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
The Haywire Restaurant
The Haywire, named after a local train rail of days gone by, offers upscale comfort food in a relaxed family friendly atmosphere. Chef Patrick has created a menu that highlights dishes using only quality ingredients. Top quality steaks, chicken, seafood, burgers and sandwiches are on the menu, as well as handmade pizzas with a variety of toppings. Kid’s menu is available and a nice selection of desserts made from scratch like Grandma use to. Make plans to stop by and visit The Haywire for a one-of-a-kind dining experience.
Open for lunch and dinner. For those traveling by snowmobile or ORV, we’re located off the Haywire trail at the Boot Lake spur.
Sunday – Noon-8pm
Closed on Tuesdays
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday – Noon-9pm
8912N Boot Lake Road, Manistique. Only 13 miles out of Munising
N 46° 17.039 W 86° 26.756
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- Serving lunch & dinner
- Cod, shrimp, perch, steaks, chicken, pork chops & burgers
- Kids Menu
- Serving beer & wine
- Authentic Italian pizza, made from scratch
- Made-from-scratch soups, sandwiches & desserts
- Direct trail access
- Free Wi-Fi
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
Shooter’s Firehouse Brewpub
Newly built in 2011, Shooters is locally owned and operated by loyal Firefighter supporters. With flat screen TV’s , a jukebox, and locally brewed specialty ale everyday, Shooters is the perfect place to relax with friends after a long day.
- Burgers and Pizza
- Indoor and Outdoor Seating
- Locally Brewed Ale
- Free Wi-Fi
- Flat Screen Televisions
- Daily Specials
- Private Loft Lounge