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Relax  in the grandeur of  historic downtown Saint Joseph, Michigan.   The Duncan House is an easy 5 minute walk to shopping, dining, wine tasting , art galleries, and world class beaches.  Gourmet breakfasts and homemade snacks await you.




Here are a few of our favorite local restaurants, this is by no means an exhaustive list.

Easy Walk



The Bistro At The Boulevard - Fine French Cuisine - $$$$   Menu


Located in the Boulevard Hotel, 5 blocks away, reservations recommended

Tosi's Restaurant - Fine Italian Cuisine - $$$$   Menu

$ - 5$ Entree

Just a 10 minute drive away, this is one of the oldest restaurants in town, a truly special dining experience.  Reservations highly recommended.

$$ - 10$ Entree

Tabor Hill Winery & Restaurant- Locally Sourced Fare - $$$$   Menu

$$$ - 15$ Entree

Located in the heart of our wine country, a short 20 minute drive away.  The views are spectacular, the food local, fresh, and varied, and the wines are world renowned.

$$$$ - 20+$ Entree

Plank's Tavern - Great Steaks and Seafood - $$$$   Menu 


Located in the Inn at Harbor Shores with a slightly industrial view of the St. Joseph River, the fare is all excellent and home to one of the best steaks I have ever eaten.  Drive 3-4 minutes or walk 15 minutes to this restaurant, reservations can be made using the OpenTable app.

Uses NoWait App


Delivery Available

Grande Mere Inn- Steaks, Seafood,  good sunset views - $$$$   Menu

Takes Reservations

A short 10 minute drive, this restaurant sits on a bluff overlooking Grand Mere State Park and Lake Michigan.  A 30 + year tradition of excellence, also a great spot for wild game and locally sourced fish including walleye and perch.

Business Casual

The Buck Burgers and Brew - American, Burgers, Fries, Brews - $$   Menu

Downtown St. Joseph, famous for their burgers, fries, and vast beer menu.  This is a reincarnation of an old St. Joseph landmark "The Silver Dollar Saloon."

Food District - American, Steaks, Seafood, Pasta - $$$   Menu

Locally sourced food for a farm to table experience, great variety.  

Silver Harbor Brewing Company - Microbrews & Great Food - $$   Menu

Don't let the "Brewing" in the title throw you off, this is some of the best food in the area, always a great experience.  Oh, and the beer is pretty darn good too, but don't forget to try their home brew root beer.

Tims Too - Asian, Mongolian Grill Style - $$   Menu

Great Asian experience, you pick your fresh ingredients and they cook it up for you on a large open grill.

Shu's Grill and Bar - Steaks, Seafood, Pasta - $$$   Menu

Wide variety of steaks, seafood, and pasta dishes with outdoor dining available with a stunning view of the lake.

Rybelles - American, Wood Fired Pizza, Seafood - $$$   Menu

Casual atmosphere with rooftop dining available for great views of the lake.  The rooftop and the indoor restaurant have different menus, both are great.

Silver Beach Pizza - Pizza, Pizza, Pizza - $$ Menu

Located in the Amtrak Station, great pizza, great views.  Expect long wait ties in the summer so plan ahead, get in line, and stroll the beach or play in the fountain.

Azul Tequilla- Classic Mexican  - $$ Menu

Margaritas, tequllla, and great traditional Mexican food in generous portions.

221 Main Restaurant and Cocktail House- American  - $$$ Menu

American food, steaks, seafood, pasta and a large cocktail menu.  No weekend summer reservations.

Beach Casual

Thornton's Hometown Cafe  - American Diner, Breakfast, Lunch  - $  

Great breakfast and lunch menus, local favorite, generous portions.


Chans Garden - Classic Asian - $   Menu 

Classic Chineese in every way, price, menu, decor, complete with chinese Karaoke.  Honey Garlic Chicken and General Tso's are always great.

Zoup!- Soups, Salads, Sandwiches -  $   Menu 

Fresh salads, huge soup selection, great sandwiches.  Cold soup options are available in the summer.

Dairy Korner - Custard, Soft Serve, Sliders, Fries - $  

Great little spot, local hangout, new owner has brought some fun things to the menu.

The Hot Dog Cart - Chicago Style Dogs - $  

At the corner of Broad and State Street, lunch hours only.  Owner Ben is a retired firefighter and for almost 30 years his Chicago Style dogs have been a local favorite.  Grab a couple and head to the bluff.

Broad Street Cafe -  Authentic Bagels, Sandwiches, Soup - $  

Absolutely the best bagels in the midwest, hand crafted in the traditional style.  Very affordable meals.


Jimmy John's  -  Subs Delivered Fast - $   Menu

Subs delivered fast,

Beachside Deli  -  Classic Greek and Mediteranian  - $   Menu

Classic Greek and Mediteranian fare, limited indoor dining, carryout is a good option.