Your Guide to Manistee Restaurants, Taverns, Bars, Cafes & More

Here’s a quick look at what’s being served up at Manistee restaurants. Work up an appetite the next time you Paddle This Quiet Stretch of the Manistee River. Bon appétit!

This post is regularly updated.

Manistee Restaurant Guide

BLD: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
BAR: Alcohol served
$: Entrées under $10
$$: Entrées $10–$20
$$$: Entrées above $20
K: Kid-friendly Menu Available

Manistee Restaurants

Big Al’s Pizza

Longtime pizzeria praised for its Chicago-style pies & subs served in an open, unfussy dining room. LD • $ 221 Parkdale Ave  231.723.6239

Big Lake Buffet (closed until further notice; check the casino website for updates) 

Located inside Little River Casino Resort with an incredible assortment of salads, meats, sides, desserts and more. BLD • K • BAR•  $$ 2700 Orchard Highway  231.723.1535

Blue Fish Kitchen & Bar

Seasonal American seafood restaurant in a brick-walled Victorian building with a riverfront deck. LD • BAR •   $$$  312 River Street  231.887.4188

Blue Waters Cafe

Cute diner with homemade foods and takeout available. BLD • $ 200 Arthur Street  231.723.4501

Bungalow Inn

Relaxed eatery features hearty chophouse dishes, cocktails & sports on TV in a cozy, wooden setting. LD • K • BAR •  $$  1100 28th Street  231.723.8000

Cafe 1907

Modern diner offering American breakfast & lunch chow, coffee drinks & a kids’ menu. BL • K • $  254 River Street  231.655.9448

Chopo’s Northside Bar

Offers lunch, dinner & late night eats at great prices; burgers made fresh daily and they cook your catch of the day. LD • BAR •   $  132 Monroe Street  231.299.3022

Goody’s Juice & Java

Lively, low-key coffee shop providing espresso, sandwiches & frozen blended drinks.. BL • K  • $$ 343 River Street  231.398.9580

La Riviera Mexican Grill

A menu full of sizzling fajitas, burrito meals and hot quesadillas. LD •   $$  215 Arthur Street  231.887.4530

North Channel Brewing

Top notch BBQ, burgers and fried pickles with 12+ beers on tap. LD • BAR •   $  86 Washington Street  231.299.1020

Rico’s Roadhouse

Cold beer and burgers with familiar American fare. LD • BAR •   $  900 Caberfae Hwy  231.723.3721

River Rock Sports Bar & Grille

Located inside Little River Casino Resort, enjoy great food while you watch your favorite teams play on 60 TV screens. LD • BAR •   $$ 2700 Orchard Highway  231.723.1535

River Street Station

Appetizers, soups, sandwiches and salads. LD • BAR •   $$ 350 River Street  231.723.8411

Taco Bout It Mexican Fusion

Mexican restaurant with many items made in-house, craft beers and signature cocktails. LD • K • BAR •   $$ 344 River Street  231.887.4441

The Daily Bakehouse

Wide assortment of breads and desserts. BL  • $  76 Division Street  231.299.1401

The Glenwood

Distinctive, casual, lakeside dining since 1994; located in a historic 1920’s resort on M-22 in Onekama. D • BAR •   $$$ 4604 Main Street  231.889.3734

The Fillmore

Warm, easygoing local outpost serving burgers, wood-fired pies & tacos alongside beer & wine. LD • BAR •   $$  318 River Street  231.887.4121

The Outpost of Manistee – Post Coffee & Tea Bar

Enhanced retail shopping experience featuring a quick stop-in for a brew. $  359 River Street  231.398.5556

The Painted Lady Saloon

Oldest operating saloon in Manistee, with dine in or takeout options. BLD • BAR •   $  723 Kosciusko Street  231.723.2487

TJ’s Pub

Cozy watering hole & eatery in a historic building with pub grub, sandwiches & many local beers. LD • BAR •   $$  399 River Street  231.398.9174

Two Slices

Delicious sandwiches made with bread baked in house, salads, soups, and fresh baked cookies & treats. L  • $$  719 Kosciusko  231.887.4577

The Willows Buffet

Located inside Little River Casino Resort, also known as the Big Lake Buffet (see above). BLD • K • BAR •   $$ 2700 Orchard Highway  231.723.1535