Savors and Flavors Along M22 and Sleeping Bear Dunes

Savors and Flavors Along M22
  1. 312 River Street
    Manistee, MI 49660
    This downtown eatery offers new American cuisine in a relaxed, lakeshore atmosphere. Featuring an extensive wine list, craft beer and artisan cocktails, hand-cut steaks, farm-to-table artisan fare, and a large selection of Great Lakes fish artfully prepared by a passionate team of chefs. Open seven days a week. Proudly participating in the Catch & Cook program.

    A Michigan Wine Restaurant serving a selection of Michigan wines.
  2. 5375 Douglas Valley Drive
    Manistee, MI 49660
    Phone: (231) 887-3333
    Douglas Valley is truly a unique destination located in Manistee Michigan. Our Tasting House offers our unique, award-winning hard ciders and wines. Our Farm Market offers a unique variety of farm fresh organic produce June through October. We harvest organic cherries, blueberries, apples and of course wine grapes. During harvesting months we have a Farm Market overflowing with local organic vegetables including tomatoes, green beans, onions, peppers, zucchini, squash, fresh herbs and beautiful flowers. Our vineyard has 8,000 vines of Pinot and Pinot Noir. Open Monday-Saturday 11am-6pm and Sunday 12pm-5pm. GPS: N44°19.350, W086°13.500.
  3. 12467 Northwood Highway
    Onekama, MI 49675
    Phone: (231) 889-5958
    Pierport Farms™ products are made from fresh fruit grown on farms and orchards surrounding Pierport, our Lake Michigan coastal community. The fruit is picked daily at its peak ripeness and prepared in small batches to create products with truly homemade flavor.
  4. M-22 and M-168
    Dudley Penfold Memorial Marina Park
    Elberta, MI 49628
    Phone: (231) 383-5904
    Established in 2002, this seasonal market operates Thursdays from mid-May through mid-October, from 8am until 12:30pm. Supporting local farmers and providing the best regional items from a five-county area, this market has grown into a community of friendships and business owners all with a common goal of providing the finest fruits, vegetables and other produce.
  5. 320 Main Street
    Frankfort, MI 49635
    Phone: (231) 352-6053
    Coho fine dining and spirits is located downtown, with a covered deck overlooking Betsie Bay. Featuring feature fresh fish from the Great Lakes, locally-raised meats and produce, Michigan drafts, fine wine and spirits, visitors will find gourmet fare in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Coho is open daily, May through October, with private parties, events and catering off season.
  6. 303 Main St.
    Frankfort, MI 49635
    Operating with the “Belgian-inspired, Michigan-made” philosophy, these well-balanced beers are brewed with specific attention to the yeast profiles and are served up in the 85-seat vintage-inspired taproom or outside on a 1200-square-foot covered beer garden. The pub menu is focused on foods that pair well with the beer offerings – including flatbread pizzas, soups, salads, sandwiches, charcuterie (cured meats, cheeses and house-made pickles), uniquely-flavored popcorn, little bites and desserts. Open year round.
  7. 7117 South St
    Benzonia, MI 49616
    Phone: (231) 882-9697
    We make all the ice cream here in Benzonia, Michigan. Our ice cream is super premium. 16% butterfat with low overrun. It is sweetened with michigan sugar beets, NOT corn syrup and there are no added hormones. We sautee the nuts and chop the chocolate by hand. We love our product and know you will too! If you're ever traveling through Benzonia, do take a detour off the main drag and visit our ice cream shop.
  8. 1 Wood Ridge Road
    Glen Arbor, MI 49636
    Phone: (231) 334-5000
    Classically-inspired contemporary Italian cuisine prepared with the freshest local ingredients by Chef John Piombo. Served in a three level, timber-framed structure with natural stone fireplaces, a chef’s table, two intimate dining areas and a warm and welcoming loft. Accompanied by full bar service and boutique wines. Located at The Homestead – America’s Freshwater Resort.

    Proudly serving Michigan wines.
  9. 205 River Street
    Box 881
    Leland, MI 49654
    Phone: (231) 256-9801
    For more than a century, the Carlson family has operated this fishery in Northwest Michigan – now, five generations strong. The Manitou Islands, just 12 miles off shore to the west, offers some of the area’s best fishing. Here, in historic Fishtown, you’ll find both fresh and smoked fish, smoked fish sausage, smoked fish pate, beef and turkey jerky. Open seasonally.
  10. 413 N. St. Joseph St.
    Suttons Bay, MI 49682
    Reservations: (231) 271-2344
    Phone: (231) 271-2344
    Martha’s is open everyday for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Martha’s could be best described as a European style cafe, where every entree is made from scratch, (including the pastries) and made from the very finest ingredients available in Leelanau County and the surrounding region. Please plan to join us for the best cafe dining you will ever experience in Northern Michigan. Go ahead... pull up a chair at Martha’s Table. Martha’s is open for breakfast and lunch seven days a week. Enjoy a full espresso bar, fine pastries by Susan McConnell, dinner every Friday and Saturday, and Sunday Supper at 6 p.m. Martha's also features a full bar. Breakfast is served every morning, and on Sunday until 2 p.m. It’s always simple, and it’s always fresh, with local eggs (poached, scrambled, or any way you like them), crusty bread toasted and served with strawberry jam, and buttermilk pancakes with blueberries and Michigan maple syrup. In the spring, enjoy frittatas with fresh asparagus and Leelanau cheese. Lunch might be a steaming bowl of classic pistou, a sandwich piled high with meats and cheeses, Martha’s Caesar salad, penne pasta with fresh tomatoes and basil or a small, crisp-crust Pizza Margharita. But no matter the entree, it’s always made from scratch and of the finest local ingredients.

    A Michigan Wine Restaurant serving a selection of Michigan wines.
  11. 3324 S. West Bay Shore Drive M22
    Suttons Bay, MI 49682
    Phone: (231) 271-2600
    Award-winning artisan cheeses include a variety of cellar-aged Swiss Raclette cheese – rated “Best of Show” by the American Cheese Society in 2007 – as well as French Style Fromage Blanc cheese spread. John and Anne Hoyt, cheese makers and proprietors, use only pure, fresh, local cow's milk adding no color or preservatives. Come visit the new creamery, which opened in early 2014.
Stretching from Manistee to Benzie and Leelanau Counties, the M22 corridor is known for rolling through lush countrysides and along freshwater shorelines. Here, more than 30 restaurants and charter boat operators participate in the award-winning “Catch & Cook” program – where a day of fishing turns into a gourmet meal featuring your own fresh catch.
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