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Dining 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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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 Steak & Seafood, 320 S. James St., Ludington, MI, 49431, (231) 425-9111

Dining Near Ludington

Scottville

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

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.

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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Hotels & Motels

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Convenience & Party Stores

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

Dining

Most restaurants and dining establishments in Ludington are found on the US-10 corridor or in the downtown area.

Weddings & Celebrations

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

Home & Garden

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

Lodging

Ludington’s lodging facilities provide all the amenities to make your stay enjoyable and keep you coming back.

Things to Do

There are a huge variety of things to do that will keep you entertained while you’re in the Ludington area!

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.

Camping

Enjoy nature’s beauty by sleeping under the stars at clean campgrounds, forests, or parks in the Ludington area.