Local Food & Drinks

Our team has put together a list of our local dining options, so you can easily find a local restaurant or bar. (*While we try our best to ensure accurate hours of operation listed for each venue, we recommend calling the number provided or visiting the websites to be sure.)

Gobbler`s of Gaylord

Gobbler`s of Gaylord

A down to earth, old-school eatery that serves year-round roast turkey dinners & varied comfort eats in a laid-back setting. Their turkey dinners include both light and dark meat, bread stuffing, real mashed potatoes with turkey gravy, long cut green beans, homemade buttermilk biscuits & cranberry sauce. Get a taste of Thanksgiving any time you`d like. Open from 11:00 am - 7:00 pm.
Location: 900 S Otsego Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone: 989-732-9005
Arlene`s Diner

Arlene`s Diner

A classic, affordable diner right in the heart of town. If you`re looking for anything from breakfast to burgers to deserts, Arlene`s has it. Enjoy classic breakfast food, soups, salads, wraps, and sandwiches. Open from 5:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: 324 W Main Street. Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone: 989-732-5654
Diana`s Delights

Diana`s Delights

A casual American diner serving traditional breakfast, lunch & dinner with a variety of house desserts & a full bar. Breakfast is served all day long. Open Monday - Saturday: 7am - 2pm as well as Sunday from 8am - 1pm (Breakfast Only on Sundays)
Location: 138 W Main St, Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone: 989-732-6564
Alpine Tavern & Eatery

Alpine Tavern & Eatery

If you`re looking for some good food, stop in for award winning chili, gourmet pizzas, burgers, and so much more. The restaurant has a fun, family friendly atmosphere, and they try to serve Michigan-made products whenever possible. They also have live music every Friday & Saturday night - visit their website for more details. Hours are: Sunday - Thursday: 11:00am - 9:00pm. Friday and Saturday: 11:00am - 10:00pm.
Location: 220 S Otsego Ave #1, Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone: 989-732-5444
El Rancho Mexican Restaurant

El Rancho Mexican Restaurant

Stop in and visit this unassuming Mexican eatery with a colorful, hacienda-style interior for some delicious Mexican cuisine. Their menu is full of familiar, classic dishes. Open from 11:00am - 10:00pm
Location: 1241 W Main St, Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone: 989-732-0307
Belle Iron Grille

Belle Iron Grille

This American Bar & Grill is located right on Otsego Lake, this beautiful restaurant offers a wide variety of classic American dining choices, from breakfast to dinner. They effortlessly combine comfort and a creative spin on a classic: "upscale, but not uptight". Monday to Thursday 11am-9pm / Friday to Saturday 8am-10Pm / Sunday 8am-8pm
Location: 4029 Old 27 South, Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone: 989-448-7333
Alpine Chocolate Haus

Alpine Chocolate Haus

At this unique shop in town, you get to experience firsthand the wondrous creations of der Chocolatmeister. Every treat is handcrafted from their own traditional recipes, using only the finest ingredients; including real butter, sugar and whole milk. These goodies can be impossible to resist. Opens at 10:00 am every day.
Location: 208 W Main Street, Gaylord, MI. 49735
Phone: 989-732-1077
Cops & Doughnuts - Jay`s Precinct

Cops & Doughnuts - Jay`s Precinct

Clare Michigan`s World Famous Cops & Doughnuts has a branch located inside of Jay`s Sporting Goods here in Gaylord. Stop in during business hours to grab a delicious bakery treat or hot cup of coffee. Open daily from 6:00am - 6:00pm
Location: 1151 S Otsego Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone: 989-968-4488
C.R.A.V.E Pizza, Pasta, & Subs

C.R.A.V.E Pizza, Pasta, & Subs

If you are craving some delicious, wood-fired pizzas - this is definitely the place for you. CRAVE has an extensive menu to choose from, or you can design your own pizza however you desire. They also specialize in other Italian classics, and even have traditional deserts such as tiramisu & cannoli`s. Hours: Monday - Thursday: 11:00AM - 8:00PM Friday & Saturday: 11:00AM - 10:00PM Sunday: Closed
Location: 148 W Main St, Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone: 989-748-4848
Mama Leone`s Italian Restaurant

Mama Leone`s Italian Restaurant

Cozy, family-friendly eatery serving hearty Italian staples such as pasta & pizza, plus a full bar. They offer many carryout specials as well. They specialize in Italian food - the way it is meant to be. Open Thursday - Sunday: 8:00am - 9:00pm, and Monday from 4:00pm - 9:00pm. Closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays.
Location: 2583 S Otsego Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone: 989-732-4431
Ah Loy Bamboo Restaurant

Ah Loy Bamboo Restaurant

Right in downtown Gaylord, this restaurant offers a variety of chinese & thai cuisine. Hours: Wednesday - Friday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm. Saturday, Monday, & Tuesday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm. Closed Sunday.
Location: 200 W Main St, Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone: 989-732-4160
Pine Squirrel Bar & Grill

Pine Squirrel Bar & Grill

Pine Squirrel offers a casual dining experience with a family friendly atmosphere. You can expect a wide variety of classic American appetizers, entrees, salads, pizza, sandwiches and desserts. Their bar also features 16 rotating taps, a large selection of craft beer, wine and cocktails. Happy hour daily from 3pm - 6pm. Normal hours are Mon-Th: 11am - 12am. Fri-Sat: 11am - 2am. Sun: 12pm - 10pm.
Location: 1600 S Otsego Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone: 989-448-2771
Snowbelt Brewing Co.

Snowbelt Brewing Co.

Four seasons brewery in the heart of Downtown Gaylord. Food, brews, and fun for the whole family - and with unique food choices like adult-grilled cheese, loaded waffles, and more - this small town brewing company is serving up some great flavor. Their hand-crafted brews are sure to please. Hours are Wednesday - Sunday: 12PM - 7PM. Closed on Monday & Tuesday.
Location: 132 W Main St. Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone: 989-448-7077
Tap Room 32

Tap Room 32

Beautiful bar and grille located in downtown Gaylord. The Tap Room offers a variety of food and drink options in a relaxed setting. Stop in to experience chef-driven cuisine with hand-crafted cocktails, an extensive wine list, and a variety of microbrews. There is sure to be something for everyone. Happy hour is Tuesdays - Thursdays from 4pm - 6pm. Hours: Tuesday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm. Closed Sundays & Mondays.
Location: 140 W Main St, Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone: 989-748-8552
Timothy`s Pub

Timothy`s Pub

Family owned & operated local Gaylord pub, right in the downtown area. They offer a variety of delicious pub-style meals and brews. Hours: Tuesday - Thursday: 3pm - 12am. Friday - Sunday: 12pm - 2am. Closed Mondays.
Location: 110 S Otsego Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone: 989-732-9333
Porter Haus

Porter Haus

Porter Haus is a local diner/pub style eatery with a large menu of both food and drinks. Happy hour is daily from 4:00pm - 6:00pm, and 9:00pm until close. Open Daily from 11:00am - 11:00pm. Open until Midnight on Fri & Sat.
Location: 3885 Old Hwy 27 S, Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone: 989-448-7444
Big Buck Brewery

Big Buck Brewery

Known for their small-batch brews with a big taste, this brewery offers not only delicious drinks, but a variety of different food as well. They often have live music performances, so check their website to see what`s scheduled. Open daily from 11 am -2 pm and 4 pm - 8 pm.
Location: 550 S Wisconsin Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone: 989-448-7072