Best Restaurants

Out of all the restaurants in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best reputations. We offer carefully vetted selections to let you explore Lansing dining on your own. If time is really tight, though, and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings, we present our Lansing Best Restaurants list. Here, we distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that you just can't miss.

Knight Cap

For more than 30 years, this cozy downtowner has been satiating the after-work crowd with gourmet-caliber steak and seafood dishes. This is the type of place that locals tend to keep secret- and for good reason. A warm supper club atmosphere,...  Read More

Set along an East Lansing side street, this noteworthy haunt is homey and pub-like, with a more mature clientele than the town's usual collegiate watering holes. Stained glass light fixtures, dark wood paneling, and original artwork in the main...  Read More

Harper's Restaurant & Brew Pub

One of East Lansing's more popular restaurants and watering holes, this brewpub boasts a swanky bar area surrounded by high bistro tables and booths. Huge beer vats stand in plain view like sentries, letting you know that the beer is, indeed,...  Read More

Stillwater Grill

This Okemos steakhouse offers a contemporary casual setting with large picture windows, intimate tables, subdued lighting, and a peaceful lakeside mural. Stillwater's menu runs the gamut, boasting everything from crab cakes to baby back ribs....  Read More

Eaton Rapids
English Inn

Hosts Gary and Donna Nelson invite you to enjoy award-winning cuisine at this authentic Tudor-style inn. Start off your unforgettable meal with a delightful appetizer – baked Brie and mushrooms, escargot, or roasted New Zealand mussels. From...  Read More

El Azteco – East

Widely regarded as THE place to enjoy traditional Mexican cuisine in the Capital City area, El Az, as it's known to locals, is a terrific lunch or dinner option. From $5.25 lunch specials to reasonably priced dinners like chile rellenos, huevos...  Read More

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