Soak up the gorgeous fall color and vibrant art galleries on your next trip to Elk Rapids. Here’s a quick look at what’s being served up at Elk Rapids restaurants. Bon appétit!

This post is regularly updated.

Elk Rapids Restaurant Guide

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

Elk Rapids Restaurants

Cellar 152 Gourmet Market & Wine

Casually modern gathering place, offering gourmet food & wine, specialty foods and distinguished home accents. LD • BAR • $$ 152 River St  231.264.9000

Chang Express

Delicious Chinese and Thai cuisine including Pad Thai, Lo Mein, Orange Chicken and more. LD • $ 114 River St  231.264.9140

Chef Charles’

Storefront pizzeria with creative topping combinations, plus slices, sandwiches & salads. LD • $$ 147 River St  231.264.8901

Cone Corral & Pizzeria

Everything from sundaes, shakes, malts, floats, glaciers, coolers, flurries, slushes, ice cream sandwiches and specialty ice cream, pizza and sandwiches. D • $ 115 Ames St  231.264.6880

Harbor Cafe’

Modest option for traditional American breakfast & lunch fare such as omelets & sandwiches. BL • $ 129 River St  231.264.8700

Ice Cream Peddler

Nostalgic Made-to-Order Ice Cream Bars, shakes, floats and a wide variety of flavors. LD • $ 141 River St  231.264.6866

Java Jones

Coffee Shop & bakery with homemade soups, baked goods and breakfast served all day. BL • $ 131 River St  231.264.1111

Kolu’s Eatery

Soul food restaurant with menu items such as bbq ribs, jerk chicken, and meatloaf; large portions for a great price. D • $ 133 Ames St  231.313.9094

Pearl’s New Orleans Kitchen

Buzzing Cajun-Creole eatery serves up gator & crawfish plus Louisiana beers & unique cocktails. LD • BAR • $$ 617 Ames St  231.264.0530

Riverwalk Grill and Taproom

Airy venue offering craft beer, seafood & grill fare, plus a waterside deck with summer live music. LD • BAR • $$ 106 Ames St  231.264.0377

Siren Hall

Refined American eatery featuring upscale seafood dishes served in an industrial-chic setting. LD • BAR • $$$ 151 River St  231.264.6062

The Flour Pot Bakery

Bakery featuring homemade doughnuts, danish and other delectables. BL • $ 108 River St  231.264.9732

The Local

Warm and relaxing diner atmosphere focusing on fresh, local ingredients. BL • $ 145 Ames St  231.498.2190

The Moose

A party store with hot pizza, subs, soups, and delivery of everything including beer & wine.  LD • BAR • $$ 127 River St  231.264.9266

The Town Club

Inexpensive bar with greek specialities, burgers and fries. LD • BAR • $$ 133 River St  231.264.9914

T J Charlie’s

American comfort food, within walking distance from the marina; nice outdoor seating. BL • $$ 135 River St  231.264.8819

Photo(s) by Tess Crowley