Planning on dining in Bay Harbor on your Northern Michigan vacation? Explore the best restaurants, taverns, bars and more in this area to start planning your northern culinary adventure. Bon Appétit!

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Bay Harbor Restaurants

BLD: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

BAR: Alcohol served

$: Entrées under $10

$$: Entrées $10–$20

$$$: Entrées above $20

Bayside Restaurant 

A quaint, brightly colored brunch spot that serves everything from Eggs Benedict to a tasty Rueben sandwich. Breakfast served all day, lunch served after 11 a.m.

BL • $, $$ • BAR • 3890 Charlevoix Ave., on the left side of the Northview complex building/strip mall. Suit 290 • (231) 622-8298 

HotDoggers Coney Cafe 

Hotdoggers Coney Café is a fun family-friendly diner serving breakfast and lunch during the winter season and breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the summer season.

BLD • $ • 117 Antrim St. Next to the Floral shop across from Oleson’s loading dock.(231) 437-3800 

Inn Cafe at the Inn at Bay Harbor

The Inn Cafe offers Starbucks coffee, cappuccino and espresso, wine, cocktails, sundries, and food. Grab and go with gourmet sandwiches, salads, soups, freshly baked pastries, The Purple Beet organic smoothies, and Murdick’s ice cream.

BLD • $, $$ • BAR • 600 Village Harbor Dr., inside the Inn at Bay Harbor •  (231) 439-4000

Knot Just A Bar 

Knot Just a Bar is located right on the marina in Bay Harbor. Offers a beautiful view from both inside the dining room and outside on the patio. Open year-round.

LD • $, $$ • BAR • 820 Front St.(231) 439-2770

The Links Grille at Bay Harbor Golf Club 

Whether you’re golfing or simply looking for a delicious meal and fabulous view, The Links Grille has what you’re looking for. With leather club chairs, an inviting interior, patio seating, and stunning views overlooking The Quarry’s finishing hole and Little Traverse Bay, this intimate atmosphere is perfect for lunch, dinner, or cocktails. Open to the public.

LD • $$, $$$ • BAR • 5800 Coastal Ridge Dr. • (888) 289-9319


A new restaurant located in picturesque downtown Bay Harbor with front row seating to Northern Michigan’s beauty and all it has to offer. Enjoy their lively patio with views of the Harbor while enjoying delicious food and craft-made cocktails.

LD • $$ • BAR • 795 Front St. (231) 881-9134

The Sagamore Room 

Located inside Inn at Bay Harbor, The Sagamore Room offers guests and the public an extensive breakfast buffet and a la carte menu. With a bank of french doors overlooking Lake Michigan and an outdoor terrace with seasonal seating, enjoy a delicious breakfast with a view.

B • $$$ • BAR • 795 Front St. (231) 881-9134

Vintage Chophouse & Wine Bar

Vintage Chophouse & Wine Bar embodies the charm of the classic all-American steakhouse, complemented by elements of an upscale lounge. Bay Harbor’s Vintage is that quintessential retreat where adults come to indulge and unwind.

LD • $, $$, $$$ • BAR • The Inn at Bay Harbor, 3600 Village Harbor Dr. (231) 439-4046


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