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

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

Dead Bear Brewing Co.

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

The Food Truck at Northbound Outfitters

The Food Truck at Northbound features freshly smoked meat sandwiches & tacos, open May thru Labor Day.
LD • $$ • 6041 W. M-72 Hwy. • 989.745.6361

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

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Dining at the Gates Au Sable Lodge Restaurant.

Goodale’s Bakery

A local favorite for fresh-baked donuts and pastries. Also serving deli sandwiches and hot lunches.
BL • $ • 500 Norway St. • 989.348.8682

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

Mai Mai Asian Cuisine

Spacious dining room for a selection of familiar Chinese and Thai dishes.
LD • $$ • 301 S. James St. • 989.348.4348

Margarita Bar and Grill

A cozy Mexican joint with margaritas and craft cocktails.
LD • BAR • $$ • 1164 S. I-75 Business Loop • 989.745.6300

Michigan Brew

A full service bar with coffee, cider, beer, cocktails, wine and upscaled sandwiches and salads.
BLD • BAR • $$ • 106 E. Michigan Ave. • 989.348.2739

Paddle Hard Brewing

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

Outside of Paddle Hard Brewing.

Ray’s – BBQ, Brews & Blues

Classic BBQ, Southern sides, tap beers & full bar in riverfront lodge digs with background blues.
LD • 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.
LD BAR • $ • 509 Norway St. • 989.745.6280

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

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Photo by Brian Confer

A burger and fries at Spikes Keg O Nails.

Tinker’s Junction

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

Westside Diner

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

Wimpy’s

Serving ice cream and traditional fast food fare.
LD • $ • 6415 W. M-72 Hwy. • 989.344.1918