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Dining & Restaurants

From steak & wine to burgers & fries: Dinner’s covered.

Start the day off right with a hearty breakfast at the Pink Elephant Diner or Sands Restaurant. Grab a burger at The Brown Bear for lunch and end the day with hotdogs over the campfire. Sound good? There are so many dining options in our area, you’ll be hard pressed to choose while you’re here!

Of course, many of our guests love to cook dinner over the campfire or in their own camper, and that’s always a delicious idea. But when you’re tired of cooking or just want something a little different, there are plenty of options in Silver Lake and surrounding areas.

All of these restaurants are family friendly, and no matter your tastes or preferences, there’s something for everyone!

Antler Bar

Looking for a great burger and fries or just want to grab a few drinks? The Antler Bar, in downtown Pentwater, has a full menu and a multitude of craft beers, wines, and spirits to choose from. Check out their new second floor and beautiful deck, which looks out over the lovely Pentwater Village Green.

283 S Hancock St • Pentwater MI 49449

BC Pizza of Hart

BC Pizza began in Boyne City in 1988 and has since spread to over 30 locations in Michigan. BC Pizza of Hart has a menu full of delectable pies to try, but they don’t just serve pizza. You can also choose from a long list of appetizers, subs, wraps, grinders, salads, pastas, desserts and more!

2327 N Comfort Dr • Hart MI 49420

Big Hart Brewing Co.

Big Hart Brewing Co. is a local craft brewery, which also features a large menu of unique appetizers, sandwiches, salads, and desserts.

Stop by for a bite to eat and try their eclectic brew flavors with options that are sure to please all craft beer fans. If you like what you taste, you can even join the Mug Club!

4086 W Polk Rd • Hart MI 49420

BoatHouse Bar & Grille

Located in outskirts downtown Pentwater, BoatHouse Bar & Grille offers a variety of handcrafted sandwiches, burgers, pizza, and much more. They also offer a variety of beers on tap.

5164 West Monroe Road • Pentwater Michigan 49449

Brown Bear

The Brown Bear of Pentwater offers a wide variety of classic pub food, including a nice selection of burgers, include their famous Bear Burger. They also have a nice selection of craft beer on tap.

278 S. Hancock St. • Pentwater, MI 49449


Cosmic Candy Company

Got a sweet tooth? If so, you can’t leave the area without stopping by Cosmic Candy Company in Silver Lake. You’ll find all of your favorite candies from when you were younger, and a few new crazy treats, as well! While you’re there, be sure to pick up some world famous Pentwater Popcorn.

7944 W Hazel • Silver Lake MI 49436

Country Dairy

Country Dairy of New Era is a working farm located south of Silver Lake in the small country town of New Era. The farm produces everything from milk and cheese to ice cream and various other dairy and meat products.

Take tours of the show barn, bottling facility, and Moo School, and when you’re finished, grab a tasty sandwich or wrap at the deli or a delicious slice at the Pizza Shoppe. You can purchase all of their products as well as other gifts and specialty items at the Country Dairy Farm Store.

3476 S 80th Ave • New Era MI 49446

Golden Bakery & Pizza

Golden Bakery & Pizza of Silver Lake, offers tastes for all palates, from healthy, delicious salads and subs to yummy homemade pizzas with all kinds of toppings. Don’t miss their specialty doughnuts and rolls, either. Flavors like Black Forest Crunch and rolls with real raspberry filling will call your name!

8434 Silver Lake Rd • Silver Lake MI 49436

Golden Eatery

Quaint downtown Mears is home to one of the most beloved restaurants in the area, Golden Eatery. This classic dining restaurant has a number of tasty meals for hungry families. Try an 8 oz. steak or a juicy pulled pork sandwich with fries. There’s also rib eye, chicken tenders, burgers, and much more. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner most days.

5689 W Fox Rd • Mears MI 49436

Hart Pizza

For some of the best pizza in Hart, head to Hart Pizza for a slice, or two, or three! Hart Pizza has a full menu of tasty pizzas as well as subs, salads, and a full bar. Sit down for a pie with your family or order out and bring a few back to the campsite!

105 E Main St • Hart MI 49420

Kristi’s Pour House

Try Kristi’s Pour House in downtown Hart for a great meal and a wide selection of beverages. Featuring a varied menu with classic dishes like BLTs and burgers, Kristi’s also has weekly specials! A comfortable atmosphere for friends with great service and excellent fare.

