Drinks and Dining in Newaygo

Newaygo offers great drinks and dining within walking distance of the Muskegon River Inn or a short 20-minute drive.

Newaygo Brewing Company offers a variety of beers including IPAs, stouts and lagers although their specialties are English and American ales. There’s always something new to try in their taproom.  Their lunch and dinner menu features appetizers; stone-baked pizzas; sandwiches, sliders and stackers; as well as main dishes, salads and soups. Visit the Newaygo Brewing Company website for more information.

Newago Brewing Company
19 State Road, Newaygo, Michigan

Open  daily 11:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Phone: (231) 452-6551

River Stop Café has been a downtown staple for over 25 years, with inside seating as well as two outdoor patios. It operates as a counter-service café from morning to afternoon. You can order from a range of soups, sandwiches, espresso drinks, or from the bar, knowing we source our goods as locally as possible.

On Fridays and Saturdays, from 4 p.m. to closing the River Stop Cafe operates as a Social House with a separate dinner menu featuring small plates, flatbreads, shareables, and more. The bar is stocked with Michigan microbrews, good wine, and barrel-aged cocktails.  For more information visit the River Stop Café website.

River Stop Cafe
52 State Street
Newaygo, Michigan

The Cafe is open seven days a week. Summer hours are:

Monday – Thursday: 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Friday:  8:00 AM — 7:00 PM
Saturday :  9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Sunday Brunch:  9:00 AM — 2:00 PM
Phone:  (231) 652-5282

River Stop Saloon has been open since 2010 and features authentic Mexican cooking and classic American favorites. Located in the heart of downtown Newaygo, Michigan, the River Stop Saloon is where good friends get together over great food and drinks. For more information visit the River Stop Saloon website.

River Stop Saloon
56 State Road
Newaygo, Michigan

Sunday and Monday: 11 AM – 9 PM
Tuesday and Wednesday:  11 am – 10 pm
Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 11 AM – 1 AM
Phone:  (231) 652-8080

Sportsman’s Bar offers your favorite drinks and a lunch and dinner menu featuring appetizers, burgers, chicken wings, shrimp, nachos and steaks. For more information visit the Sportsman’s Bar website.

Sportsman’s Bar
30 State Street
Newaygo, Michigan

Monday: 11 AM – 10 PM
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 11 AM – 11 PM
Friday and Saturday: 11 AM – 2 AM
Sunday: 11 AM – 9 PM
Phone:  (231) 652-7074

The Forager restaurant, located in Howard City, Michigan (20 minutes by car), offers Great Lakes regional comfort food. The Forager’s lunch and dinner daily menu features regionalism/ farm-to table sourcing, and scratch-made items with a high degree of culinary creativity.  Visit The Forager website for more information.

The Forager
101 E. Edgerton Street
Howard City, Mischiga

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Phone:  (231) 648-6052