A Foodie's Guide To Holland, Michigan​

No vacation is complete without the memories of the tasty meals or speciality drinks you consumed while on it. Check out this curated guide to Holland’s coffee shops, breweries, and restaurants to ensure your tastebud’s happiness from morning until night.

Coffee Shops

205 Coffee Bar

Here at The 205 Coffee Bar, you will be able to work or talk for hours with an aesthetic interior featuring large windows. From london fogs and iced vanilla lattes to wicked cocktails, it’s a place bound to bring you inspiration or just a good time. 


Crane’s In The City

The café is owned by the Crane’s orchard near Saugatuck. You’ll be welcomed by the smell of fresh pies and coffee once you walk in at Crane’s in the City. You can stay and enjoy a slice with a coffee or latte, or buy a pie and take on home for later to enjoy with your friends and family. 


Deboer Bakerij South 

Opened by the famous Deboer Bakerij restaurant, which is situated on the north side of Holland. Deboer Bakerij South is a smaller option with curated offerings for breakfast or lunch. They have fresh bagels and their famous pastries known all around the Holland area.


Kin Coffee and Crafthouse 

This is a cozy coffee shop right on the main road towards the beach. The staff at Kin Coffee and Crafthouse are lovely and kind, sharing a likeness with its name “Kin”. It’s a place that focuses on community and slower way of life. During the warmer weather, there is also plenty of outdoor seating. 


Ferris Coffee

A family owned café with a rich history within the plant-based industry, Ferris Coffee produces their own coffee and nuts. Right in the core of Downtown Holland, it’s a great place to stop in during some shopping and exploring. 

Bars and Breweries

Big Lake Brewing

Big Lake Brewing offers an eclectic beer selection and bar bites in an industrial style interior. You’ll often need to make a reservation as the large restaurant and bar is packed full of residents and visitors having a good time. 


Itty Bitty Bar

A local and cozy bar situated near the beach, Itty Bitty will have you coming back for more. Often busy for its live music and wonderful food, you won’t regret coming here. And their goat cheese cheesecake will have you coming back for more.


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.


New Holland Brewing

New Holland Brewing has multiple locations across West Michigan, and all for good reason. They have been mastering the craft of brewing since 1997, and their beers and spirits are sold nationwide. Their menu features American bar food, but they don’t sacrifice flavor or quality. They put just as much attention into their food as they do their craft beers and spirits. 


Obstacle No. 1

Obstacle is a speakeasy bar with unique cocktails located in Downtown Holland. Their sophisticated and whimsical ambience is a perfect way to spend an evening. Their focus is on handmade craft cocktails while also serving a small plate menu. 


Boatwerks Waterfront Restaurant 

Boatwerks 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

An elegant and upscale restaurant located in Downtown Holland. For more than 25 years, Butch’s has strived to create a place where people can celebrate the marriage of food and drink. Featuring locally sourced ingredients and a large wine selection, Butch’s Dry Dock is an ideal place to sit down and enjoy the company of a loved one with delicious meals and drinks.


Mizu Sushi

With an emphasis on sushi and cuisine from all throughout Asia, Mizu does your taste buds right. It’s a great spot for lunch or dinner when taking a break from shopping and exploring, or if you’re simply craving well created sushi of all styles and flavors.

Sandy Point Beach House

Situated in West Olive, between Holland and Grand Haven, Sandy Point Beach House is a casual but refined restaurant. Full of calming lake aspects from their decor to their menu. Sandy Point is cozy and intimate while being open and vibrant.  

Seventy Six

Born from a love story, Seventy Six puts just as much love into their atmosphere, food, and service. It’s another favorite at Upscale Lakeshore and constantly receives positive reviews.  With upscale and modern American recipes full of flavors from around the world,  their elegant dining space, and hospitable staff will have you thinking about the restaurant long past the end of vacation. 

Well Wishes from Upscale Lakeshore

At Upscale Lakeshore we believe a memorable and exciting vacation is marked not by just where you stay, but also where you eat. We want to share our favorite spots and flavors with you to give you the best vacation you can have. We wish you a wonderful time full of satisfied stomachs and relaxed minds!


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