137 West St.
Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone: (989) 732-7541
Fax: (989) 732-0930
La Senorita brings the flavor of Mexico to Gaylord. This little restaurant invites you to experience the spices from Mexico. You can start your meal by munching on some delectable beef or chicken or cheese nachos, while sipping on some savory margaritas. For your main course, you can choose to go Mexican by ordering Enchiladas or the La Bamba Burrito, or you can try a combination plate, which brings together the flavors of America and Mexico in a sumptuous experiment. The restaurant also offers catering services and has banquet facilities. La Senorita is child friendly and it even offers complimentary meal on birthdays. Please see the website for further information.
Located in the city of Gaylord, the Upper Crust Bakery offers a wide range of pies, breads, pastries and the popular Peet’s Coffee. The interiors here are simple yet contemporary with bistro styled tables. Another favorite here are the doughnuts which are served in a variety of flavors. The owners are very friendly and even give their guests food samples to savor. This place also has Wi-Fi connectivity for those who prefer staying connected at all times. Call for more information.
Located near the center of Gaylord City, Big Buck Brewery and Steakhouse serves delectable steaks and locally brewed beer. The atmosphere is vibrant and bustling. The food, as one would expect, is mostly grilled. Steaks are the specialty here, so you will find a lot of meat options, like the New York Strip, Chipotle Flat Iron, Fillet Mignon and Top Sirloin. A wide variety of seafood delicacies like Sriracha Crab Cakes, Lake Michigan Perch, and Ale Battered Shrimp adorn the menu charts as well. If you are a vegetarian, you will not find too many options, save a few salad items and a sandwich or two. The beer is another story here. Try their Buck Naked or Big Buck Beer and you will be coming back for more. The restaurant also provides its space for private events. It can accommodate about 500 people and even offers a custom-made menu to help you make your event a successful one. Please see the website for further information.
An integral part of the community history of Gaylord, the Sugar Bowl Restaurant has served this city through generations. In 1919, when this restaurant was opened, it only operated as a candy store. But over the years, this restaurant has grown so much in popularity that it has started serving lunch, dinner, breakfast and everything in between. There is a 'Wall of History' in the Sugar Bowl, on which are displayed major events in the history of Gaylord, as well as a pictured map of how this restaurant has evolved over the years. This restaurant is still known for its delicious home-made ice creams and candies, plus, it also gathers a crowd for its sumptuous Greek salads and other dishes. A visit here will really give you a taste of the local community
In the center of Gaylord lies the Big Bear Delicatessen. This typical American deli is housed in a beautiful 1929 styled house, with its gorgeous red-bricked facade and the smart contrast of deep green and plush maroon, helping it stand out against the rest of the houses near by. The food offered here is prepared with high-standard meats and natural cheese, and this you can enjoy with freshly baked bread and rolls at Big Bear. The sandwiches are quite varied, with items like Roast Turkey, Liverwurst, Black Forest and the Big Bear Combo. The deli also offers catering services and has special 'Party Trays' for events. Please see the website for further information.
The picturesque landscape of Michigan unfolds around the Bennethum's Northern Inn, nestled in Gaylord, one of its beautiful and serene cities. This little American restaurant serves a blend of local traditional fare and some old favorites borrowed from the international cuisines. A favorite hang out of the locals as well as the visitors, the Bennethum's Northern Inn promises to be a warm and welcoming restaurant. You can start the meal with sizzling appetizers like Homemade Crab Rangoon or Saganaki-Opa, which is made with imported Greek cheese. For the main course, you can try among other options, their 'Specialty Enhancements', which has items like the Bleu Wedge and Gourmet Seven Cheese Macaroni; or you can try their very popular Gourmet Pizzas. End this culinary voyage with desserts like Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie and Double Chocolate Moose-Track Brownie. Of course, there are decent beverages to help you wash down your meal. Please see the website for further information.
Nestled in the serene and beautiful woods to the south of Gaylord City, the Inn the Woods brings together the rustic charm of the countryside and the thrills of fine modern dining. The wood paneled interiors, set over looking the gorgeous estate of the Michaywé club, contrasting the white walls, have a very calming effect on the diners. The warm and welcoming staff enhance this experience, as they are always ready to serve you. On the menu, you will find a lot of meat options, with Pot Roast of Beef being one of their most popular items. There are also a few vegetarian and seafood options, but the lesser variety does not mean lesser taste. If you want something exotic, they also serve spicy Mexican dishes and a range of gourmet pizzas. This restaurant has banqueting facilities and is very ideal for private events.
Catering to locals and tourists alike is this amazing restaurant Stein Eriksen's, located within Clock Tower Lodge. Named after Stein Eriksen, an individual who spent a major part of his lifetime in the region, this restaurant is definitely not a place to be missed. The restaurant serves some delicious fare like burgers, steaks, seafood and other American delicacies.
Beach House Restaurant caters to those on vacation and the locals alike. The restaurant serves up delicious regional fare that makes one a regular patron of this place. Apart from the food, it is the impressive selection of wine and beer that lures the crowd. If the royal interiors of the restaurant do not really impress you, then head outdoors where a glorious patio awaits you. Sip on some wine while immersing yourself in the wonderful view of the beautiful Deer lake.
The eponymous Everett's is a good place to dine with family and friends. Serving up a wide variety of delicious American fare, the restaurant attracts tourists and locals alike. The menu exemplifies Everett Kircher's enthusiasm for hunting and fishing and caters to those who love seafood. Also, a kiddies special menu is available. Live events take place, so make sure you do not miss out on Everett's, located within the main lobby of Mountain Grand Lodge and Spa, when you visit the region. Check website for varying timings.
Take in the wonderful views of the village and lake at Pierson's Grille and Spirits. The restaurant serves up some delectable meals. Indulge in the Avalanche Burger, which is just as big as it sounds. Along with the delicious food they have a wide variety of drinks including wine. A special menu for kids is also available. Live music occasionally takes place in the evenings.
Forever bustling with people, Betty's Restaurant is known for serving simple yet delicious food. This restaurant maybe not be considered as a place for dining at leisure, but rather, a place to grab a fulfilling bite and leave. With the rates being reasonable, it is no wonder that finding a seat here is difficult most of the time. So call ahead for timings of the restaurant.