Full Service Restaurants
Barrel Back Restaurant
04069 N. M-75, Walloon Lake
231-535-6000; No reservations
Open 7 days a week, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. (breakfast 8 a.m.-2 p.m.), lunch and dinner
Happy hour daily from 3-6 p.m. (Labor Day-Memorial Day) with a special snacks menu, $2 featured draft beers and $4 special glasses of wine. Closed major holidays.
Outdoor seating: Yes, with views of Walloon Lake
Waterfront dining overlooking Walloon Lake serving traditional fare prepared by a wood-fired pizza oven, wood-fired grill and a wood-fired rotisserie smoker. We specialize in smoked wings, ribs, pizza and unique sandwiches. We feature draft beers – 24 tap handles – including many from Michigan breweries.
Specials: From Labor Day to Memorial Day: All-you-can-eat wings and ribs on Tuesday nights and half-off pizzas on Wednesdays.
Catering: No off-site catering but we can prepare large take-out orders.
The Beach House (seasonal)
0450 Deer Lake Road
231-549-6085; Reservations accepted
Open 7 days a week May-September, serving lunch and dinner with brunch on Sundays.
Open for the summer holidays.
Outdoor seating: Yes, with beautiful views of Deer Lake.
The Beach House Restaurant is just steps away from the Boyne Mountain Golf Shop and the shores of sandy Deer Lake Beach. Choose from indoor or outdoor patio seating with breathtaking views of beautiful Deer Lake while enjoying live entertainment on the patio every Friday and Saturday evening. Youngsters will delight in the complimentary putting green and shuffle board court as mom and dad unwind with a refreshing cocktail.
The menu features regional favorites such as walleye, perch and salmon along with grilled steaks, pasta dishes, and specialty thin crust pizzas. Enjoy a full bar and extensive wine list, as well as house-made desserts and a healthy children's menu.
Bella Vita (seasonal)
02911 Boyne City Road
231-582-3341; Reservations accepted
Open Thursdays to Mondays in the fall.
We offer Italian fine dining in a casual atmosphere, using fresh ingredients from Northern Michigan. Our specialty is walleye, with a unique preparation each evening.
Catering: Full catering available
Boyne City Tap Room/Pine Lake Lodge
220 S. Lake St., Boyne City
Kitchen is open daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. In the off-season, open 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday-Thursday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. The Lodge is open Thursday-Saturday from 5 p.m. to midnight. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Outdoor seating: Yes
We offer American bistro-style dining with a menu made from scratch using fresh ingredients and locally sourced products wherever possible. We serve 40 craft beers on tap, signature craft cocktails and a hand selected wine portfolio. Local musicians offer live entertainment 8-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturday. The upper-level Pine Lake Lodge features a sports bar scene with wood-fired pizzas, fresh popcorn and American craft beers.
Catering: We provide catering both on-site and off-site and host receptions, rehearsal dinners and other special occasions.
Boyne River Inn
229 Water St., Boyne City
231-582-6300; No reservations
Open 7 days a week, 7 a.m.- 2 p.m., for breakfast/brunch; 5-10 p.m. for dinner (from 4 p.m. on Fridays only). Bar open until midnight Sunday-Thursday, until 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday, serving late night appetizers.
Outdoor seating: Yes, overlooking the Boyne River
The BRI is the oldest inn in Boyne City, established in 1893. It has new owners as of March of this year, Ed and Julie Mann. As owners of Smoke on the Water in Charlevoix, the Manns are known for scratch-made, reasonably priced food made with love.
Breakfast offers a bloody mary bar and hand-shredded hash browns, fluffy sour cream pancakes, bacon jam, omelets and biscuits and gravy...to name a few items.
Dinner offers John Cross Fisheries walleye with wild rice pilaf and steamed broccoli. They cook and slice their corned beef for one of the best reuben sandwiches you will find in Northern Michigan. Their hand-battered onion rings are amazing too. Limited Menu.
Happy Hour: Daily from 2-6 p.m. (2-4 p.m. Fridays only). Come in for discounted drinks and 40% off appetizers.
