Barker Pub
607 E. Barker Avenue Michigan City, Indiana

Barker Pub is a newly remodeled Gastro Pub- like establishment located in the heart of Michigan City. This 21 and over venue features 26 craft and domestic beers on tap, over 40 red and white wines stocked, and fresh hand crafted cocktails! The menu is very eclectic featuring elevated fare consisting of 1/2 pound grind specific burgers, flatbread pizzas, unique shareable appetizers, from seared tuna to locally made Bavarian soft pretzels, salads, pub style sandwiches and comfort style plate and basket fare! Weekly features including, fresh catch, AYCE Walleye on Fridays and seasonal comfort items can be found on their Facebook page.

(219) 873-9306
Casey’s New Buffalo
136 North Whittaker Street New Buffalo, Michigan 49117

Casual fine dining, reminiscent of a traditional Chicago- style grill. Bar stays open later after the kitchen closes. Over 30 beers on tap, signature cocktails and a carefully crafted wine list. When the weather’s fine, eat and drink in Casey’s Back Yard, a delightful landscaped patio, featuring our outdoor Ice House bar. Check out our Facebook page for live music events on the weekends.

(269) 469-6400
Craft House
711-2 Plaza Dr, Chesterton IN 46304

Family friendly smoke free bar/restaurant with something for everyone. Craft beers, signature cocktails, healthy option food menu with desserts to share!

Leroy’s “Hot Stuff”
333 W US Highway 20 Porter, Indiana 46304

Authentic Mexican cuisine, a full bar, 9 tap handles (many featuring local brews), and live music!

Leroy’s has been an icon in Porter for over 25 years. Owned and operated by the Flores family since 1990, they welcome you in to enjoy good company, great music, and delicious meals. They feature live music every Friday and Saturday nights with some of the region’s best musicians.

Please go to their events page for  monthly happenings and live music schedule.

Because of the smoking laws that went into effect on July 1, 2012 they are no longer able to allow minors into our restaurant. However, they do offer a full menu including alcohol, for carryout. Just call 219-926-6211 to place your order.

(219) 926-6211
The Brewery Lodge
5737N 600W Michigan City, In 46360

The Brewery Lodge is a 14-suite boutique hotel located on a 31 acre wooded tract filled with streams, ponds and wildlife. All of the suites are well appointed and offer peaceful views of the remote property.
The main house was built in 1930, and has been recently updated to include a craft beer and cocktail bar, with several outdoor terraces. With its hand-hewn timbers, fireplaces, and warm atmosphere, The Brewery Lodge is sure to relax the traveler in all of us.

The False Front
30 N Whittaker St New Buffalo, MI 49117

The False Front is an after-hours bar that shares a space with David’s Delicatessen & Coffee. Our small menu is always in flux as we find new things we love. Stop by to see what beers, wines, cocktails, and snacks we are serving today.

Val’s Famous Pizza and Grinders
112 S 11th St Chesterton, Indiana

Affordable family friendly restaurant that focuses on the community.

(219) 921-0056
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Welcome to Dig the Dunes!

Dig the Dunes uncovers all the secrets of the dunes! From trails and beaches, to people, places, events and even the history and geology. Visit our page frequently for fun facts and new adventures for you to embark upon!

We offer lots of classes like beach glass art, jewelry making, wine and canvas, hikes, comedy shows and more!

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