Restaurants

Aladdin's Express Downtown, Washington Square
Aladdin's in downtown Lansing

Middle Eastern. Possibly the best Falafel in town!

AnQi Sushi Express Downtown, Washington Square
AnQi Sushi Express

Excellent Sushi at an affordable price.

Avenue Cafe East Side, Michigan Avenue Corridor
Avenue Cafe

Formerly Gone Wired Cafe, the Avenue Cafe is an eclectic neighborhood hangout on Lansing’s Eastside – one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the entire country.

Backyard Bar-B-Que Downtown, Washington Square

Lansing Downtown's only dedicated barbecue joint. Wide array of choices.

Ball Park Dogs Michigan Avenue Corridor, Stadium District
Ball Park Dogs

Hot dogs and Mexican one block east of Lugnuts Stadium!

Beer Grotto Michigan Avenue Corridor, Stadium District
Beer Grotto Lansing

The Beer Grotto features tons of Michigan brews as well as a full bar and limited menu. It's great for before or after a Lugnuts game as it's right across the street. There's an outdoor fireplace that adds a few days to the patio each season.

Beggar's Banquet East Lansing, Michigan Avenue Corridor
Beggar's Banquet beer taps

Beggar's Banquet is an East Lansing icon since 1973. The menu is diverse with something for just about everyone. The wine and beer lists are some of the best in East Lansing and the crowd is more diverse than other establishments in the area.

Biggby (Allegan) Downtown, Washington Square

The fastest growing coffee franchise in the Midwest serving the world's best coffee. Always a wide selection of flavors and varieties. A Lansing staple.

Biggby (Ottawa) Downtown, Washington Square

The fastest growing coffee franchise in the Midwest serving the world's best coffee. Always a wide selection of flavors and varieties. A Lansing staple.

Biggby (Stadium District) Michigan Avenue Corridor, Stadium District
Biggby (Stadium District)

The fastest growing coffee franchise in the Midwest serving the world's best coffee. Always a wide selection of flavors and varieties. A Lansing staple.

Cap City Cafe Downtown
Cap City Cafe in the Boji Tower

Cap City Cafe will be opening in the Boji Tower in January 2017. They will be offering breakfast, lunch and other snacks. Sugar-free and gluten-free options will be available.

Capital City Food Court Downtown

Capital City Food Court is a central place for food truck vendors to operate. Detroit Frankie’s Wood Fired Brick Oven is there now. Others are signing up. At the corner of Cedar and Oakland.

China Flavor East Side, Michigan Avenue Corridor
China Flavor

We specialize in Cantonese cuisine, with a lunch and dinner buffet. The buffet features dim sum and sushi. The carryout dining menu (see the Menu page) is always available. The hours and prices for the buffet is below.

Cottage Inn Pizza Downtown, Washington Square

Cottage Inn, Inc.-The first Cottage Inn restaurant opened it's doors at 512 East William, Ann Arbor in 1948. This restaurant has had the distinction of being the first restaurant in Ann Arbor to serve pizza. The current ownership acquired the building at 512 E.

Crafty Palate Downtown, Washington Square
Crafty Palate Downtown Lansing

The Crafty Palate offers creative American fare with a worldly twist and features a seasonal menu with daily specials and a take-out deli. There is a wide selection of Michigan Made beer, wine & spirits to perfectly complement your meal.

Domino's Pizza Downtown
Domino's Pizza Downtown Lansing with Mayor Virg Bernero

Locally owned and operated, this is not your ordinary Domino's Pizza. You can watch your pizza made from start to finish and sit down and enjoy it right there.

Duke's Saloon Downtown, Michigan Avenue Corridor
Duke's Saloon

A lil bit country! a lil bit rock! a lotta FUN! Pool, Darts, Live bands, Djs, Tacos and Nachos. Never a cover for the ladies! Open Thurs Fri Sat 7pm-2am

Empire Szechuan Downtown, Washington Square

Empire Szechuan has a great menu with all of the usual choices. Fast and friendly service with delivery available.

Exchange Downtown, Michigan Avenue Corridor
The Exchange

The Exchange has live music every night of the week. From smooth jazz, smokin' blues, popular dance tunes, hilarious interaction and there is never a cover. The Exchange has a top shelf liquor supply as well as the finest wines. Their award winning cosmopolitan martini is a must-try.

