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Heather's Guidebook

Craft Beer Destination 🍻
The pizza and beer is amazing. Current beer listed on their website and changes regularly. Menu is fresh and gourmet bar food. Decent pricing. Kid and large group friendly. Busy on weekends and holidays. Put your name on the list and they will text message you when your table is ready. The wait can be up to 1.5/2 hours long. However, it’s worth the wait and allows you time and ability to shop downtown while you wait for your text message announcing your table is ready! Other times you can get in right away (Like 3pm on a Sunday.)
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locals recommend
Short's Brewing Company Bellaire Pub
121 North Bridge Street
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locals recommend
The pizza and beer is amazing. Current beer listed on their website and changes regularly. Menu is fresh and gourmet bar food. Decent pricing. Kid and large group friendly. Busy on weekends and holidays. Put your name on the list and they will text message you when your table is ready. The wait can be up to 1.5/2 hours long. However, it’s worth the wait and allows you time and ability to shop downtown while you wait for your text message announcing your table is ready! Other times you can get in right away (Like 3pm on a Sunday.)
Restaurants & Bars
Great location to sample some wine or have some amazing custom cocktails!
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locals recommend
Hello Vino
122 N Bridge St
11
locals recommend
Great location to sample some wine or have some amazing custom cocktails!
Well, if you boat to Torch Lake you're going to float by it! You can actually dock right there and eat in or get food to go! Either way it's a great location with a beautiful view of the Lake and sunsets! Great spot for Torch Lake gear! Family friendly!
25
locals recommend
Dockside Torch Lake
6340 Old Torch Lake Drive
25
locals recommend
Well, if you boat to Torch Lake you're going to float by it! You can actually dock right there and eat in or get food to go! Either way it's a great location with a beautiful view of the Lake and sunsets! Great spot for Torch Lake gear! Family friendly!
I love their breakfast. Such big portions. Local feel and a large bar.
7
locals recommend
Toonie's Fish & Steak House
216 N Bridge St
7
locals recommend
I love their breakfast. Such big portions. Local feel and a large bar.
Great view from above Shanty Creek overlooking Lake Bellaire. Nice bar area and restaurant. Brunch is great too!
The Lakeview Restaurant and Lounge
5780 Shanty Creek Rd
Great view from above Shanty Creek overlooking Lake Bellaire. Nice bar area and restaurant. Brunch is great too!
Amazing beverages to taste!
Bee Well Mead & Cidery
116 N Bridge St
Amazing beverages to taste!
6
locals recommend
Bellaire Bar & Restaurant
217 N Bridge St
6
locals recommend
Ice cream and food. Great location to stop in while walking downtown!
Ruthie's Chicken And Dairy Twist
201 N Bridge St
Ice cream and food. Great location to stop in while walking downtown!
Pizza! Only place that delivers nearby. It will have long delivery times in the peek summer hours. I recommend calling in your order and driving 5 minutes to pick it up. It can take one to two hours on a busy weekend evening. Worth it!
6
locals recommend
Papa K's Pizza Bellaire
201 S Division St
6
locals recommend
Pizza! Only place that delivers nearby. It will have long delivery times in the peek summer hours. I recommend calling in your order and driving 5 minutes to pick it up. It can take one to two hours on a busy weekend evening. Worth it!
Good food and family friendly. Also has a bar and is easy to get to if you golfed the Chief course. Pro shop inside. Check schedule for outdoor activities and entertainment.
9
locals recommend
The Pelican's Nest Restaurant
5085 Shanty Creek Road
9
locals recommend
Good food and family friendly. Also has a bar and is easy to get to if you golfed the Chief course. Pro shop inside. Check schedule for outdoor activities and entertainment.
7
locals recommend
Mammoth Distilling
109 N Bridge St
7
locals recommend
Great place to sit outside and people watch at the craziest intersection I've probably ever driven through. Classy little coffee shop & bakery in the morning. A restaurant with night life in the evening! Lake Bellaire Latte!!!!
Corner Bistro
102 N Bridge St
Great place to sit outside and people watch at the craziest intersection I've probably ever driven through. Classy little coffee shop & bakery in the morning. A restaurant with night life in the evening! Lake Bellaire Latte!!!!
Shopping
Amazing Pharmacist and one of a kind souvenirs and basics! Easy to visit while you walk around town!
Bellaire Pharmacy
120 N Bridge St
Amazing Pharmacist and one of a kind souvenirs and basics! Easy to visit while you walk around town!
6
locals recommend
Family Fare Supermarket
211 S Division St
6
locals recommend
I love this store. There are a lot of great little places to shop, eat and walk around in Downtown Alden. Also a boat launch into Torch Lake.
Nifty Things
9043 Helena Rd
I love this store. There are a lot of great little places to shop, eat and walk around in Downtown Alden. Also a boat launch into Torch Lake.
Excellent smokehouse!
Bellaire Smokehouse
508 N Bridge St
Excellent smokehouse!
If you forgot something. This store hopefully has it.
Dollar General
4830 S M 88 Hwy
If you forgot something. This store hopefully has it.
Mr. and Mrs. B's Mercantile
109 N Bridge St
Uniquely North
221 N Bridge St
Little Treasures Toy and Gift
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locals recommend
Grand Traverse Mall
3200 West South Airport Road
7
locals recommend
Meijer Acme
Wineries
Torch Lake Cellars has an amazing view of the lake and you can actually see our house. It's tiny, but it's there! Wine is wonderful. They now have an outside bar, tent and outdoor games. Beautiful vineyard. My favorite thing is the bucket of golf balls you ca hit off the hill into a bucket to win a bottle of wine. I follow them on social media and I am shocked multiple people have actually won bottles. It's not easy as the bucket is WAAAAAAY down the hill!
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locals recommend
Torch Lake Cellars
5245 Clam Lake Rd
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locals recommend
Torch Lake Cellars has an amazing view of the lake and you can actually see our house. It's tiny, but it's there! Wine is wonderful. They now have an outside bar, tent and outdoor games. Beautiful vineyard. My favorite thing is the bucket of golf balls you ca hit off the hill into a bucket to win a bottle of wine. I follow them on social media and I am shocked multiple people have actually won bottles. It's not easy as the bucket is WAAAAAAY down the hill!
Golf Courses
Great Golfing!
The Chief Golf Course
5085 Shanty Creek Road
Great Golfing!
Great Golfing!
Hawk's Eye Golf Course
2620 Hawks Eye Dr
Great Golfing!
Great Golfing. This is THE LEGEND. Great golfing and a sweet sledding hill in the winter!
Shanty Creek Resort - The Legend Golf Course
5780 Shanty Creek Road
Great Golfing. This is THE LEGEND. Great golfing and a sweet sledding hill in the winter!
Great Golfing
Shanty Creek Resort - Cedar River Golf Course
5780 Shanty Creek Rd
Great Golfing
Great Golfing!
The Farm Golf Course
3388 W Eddy School Rd
Great Golfing!
Food scene
It's a bakery with lots of yummy goodies!
7
locals recommend
Ruthann's Gourmet Bakery
105 N Bridge St
7
locals recommend
It's a bakery with lots of yummy goodies!
Rainy Day To Dos
Movies run at night mostly. Website has more detail. https://northernmichigancinemas.com/bellaire/
Bellaire Cinema
112 North Bridge Street
Movies run at night mostly. Website has more detail. https://northernmichigancinemas.com/bellaire/
Bowling!
Bellaire Lanes & Games
Bowling!