Specials: Friday night fish fry. Three pieces of our hand-battered cod, served with our house-made tartar sauce, our apple slaw and french fries. On Fridays, we feature Smoke on the Water's pulled pork sandwiches.
One Water Street, Boyne City
231-582-8800; No reservations
Open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner; 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday;
8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Closed all major holidays except Easter.
Outdoor seating: Yes, with views of Lake Charlevoix
We are a European-style bistro serving the classics – simply and with flair. We feature Belgian beers, wood-fired pizzas, mussels and frites, pastas, unique breakfasts and casual cuisine from other fine European traditions.
Specials: From Labor Day to Memorial Day we feature $5 pizzas on Mondays and all-you-can-eat mussels and frites on Thursdays. On the first Thursday of each month, 5% of every dollar spent is donated to the Manna Food Project. Happy hour: Every day from 3-6 p.m. $2.99 select appetizers, $1 off favorite libations
Catering: Yes, pick-up only
Boyne Mountain Resort
Open 7 days a week: 7-11 a.m. breakfast; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. lunch; 5-11 p.m. dinner on Friday and Saturday; 5-10 p.m., dinner on Sunday. Open all holidays.
Outdoor seating: Yes
Located in the Mountain Grand Lodge and Spa, Everett's is named after the Everett Kircher - the founder of Boyne Resorts. Like Everett himself, the restaurant is all-American, featuring a menu of mouthwatering steaks, seafood, pasta, sandwiches, burgers, salads, and a range of healthy options. Everett's bar is every bit as legendary as its food, with an extensive wine list, mixed drinks, beer, and variety of Michigan-made temptations.
Specials: Tacos on Tuesdays, All-You-Can-Eat-Pasta on Wednesdays, sushi on Thursdays, prime rib and potato bar on Fridays, stir fry on Saturdays
Catering: The resort offers full catering.
Forty Acres Tavern
Boyne Mountain Resort
Open seven days a week serving lunch and dinner. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday-Tuesday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Wednesday-Thursday; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Friday-Saturday.
Outdoor seating: Yes, all seasons
Forty Acres Tavern celebrates the spirit of the fortuitous transaction when Everett Kircher paid $1 for the land that became Boyne Mountain’s first 40 acres. Equal parts watering hole and refueling station, Forty Acres offers a satisfying selection of spirits and hand-crafted cocktails, a roster of 40 beers...one for each acre and many from Michigan's finest brewers, and a menu of elevated American pub fare that takes traditional favorites to fresh, innovative and irresistibly tasty places. Like the menu, the atmosphere is familiar and welcoming.
Lake Street Pub
202 S. Lake St, Boyne City
Open 7 days a week, 11 a.m. to midnight
Outdoor seating: Yes, with firepits and view of the lake
American pub with full bar serving iconic pub fare, made from scratch with care, buying local products whenever it makes sense.
2495 US-131 S., Boyne Falls
231-549-2757; Reservations accepted for large groups
Open 7 days a week, 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday-Thursday; 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Our custom wood building, cafe music, low lighting and outdoor decor provides the perfect Northern Michigan feeling. The environment is soft and soothing, yet exciting and fun with a vacation/getaway feeling. We feature steaks, pizza, fresh fish, charbroiled burgers and pasta. We prepare our whitefish four ways and serve a fresh Lake Michigan perch dinner. We also offer homemade beef pasties straight from the UP, a Michigan favorite. Gluten-free options available.
Specials: Friday night fish fry (fresh cod), all you can eat for $13.99.
Red Mesa Grill
117 Water St., Boyne City
231-582-0049; No reservations
Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Happy hour: Everyday from 3-6 p.m. $1 off your favorite libation, $3 select appetizers. Closed major holidays.
Outdoor seating: Yes
We offer traditional Mexican and Latin American specialties served in a fun and festive setting. We have the finest and largest tequila selection in the state. We feature celiac, vegan and vegetarian menus. We strive to use local products when available.
