Fine dining/full service
CHRISTIE’S BISTRO — Elegant dining with beef and seafood offerings, as well as pasta and salads; located inside the Lexington Hotel at 925 S. Creyts Road, Lansing. (517) 323-4190. www.lexingtonlansing.com. Monday-Friday Breakfast 6:30 a.m.-11 a.m., Lunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Dinner 5 p.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday Breakfast 7 a.m.-11 a.m., Lunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dinner 5 p.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday Breakfast 7 a.m.-10 a.m., Brunch 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Room service available 6:30 a.m.-midnight Monday-Friday and 7 a.m.-midnight Saturday and Sunday. FB, TO, RES, $$$.
DUSTY’S CELLAR — An intimate gourmet restaurant with an excellent wine list and a well-trained, friendly waitstaff. 1839 Grand River Ave., Okemos. Brunch 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday; Lunch 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday; Dinner 3:30 p.m.- 9 p.m. Sunday, 4 p.m.-10 p.m. Monday- Thursday, 4 p.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday. (517) 349-5150. www.dustyscellar.com, OM, TO, FB, P, RES, $$$$
ENGLISH INN — Beautiful scenery is complemented by savory seafood dishes. Offerings include grilled salmon with dill sauce. 677 S. Michigan Road, Eaton Rapids. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. & 5-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. & 5-10 p.m. Friday; 5-10 p.m. Saturday; 1-7 p.m. Sunday. (517) 663-2500. www.englishinn.com, FB, RES, P, OM, WiFi $$-$$$$
GILBERT AND BLAKE’S — A wide range of seafood dishes, sizzling steaks and pasta entrees. 3554 Okemos Road, Okemos. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Friday & Saturday; noon- 9 p.m. on Sunday. (517) 349-1300, www.gilbertandblakes.com, FB, TO, RES, OM, P, WiFi, $$$
HUMMINGBIRDS — Entrees include charbroiled steaks and seafood dishes, as well as weekly specials. The menu also includes burgers, sandwiches, soups and salads, as well as a full breakfast menu, including omelets, skillets and cold breakfasts. Inside Causeway Bay Hotel, 6820 S. Cedar St., Lansing. 6 a.m.–2 p.m., 5–10 p.m. daily. (517) 694-8123. FB, TO, RES, P, $$$
STILLWATER GRILL — The extensive menu features such favorites such as Cajun tenderloin steak tips and salmon and lobster beurre blanc; half-off wine on Sundays, Monday and Tuesdays. 3544 Meridian Crossings Drive, Okemos. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Friday, 3-10 p.m. Saturday, 3-9 p.m. Sunday. (517) 349-1500. www.stillwatergrill.com, FB, WB, TO, RES, P, OM, WiFi, $$$$
TROPPO — It’s Social Hour every day from 3-6 p.m. at this American bistro; dinner selections include veal picatta and pappardelle bolognese, featuring Italian sausage and homemade meatballs in meat gravy. 120 N. Washington Square, Lansing. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday, 4-11 p.m. Saturday, Dinner served beginning at 4 p.m. each day. Closed Sundays. (517) 371-4000. www.troppo.org. FB, TO, RES, P, OM, Wi-Fi, $$$