The Black Sheep Pub
The English pub of Alpena. Hearty food with English and Michigan craft beers on tap. Live entertainment on the weekends.
Located at 113 S. Second Avenue. For more information about live music and specials, check out their Facebook page.
The Fresh Palate
Farm-to-table restaurant offering fresh, organic plates in a historic building with outdoor sidewalk seating. Back dining area (the Nucleus) offers weekly live jazz and music.
Sandwiches, burritos, pizzas, burgers, small plates, wide craft beer and wine selection, full cocktail menu.
Located at 109 N. Second Avenue, you can find out more about them on their website.
John A. Lau
Recently renovated, this is an Alpena classic with Casual American cuisine in a historic saloon. Steaks, appetizers, burgers, outdoor beer garden.
Located at 414 N. Second Avenue, you can find more information on their Facebook page.
Local bar and tavern, popular nightlife spot. Pool table, specialty cocktails and Michigan beers on tap.
Located at 307 W. Chisholm St.
Mangos Tequila Bar
A locally owned Mexican restaurant with a traditional Mexican and American menu. Margarita towers, delicious tequila, vibrant and fun atmosphere.
Located at 121 W. Chisholm Street
JJ's Steak + Pizza
Casual American cuisine with a wide variety on the menu and sports bar. Pizza, burgers, sandwiches, Mexican, pasta.
Located at 411 N. Second Avenue. You can see their full menu on their website.
The Nucleus Lounge
22 taps of Michigan craft beer and craft beer in a historic setting. Kick back and enjoy a drink while watching a sports game or check out live music every Tuesday. Also serves food from the Fresh Palate’s menu.
Thunder Bay Winery
Local winery’s tasting room in the historic Center Building with outdoor sidewalk seating.
Wine tastings, wine flights, and a variety of red, white, rose, fruit and dessert wines available by the glass or by the bottle.
Order food through the Fresh Palate or bring your own.
Located at 109 N. Second Avenue.