Sanctuary of the great lakes



Variety is the spice of life! Check out a variety of cuisine that awaits you in Alpena, Sanctuary of the Great Lakes.

Did you hear that? I think that was your belly telling you to check out Alpena’s locally owned restaurants!

Whether you’re looking for homemade comfort food, a gourmet treat, or somewhere in between you’ll find it in Northeast Michigan. Cosmopolitan flair, classic hearty favorites and eclectic creations are never more that a short walk or drive away. Foodies will be pleased to know that Alpena features a number of professional chefs as well as experienced proprietors who have one main goal in mind, pleasing your taste buds! Many use farm fresh ingredients and locally caught fish.

View the Alpena Area Restaurant Guide put together by our friends at the Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce.

Plan your next excursion at a bustling coffee café, fill up in between adventures at a down home deli, sip cocktails at a bohemian culinary retreat after a day in the sun, or a kick it up with a fish fry and a cold Michigan brew at our local pubs.

Check out local favorites for brunch: Brunch Is The New Black: 8 Favorite ’2nd Breakfast’ Hotspots in Alpena, Michigan

Check out where locals go for some of the best burgers: Alpena’s Gourmet Burger Bucket List


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Jack’s Landing Restaurant

20836 Tennis Road Hillman Michigan 49746 Alt Phone: (989) 742-4370
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Jimmy Chen’s Hunan Chinese Restaurant

1283 M-32 West Alpena Michigan 49707 Alt Phone: (989) 356-6461
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Jimmy John’s Gourmet Subs

494 S. Ripley Blvd. Alpena Michigan 49707 Alt Phone: (989) 354-5600 Website:
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JJ’s Steak & Pizza House

411 North Second Ave. Alpena Michigan 49707 Alt Phone: (989) 354-3854
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John A. Lau Saloon

414 North Second Ave. Alpena Michigan 49707 Alt Phone: (989) 354-6898
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John Boy’s

817 W. Chisholm St. Alpena Michigan 49707 Alt Phone: (989) 356-0481

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