Food and Drink
As You Wish Gourmet Eatery
Local eatery with fresh daily lunch specials, homemade baked goods, and full espresso bar.
Fresh salad bar, grab & go wraps, taco bar, sushi (Thursday’s & Friday’s) , fro-yo bar, bubble tea, and more.
104 N. Second Ave.
The Black Sheep Pub
The English pub of Alpena. Hearty food and English and Michigan craft beers on tap. Live entertainment on the weekends.
113 S. Second Ave.
Cabin Creek Coffee
Family-owned coffee house featuring full coffee bar and food menu of sandwiches, salads, toasted pitas, soups, and homemade baked goods.
201 N. Second Ave.
Local ice cream shop featuring 24 flavors of hand-dipped ice cream, custom sundaes, homemade waffle cones, shakes, malts, and other gourmet treats.
101 N. Second Ave.
The Fresh Palate
Farm-to-table restaurant offering fresh, organic plates in a historic building with outdoor sidewalk seating. Back dining area (the Nucleus) offers weekly live jazz and music.
Sandwiches, burritos, pizzas, burgers, small plates, wide craft beer selection, full cocktail menu.
109 N. Second Ave.
JJ’s Steak & Pizza House
Casual American cuisine with a wide variety on the menu and sports bar.
Pizza, burgers, sandwiches, Mexican, pasta.
411 N. Second Ave.
Local bar and tavern, popular nightlife spot.
307 W. Chisholm St.
The Nucleus Lounge
22 taps of Michigan craft beer and craft beer in a historic setting. Kick back and enjoy a drink while watching a sports game or check out live music every Tuesday. Also serves food from the Fresh Palate’s menu.
The Owl Restaurant
American bar & grill with an on-site smoker and outdoor patio.
BBQ, burgers, pizza, salads, sandwiches, and more.
121 W. Chisholm St.
Take 5 Deli
Local deli offering sandwiches, wraps, soups, and salads. Lunch only.
130 W. Chisholm St.
Thunder Bay Winery
Local winery’s tasting room in the historic Center Building with outdoor sidewalk seating.
Wine tastings, wine flights, and a variety of red, white, rose, fruit and dessert wines available by the glass or by the bottle.
Order food through the Fresh Palate or bring your own.
109 N. Second Ave.