A state is known for its Great Lakes, historic college football program, automobiles, and Motown, Michigan has plenty to offer its residents and visitors. This also includes lots of outstanding restaurants and other spots to grab a fantastic meal. Whether you are a resident or visiting Michigan for the first time, here are just a few of the top places you need to visit once your stomach starts growling.

Daddy Pete’s BBQ

If you want some down-home BBQ that is mouth-watering and satisfies each and every one of your taste buds, you have to visit Daddy Pete’s BBQ at 2921 Eastern Avenue in Grand Rapids. Whether you want brisket and ribs or their best-selling BBQ Sundae called the “Hot Mess,” you won’t leave Daddy Pete’s still feeling hungry. While you’re there, don’t forget to order the sides including coleslaw, baked beans, and their mac and cheese.

Weston’s Kewpee Burger

Located at Washington Square in Lansing, Weston’s Kewpee Burger has a history dating back to 1923. Always winning awards for its burgers, Weston’s signature is its Olive Burger. Topped with chopped olives and mixed with “crumble” burgers, you have to taste it to believe it. Family-owned, the restaurant’s nostalgia brings back memories for those who also like to eat at National Coney Island, since Weston’s also serves many traditional burgers, hot dogs, and other sandwiches.


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Comensoli’s Italian Bistro & Bar

If you live in or wander through Kalamazoo, don’t forget to have lunch or dinner at Comensoli’s Italian Bistro & Bar. A casual dining restaurant that serves homemade Italian meals, you’ll find plenty to like right away. If you love pizza, try the Cudhigi Supreme, a thin-crust pizza featuring homemade sausage. Other favorites include Cream Chicken and Polenta, Cudhigi & Pepper Pasta, and numerous other menu selections.

Crust…A Baking Company

Last but not least, if you love your sweets, visiting Crust will get your mouth watering right away. Named Michigan’s Best Bakery in 2018, Crust cooks up cinnamon rolls, pies, breads, sandwiches, and much more. In fact, Crust also creates some of the most innovative and delicious doughnuts in Michigan. As for its best doughnut, you’ll probably agree with most other customers that the Peanut Butter & Jelly doughnut is the absolute best.

As you’ve figured out by now, you can get all types of great meals in Michigan. Whether you are wanting a traditional hamburger, an exquisite Italian meal, or a cinnamon roll to satisfy your sweet tooth, you’ll find this and much more when you visit the best places to eat in Michigan.