Best Restaurants at Michigan Tribal Casinos

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Whether you’re looking for comfort food, an upscale dining experience, or searching for the best buffet, Michigan’s tribal casinos have you covered!

With so many top-rated restaurants within popular casinos around Michigan, dining options are a huge consideration for many casino goers. And with the recent covid-19 restrictions, many restaurants were offering limited menus or closing restaurants altogether. 

Below we take a look at the top-rated tribal casino restaurants that are open again in the Great Lake state.

Bay Mills Resort & Casino

Bay Mills currently has two dining options for guests. Sacys restaurant serves classic comfort foods with a twist and is open for breakfast and dinner. Back Bay Grill & Games is Bay Mills waterfront sports bar known for its hot wings, burgers, and salads.

FireKeepers Casino Hotel

Located in Battle Creek, Michigan, the FireKeepers Casino Hotel’s signature contemporary dining experience is Nibi. The hotel also has Cafe 24/7Smoke ‘n FireChi Mon-ee’s, and Dacey’s Sportsbook & Taphouse

Four Winds 

Four Winds Casino boasts three locations in Michigan, but the best restaurants are found at its New Buffalo location. Copper Rock Steakhouse is the casino’s premier restaurant, with 55-day dry-aged steak and a 275-bottle wine collection. New Buffalo also features a buffet with:

  • Bottomless All-American Dinner on Wednesdays and Thursdays from Noon-8 pm. (Kids 4-12: $13, all others: $26)
  • All You Can Eat Prime Rib & Shrimp on Fridays and Saturdays from 2-9 pm. (Kids 4-12: $15, all others: $30)

Gun Lake Casino

The Gun Lake Casino has something for everyone, with four unique restaurants. Harvest BuffetShkodé ChophouseCraft Bar Kitchen (CBK), and 131 Sportsbar & Lounge. Harvest Buffet features American favorites, Asian specialties, Mexican classics, and traditional Italian. The buffet is open Thursday – Sunday, with a lunch buffet starting at $17.99 per person, and a dinner buffet at $27.99 per person.

Island Resort & Casino

The Island Resort & Casino has multiple restaurants open in 2023. Horizons Steakhouse gives guests a skyline view with delicious dining options. The restaurant is open Wednesday – Saturday, 5 pm – 10 pm. The resort also boasts T. McC’s Sports BarFirekeeper’s Restaurant, and The Reef

Kewadin Casino

Kewadin Casino’s most popular restaurants include DreamCatchers Restaurant and Signatures Lounge at their Sault Ste. Marie casino, Horseshoe Bay at St. Ignace, and Mariner’s Cove Restaurant at Manistique. 

Leelanau Sands Casino & Lodge

Leelanau Sands Casino & Lodge features just one dining option at the casino, Big Dex’s.

Little River Casino Resort

The Little River Casino Resort features many dining options for visitors, including the River Rock Sportsbook & GrillRapids Bistro, and Big Lake Buffet. The buffet is back open and is featuring a Thursday night “Hometown Favorites Buffet” ($29 for adults, $14 for children 5-12), and a Friday and Saturday “All Your Can Eat Prime Rib & Crab Leg Buffet” ($49 for adults, $24 children 5-12).

Northern Waters

The Lac Vieux Desert’s Northern Waters Casino has just one restaurant, Sugar Bush

Ojibwa Casino

Currently, the Ojibwa casino has just a sports bar and Superior Eats. The casino was supposed to open the Marquette Tavern in the Summer of 2021 but has yet to do so. 

Saganing Eagles Landing Casino

The Saganing Eagles Landing Casino has three unique dining experiences, the Landing (open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner), Creekside Lounge, and Aerie Cafe

Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort

The Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort boasts Ascend Sportsbook, Bar, and LoungeSiniikaung Steak & Chop HouseLegend’s Diner, and Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel

Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel has a deli, bar, and signature restaurant, Bourbons 72. Bourbons 72 is an OpenTable award-winning restaurant and rivals some of the finest restaurants in Traverse City.  

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