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Dining in Ludington

Many 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.

We encourage you to support our local restaurants who work hard to provide you with a quality dining experience in Ludington. And please be kind to your server!

Featured Restaurants in Ludington

Old Hamlin Restaurant

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 $25...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!

Visit Sunset Side Concessions at Stearns Park Beach! Menu includes burgers, hot dogs, a variety of sandwiches featuring roast turkey, soft pretzles, ice cream, and caramel corn. Also, deep fried Oreos, chips, corn dogs, funnel cakes, and beverages. Located at both the north and south end of the beach. Rent kayaks and paddleboards here.

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.

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.

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.

Take a scenic drive to the Ludington State Park for some tasty treats that satisfy. Within the park gates, turn left to the Lake Michigan Beach House. Concessions in the beach house lower level include pizza, hamburgers, chicken strips, hot dogs, and hand-dipped ice cream. Tasty food, and the best beach views ever!

Lakeshore Menu Guide

LakeshoreMenuGuide.com

"Where's a good place to eat?" You'll find it in the Lakeshore Menu Guide, published locally by Advantage Marketing since 1993. A full color publication with the Ludington area's favorite restaurants — presenting their menus, food items, and specials! Pick up a free copy to satisfy any appetite!

Lakeshore Menu Guide
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More Ludington Area Restaurants

Please note: if you are looking for Luciano’s Ristoranti, this Italian restaurant in Ludington is permanently closed.  The building is now being occupied by Timbers Prime.

Brenda’s Harbor Cafe, 316 S. James St., Ludington, MI, 49431, (231) 845-7434

Bud’s Tap Room, 519 E. Dowland St., Ludington, MI, 49431, (231) 845-5895

House of Flavors Restaurant, 402 W. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI, 49431, (231) 845-5785

Timbers Prime, 103 W. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI, 49431, (231) 425-9111

More Dining Near Ludington

Scottville

From Ludington, head east on US-10 to Scottville, a small town for people with big appetites! 

The ‘Ville, 204 W. State St., Scottville, MI, 49431, (231) 631-6802

Pentwater

Boathouse Bar & Grille, 5164 W. Monroe Rd., Pentwater, MI, 49431, (231) 869-4588

Silver Lake

Golden Bakery & Pizza, 8434 W. Silver Lake Rd., Silver Lake, MI, 49431, (231) 873-0276

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Boating & Fishing

The Ludington area is a paradise for those who love boating and fishing. Numerous marinas rent a variety of boats and offer modern facilities.

Home & Garden

Ludington home & garden businesses can help beautify your indoor and outdoor spaces. Consult with one to create your dream home today!

Bed & Breakfasts

You’ll find personal, friendly, and cozy accommodations at a Ludington Bed & Breakfast, many of which are located within Victorian homes.

Health & Beauty

There’s no need to take a vacation from your health, beauty routine, or fitness while you’re enjoying yourself here in the Ludington area.

Convenience & Party Stores

Stop into a Ludington party or convenience to store to get your beverages, ice, snacks, lotto tickets, gas, and more.

Hotels & Motels

Ludington area hotels and motels offer all the amenities to make your next vacation or business trip an enjoyable one.

Weddings & Celebrations

From beautiful venues, indoors and outside, to talented vendors, Ludington is a great location for your wedding or celebration.