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Best Outdoor Dining Spots in the Grand Haven Area

The Grand Haven area has many outdoor dining options including decks, patios, tiki bars, and more. If you aren’t sure where to go, look no further! With a great view or atmosphere these are some of the best outdoor dining spots in the area!

Sandy Point Beach House
If you’re looking for quiet and quaint location, Sandy Point is the place for you! Located south of Grand Haven in West Olive, SPBH offers live music every Saturday and American cuisine ranging from fresh seafood to steak. They even have bocce ball courts!

Photo courtesy via Sandy Point Beach House Facebook

Snug Harbor
At Snug Harbor, the deck offers beautiful waterfront dining overlooking the Grand Haven channel. Whether you’re just grabbing drinks or a meal, Snug is the perfect place to sit, relax and watch the boats go by. If you time it just right, you might even catch a 600 foot Great Lakes freighter heading in or out of port!

snug harbor

Vander Mill Spring Lake
Vander Mill isn’t just a place for donuts and cider. It’s a place to enjoy some outdoor drinks and snacks. Recently opened for the season, Vander Mill offers a unique environment that everyone can enjoy. If you’re looking for a more low-key destination for just some appetizers and great drinks, this is the perfect place to try!

Vander Mill Spring Lake

Jack’s Waterfront Bistro
Jack’s in Spring Lake also offers a waterfront dining experience that everyone can enjoy. With a large menu in a casual and fun atmosphere, guests can enjoy great food and drinks overlooking the Grand River. Their large tiki bar also offers and island like setting and their signature Rum Bomber. Also Jack’s hosts live music almost every night of the week during the summer!

Photo Courtesy via Jack's Waterfront Bistro

Bil-Mar
The Bil-Mar patio has a beautiful view of Lake Michigan that can’t be beat in the Grand Haven area. Walk off the beach for cocktails, appetizers, entrees and more. Don’t forget to pose for a photo with their palm tree!

bil-mar photo courtesy via facebook

Old Boy’s Brewhouse
Right on the shore of Spring Lake, Old Boys’ Brewhouse offers a huge deck with views of the boats going in and out of Spring Lake from the Grand River. Try one of their craft brews while taking in the sunshine – and don’t forget to try their deep fried pickles!

Old Boys Brewhouse

Forno de Pizza
Don’t miss out on this fun deck experience this summer! Forno de Pizza offers wood-fire oven pizza that the whole family can enjoy Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 5pm-10pm. Be sure to try their pear, walnut and gorgonzola pizza – trust us!

Courtesy Forno de Pizza via facebook

K2 inside The Kirby House
On the top floor of The Kirby House, K2 is another place to grab some pizza and summer cocktails while taking in the sunshine. Cooked in a wood-fire oven, K2 offers several specialty pizzas ranging from original pepperoni to southwest chipotle for those who are feeling more adventurous.

K2 photo courtesy via Facebook

Where is your favorite outdoor dining spot in the Grand Haven area? Let us know in the comments below!

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