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Nestled in the heart of Michigan, the charming town of St Johns offers not only a picturesque setting but also a delightful array of dining options to please your palate. But the culinary adventure doesn't stop there; the surrounding areas of DeWitt, Owosso, East Lansing, and Lansing all have their own unique flavors to offer. Join us on a mouthwatering journey through some of the great places to eat in and around St Johns.

St Johns

Ryan's Roadhouse

Ryan's Roadhouse, a beloved St. Johns institution since 1959, offers delicious American cuisine and a welcoming full-service bar. Known for its 'Cheers'-like ambiance, it's the ideal spot for gatherings with family and friends, featuring daily specials, a complimentary soup and salad bar with most meals, outdoor dining, and live music for a complete experience.
Our Top Picks
Bourbon Street Tender Tips
Not Your Mama's Lasagna
Appetizer: Roadhouse Jumbo Wings

St Johns Brewing Company

St. Johns Brewing Co., founded in 2020 and located in the heart of downtown, thrives in the beautifully renovated St. Johns National Bank building. With a diverse menu offering BBQ, steaks, burgers, pasta, and more, it caters to all tastes. Enjoy 20 taps of craft and domestic beers, including their own house-brewed selections.
Burnt Ends at St Johns Brewing Company
Our Top Picks
Build your own Mac Bowl
Cajan Chicken Pasta
Appetizer: Prime Brisket Burnt Ends

Bruno's Bar/Deano's Pizza

Discover the heart of St. Johns at Bruno's, a beloved local gem. For as long as anyone can recall, this cozy corner bar has been a go-to spot for fantastic food and a friendly watering hole. Despite its small size, it offers the best downtown outdoor patio and an attached Deano's Pizza, making it a must-visit.
Our Top Picks
Pizza (the best in town)
Taco Salad
Appetizer: Braids

Swany's Pub and Grub

Swany's is a local treasure celebrated for its daily specials, hearty home-cooked breakfasts, and dinners. Many consider it home to the town's finest burgers. This beloved downtown bar and grill is your go-to destination for comfort food. Don't miss the chance to pair your meal with their delicious tater tots – a delightful choice you can make.
Oliver Burger and Tater Tots
Our Top Picks
Breakfast Burger
Oliver Burger
Broasted Chicken (Sunday Only)
Desert: Peanut Butter Cake

Dewitt and Owosso

Bridge Street Social

Just a short drive from St. Johns, Bridge Street Social in DeWitt is a must-visit for craft beer and gourmet comfort food lovers. With an extensive beer list and a menu that includes creative dishes like mac 'n' cheese with truffle oil, it's a foodie's paradise.
Our Top Picks
Smoked Meatloaf
Seasonal Pasta
Appetizer: Fried Brussel Sprouts

Looking Glass Brewing Co.

Looking Glass Brewery, situated in DeWitt, Michigan, is a local hub for craft beer aficionados. Offering a range of distinctive handcrafted brews. The brewery's welcoming ambiance makes it an ideal spot to savor exceptional beers with friends. Explore their rotating tap list and embrace the essence of DeWitt's craft beer culture.
Street Tacos
Our Top Picks
Nashville Hot Chicken
Hawaiian Flat Bread
Appetizer: Street Tacos

Sweetie-licious Bakery Cafe

If you have a sweet tooth, don't miss Sweetie-licious Bakery Cafe in DeWitt. This local gem is famous for its delicious pies and homemade pastries, making it the ideal place for a delightful dessert or a cozy brunch.
Key Lime Pie
Our Top Picks
Charming Chicken Salad
Dessert: Any Pie on the Menu

Wrought Iron Grill

Escape to Owosso and relish the culinary offerings at Wrought Iron Grill. This upscale eatery provides a farm-to-table experience with a rotating menu showcasing locally sourced ingredients. It's the perfect destination for a memorable evening out.
Pow Pow Shrimp
Our Top Picks
Walleye Piccata
Fish and Chips
Appetizer: Pow Pow Shrimp

Greater Lansing Area

The People's Kitchen

The People's Kitchen is a culinary gem, offering a diverse menu that appeals to various tastes. Known for its welcoming atmosphere, it's the perfect place to enjoy a satisfying meal and create memorable dining experiences.
Fjord Trout
Our Top Picks
Fjord Trout
Appetizer: Fried Cauliflower

Sansu Sushi.

Satisfy your sushi cravings at Sansu Sushi. This upscale Japanese restaurant offers a diverse menu of sushi rolls, sashimi, and Japanese dishes. The elegant atmosphere makes it a great choice for a special night out.
Our Top Picks
Samchee Roll
Teriyaki Beef
Appetizer: Crispy Crab Bites

Soup Spoon Cafe

Just a short drive south, Soup Spoon Cafe is a hidden gem. Known for its delectable soups, sandwiches, and farm-to-table cuisine, it's the perfect spot for a cozy lunch or dinner. The menu changes seasonally, offering fresh and innovative options.
Our Top Picks
Seafood Chowder
Lamb Meatballs
Appetizer: Goat Cheese Points

The Peanut Barrel

For a taste of local charm and classic American fare, head to The Peanut Barrel. This beloved bar and restaurant offers a variety of sandwiches, burgers, and signature Long Island Iced Teas.
Reuben Sandwich
Our Top Picks
Papa Joe's Cheeseburger
Classic Patty Melt

Dusty's Cellar

Dusty's Cellar, celebrated for its diverse menu and finest ingredients, is a culinary destination. Offering an inviting atmosphere, it's ideal for memorable dining, whether a casual lunch or an exquisite dinner. Catering to various tastes and occasions, Dusty's Cellar ensures a warm and satisfying experience.
Maple Miso Chicken
Our Top Picks
Fig & Gorgonzola Flatbread
Maple Miso Chicken
Appetizer: Brie Cheese Please

Capital Prime

The ultimate destination for extraordinary occasions, Capital Prime is a fine dining experience like no other. Immerse yourself in an upscale ambiance while savoring delectable cuisine. It's the perfect choice for creating unforgettable memories on your extra special occasions.
Lobster Ravioli
Our Top Picks
Prime Bone-In Ribeye
Lobster Ravioli
Appetizer: Scallops Rockefeller

The State Room

With its relaxed yet refined ambiance, The State Room in East Lansing is an ideal dining destination. The diverse menu ensures an enjoyable culinary experience, making it a great choice for creating special moments in a comfortable and inviting setting.
Lamb Lollipops
Our Top Picks
Pork Tenderloin
Pan-Seared Cod
Appetizer: Lamb Lollipops

Bowdie's Chophouse

A culinary jewel, Bowdie's Chophouse offers an unparalleled upscale dining experience. Known for its focus on prime cuts and fine wines, it's a haven for discerning palates. The restaurant combines top-tier service with an exceptional menu, creating an unforgettable atmosphere for a remarkable night out.
Thin Sliced Steak
Our Top Picks
Porter House
Faroe Island Salmon
Appetizer: Crab Cakes