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Downtown Muskegon alone has over 20 restaurant choices to begin your culinary excursion or dine with views of White Lake at Crosswinds or Buzz’s Lakeside Inn in the Whitehall area.

Local, farm-fresh goodness abounds at a variety of locally-sourced, farm-to-fork restaurants. Enjoy sophisticated cuisine prepared by world-class chefs-in-the-making at Courses, a teaching restaurant within the Culinary Institute of Michigan. The romantic Smash Wine Bar & Bistro features small plates and over 70 wines.

Seasonal Menus & Farm Fresh

Located at the Muskegon Country Club, Se4sons Gastro Pub features a rotating seasonal menu with views of Muskegon Lake. The Boar’s Belly specializes in all things pork, from beer-candied bacon to the wild boar ribs. For farm-to-table, choose Rebel Pies, who utilize local farmers to create unique, craft pizzas. (Named the People’s Choice Award at Taste of Muskegon 2015).

Waterfront Dining

Waterfront views are a staple in Muskegon. Try The Lake House Waterfront Grille situated behind the Shoreline Inn, popular for its gorgeous views and epic sunsets. The Deck, located at the ovals at Pere Marquette Park, has all three B’s: beer, barbeque and the beach. Enjoy a panoramic Lake Michigan view at this casual summer favorite. Overlooking Muskegon Lake is Docker’s Fishhouse; they’re just steps from Pere Marquette’s Lake Michigan Beach and offer access and docking for boaters. Be sure to check out the live music at the Tiki Bar throughout the summer months!

Ethnic & Specialty Restaurants

For ethnic or specialty fare across Muskegon County, choose The Curry Kitchen, Hennessey’s Irish Pub, Los Amigos, Joe Chan’s Bistro, or Kazumi Japanese Steakhouse. Be sure to check out our extensive restaurant listings to plot the course for your culinary excursion in Muskegon County!