Your Guide to Grayling Restaurants, Breweries, Bakeries, Cafes, Bars & More

Here’s a quick look at what’s being served up at Grayling restaurants. Visit the beautiful Hartwick Pines State Park and then grab a bite to eat. Bon appétit!

This post is regularly updated.

Grayling Restaurant Guide

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

Grayling Restaurants

Bear’s Den Pizzeria

Laid-back outpost offering a wide menu of specialty pies, breadsticks, salads & sandwiches. LD • BAR • $$  243 E Michigan Ave  989.344.1234

China West

Spacious dining room for a selection of familiar Chinese dishes as well as a Sunday buffet. D • $$  301 S James St  989.348.4348

Dawson & Stevens Classic Diner

American comfort foods & soda fountain treats offered in a diner space filled with memorabilia. LD • $$  231 Michigan Ave #1742  989.348.2111

Dead Bear Brewing Co.

Craft brews & hearty tavern fare featured in a lodge-like setting with outdoor seats & live music. LD • BAR • $$  2552 South, I-75BL  989.745.6289

Food at Northbound Outfitters

The Food Truck at Northbound features freshly smoked meat sandwiches & tacos, open May thru Labor Day. LD • $$  6041 West M72 Hwy  989.915.3003

Gates Au Sable Lodge

The Gates Lodge restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in a casual setting beside the Au Sable River, with extensive menus prepared almost entirely in house and from scratch.  BLD • BAR • $$ 471 Stephan Bridge Rd  989.348.8462

Grayling Restaurant

A local favorite, this restaurant serves homestyle food, including the famous Lumberjack Breakfast. Another must-try; cinnamon roll pancakes. BL • $ 211 E. Michigan Ave., 989.348.2141

Gray Rock Pub & Grub

Laid-back hangout with bar games such as pool & darts, plus American food & frequent entertainment. LD • BAR • $$  2123 Industrial St  989.348.5181

Paddle Hard Brewing

Airy, wood-filled gastropub featuring housemade & regional craft beers & eclectic flatbreads. D • BAR • $$  227 Michigan Ave  989.745.6388

Ray’s – BBQ, Brews & Blues

Classic BBQ, Southern sides, tap beers & full bar in riverfront lodge digs with background blues. D • BAR • $$  204 Ingham St  989.348.1515

Rolling Oak Brewing Co.

Bring your own food to this local microbrewery or order-in from restaurants around town. Food truck on-site in summer. BAR • $ 509 Norway St. Grayling

Spikes Keg O Nails

Veteran neighborhood haunt serving burgers, burritos and other comfort fare, plus brews in cozy digs. LD • BAR • $  301 Cedar St  989.348.7113

Tinker’s Junction

Great food, drinks, appetizers, karaoke and catering services. LD • BAR • $  6811 M-72  989.344.1760

Westside Diner

Family style diner with delivery, dine in or takeaway. BLD • $$  6301 W M 72 Hwy  989.344.0710