Lake.
D • BAR • $$  7314 Douglas Lake Rd.  231.539.8588


An artisan coffee and tea bar, with old-world drinking chocolates and European style pastries made from local and organic ingredients.
BL • $$  207 Howard St.  231.838.9875

Duffy’s Garage and Grille

Restaurant specializing in pizza, grinders, burgers, entrees and a full-service bar.
DL • BAR • $$  317 E. Lake St.  231.348.3663

Grand Traverse Pie Company – Petoskey

Nationally-famous pie, sandwiches, salads, soups, quiche, pot pies, pasties, baked goods, and great coffee.
BLD • $  316 E. Mitchell Street  231.348.4060

HotDoggers Coney Cafe

Detroit coney dog, Flint coney dog, reuben dog, other hot and cold sammies and loaded Mac & Cheese.
DL • $  117 Antrim Street  231.881.9288

jose’s authentic mexican restaurant

Family-owned restaurant serving hearty Mexican dishes in comfy digs.
DL • $  309 Petoskey St.  231.348.3299


Fresh sandwiches, comfort food, and homemade pastries like lemon raspberry bars, banana caramel flan.
BL • $  421 Howard St.  231.439.9250


A great place to come and relax with your friends, enjoy your favorite beverage and a burger or a brat.
DL • BAR • $  434 E. Mitchell Street   231.347.2739


A sunny hangout with homemade falafel, kebabs, spinach pie, saganaki and other Greek delights.
DL • $$  1823 U.S. 31 North  231.348.9994


Classic pub with fresh peanuts, fantastic nachos, Maurice salad, patty melts.
DL • BAR • $$  426 E. Mitchell St.  231.347.1801


Sumptuous dining: curried grilled lamb loin, salmon saltimbocca, seared scallops and extensive wine list.
D • BAR • $$-$$$$  1760 Lears Rd.  877.442.6464


Little Traverse Bay views, with casual upscale dining, outdoor seating and evolving seasonal menu.
DL • BAR • $$-$$$   321 Bay Street   231.348.3321


Chili, soups, salads, deli, and great sandwiches made even better by in-house freshly baked bread.
L • $  313 Howard St.   231.347.1620

petoskey brewing

Housed in the “Old Brewery,” this microbrewery offers hand-crafted beer and a light food menu.
DL • BAR • $  1844 M-119, Harbor-Petoskey Rd.  231.753.2057

pour public house

Unique meals with draft wine and cocktails….charcuterie, gourmet sandwiches, salads, soups, bruschetta.
LD • BAR • $-$$  422 E Mitchell St.  231.881.9800

roast & Toast

A hip coffeehouse with daily house-made soups, bread, bakery items and salads.
BLD • $  309 E. Lake St.  231.347.7767

side door saloon

Families, friends and sports fans enjoy excellent sandwiches, quesadillas, steak, whitefish and pastas.
DL •  BAR • $  1200 N. U.S. 31  231.347.9291

stafford’s bay view inn

Gracious 1886 inn with glorious veranda and gardens, a bay view and unparalleled service of American fare.
BD • BAR • $$$  2011 Woodland  231.347.2771

stafford’s perry hotel

In the H.O. Rose Dining Room, enjoy beautiful views of Little Traverse Bay while dining on regional cuisine.
BL • BAR • $-$$  100 Lewis St. (Corner of Bay & Lewis)  231.347.2516

tap 30

Enjoy draft beer, bottle beers, wine and signature spirits and unique comfort food with a twist.
DL • BAR • $-$$ 422  E. Mitchell St.  231.881.9572

terrace inn – 1911 restaurant

Their specialties include planked whitefish and house-made desserts in a candlelit, Victorian setting.
D • BAR • $$  1549 Glendale Avenue  231.347.2410

thai orchid cuisine

A restaurant with outstandingly fresh and authentic noodles, curries and composed salads.
LD • BAR • $-$$  433 E. Mitchell St.  231.487.9900

twisted olive

Coastal Mediterranean with a Northern Michigan twist. Cafe, bistro, adventurous wine list.
LD • BAR • $-$$$  319 Bay St.  231.487.1230

villa ristorante italiano

Authentic handmade pasta, osso bucco and hand-rolled cannoli star. Extensive wine cellar.
D • BAR • $$-$$$  887 Spring St.  231.347.1440

