There are plenty of choices when it comes to food in the Grand Haven area. There are so many great places to choose from, we thought we would break it down to help make your decision a little bit easier. Whether you have a sweet-tooth, or a craving for a good burger the Grand Haven area has something to satisfy every taste bud!


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Whether you are looking for a quick snack or dinner with a view, check out these local restaurants for food that you will only find in the Grand Haven area!

pronto-pups-SmallItinerarieImagePronto Pup: West Michigan’s original Pronto Pup has been in Grand Haven since 1947. The Pronto Pup stand is located along the channel near the Snug Harbor deck. Known for: Pronto Pups – Hot dogs on a stick!

Tip-A-Few: Located in downtown Grand Haven, Tip-A-Few is a popular spot to catch a sports game, grab dinner or have a few drinks! Known for: Wet Burritos

morning-star-SmallItinerarieImageMorning Star: Morning Star Cafe has been serving up Southwest style homemade cuisine since 1995. Breakfast is served 7 days a week with a warm smile and feel-good service. Located on Washington Ave. in downtown Grand Haven. Known for: Cinnamon Rolls, Pancakes and the Tree Hugger – Zucchini, squash, tomato, baby spinach & jack cheese over redskin potatoes and topped with 2 eggs

Butch’s Beach Burrito: Butch’s has been operating in Grand Haven since 1987. Conveniently located on Harbor Dr., the “Come As You Are” setting makes Butch’s the perfect place to grab lunch after a day at the beach! Known for: Burritos & Chiwawa Dog – Hot dog topped with beef, beans, cheese & salsa

Fricano’s: Grand Haven is home to the first pizza tavern in the State of Michigan! Since 1949, Fricano’s has been located in a 19th century boarding house off of Fulton St. Known for: Thin crust Pizza

Rays: This drive-in style burger and shake shack was first established in Grand Haven in 1960! Ray’s is located off of U.S. 31. Known for: Burgers, Shakes & Fries

The Kirby House: The Kirby House has been serving up classic American Cuisine with a side of live entertainment for 25 years and is also home to K2 Pizzeria and the Grill Room! Located in downtown Grand Haven in a historic hotel with an old-world feel. Known for: Wood-fired Pizza, Seafood and Prime Rib

Snug Harbor: Located along the channel, Snug Harbor offers delicious food with a picture-perfect view. Snug’s deck is the perfect spot to enjoy dinner and a sunset! Known for: Seafood Nachos, River View & Annual Chilly Blues Festival

Bil-Mar Restaurant Grand Haven Photo Credit: Ed PostBil-Mar: Located next to the City beach, Bil-Mar is the great place to grab lunch on the deck or dinner with a view. Since 1969 they have been providing locals and tourists with great food and service. Know for: Beach View

Fortino’s: Take a trip down memory lane and relive that ‘kid in a candy store’ feeling with old school candy and treats! Fortino’s has been located on Washington Ave. in downtown Grand Haven since 1907. Known for: Wide variety of candy & Roasted Peanuts

temptations-SmallItinerarieImageTemptations: Since 1985 Temptations has been scooping delicious homemade ice cream! Located at Chinook Pier, Temptations is the perfect place to grab an ice cream cone and watch as the charter boats bring in the catch-of-the-day. Known for: Homemade Ice Cream

Dairy Cream: Also located at Chinook Pier, Dairy Creme is known for their ‘Boardwalk Turtle Sundae’ – the perfect treat on a warm Summer day!

Dairy Treat: Located across form the channel, Dairy Treat is a great place to grab an ice cream cone and take a stroll down to the pier. Dairy treat has been serving ice cream since 1969! Known for: The Rockpile


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