Restaurants to Try in Holland, Michigan

The hopping downtown of quaint Holland is filled with a variety of different restaurants; everything from cafés, casual dining, bars, fine dining, and more. Come explore and get a taste of it all!

Big Lake Brewing

Big Lake Brewing company is an industrial style bar offering a wide beer selection and bar bites. Founded in 2009, Big Lake Brewing is now a 7000 square ft brewery with a full kitchen. Beer is also available to-go including cans of the mainstay options as well as bomber bottles of barrel-aged specialty releases.

Boatwerks Waterfront Restaurant

Boatwerks Waterfront Restaurant is located right on Lake Macatawa. You can enjoy its beautiful views from the outdoor patio and lounge or inside from the elevated seating. After a delicious meal, take a walk around lovely Kollen Park which is adjacent to the restaurant and runs alongside Lake Macatawa. Offering gorgeous sunsets and also live music.

*Butch's Dry Dock

Butch’s Dry Dock is known for its outstanding wine and beer offerings. The wine restaurant is one of fewer than 800 restaurants worldwide (also 1 of 10 in Michigan) to hold Wine Spectator’s Best Award of Excellence. Enjoy the bar side of the restaurant to meet up with friends for a casual drink and the restaurant side for those special moments you may be celebrating. Make sure to make a reservation because this restaurant is so good it is hard to get in!

Crane's In The City

If you are looking for comfort-food, Crane’s In The City is the place to go. Enjoy their tasty soups, salads, and sandwiches; all of which come with their homemade bread and buns! You can also enjoy their specialty desserts including the homemade pies, crisps, cakes, and dumplings, all freshly baked onsite. 

Crust 54

While Holland isn’t too far from Chicago, it’s a bit too long of a drive to grab a pizza! Luckily, you can enjoy Chicago style deep dish pizza in the heart of Downtown Holland at Crust 54. Their menu has more than just ooey-gooey slices, so check out everything they offer while being surrounded by their friendly staff.

*Hops at 84 East

Located in the heart of Downtown Holland, if you love live music while enjoying tasty food, Hops at 84 East is the place to go. Hops has an award-winning craft beer list featuring 60 taps from our great beer state and the country.  Hops is not just amazing beer, they also barrel age their specialty cocktails and feature the first wine on tap system in the area.

Mizu Sushi

If you’re anything like us, all this walking around the beautiful lakes of Michigan brings on a mighty craving for sushi! We asked the opinions of local servers and bartenders to get the scoop on where to go. Mizu Sushi it was! They have all the classic rolls in addition to the creative options you can’t get anywhere else in town. Stop by for some sashimi – maybe enough to share?

New Holland Brewing

New Holland Brewing Company beer might be stocked in your refrigerator, but why not stop by where all that magic happens? This brewery is all about creating moments and enhancing the lives of those around. Make sure to stop on by and create your special moment while slaking your thirst for a fantastic ale paired perfectly with their seasoned fries. 

Seventy Six

If you are looking for a dinner where you can go get dressed up for date night or sip fancy cocktails with your gal pals, Seventy Six is downtown gem is just what you’re looking for. With an original and delectable offering, the menu is the funniest in town. With sections like: “High End Junk Food” and “Things We Put On Plates”, you’ll get a laugh along with a great evening. Just make sure you order the lobster rangoons or we’ll be mighty disappointed.

The Curragh

Found a nip in the air and craving a thick Guinness? We heartily recommend Curragh’s Irish Pub with their Dubliner cheese topped spuds and Cider French Onion soup! This pub also offers seating on their dog-friendly patio if you want to bring your furry friend along. Enjoy your meal amidst the friendly staff and don’t forget to toast to a fun-filled weekend in Holland – Sláinte!

*The Windmill

Serving breakfast or lunch all day long makes The Windmill a favorite for everyone whether you’re looking for a quick bite to eat or a full meal with family and friends. This diner-inspired restaurant located in downtown Holland is well known for their famous Windmill Hashbrown Omelette. A must for  breakfast lovers throughout West Michigan. 

*An Upscale Lakeshore Team Favorite