Harbor Springs Restaurants

bar harbor

Famous not only for their burgers and other great pub food, but also the music and events held there.
DL • BAR • $$  100 State St.   231.526.2671

B.C. Pizza

Only top-quality ingredients are accepted for the secret recipes for homemade pizza sauce and crust.
LD • $$  930 State Street  231.582.3319


Many fresh and unique dining opportunities—from American fare with seasonally fresh, local foods, to sushi to casual pub food.
BLD • BAR • $$  600 Hendricks  231.526.2171


A petite unique dine-in/take-out restaurant with all the fresh flavors of the Orient (Chinese, Thai, Japanese).
DL • $$  930 State Rd #8   231.526.7107

colin’s corner café

Offering specialty coffees, sweets, breakfast, soups, sandwiches and salads.
BL • $$   138 West 3rd Street   231.412.6061

the garden cafe

Featuring farm-fresh burgers, wraps and salads using our farm-grown produce and meats.
LD • BAR • $   5581 S Lake Shore Dr.   231.526.FARM

johan’s pastry shop

Mouth-watering menu of cookies, cakes, pastries, soups, and even burgers and espresso.
B • $$  110 W Main St.  231.526.0907

muer kitchens

Enjoy the renowned Muer dining experience along with the famous Muer food packaged to go.
BL • BAR • $-$$  131 State St.  231.412.5003

out to lunch

A small popular diner serving breakfast and lunch—all made from scratch, with fast and friendly service.
BL • $  7593  South State Road   231.526.2980

paper station bistro

Bistro dining that serves up breakfast, lunch and dinner plus has a full bar (and amazing burgers!).
BLD • BAR • $$   145 E. Main Street   231.242.4680

pierson’s grille & spirits

An exciting variety of comfort food, gourmet pub fare, domestic and imported and craft beers and wines.
BL • BAR • $$   130 State Street   231.526.2967

polish kitchen

Authentic Polish cuisine straight from the heart of Poland: Pierogis, Golabki, Kielbasa, Latkes and more.
DL • $   8418 Michigan 119   231.838.5377


Husband and wife team provide plenty of good service and exciting, authentic Mexican dishes.
D • $   7593 South State Road   231.526.2980

sam’s Graces

Delicious, scratch-made food in a cozy atmosphere. Breakfast, sandwiches, pizzas and other light eats.
BL • $   339 State St.   231.242.1230

small batch

Quiche, inventive breakfast and lunch sandwiches in a creative atmosphere.
BL • $   117 W Main Street   231.242.4655

stafford’s pier

Eclectic menu with regional cuisine, domestic and imported beers as well as a superb wine list.
BLD • $$   102 Bay St.   231.526.6201

stained cup coffee

Serving up a great cup of fair-trade and organic coffee, soups and excellent made-to-order sandwiches.
BLD • $  181 E Main St.   231.242.4525

teddy griffin’s roadhouse

Casual spot to grab ribs, steak or fresh fish after golf or skiing, and catch the game on TV!
DL • BAR • $$   50 Highland Rd.   231.526.7805

the fish

A lively setting for casual dining with fresh fish and seafood flown in three times a week.
D • BAR • $$$   2983 S. State Rd.   231.526.3969

new york restaurant

Gourmet dining with an eclectic cuisine, professional waitstaff and talented bartenders.
D • BAR • $$$   101 State Street   231.526.1904

Tunnel vision brewery

Avant-garde beers rooted in tradition made with our own produce and Michigan-grown ingredients.
DL • BAR • $$   5699 S Lake Shore Dr.   231.526.3276

turkey’s cafe & pizzeria

Special omelets, bagels, burgers, pizzas, calzones, and sandwiches in a quaint 110-year-old building.
BLD • $   250 E. Main St.   231.526.6041

vernales restaurant

Sports Bar, Chop House, Wine Cellar, Outdoor Patio—all with an extensive and generous menu.
DL • BAR • $$$   3018 M119   231.242.4777

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Photo(s) by Connor Gray