Firehouse Subs Downtown, Washington Square
Firehouse Subs

Growing up in a family that is both entrepreneurial and built on decades of fire and police service, it seems we were destined to start Firehouse Subs®. Of course we tried other things along the way to our American dream – rock ’n’ roll, real estate, even Christmas tree farming.

Glazed and Confused Bakery Downtown, Washington Square
Glazed and Confused Bakery

All products are made from scratch . Specializing in doughnuts, pastries, muffins, breakfast and lunch items. Custom cakes and cupcakes are made to order.

Grand Traverse Pie Company East Lansing

Warm apple pies, chicken pot pies and gourmet salads delivered directly to people working in East Lansing who want Grand Traverse Pie Company goods for lunch or after work.

Grand Traverse Pie Company Downtown, Washington Square
Grand Traverse Pie Company

Warm apple pies, chicken pot pies and gourmet salads delivered directly to people working downtown who want Grand Traverse Pie Company goods for lunch or after work.

Hot Chicken Kitchen Downtown, Washington Square
Hot Chicken Kitchen

Crispy southern fried chicken from Nashville! From no heat to all the heat, you can test your ability and sanity to take on the hottest they have to offer.

Jalapeno's Downtown, Washington Square
Jalapeno's Mexican Restaurant

Downtown Lansing's original Mexican restaurant. Everything is hand-made with the freshest ingredients.

Jersey Giant Subs Downtown, Washington Square
Jersey Giant Subs Menu

Locally owned by the Slocum family, Jersey Giant first came to East Lansing from New Jersey in 1979. Phenomenal subs with the best ingredients.

This location will be open from 10am - 7pm daily and from 11pm - 3am Thursday through Saturday for that all so important 4th meal.

Juice Nation Downtown, Washington Square
Juice Nation

Juice Nation is a must for the health-conscious downtown visitors and regulars. They have many different choices of smoothies, juices and tea. Stop by today for a great drink and an important immune system boost!

Kelly's Downtown Downtown, Washington Square
Kelly's Downtown

Kelly's Downtown is a traditional Irish Pub with decor actually from Ireland. All the usual Irish beers and drinks as well as some traditional Irish menu items. Kelly's is a friendly atmosphere with the bar right in the middle making for a social environment.

Kewpee Burgers Downtown, Washington Square
Weston's Kewpee Burgers

Kewpee has been in downtown Lansing since 1923. It's a locally owned burger and sandwich shop, a nice change of pace from the usual chains.

Knight Cap Downtown, Michigan Avenue Corridor
Knight Cap

The Knight Cap has been in downtown Lansing since 1969. Fine dining with a professional staff and a wonderful selection of spirits is why they have continued to be a downtown staple.

Lansing Beer Exchange Downtown

The Beer Exchange of Kalamazoo is coming soon to Lansing Downtown.

Lansing Brewing Company Stadium District
Lansing Brewing Company

The Lansing Brewing Company is open in downtown Lansing! With a fantastic selection of craft brews and a great menu, the Lansing Brewing Company is a good place to have dinner and hang out or stop by on your way to a Lugnuts game.

Los Tres Amigos Downtown, Washington Square
Los Tres Amigos

Los Tres Amigos is the best choice for Mexican dinner downtown. The menu is huge and the drinks are great. They have a patio for the nice weather in the summer and a festive atmosphere indoors year round.

Lou & Harry's Downtown, Washington Square
Lou & Harry's

Lou and Harry's has been around the Lansing area for a long time but are new to downtown Lansing. Fantastic gyros and other Greek deli food.

Lou & Harry's Bar & Grill East Lansing
Lou & Harry's

Lou & Harry's opened their first local restaurant in 1992 serving delicious home Greek meals and other local favorites. The gyros are a staple but there are many other choices with a Greek influence.

Mediteran Cafe Downtown, Washington Square
Mediteran Cafe Downtown Lansing

Similar to the Restaurant Mediteran but with a more cafe feel. Owned by the same family, Mediteran Cafe is a fantastic place to get a taste of the Mediterranean.

Mediteran Cafe. Note the new location on North Washington

Midtown Beer Company Downtown, Washington Square
Midtown Beer Company

The former Michigan Brewing Company pub is now Midtown Beer Company.
MBC Pub offers a full menu and a great selection of microbrews from around Michigan on tap.

Moriarty's Pub Downtown
Moriarty's Pub

Moriarty's is where you go if you want to play darts and hear some great live music. It's an eclectic atmosphere but well worth a stop. They have the usual bar menu and do it well.

