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Crystal Mountain Resort Dining

Eating on the Mountain lets you have a true taste northern Michigan – our chefs incorporate fresh, local ingredients into every dish. And just because you’re on vacation doesn’t mean you have to ruin your diet. Ask our servers about the Peak Performance menu for healthy, leaner portion sizes.

Thistle Pub & Grille

Open year round for lunch and dinner daily.

The Thistle Pub & Grille offers a unique menu that changes from season to season. Savor our steaks, fish, king-sized salads, or try one of our weekly features. Full children’s menu available too. Located in Kinlochen.

Thirsty? The Thistle Pub & Grille has that covered too. From a wide array of international and locally brewed craft beers on draft to several single-malt scotches, your thirst will inevitably be quenched.

Thistle Pub & Grille Menus

Lunch Menu (served 11:30am-5pm)
Dinner Menu (served 5-10pm)
Beer, Wine and Cocktail Menu
Kid’s Menu
Pub Menu (Available after 10pm)

Farm-to-Table Dining Series

Our Farm-to-Table dining series brings the fresh flavors of northern Michigan to the Thistle Pub & Grille the third weekend of each month, May through September. The Crystal Mountain culinary team works with local farms, making personal visits to many of them, to build a custom three-course menu.

2017 Farm-To-Table Dates
May 19-20
June 16-17
July 21-22
August 18-19
September 15-16

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Wild Tomato Restaurant & Bar

Wild Tomato Restaurant

For a current list of hours view our This Week At Crystal pamphlet, or call our Dining Hotline at 888.968.7686 ext. 6040.

Sample a variety of your favorite appetizers, entrées, and desserts! Kid and family friendly options. Located in the lower level of the Lodge.

Enjoy a beer, wine or a mixed drink at the adjoining Wild Tomato Bar, now with three flat-screen TVs. Open select evenings.

Wild Tomato

Breakfast Menu (served 7-11am)

Breakfast Buffet (open select days) :
Adults: $13.95
Kids (Ages 7-12): $6.95
Kids Ages 6 and Under: $4.25

Dinner Menu (5-9pm)
Desserts, Beer and Wine Menu


Kids 6 & Under Eat Breakfast Free

Let Crystal Mountain do the cooking each morning. Bring the kids to the Wild Tomato Restaurant where each morning, they eat for FREE (gratuity not included)! Up to two kids 6 and under eat FREE when accompanied by a paying adult. Kids free meal may be from the children’s menu or from the breakfast buffet. No coupon necessary.


Taste the Local Difference

Few regions in the country can boast of such a dynamic agricultural tradition as northern Michigan. Our farms, wineries, breweries, and artisans are an integral part of our region’s unique identity. The Crystal Mountain culinary team embraces this tradition and has partnered with local producers to create a menu that celebrates this bounty. Ask your server for details.


Little Betsie Bistro & Grocery

Open daily during peak seasons.

Serving handmade pizza, deli-style subs and sandwiches, chicken wings, and salads. The Bistro provides in-room delivery and a convenience store with a wide variety of grocery items. Beer and wine are also available. Located in the lower level of the Lodge. Call (855) 995-5146.

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Stormcloud Brewing Company

Stormcloud Brewing Company“Belgian Inspired / Michigan Made”

Now open just two blocks from Lake Michigan in the lakeside town of Frankfort, MI, a small brewery crafting ales within the time-honored Belgian brewing tradition of ignoring time-honored brewing traditions.

Stormcloud Brewing Company
303 Main Street
Frankfort, Michigan 49635
231-352-0118

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Bradley’s Pub & Grille (at Interlochen Golf Course)

Bradley’s Pub & Grille at Interlochen Golf Course serves lunch and dinner year-round. The menu features a full range of smoked and BBQ foods, as well as local food selections. Enjoy the full bar, local beers and craft cocktails, while sitting just feet from the course. Entertainment and live music throughout the season.

