Dining

Sunset over Lake Huron
Sunset over Lake Huron

Food. The sustenance of life, yes. But food also plays an important role as an enjoyable and social activity! Whether you are looking for an elegant dinner, a family-oriented meal, a snack or a tasty treat — we’ve got you covered!

From Fine Dining to an ice cream cone…from a hearty breakfast to a mouth-watering dessert…from a lake perch dinner to a scrumptious donut…from a juicy burger to a specialty coffee…you will find it here!

Restaurants

Bank 1884 Food & Spirits, The

Fine Dining – Great Selection – Casual Atmosphere – National Historic Site
Lunches starting at 11 am during the summer. Dinners starting at 5 pm.
Catering * Private Parties

buccaneerden

Buccaneer Den

Dinners: Steaks * Chops * Seafood * Casual Dining * Moderately Priced * Private Parties * Beer, Wine & Spirits * Vegetarion Options * Limited Children’s Menu * Open Year Round
*** Established 1938 *** Lodging Available (Pool & Continental Breakfast)

Known For: Prime Rib & Shrimp Almondine

Credit Cards Accepted.

Parties of 8 or more: Please Call For Reservations.

Summer Hours: Open Monday – Saturday 5pm

Off Season Hours: Open Friday & Saturday 5pm – 8pm

  • 989-738-7175
  • 1884 Port Austin Road, Port Austin MI 48467
captainmorgans

Captain Morgan’s Grindstone Resort

Located at Grindstone City Harbor.
Dining * Lodging * Sport Fishing
Steak, Seafood, Burgers, Pizza, Craft Beers, Wine & Spirits
Boat Slips * Ice * Fish Cleaning Station
NEW Renovated Cabins!

Farm Restaurant, The

Fine dining experience. Casual atmosphere.

Varied Menu – Prime Rib * Steaks * Seafood * Vegetarian * Fabulous desserts!

Open year round. Catering.

Garfield’s Inn, The

Re-opened this summer under new ownership, this designated national historical site is not just an important historical structure – it is also a full-service restaurant and inn.

The Inn features six spacious, newly decorated rooms with air conditioning and cable TV. Open year round.

Joe’s Pizzeria

Hand-Tossed Pizza * Italian & American Food * Lasagna * Pasta Dishes * Beer & Wine
Open Year Round * Carry outs welcome * Located downtown

  • 989-738-8711
  • 8725 Lake Street, Port Austin MI 48467

Lake Street Emporium

Gift Shop & Eatery

Serving breakfast & lunch  * Specials * Deli counter

Ice cream – cones, sundaes, shakes, banana splits

  • 989-738-8412
  • 8687 Lake Street, Port Austin
Sunset over Lake Huron

Lighthouse Cafe

Family restaurant. Featuring homemade soups, breads and desserts. Breakfast served all day. Specials.

PAK’s Backyard Cafe and Beer Garden

New this year, at the site of Port Austin Kayak and Bike Rental – this unique indoor/outdoor cafe offers a select menu of grilled items, along with a good selection of beer, wine and mixed drinks.

The outdoor seating is comfortable and fun – with game areas to give both you and your kids things to do – while enjoying the great view of Lake Huron, Bird Creek County Park and the Port Austin Reef Lighthouse. Or – enjoy the view from inside too!

SHELLEYS

Shelley’s Bar & Grill

Lunch & Dinner Specials * Pizza * Carry Outs
Flat Screen TVs * Outdoor Service
Open daily/Year round – Grindstone City

  • 989-738-5105
  • 8745 Pearson Rd., Port Austin

Sportsman’s Inn

Family dining at Family Prices * Children’s menu * Lobster chowder * Seafood * Perch * Choice Steaks * Pizza * Friday Night Fish Fry * Sandwiches * MC/Visa accepted.

  • 989-738-7520
  • 8708 Lake Street, Port Austin MI 48467

Stock Pot, The

Family restaurant. Featuring homemade soups. Children’s menu. Take-out. Catering.

  • 989-738-7111
  • 8714 Lake St., Port Austin MI 48467

The Tap Room at Bird Creek Farms

The Tap Room offers a good selection of craft beers as well as “farm to table” cuisine.

