Inaugural restaurant week coming to downtown Ludington

April 1, 2024

Take Advantage of Dining Deals, April 22-28

LUDINGTON — Local and visiting foodies may taste their way through town during 2024 Downtown Ludington Restaurant Week. The inaugural event will spotlight new palate-pleasing menu items at participating locations, plus attractive pre-set price points.

The week-long event will feature $35 menus for two from Sunday, April 22 through Saturday, April 28. Depending on the location, menus may include additional courses, like appetizers, desserts and drinks, for the same price. Breakfast and lunch specials will be offered for just $10.

How it Works

Anyone who wants to check out Restaurant Week can make a reservation to dine in or take advantage of to-go options. Restaurants are debuting new and savory cuisine, which may end up on their regular menus if popular during this event.

Diners who eat at more than one location during Restaurant Week will be eligible to enter a drawing for prizes that include restaurant gift certificates, kitchen supplies and t-shirts. Scan the QR code at each location to log visits.

What and Where to Eat

Among Restaurant Week specials is a $35 chef’s feature for two at The Blu Moon Bistro. It starts with baked crab dip with tortilla chips, followed by a choice of roasted turkey, stuffing, potatoes, and pan gravy or St. Louis ribs, shallot BBQ, Asiago, green onion fries, and southern slaw.

Ludington Bay will have Jambalaya at 2 for $35, while Timbers Prime offers steak and seafood options.

Other dinner locations include Jamesport Brewing Company, Old Hamlin Restaurant, The Q Smokehouse, Sportsman’s Restaurant (and Mitten Bar), and Timbers Bar & Grill.

Participating breakfast spots include Pier to Pier Picnics and Trail’s End Baking Company. Lunch specials will be served at Cluck Bucket, Jamesport Brewing Company, Ludington Bay Brewing Company, Ludington Pub, The Q Smokehouse and Trail’s End Baking Company.

A complete list of participating restaurants and their menus is listed at Prices do not include taxes or gratuity.

Events and Specials

In addition to all the eating during Restaurant Week, a handful of events will also be happening nearby.

Choreographer and dance instructor, Amy Christian, leads a community line dancing class at 6 p.m. Thursday, Apr. 25 at Ludington Area Center for the Arts. This weekly drop-in session is just $10 and includes dances across multiple genres.

Grammy-nominated bluegrass band, The Special Consensus, will make its highly anticipated return to Ludington Area Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. Saturday, Apr. 27. Tickets are $25 in advance on Eventbrite for this lively concert event.

Learn more about Restaurant Week 2024 at or on social media.

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