Dining & Nightlife in West Branch, MI

Grab a bite while you’re in town!

Whether you’re looking to celebrate an occasion with friends, or just need to feed the kids–West Branch has restaurant options for everyone! Downtown West Branch is packed with restaurants ranging from the simple to the chic. Discover local favorites, upscale restaurants, and charming cafes,

Don’t forget our wine tasting room or brewery either! Craft beer is a Michigan tradition that Highway Brewing Co. continues locally. Popular hangouts like Tipsy Bear Bistro keep the party going after hours. Visit West Branch for the outdoor fun and scenery, stay for the delicious cuisine and nightlife!

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Lumber Jack Food & Spirits

According to their website, the Lumber Jack is where hunger goes to die. Their menu is HUGE and is sure to satisfy even the pickiest kids. The interior feels like an oversized log cabin, and everyone’s favorite lumberjack greets every visitor! Menu favorites include steaks, burgers, taters, mac and cheese, all served in giant portions.

Highway Brewing Co.

The Highway Brewing Co. taphouse is perfectly placed in Downtown West Branch close to all the action. While their selection of beers on tap is always rotating, a signature pick is their Highway Amber, which is a smooth and flavorful ale. Beer lovers will also appreciate the seasonal and limited-edition brews that are available throughout the year.

In addition to their beer selection, Highway Brewing also serves a variety of mouthwatering dishes, including gourmet pizzas, sandwiches, and salads. The indoor environment is warm and inviting, with rustic decor and a cozy fireplace, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy a cold beer and delicious food with friends and family. Whether you’re a beer enthusiast or just looking for a great dining experience, Highway Brewing Co. is a must-visit destination!

Tipsy Bear Bistro

Located in Downtown West Branch, Tipsy Bear Bistro offers an incredibly welcoming environment inside, complemented by their cozy, rustic interior. A theme you’ll find across all West Branch restaurants and shops.

Tipsy Bear’s menu covers all of your classic, favorite dishes plus some emerging trends in food that you need to try! Standout dishes include the Steak and Shrimp Tower, Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna, and the loaded Tipsy Bear Burger.

Don’t forget to take a peek at their house-blend cocktails! Tipsy Bear Bistro is a must-visit destination for anyone looking for a unique and delicious dining experience in West Branch.

Logger’s Depot

Another local favorite in downtown West Branch, Loggers Depot Food & Spirits offers classic American dishes from pizza to sandwiches to wings. Every weekday features discounted specials, and Loggers offers a VIP Membership for even better savings!  Enjoy all of your favorite domestic beers at their bar. Don’t have time to sit down? Loggers has drive-thru pickup and delivery! See why locals love getting lunch from Loggers Depot.

Rose Valley Winery

Visiting Rose Valley Winery is a great way to spend an afternoon or evening enjoying some delicious wine and beautiful scenery in West Branch. The winery is located in a charming setting surrounded by rolling hills, vineyards, and waterways. Sample from award-winning wines including reds, whites, and rosés, all made from grapes grown on-site. 

Visitors can sample a variety of wines in the tasting room, where knowledgeable staff members are on-hand to offer recommendations and answer questions. Rose Valley also hosts events throughout the year, including live music, food and wine pairings, and grape stomping festivals! If you find yourself loving one of their wines, you can always order a bottle or two to take home!

The Silver Lining Boutique & Wine Tasting Room

The Silver Lining Boutique is an adorable shop offering all variety of gifts and goods, plus they feature a wine tasting room in partnership with Modern Craft wines.

Let owners Peter and Samantha Fabbri tell you stories about the rich and colorful past of their retail location with high, tin-covered ceilings and Victorian charm – it’s been in existence since 1881! Peruse the Boutique’s stylish sterling silver jewelry, purses, journals, pottery and other unique items. And, of course, enjoy the Modern Craft Winery Tasting Room! This is truly a one-of-a-kind in West Branch.

Buccilli’s Pizza

Buccilli’s Pizza is a popular pizzeria in Downtown that has been serving up delicious pizzas and oven-baked subs for over 35 years. Their menu has everything you want with everything from classic pepperoni to specialty pies like the Alvito Italian or the Meaty Delight. Don’t forget about their awesome calzones. You can choose from classics like their Chicken Calzone, or create your own with your own toppings!

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Clear Lake Bar

Since 1936, The Clear Lake Bar has been a special place where friends become family. The “CLB” is located just outside West Branch in the beautiful Clear Lake area. It offers a casual and cozy dining area and is very well known for serving delicious food and providing great service. Guests always say that their dining experience is well worth the short (or long) drive!

The menu includes daily features, in-house smoked dinners, baked cod, fresh salads, burgers, homemade pizza, unique seasonal items and much more! The Clear Lake Bar also offers 20 draft beer choices and their own seasonal specialty drinks. 

If you’re looking for the best dining experience in the area, The Clear Lake Bar is certainly the CLEAR choice!