For a delicious change of pace, try one or more of these local, unique restaurants.
… at Elegance of the Seasons
Farm-to-table dishes entice diners to linger at Elegance of the Seasons, Grand Haven. Its Lunch Café offers daily quiche, soup, a lunch pastry, salad and sandwiches. Bake shop, too.
Barb Sloan is loving the Mushroom Farro soup and Turkey Wrap at Elegance of the Seasons in Grand Haven.
Elegance of the Seasons
216 Washington Ave.
… at Black Sheep Baa & Grill
This relaxed establishment in Holland opened in 2015 and serves upscale comfort food — think Americana with French and Asian influences. Customers appreciate the creative kitchen, friendly service, live entertainment on Saturday and jazz nights.
Holland resident Lara Ferrell finds the Asian noodle bowl at Black Sheep Baa & Grill irresistible. “I order this dish every time I come here,” she said.
Black Sheep Baa & Grill
1642 South Shore Drive
… at Margarita’s
Margarita’s has been the home of fine Mexican food in Holland since 1994. The family owned restaurant uses fresh ingredients to prepare authentic Mexican dishes. Catering is available too.
Tim and Dennis Drummond of Holland are about to enjoy their meal at Margarita’s. Tim has the Combinacion Pepe, while Dennis has the Beef Combinacion Plate.
495 W. 17th St.
… at Anna’s House
House-made items made from fresh, locally-sourced ingredients are the only dishes on the menu at Anna’s House in Holland. Its retro-diner ambience sets the mood for upmarket and yummy comfort food.
The chef raids the veggie bin to slow roast ingredients for the Hippie Hash served at Anna’s House, much to the delight of Saugatuck resident Sally Winthers.
12450 Felch St.
… at Salt & Pepper
The laid-back atmosphere of Salt & Pepper in Holland pairs perfectly with its great food and beverages. And there’s a sizeable gluten-free menu. Don’t forget to see some of the 750 distinctive salt & pepper shakers.
Bill Parsons of Hamilton pauses before digging into the Rise & Shine Burger (on lunch menu) and an order of fries.
Salt & Pepper
11539 E. Lakewood Blvd. #50
… at Phil’s Bar and Grille
The marquee above the entrance to Phil’s Bar and Grille announces the celebrations that are being held inside the venerable restaurant in Saugatuck. To read the offerings of the menu, you must go inside or online. No reservations.
When meeting friends for lunch in Saugatuck, Hollander Bethany Vander Kolk, recommends Phil’s Bar and Grille and its Chicken Pesto Sandwich.
Phil’s Bar and Grille
215 Butler St.
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