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There's No Shortage of Great Places to Dine in Ludington!
Most restaurants in Ludington are easily found on the US-10 corridor or in and around the downtown area.* Choose from fine dining, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, cozy cafes, pubs, coffee shops and good old fashioned family restaurants. Each place comes with small-town, friendly service that makes your dining experience complete. During the busy summer months, it may be wise to call ahead to see if the restaurant you’re planning to visit takes reservations.
*Please note, restaurant dining rooms may be closed due to COVID-19 mandates, and ads may not reflect the menu and buffet changes required during the pandemic. We encourage you to click through to the business’ websites for current information.
Dining in Ludington
Good home cooking since 1942, featuring homemade baked goods. American food with a few Greek, Italian, and Mexican dishes. Daily specials. Fri.--all you can eat fish fry; Sun.--roast chicken. Beer, wine, cocktails. Historic family restaurant, downtown Ludington.
Mancino's Pizza & Grinders
Original recipes and uncompromised quality make Mancino's a local favorite! We use only the freshest ingredients and our grinder and pizza dough is made from scratch daily. Serving wings, salads, pasta, wraps, specialty pizzas and traditional favorites. Dine in, carry out. Delivery to Ludington, Lower Hamlin, and Scottville! Open daily at 11am.
Everyone loves Applebee's! Come in for a delectable meal at an affordable price. Try an entree off the menu, or order the 2 for $22...2 entrees and an appetizer. Visit our full service lounge, with Happy Hour Monday-Friday from 3-6pm. Daily late-night specials and Carside to Go!
Taste the most mouth-watering meats, like chicken, ribs, beef brisket, and chopped pork... fresh from the smoker so it practically melts in your mouth. Complement your meal with sides like homemade coleslaw, baked beans and potato salad. Combo meals and desserts available. Check Facebook or the website for current hours.
Authentic Italian and Sicilian cuisine at the newly-renovated Luciano's Ristoranti, now under new management. Savor dishes prepared by our award-winning culinarians. Food is made from scratch, using fresh, high quality ingredients. The newly remodeled banquet room seats up to 60 people, or let Luciano's cater your event.
Chef John's Bakery and Cafe
Ludington's only European bakery! Start your day right with delicious Eggs Roulade, Homemade Torte, "Eggs in the Nest" or other breakfast favorites. Lunch menu includes specialties like Smoked Chicken, stacked sandwiches, french dip, and The Cafe Special. Also homemade soups and salads, plus bakery items. Open Monday-Saturday 8am-4pm. Take out available.
Jamesport Brewing Company
Don't miss Ludington's first hometown Brewpub. Great food and service in a kid-friendly, casual atmosphere. Serving lunch, dinner and cocktails. Try our own hand-crafted beers and delicious homemade specials. Also offering brewery tours, Wi-Fi and covered deck dining. Just blocks from the carferry docks. See our Facebook page for current hours.
Sunset Side Concessions
Visit Sunset Side Concessions at Stearns Park Beach! Menu includes burgers, hot dogs, a variety of sandwiches featuring roast turkey, soft pretzels, ice cream, candy, and caramel corn. Also deep fried Oreos, chips, and beverages. Located at both the north and south ends of the beach. Rent kayaks and paddleboards here.
Dining Nearby Around Ludington's Hamlin Lake
Dune Grass Concessions and Watercraft Rentals
Offering the largest selection of watercraft rentals to explore beautiful Hamlin Lake, including paddle boats, canoes, kayaks, tandem kayaks, stand up paddle boards and rowboats. Also fishing and camping supplies, grocery and personal items, clothing, beach supplies/toys, and tubes to float the Sable River. Open seven days a week mid-May through October.
Jolly Plate offers the very best breakfast and lunch using quality products from local providers. The aroma from our very best organic coffee fills the atmosphere, making you feel right at home. Our staff is friendly and we work hard to bring a positive dining experience to each and every customer.