The 2011 inaugural tour was a fantastic success. Hundreds of people from 43 different zip codes visited the 40 sites. Each restaurant that participated in 2012 has unique, sometimes seasonal, hours of operation. Call ahead to make sure they are open and be sure to tell them that Arts & Eats sent you!
OLD MILL BREWPUB & GRILL
Here at Old Mill Brewpub & Grill, we strive to provide quality food and drink in a relaxing atmosphere, using only the freshest quality ingredients in our products. We believe in sourcing locally and naturally whenever possible. Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, the Historic Eesley Mill provides our patrons with a truly unique venue to enjoy the best beers, wines, spirits, and food, served to you by a passionate team of Old Mill Brewpub & Grill associates. We hope you enjoy your experience today and ask you to tell your friends about us. See you again soon! Cheers! Address: 717 E. Bridge St., Plainwell, MI 49080 Phone: (269) 204-6601 www.oldmillbrew.com
Tour Hours: Fri 11 am - 11 pm; Sat 10 am - 11 pm; Sun 10 am - 9 pm
PLAINWELL ICE CREAM
All ice cream is made on site. Named one of the Seven Wonders of Southwest Michigan. Voted "Favorite Ice Cream" by viewers of WWMT and listeners from WKZO radio. 35 years in business.
621 E. Bridge St., Plainwell, MI 49080 Phone: (269) 685-8586 email@example.com Click Here for Map & Directions
Tour Hours: Fri & Sat 11 am - 9 pm; Sun 12 - 9 pm
BLACKHAWK BAR & GRILL
Michigan made entrees
8940 N. 32ndSt., Richland, MI 49083 Phone: (269) 629-9460 www.blackhawkgrill.com
Tour Hours: Fri & Sat 11 am - 10 pm; Sun 11 am - 8 pm
Breakfast & Lunch is served. I buy fresh produce at Bank St. Farmers Market in Kalamazoo & the Richland Farmers Market. We have asparagus omelets, veggie omelet, trash can potatos, tomato basil soup, veggie lasagne, tomato-basil grilled cheese, local fruit made into fresh pies and so much more. Address: 1396 E. Gull Lake Dr., Hickory Corners, MI 49060 Phone: (269) 731-2005 facebook.com/pages/Fronas/166980260015093
Tour Hours: Fri - Sun 8 am - 2 pm
DOWLING GENERAL STORE
Eat Moo-ville Ice Cream from Nashville, MI. Eat Donuts and Cookies and Schoolhouse Honey made by Barry County honeybees.
8975 S. M-37 Hwy., Dowling, MI 49050 Phone: (269) 721-6000
Tour Hours: Fri & Sat 7 am - 9 pm; Sun 8 am - 9 pm
Seasonal Grille has Rustic Italian Food with classic American flare, full service bar, and family friendly. Daily features and happy hour. Join us at the Grille.
150 W. State St., Hastings, MI 49058 Phone: (269) 948-9222 www.seasonalgrille.com
Tour Hours: Fri & Sat 11 am - 10 pm; Sun 12 - 8 pm
Yellow Dog Arts /Watercolor, acrylic, and oil painting
COUNTY SEAT LOUNGE
County Seat Lounge is dedicated to using the highest quality local and freshest ingredients in our recipes and we are proud to support local farms, growers, and producers.
128 S. Jefferson St., Hastings, MI 49058 Phone: (269) 948-4042 www.countyseatlounge.com
Tour Hours: Fri & Sat 11 am - 10:30 pm; Closed on Sunday
GROVE STREET CAFE
Family owned casual restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Features homemade soups, desserts and pastries. Serves locally grown black angus hamburgers and hot beef sandwiches. Homemade daily specials that utilize seasonal locally grown vegetables and fruits.
370 N. Grove St., Delton, MI 49046 Phone: (269) 623-3777
Tour Hours: Sat 7am - 8pm; Sun 7am - 2pm
Drink a Boston Cooler. That's Bareman's Premium House of Flavors Golden Vanilla Ice Cream from Ludington, MI floating in Detroit's own Vernor's Ginger Ale. Eat any or all of Bareman's Premium House of Flavors Ice Cream from Ludington, MI
124 E. Main St., Middleville, MI 49333 Phone: (269) 795-8804 www.thescoopdeville.webs.com
Tour Hours: Fri - Sun 10 am - 10 pm
TERRACE GRILL RESTAURANT AT BAY POINT INN AND RESORT
The newly remodeled Terrace Grille and Bay Pointe on Gun Lake features familiar food with a twist utilizing many fresh local Michigan products. The Grill’s menu features steaks and seafood complimented by local ingredients including those grown in our on site herb garden. Indulge in a refreshing hand crafted cocktail.
11456 Marsh Rd., Shelbyville, MI 49344 Phone: (269) 672-5202 www.baypointeinn.com/lakefront-dining
Tour Hours: Fri & Sat 4 - 10 pm; Sun 4 - 9 pm
SALT OF THE EARTH
A meal at Salt of the Earth restaurant is an authentic Midwest American rustic food experience, built from a foundation of fresh high quality ingredients from growers within a fifty-mile radius of Allegan County. Starting from scratch and prepared by hand, the Salt of the Earth kitchen prepares dishes in a simple fashion as ingredients change with the season. Our commitment to seasonality is further showcased in our weekend Fresh Board, where Chef Matt presents the season’s freshest flavors in dishes created by what our local growers bring in to the kitchen that week, or even in the hours leading to dinner service!
114 E. Main St., Fennville, MI 49408 Phone: (269) 561-7258 www.saltoftheearthfennville.com
Tour Hours: Fri & Sat 5 - 10 pm; Sun 5 - 9 p
SAUGATUCK BREWING COMPANY
Our ambiance combines the charm and character of an Irish Pub with the bold contemporary elements of a gleaming microbrewery. The banquet/meeting hall and the production brewing system add an element of excitement to the overall building characteristics. Customers can enjoy snacks or libations while watching the beer, similar to the style they are drinking, being produced on the Brew On Premise system less than ten feet away! This unique operation is a production microbrewery, Brew On Premise brewery, old world Pub, and "Singapore Room” banquet facility. We hope you will join us and experience for yourself the relaxed and intimate atmosphere of the Lucky Stone Pub, and Saugatuck Brewing Co.
2948 Blue Star Hwy., Douglas, MI 49406 Phone: (269) 857-7222 www.sbrewing.com
Come and discover The Glenn located in beautiful downtown Glenn, Michigan. The Glenn, where locals gather and travelers seek out as a destination for our famous pancakes and amazing brunches, sensational wine list, assorted beers, and spectacular service. And there is no better setting than downtown Glenn - dining alfresco on the deck, in the Polar Bar, or in The Glenn dining room. We are a short walk to the magnificent views of Lake Michigan and spectacular sunsets.
We feature locally grown produce from Earl's Farm and wines from McIntosh Orchards.
6999 114th Ave., Glenn, Michigan 49408 Phone: (269) 227-3100 www.theglenn-in-glenn.com
Tour Hours: Fri & Sat 8 am - 9 pm; Sun 8 am - 2 pm
Dill's supports and uses Michigan produce and meats in different menu choices. Many of our menu items are made from scratch with using Michigan based products.
119 E. Main St., Middleville, MI 49333 Phone: (269) 795-7761 www.dillsrestaurant.com
Tour Hours: Fri & Sat 11 am - 9 pm; Sun 12 - 7 pm