Local Food and Drinks

Our team has put together a list of our local dining options, so you can easily find a local restaurant or bar.

Greystone Coffee Company

Sunny days guarantee that Greystone's patio will be full of guests enjoying a drink or treat. On not-so-sunny days, they also offer comfortable seating inside their café with free Wi-Fi. They serve hot and cold beverages, as well as a tasty menu of sweet or salty treats.
Location:127 W Main St, Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone:(989) 448-8027

Gobblers of Gaylord

A family owned favorite with a signature turkey dinner dish with all the fixings. They also have other delicious options, and homemade deserts. If you are in the search of comfort food, this is the place for you! 
Location:900 S Otsego Ave Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone:(989) 732-9005

Cops and Doughnuts - Jay's Precinct

Clare Michigan's famous Cops & Doughnuts has a doughnut and coffee shop inside of Jay's Sporting Goods - Gaylord. Take a break from shopping and enjoy one of their delicious bakery treats and fresh brewed Cops & Doughnuts Cop's Coffee.
Location:1151 S Otsego Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone:(989) 968-4488

Alpine Tavern & Eatery

This eatery has over 50 years of experience - bring your family and friends for award winning chili, gourmet pizzas, burgers stuffed any way you’d like, hand cut fries, slow roasted brisket, fresh healthy salads and much more.
Location:220 S Otsego Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone:(989) 732-5444

Mi Vallarta Mexican Speedy Food

Family owned and operated - the owners are originally from Mexico, and after years of working in the food industry, decided that they wanted to bring authentic Mexican dishes to Northern Michigan. They offer many traditional dishes such as tacos, burritos, sopes, fajitas, and much more.

1006 W Main Street, Gaylord, MI 49735


CRAVE - Pizza, Pasta, Pub

Crave is home to some of Northern Michigan's finest brick oven pizza and pasta. Stop in or order To-Go to enjoy some Italian classics.


148 W Main Street, Gaylord, MI 49735


The Pine Squirrel Bar & Grill

Pine squirrel offers a casual dining experience and family friendly atmosphere. Enjoy their relaxed pub with a patio, softball field & games room offering a classic American menu & delicious tap beers. Keep an eye on their website for unique events & music!


1600 South Otsego, Gaylord, MI 49735


El Rancho Mexican Restaurant

With complimentary fresh, house-made bottomless chips and salsa and traditional Mexican dishes, El Rancho is sure to please. They offer many dishes such as fajitas, wet burritos, tamales, and more.


1241 W Main St Gaylord, MI 49735

Phone:(989) 732-0307

Diana's Delights

For over 31 years, Diana's Delights has been a fixture of downtown Gaylord. Locals and travelers alike love their made from scratch meals, large portions and friendly service. All menu items are made from scratch, using fresh ingredients.
Location:138 W Main St, Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone:(989) 732-6564

Sugar Bowl Restaurant

Operating since 1919, The Sugar Bowl is a staple in Gaylord. It is a family-run, independent restaurant offering quality food, from sandwiches and soups to prime rib, pork chop, fish and salads. 
Location:216 W Main St, Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone:(989) 732-5524

Arlene's Diner

Stop in to Arlene's Diner for delicious homecooked meals. They specialize in all-day breakfast, as well as burgers, healthy wraps, and sandwiches.
Location:324 W Main St, Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone:(989) 732-5654

Timothy's Pub

Timothy's Pub has classic American dining meal options, and a wide variety of brews and drinks. Enjoy their relaxed pub style atmosphere while having a meal or drink with family and friends.


110 S Otsego Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735

Phone:(989) 732-9333

Porter Haus

Porter Haus is a locally owned & laid back Chargrill Bar and Restaurant. Grab a Beer with friends during their daily Happy Hour or bring the kids for dinner. They have great burgers, steaks, comfort food and craft cocktails.


3885 Old US Highway 27 S, Gaylord, MI 49735

Phone:(989) 448-7444

Bennethum's Northern Inn

Family owned and locally sourced, Bennethums offers anything from unique daily features to signature entrees to upscale pub fare; they truly have something for everyone. Their menu changes monthly to incorporate seasonal and specialty items.


3917 Old 27 S, Gaylord, MI 49735

Phone:(989) 732-9288

Tap Room 32

Tap Room 32 is a bar and grille located in downtown Gaylord. The Tap Room offers a variety of food and drink options in a relaxed setting. They specialize in chef-driven cuisine with hand-crafted cocktails, an extensive wine list, and a variety of microbrews.


140 W Main St, Gaylord, MI 49735

Phone:(989) 748-8552

The Bearded Dogg Lounge

The Bearded Dogg Lounge focuses on locally sourced produce, meats as well as liquor. Their chef is working in conjunction with community farms, utilizing the existing garden on location, as well as his family farm, to provide the freshest menu items to the customers. For this reason, many menu items will rotate with the seasons. Chef John has created an intriguing menu focusing on mainly European influenced dishes.


302 S Otsego Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735

Phone:(989) 619-0298