Local Dining Options

With so many great dining options in the Harbor Country area, you won't struggle to find a delicious meal or fantastic cocktail or cup of coffee. Here is a hand-picked list of our favorites to point you in the right direction.

Rio`s Mexican Grill

Rio`s Mexican Grill

Local taco stand offering classic Mexican fare all year around on highway 12 in New Buffalo. Outdoor seating only when weather permits, takeout and drive through available no matter the season.
Location: 901 W Buffalo St, New Buffalo, MI 49117
Phone: (269) 469-8011
Jackie`s Cafe

Jackie`s Cafe

Cheerful, independent eatery offering elevated American breakfast & brunch eats & a seasonal patio.
Location: 801 W Buffalo St, New Buffalo, MI 49117
Phone: (269) 469-1800
Brewster`s Italian Cafe

Brewster`s Italian Cafe

Handcrafted, regional Italian food in cafe environment with upscale decor & a windowed atrium bar. Outdoor patio dining available during the spring and summer months, reservations recommended.
Location: 11 W Merchant St, New Buffalo, MI 49117
Phone: (269) 469-3005
Bentwood Tavern

Bentwood Tavern

Bentwood Tavern specializes in locally sourced, globally inspired, scratch-made food served harbor side at Marina Grand Resort. Eat outside on the marina-front patio!
Location: 600 W Water St, New Buffalo, MI 49117
Toll Free: (866) 238-2208
Casey`s New Buffalo

Casey`s New Buffalo

Casual fine dining with steaks, seafood, craft burgers and creative salads. Casey`s is a family friendly option with an upscale vibe and fabulous cocktails. The back patio is the perfect spot to enjoy a meal or live music in the heart of downtown New Buffalo.
Location: 136 N Whittaker St, New Buffalo, MI 49117
Phone: (269) 469-6400
The Stray Dog

The Stray Dog

American dining near the beach featuring pizza, burgers, and an expansive beer list. This is a family friendly pick although the beautiful rooftop bar is only available for those 21 and older.
Location: 245 N Whittaker St, New Buffalo, MI 49117
Phone: (269) 469-2727
Skip`s Restaurant & Catering

Skip`s Restaurant & Catering

Award-winning steakhouse featuring hand carved Steaks, prime rib, seafood, ribs and more.
Location: 16710 Lakeshore Rd, New Buffalo, MI 49117
Phone: (269) 469-3330
Timothy�s Restaurant

Timothy�s Restaurant

Timothy`s offers Asian-inspired seafood made from the finest and freshest ingredients with an extensive wine and beer list- Reservations recommended.
Location: 16409 Red Arrow Hwy, Union Pier, MI 49129
Phone: (269) 469-0900
Villa Nova Pizzeria

Villa Nova Pizzeria

Relaxed, local pizza joint offering thin-crust pies, sandwiches & basic Italian dishes. The newly renovated, heated outdoor patio is pet and family friendly.
Location: 134 E Buffalo St, New Buffalo, MI 49117
Phone: (269) 469-0200
Roma`s Pizza

Roma`s Pizza

Italian chain serving classic & creative pizzas, as well as subs, wings & pasta all in a casual space.
Location: 17600 Red Arrow Hwy, New Buffalo, MI 49117
Phone: (269) 469-3698
Terrace Room

Terrace Room

The Terrace Room is a harbor-side fine dining restaurant offering authentic Italian dishes hand crafted using farm-fresh, local ingredients. Outdoor seating offers a beautiful view of the harbor during the warmer months. Reservations recommended.
Location: 111 W Water St, New Buffalo, MI 49117
Phone: (855) 391-3915

Song Asian Cuisine

Sushi & familiar Chinese dishes are presented in a vibrant space with crimson walls & booths.
Location: 301 W Buffalo St, New Buffalo, MI 49117
Phone: (269) 586-3699

The Grove Restaurant

Enjoy a fantastic experience at The Grove, an upscale dining experience featuring American fare with a Latin flair. Located inside Gordon Beach Inn, Union Pier, MI.
Location: 16220 Lakeshore Rd, Union Pier, MI 49129
Phone: (269) 934-9700

Red Arrow Roadhouse

Situated along Red Arrow Highway, an historic stretch of road that winds along Michigan`s Southwestern shoreline, the Red Arrow Roadhouse still has the inviting appeal of roadhouses once found while touring the countryside in the 40`s and 50`s. The arched doorway is still intact, the building is a reflection of years past. Inside the restaurant guest are greeted by a charming dining room with knotty pine walls, mounted game, antiques and memorabilia. Rustic hardwood floors and quaint tables are as inviting as the crafted wood bar, which originally graced Chicago`s East Bank Club. Noted by Travel & Leisure magazine as "Harbor Country`s Hot Spot", and featured in Midwest Living, the Roadhouse becomes the place to be on weekend evenings for locals and second home owners arriving from Chicago.
Location: 15710 Red Arrow Hwy, Union Pier, MI 49129
Phone: (269) 469-3939


Bite into a legendary burger at Redamak`s in New Buffalo, Michigan. Legendary Food -Good Times - Come Get Some! The Tradition Continues!
Location: 616 E Buffalo St, New Buffalo, MI 49117
Phone: (269) 469-4522


