Petoskey Area Culinary Trail

If there's one thing we know how to do in northern Michigan, it's eat! In addition to the numerous restaurants and diners in the area, there are certain "must go" places if you're a fan of good food. For maximum enjoyment, we recommend that you visit these places over a couple of days. Loosen your belt and check it out.

American Spoon Foods & Gelato Cafe'
413 East Lake Street
Petoskey, MI 49770
Ph:  (231) 347-7004
Their products are described as "Spoon Preserves" because they are more suited to spooning than spreading with a knife. Dont miss the tasting table where you can sample many of their products. Over 24 flavors of authentic, all-natural gelato and sorbetto are made in 4 gallon batches right on the premises using the finest ingredients and no stabilizers, emulsifiers, artificial colorings or preservatives

Crooked Tree Breadworks
2264 M-11, Suite #5
Petoskey, MI 49770
Ph:  (231) 347-9574
Selecting only the highest quality flours to make their breads. With the help of well water and a pinch of salt, bakers bring out the natural flavors of the wheat using techniques that have been around for centuries. The breads are shaped by hand and baked in a German stonehearth oven. Whether a crusty, hearth-baked sourdough or a tender sandwich loaf, the result is bread with flavor and integrity, a loaf to be shared and enjoyed.   

Plaths Meats
2200 East Mitchell
Petoskey, MI 49770
Ph:  (231) 348-8100
Delicious home smoked loins, bacon and sausages.   

Coveyou Scenic Farm Market
4160 US 131 South
Petoskey, MI 49770
Ph:  (231) 348-1278 
Every Coveyou generation has contributed something special to this unique hilltop farm. What has remained the same is the familys dedication to quality, commitment to wholesome, locally grown goods, friendly services, and the beautiful view overlooking Walloon Lake. 

Grain Train Natural Foods
220 East Mitchell St. 
Petoskey, MI 49770
Ph:  (231) 347-2381
Welcoming shoppers and Owners since 1971 to a natural & organic foods grocery and deli. Cooperatively-owned market offers the finest natural, organic and local produce, meats, packaged and bulk items, deli sandwiches, soups, bakery breads and treats available. The Grain Train also features premium nutritional supplements and organic medicinal herbs, as well as organic and all natural body care products. 

Bills Farm Market
4450 East Mitchell Road
Petoskey, MI 49770
Ph:  (231) 347-6735
A family farm for more than 100 years. Open the middle of June with strawberries, five kinds of lettuce, spinach, rhubarb, asparagus and other spring crops.  The market is soon full of all the summer fruits such as raspberries, blueberries, sweet and tart cherries, apricots and peaches. Also selling over twenty different kinds of fresh cut and dried flowers, herbs, homegrown tomatoes, honeyrock melons and sweet corn picked daily.  As the summer season begins to fade, thousands of pumpkins, fall squash and gourds fill the yard. Fresh cider, apples pears, Indian corn and corn shocks make the fall harvest display complete. 

Boyne City  
Lavender Hill
7354 Horton Bay Road
Boyne City, MI 49712
Ph:  (231) 582-3784
Lavender Hill Farms, established in 2003, is the largest commercial lavender farm in Michigan. The owners are committed to growing healthy varieties to supply the ever increasing demand for culinary lavender including Angustifolia Cooking Buds and Lavender Jelly. 

Horton Bay General Store
05115 Boyne City Road
Boyne City, MI 49712
Ph:  (231) 582-7827
Best known for its Hemingway memorabilia and lore, the locals love the homemade salsas, whitefish pate and tapas on the weekends. 

Café Sante
1 Water St
Ste 100
Boyne City, MI 49712
Ph: (231) 582-8800
A casual, European-style bistro serving The Classics--simply and with flair. Featuring wood-fired pizzas, mussels and frites, pastas, Panini, unique breakfasts and causal cuisine from other fine European traditions. 

Harbor Springs  
Pond Hill Farm
5699 S. Lakeshore Drive
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
Ph:  (231) 526-3276
A family owned and family friendly working farm. Kids love feeding cows, pigs, sheep, goats, chickens and geese in the livestock barn. The farm market is filled with herbicide and pesticide free produce and organically raised beef, pork, and lamb. Old fashioned canned goods (canned onsite), organic dairy products, and a wide variety of other natural & organic items are available.   

Toms Moms Cookies
267 South Spring Street
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
Ph:  (231) 526-6606
Baking award winning cookies (using the same recipe) since 1985 (now making 17 different varieties). Their signature Chocolate Chunk begins by hand cutting chunks from a 10 pound chocolate bar and adding the finest walnuts, almonds, pecans, macadamia nuts, and dried Northern Michigan cherries...yum. 

Pleasantview Winery
6769 South Pleasantview Road
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
Ph:  (231) 622-3477
Enjoy eclectic blends of wine in the Tasting Room at the areas only vineyard.