Theater On The Lake is an event space that’s right on Lake Michigan, with a lawn leading up to the water. But the restaurant (complete with patio) is open to the public. Come here for a burger and snacks - we especially like the pimento cheese spread - with a view of the lake. It’s way better than fighting the crowds at North Beach.
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At some point you’ll be near the lake this summer. Here’s where to hang out.
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Parson’s Chicken & Fish
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Mortar and Pestle
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Shaw’s Crab House
Shaw’s is like the seafood version of a steakhouse. Come for a nicer dinner and order all the oyster, crab, and lobster.
The Purple Pig
Purple Pig has been around awhile, but it's still a great small plates restaurant that makes for a fun night.
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