Contact Information | Hours
| Where To Dine
|101 W. 2nd Street
|Michigan City, IN 46360
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Exhibition Gallery and Gallery Shop Hours (Central)
Note: Hyndman Gallery is open
2 - 5pm on Thursdays
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From Northwest Indiana:
Take US 12 East through Porter & Pines into Michigan City. At the 2nd stop light, turn left onto Pine St., getting in the center lane. Veer left at the “Y”, where City Hall and the Police station will be on your left, and the LCA will be on your right. Go straight toward next intersection instead of following lanes back south. Turn right onto the side street (Washington). Turn right into LCA parking lot. Tan brick building.
From the East and Michigan:
Take I94 West towards Chicago. Merge onto US-35 N via EXIT 40B toward MICHIGAN CITY. Take 35 West through town. Turn LEFT onto E MICHIGAN BLVD / US-12. Turn right at Pine St., getting in the center lane. Veer left at the “Y”, where City Hall and the Police station will be on your left, and the LCA will be on your right. Go straight toward next intersection instead of following lanes back south. Turn right onto the side street (Washington). Turn right into LCA parking lot. Tan brick building.
From the South:
Take 80 East (Toll Road) or I94 East to US 421 North into Michigan City. Cross over US 20. Hwy 421 will become Franklin St. Travel through lights and business district and turn right on 9th St and go one block. Turn left on Pine St. (one way). Cross over Michigan Blvd. (US 12) and stay in center lane. Veer left at the “Y”, where City Hall and the Police station will be on your left, and the LCA will be on your right. Go straight toward next intersection instead of following lanes back south. Turn right onto the side street (Washington). Turn right into LCA parking lot. Tan brick building.
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Address: 4057 Franklin Street, Michigan City, IN 46360-7328
Hours: Fri-Sat 11am-12am
Blue Chip Casino - Options Buffet
Options Buffet offers and extensive array of delicious fare for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Options Buffet treats guests to an all-you-can-enjoy selection of tempting treats.
Address: 777 Blue Chip Drive, Michigan City, IN
Phone: 219-879-7711 • Toll Free: 888-879-7711
Fr & Sat 7am -11pm, Sun-Thurs 7am – 10pm
Bridges Waterfront Cafe
A fun, casual, family-oriented restaurant near the LCA, casino and outlet mall. Enjoy seafood, salads, and sandwiches while watching boats and the rotating Amtrak bridge.
Address: 508 E 2nd Street, Michigan City
Hours: Open Seasonally Mon.- Sun.11am-9pm; Closed Tue.
Cafe Elite & Catering
Located just blocks from LCA and outlet shopping! Sophisticated, yet casual atmosphere serving an array of enticing dishes prepared for every taste and pallet. Seasonal outdoor dining available.
Address: 231 W 7th Street, Michigan City
Hours: Sun & Tue 11-3, Wed & Thurs 11-8, Fri & Sat 11-9, Closed Monday
Duneland Beach Inn
Excellent steaks, chops, pasta, and seafood. Delicious homemade soups and pastries created daily.
Address: 3311 Pottawattomie Trail, Duneland Beach
Hours: Dinner Tue - Sat 5pm-9pm
Less than a block from the LCA! Enjoy a rustic family dining experience. Specializing in steaks, chops, chicken, ribs, and more!
Address: 10 Commerce Square, Michigan City
Hours: Lunch Mon-Fri. 11:30am-3pm; Dinner Mon.-Thu. 4pm-10pm, Fri.-Sat. 4pm-11pm, and Sun. 4pm-9:30pm
Hammer's Food & Drink
Family owned and operated. Open seven days a week for lunch and dinner. Homemade pasta and pizza, hand cut steaks, lake perch, and the best BBQ ribs in town.
Address: 2134 E US Hwy 20, Michigan City
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 11am-10pm; Sun. 10am-9pm; Sun. brunch 10am-2pm.
Lakshore Coffee & Specialties
Located just blocks from LCA and outlet shopping! Coffees, sandwiches and salads.
Address: 444 Wabash, Michigan City
Hours: Open Daily 6am – 6pm
Michigan City's premier destination near the marina, beach, outlet mall and casino boat. Big menu with good variety and great prices -- you'll never leave hungry.
Address: 110 Franklin St., Michigan City, IN 46360
Maxine's Restaurant & Bar
A local favorite! Serving steaks, seafood, pasta, and more in a beautiful convivial atmosphere. Traditional fine dining with extensive wine selection and attentive service. Jazz on weekends.
Address: 521 Franklin Square, Michigan City
Hours: Daily 5pm
Enjoy award-winning fine dining at its best with succulent prime rib, steaks, ribs and seafood.
Address: 4125 S Franklin Street, Michigan City
Hours: Lunch: Mon-Fri 11am-4pm; Dinner Sun.-Sat. 4pm-10:30pm
The Sahara Desert does not reach Lebanon or even Michigan City. But its distant, exotic aura permeates the food, ambiance and feel of this oasis of Mediterranean cuisine.
1701 Franklin St., Michigan City
Lunch: Tues - Sat 11 am - 2 pm Lunch Buffet Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday-Friday
Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday 4 pm Dinner Buffet Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday
Closed Sunday & Monday
Savory’s Homemade Pizza & Deli
Homemade pizza and sandwiches made the way you remember.
Dine in, carry out and delivery.
Address: 624 Wabash St., Michigan City, IN
Winter Closed Sun, Mon 11am – 3pm, Tue – Sat 11am – 8p
Shoreline Brewery & Restaurant
Just a block from the LCA!. LaPorte County's newest hot spot and northwest Indiana's only brew pub. Twelve fresh, hand crafted beers on tap with a menu you've seen nowhere else. Fish flown in daily.
Address: 208 Wabash, Michigan City
Hours: Sun.-Thu. 11am-11pm; Fri.-Sat. 11am-1am
Less than a block from the LCA!. Nautical atmosphere, known for the half-pound Swingbelly's Burger. Located on Lake Michigan.
Address: 100 Washington Street, Michigan City
Hours: Labor Day-Memorial Day Mon.-Sat. 11am-9pm, Sun. 12pm-9pm; Memorial Day-Labor Day Mon.-Sat. 11am-10pm, Sun. 12pm-9pm
The Timbers Restaurant & Rother’s Pub
An offering of the classics with the addition of a few eclectic concoctions and we’ve re-opened the landmark “The Timbers” from years ago, returning it to the community.
Address: 444 Pine Lake Ave., LaPorte, IN
Open 7 Days a Week ~ Call for Specifics
Top Dog-Great Lakes Catering
Delicious “Chicago-Style” hotdogs and sausages, Maxwell Street Polish Sausages, fresh hand patted burgers, roasted Purdue chickens, and tasty side dishes. Eat in or carry out and drive thru! One block east of Lighthouse Place.
Address: 701 Washington Street, Michigan City
Hours: Mon – Fri 10:30am - 3pm
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