New Daily Bagel Downtown, Washington Square
New Daily Bagel

The New Daily Bagel has been serving some of the best bagels in Downtown Lansing for over 20 years.

Nuthouse Sports Grill Michigan Avenue Corridor, Stadium District
Nuthouse Sports Grill

The Nuthouse Sports Grill came to be around the same time as the Lugnuts opening season. They've been serving a great menu with a wide selection of beers and other drinks. Pool tables and plenty of room for private parties.

Palace of Jamaica Caribbean Downtown, Washington Square
Palace of Jamaica Caribbean

Authentic Jamaican cuisine.

Radisson Downtown, Michigan Avenue Corridor, Washington Square
Radisson Downtown Lansing

The Radisson is downtown Lansing's best hotel. Centrally located for all the business of the capitol, events of the Lansing Center or the nightlife of Washington Ave, the Radisson is the place to stay.

REO Town Pub REO Town
REO Town Pub

Clean friendly Pub in the heart of REO Town just two three blocks south of 496 on S. Washington Ave. Great prices with daily drink & food specials with fun bartenders.

Sir Pizza Grand Cafe Old Town
Sir Pizza Grand Cafe Old Town

Sitting along the flowing river in Old Town, where tires were once produced , you will find a neighborly cafe with old world charm.

Strange Matter Coffee Co East Side, Michigan Avenue Corridor
Strange Matter Coffee Co

The idea is simple, bring the concept of high quality coffee to the residents, students and tourists of Lansing, Michigan! We will offer a significantly higher quality method of preparation and attention to detail.

Subway Downtown, Washington Square
Subway

Fast, reliable and usually open.

Sultan's Express Downtown, Washington Square
Sultan's Express

Authentic Middle Eastern cuisine served quickly. A great change of pace for lunch.

Taco 911 Michigan Avenue Corridor, Stadium District
Taco 911

From the roots of Famous Taco comes Ruben Aldaco's Taco 911. Mexican beers, tacos, burritos and the popular mush bowl are on the menu.

Taps 25 Michigan Avenue Corridor, Stadium District
Taps 25

The beer selection is phenomenal and the location is great. The menu is mostly appetizers but they have the essentials.

Tavern and Tap Downtown, Michigan Avenue Corridor, Washington Square
Tavern and Tap

Formerly known as Tavern on the Square, Tavern and Tap has moved up and expanded. Locally known as a political hangout, Tavern has a unique menu and a sophisticated crowd.

Thai Village Downtown, Washington Square
Thai Village

Thai Village features authentic Thai cuisine at a reasonable price.

The Cosmos Old Town

The Cosmos features wood-fired gourmet pizza.

The Crafty Palate Downtown, Washington Square
The Crafty Palate

The Crafty Palate is a classic yet contemporary downtown Lansing eatery. Creative American fare with a worldly twist, The Crafty Palate features a seasonal menu with imaginative daily specials and a deli for those on-the-go.

The Creole Old Town
The Creole Old Town

The Creole is a New Orleans style bistro featuring Cajun cuisine, live music performances and a full liquor license. A true destination in Old Town.

Troppo Downtown, Michigan Avenue Corridor, Washington Square
Troppo

Experience dining and social events in an unmatched setting. Enjoy the best view of the Capitol Dome as well as lunch, dinner and cocktails while unwinding on our patio. Entertain 12 to 125 clients, family and friends for any occasion in our fully furnished private dining rooms.

Waterfront Bar & Grill Downtown
Waterfront Bar and Grill

The Waterfront Bar and Grill is one of the few places to grab a bite to eat or drink right on the Lansing River Trail. Located in the new Lansing City Market just north of the Lansing Center. Huge patio with great afternoon sun.

What Up Dawg Michigan Avenue Corridor, Stadium District
What Up Dawg

What Up Dawg is nestled amongst a few of the bars on Michigan Ave and serves up some awesome hot dogs!

Zoobie's Old Town Tavern Old Town
Zoobie's

Zoobie's Old Town Tavern has a great vibe. Owned by Old Town locals, Zoobie's has a great neighborhood feel with a great selection of beer, liquor and wine. Now with the attached Cosmos, you'll be able to enjoy the charm of Zoobie's and a great pizza from Cosmos!

Zoup! Downtown, Washington Square
Zoup Downtown Lansing

The soup and bread are fantastic. Lots of different kinds including vegetarian.