Restaurants On Lake Michigan

February 2019 Feature Emily FitzPatrick Web Exclusive

Are you really a boater if you aren’t crazy about food? I guess we might be able to let such a sin slide, but only if you still promise to try these amazing restaurants along Lake Michigan’s shoreline. After all, eating isn’t just about the amazing taste brought on by the right mix of flavors, it’s also about taking the time to sit down and take in your surroundings. So, take the time to enjoy Lake Michigan at the following locations:

LakeHouse Restaurant & Bar
St. Joseph, Mich.

The LakeHouse Restaurant & Bar has the number two rating in the state of Michigan. Their food isn’t just delectable, but also pleasing to the eye. And who could beat their location right on Lake Michigan’s shore?

Riva Crab House
Chicago, Ill.

While you’re relaxing on the lakeside you might as well get some seafood. Riva Crab House is here to make sure that even the pickiest of eaters are able to enjoy a meal of crab, and for those that still refuse to convert, there is the steak.

Bartlett’s Fish Camp
Michigan City, Ind.

Though some may be wary of what it means to be “a fish camp,” reviewers across social media assured us that this was the place to stop in while cruising along the coast of Michigan city. Not only are their seafoods tours to die for, but the staff will also make you feel like family during your short visit.

Harbor House
Milwaukee, Wis.

Harbor House claims to have the best view in Milwaukee, and they don’t disappoint. If you are looking to truly celebrate or simply take in the sites, then this is the place to go. Make sure to set your reservation so that you don’t go without their host of seafood options.

Odyssey Lake Michigan
Chicago, Ill.

Food and a gorgeous view? Sign us up. The Odyssey is a ship that will take you on a river or a lake tour as you dine. Not only will your mouth be blown away, but your eyes will love taking in the city of Chicago as you float along.

Arboreal Inn
Spring Lake, Mich.

Sometimes all a person needs after a day of traveling or working is some peace and quiet. The Arboreal Inn provides a fine-dining experience that allows guests to escape from all of the noise outside and rest while enjoying food that is so good it's beyond words.

What are you favorites? We’re sure to have missed some since there are so many good ones on Lake Michigan. Make sure to fill us in on the best places to dine on Facebook or Twitter so that we can include it on our next list.

For More Information:

LakeHouse Bar & Restaurant

Riva Crab House
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