We have searched out the best that the Southwest Michigan are has to offer in terms of “foodie” places to eat. Ranging from Italian, French, Rustic, to American cuisine, listed below, we have arranged by city some of the best places to stop for a memorable dining experience. Whether you’re searching for the perfect rib-eye, or seafood, or just some of the

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Recommended Restaurants

Allegan Dining

The Grill House and Rock Bottom Bar - 269-686-9192. Come to the Grill House where YOU grill the perfect steak, also kabobs, chicken, and tuna steaks. Also featuring the Rock Bottom Bar with a limited bar menu. Reservation only available prior to 5:30. On South 40. 

Lynx Golf Course - 269-694-1313.  Enjoy appetizers, salads, variety of entrees including fish, chicken, pork and ribs.  Daily specials are available as the chef works to please with new items. Entertainment on weekend nights. On E-89.  

Mug Shots - Coffee shop that bakes fresh daily, serves breakfast, sandwiches, soups and salads and numerous drinks to enjoy. Open 7am to 7pm Mon-Fri, 10am-3pm Sat and closed Sunday.

Bubba's Sports Bar - Looking for a late night meal with a beer, walk over to Bubba's.  Bubba's serves until 12pm on Fri-Sat and 10pm on Sun-Thur. 

Vitale's III of Allegan - 269-673-2121. Would like to stay in your room to eat, then order from Vitale's and they will deliver your meal.  From pizza to Italian dinners to subs, you will have dinner in your room to enjoy. 

Plainwell/Otsego Dining 

Four Roses Café - 269-685-1077.  Casual, fine dining café.  Dishes from available local markets will delight you.  Be sure to save room for desserts like Sticky Toffee Pudding or Black Bottom Pie.   Closed on Mondays.

Fennville Dining

Salt of the Earth - 269-561-7258.  Rustic American eatery and bakery.  Open Wed-Sun 5pm-9pm

Crane's Pie Pantry Restaurant, Baker and Cider Mill -269-561-8651. Crane's is known for its delicious glass of cider, homemade food and wonderful fruit pies.  Limited winter hours of operation.

Fenn Valley Vineyards & Wine Cellar - 269-561-2396  Fenn Valley has tours through the winery and vineyards for guests.  We will give you a certificate when you plan to go to Fenn Valley and you could receive two glasses to take home from your trip. Check the Fenn Valley website for special events that are held throughout the summer. 

Paw Paw Dining   

Bistro 120 - 269-657-3654 Fresh Walleye Santa Fe and Guinness Steak are just two of the wonderful dishes served at Bistro 120, a varied menu that changes every day, with a large and varied desert menu that should not be missed. Reservations are recommended. Open all year, closed Mondays.

La Cantina - 616-657-7033 Over the years, Amo and Rose Scotese have mastered - through their Italian Heritage - the fine recipes which evolved from decades of European family tradition, and a true commitment to perfection. Wonderful in a Northern Italian style, not to be missed. Reservations recommended.

Holland Dining

Butches’ Dry Dock - 616-396-8227 Wine shop and deli by day, and a very upscale dining room in the evening. A “must” place to eat when in Holland. Innkeepers favorite!!   

Alpen Rose - 616-393-2111 Their dream of bringing Alpen charm to West Michigan is reflected in their multiple dining rooms. From their family-oriented Kitzbuhel ski lodge; to the classical, fine-dining elegance of our Salzburg room; to the tasteful banquets available in the Garmisch room: Alpenrose is a magnificent microcosm of the many dining experiences available in the Alpen region. Monday through Saturday 7:30 AM until 9:00 PM. Sundays (Brunch Buffet Only) 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Reservations recommended. Closed Monday during winter months.  

Holland Princess Dinner Cruises - 616-393-7799 Casual dinner cruise aboard a riverboat vessel cruising Lake Macatawa. Lunches and dinner cruises available, as well as live music for Friday and Saturday dinner cruises, call for schedule. Air conditioned on main level, open upper deck for sightseeing and relaxation.

Saugatuck/Douglas Dining

Everyday People Café - 269-857-4240 Innkeepers favorite!! Open Year Round - closed Wednesdays. Casual, hip dining featuring eclectic American-Bistro fare. The cocktail and wine garden is a perfect outdoor summertime retreat. - No reservations, but call ahead, it’s a must!!! Call from 5-5:30 for call-ahead seating.

The Belvedere Inn - 269-857-5777 Elegant, romantic setting in an historic mansion located just outside of Saugatuck. An eclectic menu with a French flair. Extensive wine list. Reservations Accepted. Open Thursday - Sunday nights until May 1st - then Wednesday through Sunday nights during the summer. Reservations are a must.

Restaurant Toulouse - 269-857-1561 Open Year Round - days vary depending on season. Elegant French Country atmosphere, nice patio, excellent Country French Cuisine. Winner of the Wine Spectator award. Reservations accepted.

Phil's Bar & Grille - Fun local spot, good food, high-energy bar. Open Daily - Year Round. No reservations.

The Mermaid - Waterfront seating, Open April through November. Fun people & boat watching spot, casual dining. Especially nice for lunch. No reservations.

Wally's - Fun bar scene. Excellent burgers! No reservations.
The Red Dock - Feels like Key West. Very casual, fun - good bands, good food, great drinks! Summer only weather permitting - no reservations.

South Haven Dining

Clementines - 269-637-4755 Enjoy dining in a casual restaurant with friends and family. They have everything from steaks to sandwiches all with their own unique name. You'll never forget their famous onion rings. If you're not hungry, sit at the bar and watch the game. Reservations recommended.

Tellos Italian Bistro - 269-639-9898 Tuesday-Friday 4:00-10:00 Located in beautiful South Haven, Tellos offers a cozy and intimate atmosphere suitable for a casual get-together, business dinner, or special occasion. Their authentic, yet contemporary Italian menu offers the freshest ingredients possible for our guests. Reservations recommended. PM Closed Sunday and Monday

Thirsty Perch Grill - 269- 639-8000 Located in Beautiful South Haven, Thirsty Perch Grille offers a warm, eclectically casual atmosphere somewhere in between Key West and New York suitable for an ice cold local brew to quench your thirst right off the beach, for a family get-together, business dinner, or special occasion.

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