Guidebook for Omena & Leelanau Peninsula

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Guidebook for Omena & Leelanau Peninsula

area restaurants

There is a wide array of wonderful restaurants in Leelanau, both casual and 'special occasion'.
Walking distance from Sunset Lodge - great waterside location, porch or indoor seating. Open for lunch and dinner every day.
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Knot Just a Bar
5019 North West Bay Shore Drive
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Walking distance from Sunset Lodge - great waterside location, porch or indoor seating. Open for lunch and dinner every day.
7 miles from Sunset Lodge. Outstanding food in charming building, with pretty patio for outdoor dining also. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. A great place for a special occasion dinner.
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Martha's Leelanau Table
413 North Saint Joseph Street
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7 miles from Sunset Lodge. Outstanding food in charming building, with pretty patio for outdoor dining also. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. A great place for a special occasion dinner.
Casual spot for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Popular bar with great pizza and sandwiches.
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V.I. Grill
201 North Saint Joseph Street
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Casual spot for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Popular bar with great pizza and sandwiches.
7 miles from Sunset Lodge in Suttons Bay. Lunch and dinner, great burgers.
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Boone's Prime Time Pub
102 North Saint Joseph Street
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7 miles from Sunset Lodge in Suttons Bay. Lunch and dinner, great burgers.
Extremely popular brewpub just south of Suttons Bay. Sit outside under the trees next to the hops plants.
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Hop Lot Brewing Co.
658 S W Bay Shore Dr
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Extremely popular brewpub just south of Suttons Bay. Sit outside under the trees next to the hops plants.
In Leland, 12 miles from Sunset Lodge. On Lake Michigan where Leland River feeds in a rushing stream. Faces west with beautiful lake views and gorgeous sunsets. Known for Lake Michigan whitefish.
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The Cove
111 River Street
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In Leland, 12 miles from Sunset Lodge. On Lake Michigan where Leland River feeds in a rushing stream. Faces west with beautiful lake views and gorgeous sunsets. Known for Lake Michigan whitefish.
Longtime local favorite. Pub food, great burgers and perch. On M-22 between Northport and Leland.
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Fischer's Happy Hour Tavern
7144 North Manitou Trail
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Longtime local favorite. Pub food, great burgers and perch. On M-22 between Northport and Leland.
Lovely historic house converted to inn and restaurant. Great pub food and British specialties of fish & chips and Indian food. A beautiful drive along scenic M22.
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Little Traverse Inn
149 East Harbor Highway
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Lovely historic house converted to inn and restaurant. Great pub food and British specialties of fish & chips and Indian food. A beautiful drive along scenic M22.
In Northport, 5 miles from Sunset Lodge. Excellent smoked meats, burgers and pub food, can eat inside or on patio.
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Garage Bar & Grill
108 South Waukazoo Street
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In Northport, 5 miles from Sunset Lodge. Excellent smoked meats, burgers and pub food, can eat inside or on patio.
Lovely "special occasion" restaurant in Maple City. French food, beautifully prepared.
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La Becasse Restaurant
9001 South Dunns Farm Road
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Lovely "special occasion" restaurant in Maple City. French food, beautifully prepared.
In Suttons Bay - casual, good food.
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Streetside Grille
111 N St Joseph St
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In Suttons Bay - casual, good food.
Longtime favorite in Leland - specializes in whitefish.
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Bluebird Restaurant & Tavern
102 River Street
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Longtime favorite in Leland - specializes in whitefish.
In Glen Arbor (20 miles) near Sleeping Bear Dunes
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Art's Tavern
6487 West Western Avenue
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In Glen Arbor (20 miles) near Sleeping Bear Dunes
In Empire (25 miles) south of Sleeping Bear Dunes - a local favorite.
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Joe's Friendly Tavern
11015 West Front Street
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In Empire (25 miles) south of Sleeping Bear Dunes - a local favorite.
great farm-to-table dining with house-baked breads, their own produce, and local beer
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Farm Club
10051 South Lake Leelanau Drive
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great farm-to-table dining with house-baked breads, their own produce, and local beer
local favorite tavern
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Fischer's Happy Hour Tavern
7144 North Manitou Trail
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local favorite tavern
large restaurant, and has a bowling alley too
Northport Pub & Grille
116 South Waukazoo Street
large restaurant, and has a bowling alley too

BREAKFAST (and Lunch)

Best places for breakfast are: Tribune (Northport); VI Grill (Suttons Bay); Martha's (Sutton's Bay); 45th Parallel Cafe (Sutton's Bay); Fig's (Lake Leelanau); Early Bird (Leland); Trish's Dishes (Leland). See our restaurant listing. And don't miss Barb's Bakery in Northport!
Good spot for breakfast & lunch, 7 miles south in Suttons Bay.
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45th Parallel Cafe
102 West Broadway
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Good spot for breakfast & lunch, 7 miles south in Suttons Bay.
The closest, and one of the BEST, breakfast spots around!
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The Tribune Ice Cream & Eatery
110 East Nagonaba Street
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The closest, and one of the BEST, breakfast spots around!
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V.I. Grill
201 North Saint Joseph Street
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Martha's Leelanau Table
413 North Saint Joseph Street
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Early Bird Restaurant
101 N Main St
Trish's Dishes
407 South Main Street
great bakery and sandwich items, and great coffee and tea too!
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New Bohemian Café
110 S Waukazoo St
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great bakery and sandwich items, and great coffee and tea too!
Fiddleheads
202 West Main Street

