Best Restaurants in Lansing, Michigan

Lansing features a lot of great local foodie experiences, from scratch-made Mediterranean cuisine to romantic inns.

So, whether your objective is to cross off another capital from your bucket list, attend a Spartan’s game, or check out the city’s automotive history, you’ll need sustenance. And you’ll find some great eats in Lansing.


They offer counter-service in a casual atmosphere, so the food arrives at your table quickly. They emphasize from-scratch cooking with fresh Michigan ingredients, never frozen.

Soup Spoon Café

The chef handcrafts six soups daily. Sandwiches are a café specialty with their in-house brand of deli meats, Wolfe Meats, a brand of deli meats.


For more than 50 years, DeLuca’s has been a Lansing tradition. It opened in 1960 as Willow Bar for Lansing’s automotive workers and evolved into DeLuca’s Restaurant.

Voted one of America’s most romantic inns, The English Inn has live piano music playing softly in the background during dinner, contributing to the romantic ambiance.

The English Inn

Meat. Southern BBQ and Carnivore Cuisine

Located in Lansing’s Old Town neighborhood is genuinely all about the meat — beef brisket, pulled pork or pork ribs, turkey, wings, and Texas hot links.

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