  • Great Outdoor Picturesque Seating
  • Trivia Competitions
  • Special Events
  • Family Friendly
  • Organic Farm
  • Live Music
  • Sunday Brunch
  • Lawn Games
  • Special Events & Festivals On Site

Known for the following:

Chicken & Waffles, Scoth Egg, and Broken Rock Brewery Beer (Brewed On Site!)

Children’s Menu, Vegetarian and Vegan Options Available.

Credit Cards Accepted.

Open April – October.

Taverns

captainmorgans

Captain Morgan’s Grindstone Resort

Located at Grindstone City Harbor.
Dining * Lodging * Sport Fishing
Steak, Seafood, Burgers, Pizza, Craft Beers, Wine & Spirits
Boat Slips * Ice * Fish Cleaning Station
NEW Renovated Cabins!

Landing Bar & Grill, The

Pizza * Sandwiches * Spirits * Carry-out * MC/Visa accepted * Great new menu. Kitchen open to 11pm. Pool TAble. Seasonal Entertainment. Lotto/Club Keno. ATM

  • 989-738-9750
  • 8724 Lake Street, Port Austin MI 48467
SHELLEYS

Shelley’s Bar & Grill

Lunch & Dinner Specials * Pizza * Carry Outs
Flat Screen TVs * Outdoor Service
Open daily/Year round – Grindstone City

  • 989-738-5105
  • 8745 Pearson Rd., Port Austin

Sportsman’s Inn

Family dining at Family Prices * Children’s menu * Lobster chowder * Seafood * Perch * Choice Steaks * Pizza * Friday Night Fish Fry * Sandwiches * MC/Visa accepted.

  • 989-738-7520
  • 8708 Lake Street, Port Austin MI 48467

Wineries & Breweries

Bird Creek Farms & Brewery

Produce * Eggs * Poultry

Bird Creek Farms TAP ROOM – opening Spring 2016!

 

Dizzy Daisy Winery & Vineyard

Variety of wines! Open year round for Free Wine Tasting – daily noon to 5 pm.

  • Outdoor Seating
  • Cheese and Crackers Available
  • Credit Cards Accepted

Check out our website for monthly events & specials.

U-pick Strawberries in season.

Grocery & Party Stores

Corner Beverage, The

Party Store – beer, wine, liquor, specialty drinks, pop, snacks, grocery items

Fresh Sandwiches

ATM * Special Orders

SHELLEYS

JJ’s Party Store

Grindstone City’s full service party store – open daily year round!
Ice Cold Beer * Wine * Liquor * Groceries * Bait * Ice * Lotto

  • 989-738-5105
  • 8745 Pearson Road, Port Austin MI 48467

Port Austin Market

Full service supermarket – groceries, produce, fresh meats, beer, liquor, wine, Lotto, EBT, WIC – open 7 days

  • 989-738-5136
  • 8677 Lake Street, Port Austin MI 48467

Port Austin Shell Station & Convenience Store

Open 6am daily Year Round! Gas * Diesel * Kerosene * Propane fill-station
Convenience Store – beer * ice * fresh-ground coffee * fountain pop.
ATM. Lotto. EBT. Crawlers.

  • 989-738-8150
  • 8490 Lake Street, Port Austin MI 48467

Coffee, Sweets & Treats

greenbean

Green Clean Bean Espresso Bar & WiFi/Laundromat, The

Great Specialty Coffees, Lattes, Pastries & More!
Free WiFi. Clean Lounge. Business Center available.
Laundromat.
2nd Location in Bad Axe at 144 East Huron Avenue.

grindstonegenstore

Grindstone General Store & Gift Shop

The Thumb’s Biggest Ice Cream Cones. A Family Destination for 126 years!

“Try our homemade ice cream and sorbet” * Huge Scoops *Homemade Waffle Cones * Outdoor Seating * Family Friendly

Michigan-made gift shop

Open daily 11 am to 10 pm during the summer.

Credit Cards, Apple Pay, & Samsung Pay Accepted.

  • 989-738-6410
  • 3206 Copeland Road, Port Austin MI 48467

Murphy’s Bakery

FRESH baked goods: donuts, muffins, bagels, bread, cookies, cakes and more!!!
Other Michigan made products.
Open 5 am daily during the summer (May – September)
Off Season or special orders, call the Bakery 989-269-8291, 110 West Huron Ave., Bad Axe

  • 35 West Spring Street, Port Austin MI 48467