BAKERIES & COFFEE

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Pedaling Beans Coffeehouse
116 East Philip Street
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Wonderful local bakery - 7 miles south of Sunset Lodge near flashing yellow light.
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Chimoski Bakery
108 West Broadway
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Wonderful local bakery - 7 miles south of Sunset Lodge near flashing yellow light.
Beloved local bakery - famous for cinnamon twists.
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Barb's Bakery
112 Mill Street
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Beloved local bakery - famous for cinnamon twists.
wonderful coffee and breakfast/lunch options
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New Bohemian Café
110 S Waukazoo St
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wonderful coffee and breakfast/lunch options
wonderful bakery with delicious sandwiches and their own produce
9 Bean Rows
5441 N Overlook Rd
wonderful bakery with delicious sandwiches and their own produce
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Mundos Roasting & Co.
206 North Saint Joseph Street
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CARRY-OUT

Best pizza around - a local favorite.
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Roman Wheel Pizza & Subs
116 North Saint Joseph Street
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Best pizza around - a local favorite.
Great Chinese and Thai food in Suttons Bay - eat in or carry out.
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Hang On Express
316 N Saint Joseph St
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Great Chinese and Thai food in Suttons Bay - eat in or carry out.
in Suttons Bay
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Hansen Foods of Suttons Bay
91 4th Street
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in Suttons Bay
Lake Leelanau family grocery known for wonderful samosas and Indian fare
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NJ's Grocery
115 West Philip Street
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Lake Leelanau family grocery known for wonderful samosas and Indian fare
In Suttons Bay - wonderful sandwiches, soup, snacks - all local products.
MI Market Suttons Bay
321 N St Joseph St
In Suttons Bay - wonderful sandwiches, soup, snacks - all local products.
Trish's Dishes
407 South Main Street
Leland
Beloved by locals - great sandwiches, soups. Eat in or carry out. Near Sleeping Bear Dunes.
38 locals raden deze aan
Art's Tavern
6487 West Western Avenue
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Beloved by locals - great sandwiches, soups. Eat in or carry out. Near Sleeping Bear Dunes.
In Leland's "Fishtown" - excellent, reasonable sandwiches & picnic fare
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Village Cheese Shanty
199 West River Street
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In Leland's "Fishtown" - excellent, reasonable sandwiches & picnic fare
Lylah's
112 E Philip St

BARS & BREWPUBS

Northport
The Mitten Brewing Company
112 W Nagonaba St
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Tandem Ciders
2055 North Setterbo Road
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Hop Lot Brewing Co.
658 S W Bay Shore Dr
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Two K Farms Cidery & Winery
3872 S W Bay Shore Dr
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Suttons Bay Ciders
10530 E Hilltop Rd
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Right Brain Brewery
225 East Sixteenth Street
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Jolly Pumpkin Restaurant & Brewery
13512 Peninsula Drive
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North Peak Brewing Company
West Front Street
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Rare Bird Brewpub
229 Lake Avenue
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Northern Latitudes Distillery
112 East Philip Street
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Stormcloud Brewing Company
303 Main Street
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BEACHES

Magnificent beaches throughout Leelanau - here a just a few. Omena public beach is a short walk from Sunset Lodge, a protected bay which faces east. Can rent kayaks or paddle boards from Suttons Bay Bikes.
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Van's Beach
205 Cedar St
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Peterson Park
10001 East Peterson Park Road
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Empire Beach
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Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
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10 minute drive from Sunset Lodge, near Northport
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Christmas Cove Beach
12801 N Island View Dr
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10 minute drive from Sunset Lodge, near Northport

Hikes and natural areas

Please see Leelanau Conservancy website https://leelanauconservancy.org/ Sleeping Bear Dunes website https://www.nps.gov/slbe/index.htm Leelanau State Park and lighthouse http://www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/Details.aspx?id=467&type=SPRK
Don't miss this!
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Pyramid Point Trailhead
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Don't miss this!
rent canoes, kayaks, bikes - in Glen Arbor near Sleeping Bear
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Crystal River Outfitters Recreational District
6249 River Road
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rent canoes, kayaks, bikes - in Glen Arbor near Sleeping Bear
Rent bikes, kayaks, paddle boards. Close to Leelanau Trail Head.
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Suttons Bay Bikes
13 locals raden deze aan
Rent bikes, kayaks, paddle boards. Close to Leelanau Trail Head.
10 minutes from Sunset Lodge
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Clay Cliffs Natural Area: The Leelanau Conservancy
4755 N Manitou Trail
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10 minutes from Sunset Lodge
Houdek Dunes Natural Area: The Leelanau Conservancy
5959 N Manitou Trail
9 locals raden deze aan
Kehl Lake Natural Area: The Leelanau Conservancy
12625 N Kehl Rd
near Sleeping Bear Dunes, on Platte River
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Riverside Canoe Trips
5042 North Scenic Highway
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near Sleeping Bear Dunes, on Platte River
Spectacular trail!
Empire Bluff Trail
Spectacular trail!
Wonderful 35+ miles through woods, past lakeshore and Dune Climb.
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Sleeping Bear Heritage Trailhead
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Wonderful 35+ miles through woods, past lakeshore and Dune Climb.
Bike Suttons Bay to Traverse City! Paved all the way, 17 miles, no hills. Farmland, orchards, vineyards, hops farms, woods.
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Tart Trails Inc
148 East Front Street
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Bike Suttons Bay to Traverse City! Paved all the way, 17 miles, no hills. Farmland, orchards, vineyards, hops farms, woods.