Restaurants, bars and cafés with great food & drinks in the Munising area
Munising offers a variety of eating options for everyone’s taste buds. With Lake Superior in our backyard, many area restaurants offer fresh Lake Superior fish including salmon, trout and whitefish. Want to try a pasty (the ‘a’ pronounced as in ‘cat’)? You’re in luck, most Munising restaurants offer homemade pasties on their menus. There are also great breakfast and lunch options in the area to help you make it through the day. After a day of sightseeing why relax at one of our cafés or saloons for a tasty beverage. Many places offer live music throughout the year!
Dogpatch Restaurant & Gift Shop
Since 1966, the Dogpatch Restaurant has offered great tasting meals in a very unique atmosphere. The “Patch” is home of the legendary vittles including a huge soup and salad bar, a country breakfast, seafood, steaks and great sandwiches. While you’re at the Dogpatch make sure to visit the gift shop and see their wide selection of items… from local souvenirs and clothing to unique handmade gifts, they have something for everyone in your family. We hope to see you soon at the Dogpatch!
- Open at 7am daily
- Country breakfast
- Large soup & salad bar
- Burgers & sandwiches
- Seafood & steaks
- Great Lakes fish
- Rail drinks
- Quality gift shop with many items
- Large parking lot for trailers/RVs
Our menu features great food for all appetites. We have a full breakfast menu as well as great lunch and dinner menus to make sure you don’t leave hungry. Craving something sweet? Try one of our delicious desserts!
- Hand-cut steaks
- Fresh Lake Superior fish
- Vast array of sandwiches & burgers
- Tasty brews, drink specials & live music in the Shark Bay Bar
The Brownstone Inn
Established in 1946, a visit to the Brownstone Inn is a must when you’re in the Munising area. Located 2 miles west of AuTrain, this historic restaurant offers a variety of delicious lunch and dinner items that are sure to satisfy. Their large menu selection has something for everyone – from Filet Mignon with Stuffed Crab to the Brownstone Burger, a local favorite. For those traveling by snowmobile or ATV, the Brownstone is conveniently located off trail 417. We hope to see you soon!
- Lunch all day, dinner after 3pm
- Kids menu
- Filet mignon & ribeye steaks
- Lake Superior whitefish
- Unique appetizers
- Soups & salads
- Burgers & sandwiches
- Tasty desserts
- Mixed drinks, wine & beer selection
- Domestic, imported & locally brewed beers
- Private dining room – Onota Room
- ATV/snowmobile trail access
Located just South of Munising, all trails lead to the Buckhorn Resort! Along with great lodging in a Northwoods setting, the Buckhorn offers a full-service restaurant and lounge. You will find yourself overlooking beautiful Hovey Lake while enjoying a great meal in a casual and comfortable setting. We are known for our broasted chicken and pork chops and our sandwich menu. Steaks, fish and pasta round out our dinner menu.
- Open 11:00am, 7 Days a Week
- Broasted Chicken and Chops
- Salad Bar
- Sandwiches and Appetizers
- Steaks and Seafood
- Pizza & Pasta
- Craft Beers
Muldoons Pasties & Gifts
A trip to Muldoons for their award winning pasty (pronounced pass-tee) is a must if you are visiting Munising. Voted #1 in the Upper Peninsula, Muldoons offers traditional and vegetarian pasties that are sure to provide a hot and delicious meal anytime of day.
Pasties originated as a meal for the miners of Cornwall, England, and later Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. A pasty is a pie that is made without the benefit of a pan to shape it. Muldoons pasties are Cornish meat pasties made with potato, ground beef, onion, rutabaga, and carrot, baked in a piecrust. Vegetarian and apple pasties are also available.
- Fresh, made daily
- Beef, Veggie or Apple available
- Indoor & outdoor seating
- Frozen pasties available
- Large selection of U.P. gifts
Bay Furnace Bagel Works
Established in 2015, a visit to Bay Furnace Bagel is a must. We offer fresh baked bagels, bagel sandwiches, and subs. Our homemade soups and cream cheese spreads are one of a kind. Bay Furnace Bagel Works is the perfect place to begin your day while enjoying some freshly brewed Keweenaw coffee. We are located minutes away from all of Munising’s main attractions. We are open 7 days a week, 7am-3pm for your convenience. We hope to see you soon.
- Indoor seating
- Open 7 days a week – 7:00am to 3:00pm
- Providing Upper Michigan’s finest Keweenaw Coffee
- Serving breakfast and lunch
- Fresh baked bagels and subs made daily
- Homemade soups
- Free Wi-Fi