211 E Main St • Hart MI 49420

La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant

For an authentic Mexican meal in a family-friendly atmosphere, look no further than La Fiesta in Hart. At La Fiesta, you’ll find top-notch traditional Mexican dishes, ranging from their classic chicken or beef taco salads to burritos, enchiladas, and more. If you’re looking for a burger and fries, they have that too! A meal at La Fiesta is always a good idea.

12 S State St • Hart MI 49420

Lighthouse Grill & Gift Shop

The Lighthouse Grill is located in Mears and features a variety of tasty home cooked dishes that the whole family will enjoy. Go for breakfast, and try their Breakwater Special or Breakfast Pizza. For lunch and dinner, choose from specialty burgers, salads, grilled subs, or a selection of hand-tossed pizza specials.

9671 W Silver Lake Rd • Mears MI 49436

Open Hearth Grille & Bar

Conveniently located between Silver Lake and Hart, Open Hearth Grille & Bar is the perfect place to bring your family for a delicious sit-down meal in a warm and comfy setting. Their menu features a selection of classic dishes, like pasta, burgers, steak, and fish, or you can partake in something from the Lite Menu or a daily special! They even have a special kids menu for little ones. 

2430 N 56th Ave • Mears MI 49436

Pink Elephant Diner

For one of the best breakfasts you’ll ever have, head to downtown Hart and sit yourself down at the Pink Elephant Diner. As a local favorite, this classic diner has delicious pancakes, waffles, and breakfast specials, or you can stop by for a grilled cheese or burger at lunchtime.

207 S State St • Hart MI 49420

Sadey’s Hometown

A classic family dining atmosphere with great food and a friendly staff can be found at Sadey’s in Walkerville. Bring the whole family or your camping group and try a Rueben, fried fish, or a delicious French Dip sandwich. Weekly specials are also available. And don’t forget a slice of homemade pie for dessert!

134 W Main St • Walkerville MI 49459

Sand Castle Restaurant

The Sand Castle Restaurant in Silver Lake serves a varied selection of breakfast specials as well as lunch and dinner fare. Come on Saturdays or Sundays to try their tasty breakfast buffet, or order off the menu. Lunch and dinner options include dishes like burritos, perch, burgers, calzones, and much more. There’s also a kids menu!

8407 Silver Lake Rd • Silver Lake MI 49436

Sands Restaurant

For any meal of the day, the Sands Restaurant in downtown Silver Lake would love to welcome you! Choose from delectable breakfast specials in the morning to equally tasty options for lunch, dinner, or dessert. They even have a special breakfast buffet on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, so be sure to stop by!

8448 W Hazel Rd • Silver Lake MI 49436

Silver Lake Pizza Factory

For delicious pizza with breadsticks and a cold beer, head down the road to Silver Lake Pizza Factory. You’ll find a wide selection of crusts and toppings to choose from and don’t forget House of Flavors ice cream for dessert. The pizza factory also carries camping supplies and firewood!

7854 W Hazel Rd • Mears MI 49436

Subway of Hart

For a quick meal on the go, Subway is always an excellent choice. The Subway in Hart is clean, friendly, welcoming, and you’ll find all of your favorite sandwiches there. Stop by the drive through as you head out on an excursion, or come in for a sit-down meal while shopping in Hart. For a quick, healthy, and delicious meal that’s also affordable, Subway’s the place to go.

2386 N Comfort Dr • Hart MI 49420

Tasty Creationz

Tasty Creationz is your neighborhood sweet shoppe, featuring a wide variety of delicious treats and desserts, like the premium local ice cream flavors of Country Dairy in nearby New Era. If you’re looking for something a little more on the savory side, try a walking taco, a huge chili cheese dog, or a delicious pulled pork sandwich!

8547 W Silver Lake Rd • Silver Lake MI 49436

That Place

That Place, located in Hart, offers a nice selection of breakfast foods offered at reasonable prices. They also offer a variety of lunch and dinner options, include fried Chicken.

4133 W Polk Rd • Hart, MI 49420

Val-Du-Lakes Bar & Grill

You’ll always eat well at Val-Du-Lakes Bar & Grill. Their large menu includes seafood, steak, sandwiches, salads, and more. Dine in, or order out for those nights when you don’t feel like cooking at the campsite. Inside the establishment, you’ll find pool tables and a dance floor. Come on Saturday nights for live bands!

1511 N Wilson Ave • Silver Lake MI 49436

Whippy Dip

There’s no way to get out of Silver Lake without stopping by Whippy Dip for a tasty cone or sundae. Here, you’ll also find toasted subs and fries, brick oven pizza and other snacks and desserts. When it’s warm out and you need a little something to satisfy your sweet tooth, Whippy Dip won’t let you down.

591 N 18th Ave • Silver Lake MI 49436