Harbor Springs & Petoskey Restaurants: Your Guide to Local Taverns, Bars, Cafes & More

Here’s a quick look at what’s being served up at Harbor Springs and Petoskey restaurants. Add them to your Northern MIchigan fall color tour, perfect for your cruise of M119 Tunnel of Trees. 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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