Ludington Area
Dining & Restaurants

Most restaurants in Ludington are easily found on the US-10 corridor, but don't miss the many unique dining establishments in and around the downtown region. 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.

3881 W. US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-0611
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 $20...2 entrees and an appetizer. Visit our full service lounge, with Happy Hour Monday-Friday from 3-6pm. Daily late-night specials, $6.99 burgers Monday-Friday 11am-2pm and Carside to Go!
6006 Barnhart Rd., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-8246
A Caribbean experience on Hamlin Lake. Enjoy great food & cocktails with a tropical flair. Jamaican Jerk Chicken, oysters, Mahi tacos, gumbo, beer and wine to go. Also world-famous pizza, lake perch, wings, burgers & kids menu. Dine inside or on covered waterfront deck. Come by boat or car. Open seasonally.
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Mancino's Pizza and Grinders Ludington
Brenda's Harbor Cafe
316 S. James St., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-7434
Friendly, fast, affordable. This family-style restaurant has a clean, cheery atmosphere, casual nautical decor. Breakfast, lunch served daily starting at 5am. Great flavors, hearty portions, homemade soups. Closest family restaurant to the Lake Michigan Carferry dock, just one block from Harbor View Marina. Free Wi-Fi.
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Chef John's Bakery and Cafe
110 W. Filer, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-3327
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.
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Old Hamlin
Hungry Howie's Pizza & Subs
5485 W. US-10 (next to Walgreens), Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-6363
Hungry Howie's is the home of flavored crust pizza! Try one of their specialty pizzas...or choose a salad, wings, calzone or delicious Howie Bread and Howie Rolls. Meal deals start at $5 up to $20. Open for lunch, and Hungry Howie's delivers in the Ludington, Scottville and Hamlin Lake areas.
Jamesport Brewing Company
410 S. James St., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-2522
Don't miss Ludington's only 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.
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PM Steamers
Little Caesars Pizza
5720 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-5178
Home of Hot-N-Ready Pizza! One large pepperoni or sausage pizza, just $5.55 all day every day. Lunch special: giant pizza slices, $1.69. Also, enjoy our famous Crazy Bread, "yummy" Italian Cheese Bread, fresh salads, or our tasty Caesar Chicken Wings. Open daily at 11am. Locally owned and operated.
Here you will find produce farms that practice sustainable, organic agriculture, poultry and meat producers that raise free-range and grass fed livestock without the use of hormones or antibiotics, homemade, preservative-free bakeries, as well as cheese and dairy farms. Everything you need that is local and organic!
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Ludington Pizza
Who doesn't love a great pizza? Pizza lovers in the Ludington area can now visit one website with links to all the great pizza places in town. Make your first stop when you get hungry for dine-in, take-out or delivery of a delicious pizza pie!
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Barnharts Pirates Pub Restaurant Hamlin Lake
Ludington Weddings & Celebrations
Start here when planning your next wedding, reunion or party. We're your local connection to finding the perfect restaurant or banquet facility for your event. Discover the finest bakeries and caterers which specialize in spectacularly delicious creations. Also party supplies, wine shops, decorations, and more. Celebrate!
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Mancino's Pizza & Grinders
W. US-10 at Jebavy Dr., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-6666
Original recipes, uncompromised quality make Mancino's a local favorite! We use only the freshest ingredients. 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, Hamlin Lake, Scottville! Open daily at 11am.
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Old Hamlin Restaurant
122 W. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-4251
Good home cooking since 1942, featuring homemade baked goods. American food with a few Greek, Italian, and Mexican dishes. Soup/salad bar, daily specials. Fri.--all you can eat fish fry; Sun.--roast chicken. Weekends April-November: breakfast & brunch buffets. Summer: daily buffets. Beer, wine, cocktails. Historic family restaurant, downtown Ludington.
PM Steamers
502 W. Loomis, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-9555
Casual waterfront dining overlooking the city marina and carferry. Gracious service, spectacular sunset views, deck dining available. We're committed to using fresh, locally-sourced ingredients in our seasonal changing menu. Choose from prime rib, pasta, seafood, sandwiches, and award-winning desserts. Cocktails, Michigan wines. Reservations, casual attire welcome.
Riverflats Coffee & Tea
1975 S. Pere Marquette Hwy, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 425-4488
Our friendly staff greets you with a smile! We have created a warm and inviting atmosphere, featuring Uncommon Grounds Coffee. Offering coffee, latte, cappuccino, hot cocoa, tea, smoothies, breakfast items, plus sandwiches, soups and sandwiches (seasonally). We use only quality ingredients. Open daily. We're on your way!
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Halls & Banquet Rooms
5910 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-4033
Expect quality. Relaxed, casual fine dining. Famous for exceptional service and value. Friendly atmosphere, cocktails. Dinner specialties: prime rib, lake perch, whitefish. Lunch favorites: homemade soups, charbroiled burgers, wonderful salads, kid's menu. Dinner nightly starting at 5pm, lunch Mon.-Fri. 11:30am-2pm, Sunday breakfast 9am-1pm. Reservations recommended.
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Ludington Pizza
Table 14
130 W. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-6555
Table 14 is a new restaurant on the corner of Rath & Ludington Avenue. Chef Howard Iles is a local talent trained in Charleston, South Carolina. Eclectic farm to table fare with an ever-changing menu and a southern twist. Full bar and banquet facilities available. Are you ready for something different?
The Q Smokehouse
225 S. James St., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 425-3933
Taste the most mouth-watering meats at The Q Smokehouse. Choose from 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. Open 11am-8pm Monday-Wednesday, til 9pm Thursday-Saturday.
West Michigan Restaurants
New! Visit this online directory of local West Michigan restaurants, pubs, and specialty food shops. There's great dining for all tastes in the communities of Ludington, Manistee, Pentwater, and Scottville, plus the Silver Lake Sand Dunes area and along the Pere Marquette River. You'll find menus, coupons, specials, and more compiled in this handy online guide to good food. Bon appetit!

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