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FB = Full Bar
WB = Wine & Beer
TO = Take Out
D = Delivery
RES = Reservations
OM = Online Menu
P = Patio
SF - Smoke Free
Average price per person, not including drinks:
$ - Less than $8
$$ - $8 to $14
$$$ - $14 to $20
$$$$ - Over $20
BENSON’S VINAIGRETTES—In the mood for some home-style cooking? Benson’s makes all of its “Michigan Farmhouse” cuisine from scratch and rotates the menu daily and seasonally.
For lighter appetites, try one of the restaurant’s many sides and salads. Benson’s Vinairgrette’s also provides catering services. 940 Elmwood St., Lansing. Monday - Thursday: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Friday & Saturday: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. (517) 703-9616. TO, D, P (in the summer), SF, $$
BEST STEAK HOUSE—Low cost dining for meat lovers, serving steaks and sandwiches, including a modified Philly cheesesteak. 3020 E. Kalamazoo St., Lansing.
Monday – Saturday: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m., Sunday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. (517) 337-2210. TO, OM $$
CLARA’S LANSING STATION—Fun dining is the motto at this onetime railroad station.
Popular dishes like the chicken Hawaiian are made from scratch. Other popular menu items include Clara’s steaks and salads. 637 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday; 11 a.m.- 10 p.m. Monday – Thursday ; 11 a.m. -11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. (517) 372- 7120. www.claras.com, OM, TO, FB, WB, WiFi, P, RES, $$-$$$
CORAL GABLES— Serving meals for generations, this familystyle restaurant offers handmade desserts, homemade soups and a small menu of homemade Greek specialties.
2838 E. Grand River Avenue, East Lansing. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday; 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Tuesday- Thursday; 7 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday; 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday; 8 a.m.-9 pm. Sunday. (517) 337-1311, www.coralgablesrestaurant.com, WB, SF, WiFi, FB, TO, OM, P, $$
HONEY-BAKED HAM—Stop by for a boxed lunch or shop for a few sundries at this deli/store hybrid.
Specialty condiments are offered. Catering for parties and events also available. 5601 W. Saginaw Highway, Suite A, Lansing. 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Monday – Friday; 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday. (517) 327-5008.
D, TO, SF, OM at www. heavenlyham.com, $.
JR. ROOSTER—All the American fare you could want: wings, ribs, fish— from catfish to tilapia— gizzards, hamburgers, hot dogs and more. 4411 W. Saginaw Highway, Lansing. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon- 10 p.m. Sunday. (517) 321-3200. TO, SF, WiFi, OM, $.
LOGAN’S ROADHOUSE—This national chain specializes in ribs, steaks and burgers, but the menu is large enough, with salads, lots of sides and a kid’s menu, for even finicky eaters to find a meal. Monday, Tuesday Wednesday two meals for $13.99. 5800 W. Saginaw Hwy., Lansing.
11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday- Thursday; 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday & Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday. (517) 327-4751. TO, FB, D, OM, $$.
MARK’S WATERSHED—Old favorites, like burgers, pizza and Mexican, to more upscale entrees, including Shed Chicken Parmesan, are always on the menu. 5965 Marsh Road, Haslett.
3 p.m.-2 a.m. Monday- Friday, 12 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday-Sunday: (517) 999-7433. www.markswatershed.com, FB, TO, OM, $$