Specials: $3 Casa Tuesdays: Live music at night and $3 margaritas, $3 premium drafts and $3 food features; Fridays: Fish tacos.
Catering: We offer either pick-up or set-up dining.
Stein Eriksen’s (seasonal)
Boyne Mountain Resort
Currently closed. Open seven days a week December to April serving breakfast (7-11 a.m.), lunch and dinner. 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday-Thursday; 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays. Open for the winter holidays.
Outdoor seating: No
The iconic Stein Eriksen's is a ski-in/ski-out dining destination with picturesque views of the ski slopes and ice skating rink at Boyne Mountain. The restaurant specializes in delicious comfort food, such as steaks, pasta dishes, hearty soups, sandwiches, and chili.
Stiggs Brewery & Kitchen
112 S. Park St., Boyne City
231-497-6100; Reservations accepted for private rooms & brew house
Open 11 a.m.-midnight every day
Outdoor seating: Yes
Stiggs Brewery & Kitchen is located in the historic former Railroad Office Building, brews beer right onsite and offers a full menu! We feature local farm-to-table cuisine with steaks, burgers, sandwiches and salads. Happy hour 3-6 p.m. daily and all day Tuesday.
Specials: Join our Mug Club for discounts, sign up for our beer dinners, take a tour of our brewery, join us on brew day, host private parties with us, let us design you a custom beer, live music, events and more, visit our website for details!
Catering: We cater both Stiggs beer and cuisine!
The Strand Waterfront Restaurant (seasonal)
Sommerset Pointe Yacht Club
00970 Marina Drive, Boyne City
Open daily, except Mondays. Dinner 5-9 p.m., lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Outdoor seating: Yes, overlooking Lake Charlevoix
Catering: In-house events and catering. Private parties, corporate events and weddings are our specialty.
Venue Sports Bar & Grill
1199 S. M-75 (inside B.C. Lanes bowling alley)
Open 7 days a week: 4-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 4 p.m.-midnight, Fridays; noon to midnight, Saturdays; noon to 8 p.m., Sundays. Closed major holidays.
Happy hour: 4-6 p.m. Monday-Friday; noon to 2 p.m on Sunday
The Venue is a comfortable atmosphere to enjoy a meal, a great drink and your favorite sports. We are a sports bar and grill with lots of televisions. Great food and cold drinks. 14 draft beers on tap. We feature live music on Saturday nights. During happy hours we serve 50-cent wings and free chips and salsa.
Catering: We do cater and we also book parties in our facility.
Walloon Lake Inn
4178 West St., Walloon Lake
231-535-2999; Reservations accepted
Currently open 7 days a week for dinner from 5 p.m. with the last seating by 9 p.m. October: Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Rest of winter: Closed Monday-Wednesday. Call ahead to inquire.
Outdoor seating: Patio seating during summer months
This historic inn has continuously served guests for the past 127 years. We feature fine dining with fresh seafood, steaks and locally grown fare. We offer an extensive wine list and liquor selections and a lively pianist performs most evenings.
Catering: Off-site catering is not available but the restaurant is available for banquets and other private events.
The Whi-Ski Inn
2670 US-131 S, Boyne Falls
Open noon-9 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday; noon to 11 p.m., Friday and Saturday; noon-8 p.m. Sundays. Closed Mondays.
We are Boyne Falls' oldest operating watering hole featuring Bourbon, BBQ & Beer. Whatever season northern Michigan throws our way, we hope you will step in and enjoy time with old friends while making new ones. Our laid back atmosphere will make you feel right at home...and our mouth-watering smoked specialties paired up with one of our 80+ bourbons and whiskeys or great selection of Michigan craft beers will keep you coming back for more. Smoked Bourbon BBQ Ribs, Brisket and Smoked Wings platters are some of our specialties, and our amazing Taco Trio Sampler is fast becoming the talk of the town! Also offering pub food such as delicious burgers and seasoned fries. Live music every Saturday night with some fabulous acoustic musicians. Don’t forget to sign up for our Bourbon Club!