Freestanding fast-food spot with outdoor seats for strawberry milkshakes, ice cream, burgers, franks, nachos & pretzels.
Location: 142 N Whittaker St, New Buffalo, MI 49117
Phone: (269) 469-4240

Mario`s Pizza

Unfussy joint dishing up straightforward thin-crust pizzas, calzones & subs for delivery or dine-in.
Location: 16170 Red Arrow Hwy, Union Pier, MI 49129
Phone: (269) 469-4633

Beer Church Brewing Company

The world`s first Brewery Pizzeria Napoletana in a Civil War era iconic church at the crossroads of downtown New Buffalo.
Location: 24 S Whittaker St, New Buffalo, MI 49117
Phone: (269) 586-3864

Cafe Gulistan

Relaxed stop offering classic Middle Eastern fare such as falafel in warm surrounds, plus a patio.
Location: 13581 Red Arrow Hwy, Harbert, MI 49115
Phone: (269) 469-6779

Heston Supper Club

Heston Supper Club in La Porte, Indiana provides a quality fine dining experience, or you can enjoy cocktails and appetizers at the bar. Prime rib, seafood & wine in a former tavern converted into a cozy, upscale eatery.
Location: 2003 E 1000 N, La Porte, IN 46350
Phone: (219) 778-2938

FLAGSHIP Specialty Foods & Fish Market

Flagship is Harbor Country`s premier Specialty Prepared Foods shop. We feature delicious, expertly cooked fresh foods. You can purchase a wholesome cooked meal, ready to eat and serve conveniently at home or at your vacation rental.
Location: 14939 Red Arrow Hwy, Lakeside, MI 49116
Phone: (269) 231-5432

Ghost Isle Brewery

Ghost Isle Brewery is New Buffalo`s newest, family-owned brewpub. This unique and beautiful establishment provides a full bar and bar pub menu.
Location: 17684 US-12, New Buffalo, MI 49117
Phone: (269) 469-9069

The Peasant`s Pantry

The Peasant`s Pantry is a caf� and delicatessen located in Sawyer, MI, and features enticing cuisine available for both dine-in and carry-out. Our deli offers some of the finest meats and cheeses available as well as a variety of prepared foods.
Location: 12856 Red Arrow Hwy, Sawyer, MI 49125
Phone: (269) 405-1284

Stop 50 Wood Fired Pizzeria

Our specialty is the authentic Naples Style Pie prepared and cooked just as it was 168 years ago in a wood fired hearth oven at over 900� F. Our mission is to provide our guests authentic Napoletana pizza, house made gelato, and fresh salads using only the finest fresh ingredients, cooked using time honored traditions and served in a warm inviting atmosphere. We also offer the finest micro-crafted beer and wine.
Location: 500 El Portal Dr, Michiana Shores, IN 46360
Phone: (219) 879-8777

Featherbone Restaurant & Lounge

Small town restaurant and bar. Family friendly and full menu.
Location: 6741 W. US12, Three Oaks, MI 49128
Phone: (269) 756-6821
Staymaker Restaurant at Journeymaker Distillery

Staymaker Restaurant at Journeymaker Distillery

This full-service, family-friendly, 165 seat restaurant offers an inventive twist on classic dishes and utilizes local ingredients whenever possible.
Location: 109 Generations Dr, Three Oaks, MI 49128
Phone: (269) 820-2050

Nelson`s Saloon

Nelson`s Saloon, home of the best burger you`ll ever taste! But let`s not forget about the fun atmosphere, great drinks, sports, and entertainment. Come join us for the laid back evening you deserve. Located in Three Oaks, MI.
Location: 18 N Elm St, Three Oaks, MI 49128
Phone: (269) 756-6161


An honest approach to an old favorite responsibly sourced, high quality ingredients take out or dine in, there`s a slice for everyone at Patellie`s Pizza.
Location: 28 N Elm St, Three Oaks, MI 49128
Phone: (269) 820-2066

Froehlich`s Kitchen & Pantry

Froehlich`s Inc., located in Three Oaks, MI, is well known as a destination for people who prefer Simple, Fresh, Nourishing, and Authentically Delicious Food.
Location: 19 N Elm St, Three Oaks, MI 49128
Phone: (269) 756-6002
Hummingbird Lounge

Hummingbird Lounge

Artisanal cocktails and appetizers in a stylish, yet approachable setting. Located in a gorgeous historic, victorian home in the heart of downtown New Buffalo.
Location: New Buffalo

Sonny D`s Bar & Grill

All American restaurant... with Italian roots! Enter our restaurant in New Buffalo and you�ll instantly experience a sense of belonging, reminiscent of a family gathering. This is the secret behind our four-decade-long success in the restaurant business, and the reason our patrons return time and again. Join us for a delectable meal today. Buon appetito!
Location: 1 N Whittaker St, New Buffalo, MI 49117
Phone: (269) 586-3605

Lake Street Eats

A local favorite for a delicious menu full of upscale American favorites, local beer and a full bar. Pro tip - this is a great place to go when the New Buffalo joints are too busy.
Location: 4228 Lake Street Bridgman, Michigan 49106
Phone: (269) 266- 7257