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Best American Restaurants in Northern MI

Bennethum's Northern InnBennethum's Northern Inn
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American | Gaylord, Northern Michigan
Tracey'sTracey's
(72)
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American | Munising, Northern Michigan
Aerie Restaurant & LoungeAerie Restaurant & Lounge
(550)
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American | Acme, Northern Michigan
Mary's Bistro Draught HouseMary's Bistro Draught House
(27)
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American | Mackinac Island, Northern Michigan

Best Italian Restaurants in Northern MI

FunistradaFunistrada
(561)
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Italian | Glen Arbor / Maple City, Northern Michigan
PepeNero Ristorantino Italiano / Ballaro Wine LoungePepeNero Ristorantino Italiano / Ballaro Wine Lounge
(156)
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Italian | Traverse City, Northern Michigan

Popular restaurants in Northern MI

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Trattoria Stella
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Italian | Traverse City
Boathouse Restaurant
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European | Traverse City
PepeNero Ristorantino Italiano / Ballaro Wine Lounge
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Italian | Traverse City
Aerie Restaurant & Lounge
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American | Acme
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Bennethum's Northern Inn1. Bennethum's Northern Inn
126 reviews
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American | Gaylord, Northern Michigan

Good place for local food...walleye, perch are prepared very well. The filet mignon sliders were excellent. A bit expensive, but good food and service makes it worth it. More

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The Table Restaurant at the H Hotel2. The Table Restaurant at the H Hotel
358 reviews
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Steakhouse | Midland, Northern Michigan

Went for a family dinner. Food was excellent, great service and a good wine list. More

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Red Ginger of Traverse City3. Red Ginger of Traverse City
1413 reviews
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Asian | Traverse City, Northern Michigan

Very good! Recommend always. More

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The Rowe Inn4. The Rowe Inn
126 reviews
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French | Charlevoix, Northern Michigan

Our favorite for special occasions while visiting up north! More

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Boathouse Restaurant5. Boathouse Restaurant
118 reviews
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European | Traverse City, Northern Michigan

Overall ambiance was very refined and the location allows outstanding views of the bay and the amazing sunset. The food is fresh, creative, and has amazing flavor. Our server Katy was very friendly and attentive as needed allowing for a dining experience that was never rushed and overall very pleasant. More

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Northern MI restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Slate Traverse CitySlate Traverse City
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American | Traverse City, Northern Michigan

Your newest Front Street favorite, Slate proudly opened its doors on Friday, June 22, 2018. The name Slate was derived from its chalkboard style menu and will boast nightly features and other accoutrements that will tantalize your taste-buds. Slate’s chalkboard menus will likely change based on availability of the freshest food, the whims of our culinary team, and the seasonality of Northern Michigan. Join us!More

Sorellina - Traverse CitySorellina - Traverse City
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Italian | Traverse City, Northern Michigan

Sorellina, which means little sister in Italian, has been a part of the vibrant fabric of downtown Traverse City since its opening in 2012. Relax, unwind, grab a glass of wine and join us for both authentic Italian favorites and contemporary Italian culinary interpretations.More

The Strand Waterfront RestaurantThe Strand Waterfront Restaurant
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American | Boyne City, Northern Michigan

Welcome to The Strand -Fine dining in Boyne City overlooking Lake Charlevoix.More

Discover Upper Peninsula

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula boasts cuisine that's rustic, fresh, and homemade. Whether you’re in the mood for cook-to-order hamburgers at the local carhop or old-world recipes and local beer, Northern Michigan has something for everyone. You’ll find a host of Italian restaurants serving up gourmet pizza and other classic Italian dishes. Are you looking for casual fare from a diner? The area won’t disappoint as it has several establishments serving up homemade hamburgers, local jerky, and pasties. Be sure to visit one of the area’s German-influenced restaurants too. They use locally sourced ingredients in traditional recipes, and the Michigan and European beer selections are plentiful.