Executive Chef, Casey Love

It’s no wonder that the first thing we had to purchase for our new Executive Chef, Casey Love, was a smoker! Although not a northern Michigan native (he spent serious time in Florida), the lumberjack spirit is strong in this one. With over a decade in the food world, including recently at Poppycock’s, we’ll let his words tell his cooking philosophy:

“Some days here in northern Michigan I get the eerie sense that I was born a hundred years too late. I’d love to be cooking bacon in a cast-iron pan over a campfire, back when they were still logging this area. Another day I could see myself drinking too much whiskey in the drift boat while trying to keep my fingers from freezing as I miss my first (and most likely only) bite of the day. In life, as in my kitchen, I get enveloped in the details — lost sometimes, when I’ve found something I really love. The sound of a warm guitar. The smell of burning hickory. The taste of a good bourbon. And then my cell phone rings. Yep. Over a hundred years too late.”

These days, you’ll find Casey smoking and grilling prime cuts of meat, fresh seafood and more at Bradley’s. Stop by to taste the history.

Valeria Thomas

When we started building Bradley’s we knew our Food & Beverage Manager had to be a superhero. We needed someone to handle hiring and scheduling, a person who could select all our beer and wine, just the right person to book the fabulous live entertainment and so much more. But what mere mortal could do all that – and do it with a smile?

Introducing Valeria Thomas!

Val came to Traverse City with intentions of being a nurse – but found that her true love was northern Michigan and the food and beverages that make this region so special. With 25 years of restaurant experience, she’s probably served you dinner or a drink – and done it with a smile.

When she’s not at work (which these days isn’t often!) you’ll find her with her Dad or teenage children enjoying hikes, books and laughter. When she is at Bradley’s, she’s infusing vodka, creating craft cocktails and serving as team leader, main cheerleader and mother hen.

Bradley’s Pub & Grille
Interlochen Golf Course
10586 US – 31
Interlochen, MI 49643
231-275-6401

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The Hotel Frankfort

Sleeping Bear InnLooking for something light and easy? A romantic dinner for two? Whatever the occasion, Chef Matt and our top-notched restaurant staff is waiting to wine and dine you.

Serving our Classic American Bistro cuisine, we are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, from 8am – 9pm, every day of the week during our peak season and from Labor Day to Memorial Day – Friday, Saturday and Sunday only.

From a gourmet Mac ‘n Cheese to ‘end all’ Mac ‘n Cheese, to a delectable Duck Tenderloin entrée that’ll melt in your mouth, we proudly offer a wide selection of quality (and locally!) prepared food, served with panache!

Our robust beer selection and varied wine list is second to none in the area. Ask to see our unique Old World wine cellar, or reserve it for your own private wine tasting, with some of the premiere wines of the world!

The Hotel Frankfort

Centered in Frankfort’s historic Main Street, just two blocks from one of the most picturesque beaches of Lake Michigan, sits the historic Hotel Frankfort. Our 83 year old boutique hotel boasts 17 guest rooms, all with private baths, individually controlled heating and air-conditioning units and each decorated with a unique theme. Our larger suites feature whirlpool tubs or sauna, two-story rooms, and even a fireplace – perfect for your spectacular Northern Michigan getaway!

Feel like dining in? We have a full scale restaurant, dining room and bar along with corporate conference facilities, with gourmet catered meals available for gatherings of up to 200.

Come let us serve you in style and experience all Northern Michigan has to offer. From biking, to fishing our famous Salmon runs, snow skiing, sailing, or experiencing a great meal at one of our many unique restaurants, or even just watching a gorgeous sunset – Frankfort is the perfect place to explore! Whatever your pleasure, you’ll be charmed by The Hotel Frankfort’s blend of old world graciousness, modern-day amenities and peerless personalized service.

The Hotel Frankfort
231 Main St.
Frankfort, MI 49635
231-352-8090

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