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FB = Full Bar
WB = Wine & Beer
TO = Take Out
D = Delivery
RES = Reservations
OM = Online Menu
P = Patio
SF - Smoke Free
Average price per person, not including drinks:
$ - Less than $8
$$ - $8 to $14
$$$ - $14 to $20
$$$$ - Over $20
Cafes & Diners
MITCHELL’S FISH MARKET—Frozen seafood is forbidden at this eatery where the fish come and go with the seasons. Crab cakes with scallion whipped potatoes is an entrée example. 2975 Preyde Blvd., Lansing. 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday- Thursday; 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday. (517) 482-3474. www.mitchellsfishmarket.com, OM, TO, FB, RES, $$-$$$
PALACE OF JAMAICA—This cozy restaurant serves authentic Island tastes in downtown Lansing, including curry goat, oxtail, fried plantains and jerk chicken. 424 S. Washington Square, Lansing. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. daily. (517) 977-1763. D, TO, SF OM on myspace/ facebook $.
TRAVELERS CLUB—Intercontinental cuisine meets John Phillip Sousa in the eclectic atmosphere of the Travelers Club International Restaurant and Tuba Museum. 2138 Hamilton Road, Okemos.
9 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 9 a.m.-9.p.m. Sunday. (517) 349-1701. www. travelerstuba.com, OM, WB, TO, P, $$
WESTON’S KEWPEE SANDWICH SHOPPE— Serving up olive burgers, chilidogs and more for 85 years, Kewpee’s is a downtown institution. 118 S. Washington Square, Lansing. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday. (517) 482-8049. TO, $ (call back, closed after 2)
3 TIMES CAFÉ— Everything is made fresh to order at this café, which features a menu of Korean favorites. 2090 Grand River Ave., Okemos. 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday (517) 349 3122. WB, TO, RES, P, SF. $$
AI FUSION—East meets west and traditional meets trendy at this sit-down sushi bar and restaurant specializing in Asian favorites like Japanese beef shabu shabu and spicy Korean Bibimbap. 2827
E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing. 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m. Friday, noon – 11 p.m. Saturday, noon – 10 p.m. Sunday. (517) 853-3700. FB, TO, $$$
AKAGI SUSHI—Tucked away in an Okemos strip mall, this shop offers plenty of sushi, curry and noodle dishes and plenty of non-seafood entrées. 1754 Central Park Drive, Okemos. 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. & 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Monday - Saturday; noon-8 p.m. Sunday. (517) 347-7333. www.gogreenmenus. com. WB, D, TO, OM, SF, $$.
APPLE JADE— Traditional Taiwanese and Chinese cuisine served in the Frandor Shopping Center.
Featuring beef, chicken, pork, seafood and vegetarian entrées, as well as daily lunch specials. 300 N. Clippert St., Lansing. 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday. (517) 332-1111. TO, RES, SF, $$.
ASIAN EXPRESS— This Chinese and Vietnamese restaurant features curry, seafood and noodle dishes along with Vietnamese specialties.
5920 S. Cedar St., Lansing. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday. (517) 272-1665. TO, D, SF, $-$$.
CHEN’S RESTAURANT—This north side stalwart serves standard Chinese fare from a uniquely shaped domed building. 600 E. Thomas St., Lansing. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday & Saturday; Noon-10 p.m. Sunday. (517) 372-7292. OM, SF, TO, D, SF, $.
CHINA EXPRESS— Offering a wide selection of traditional dishes and lunch and dinner specials. Party trays also available. 1630 Haslett Road, Suite 2, Haslett. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday - Thursday; 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Friday & Saturday; noon-9:30 p.m. Sunday. (517) 339- 8318. TO, SF, $.
EMOS—This deli offers Korean cuisine, including spicy chicken bulgogi made with thinly sliced chicken marinated in garlic, ginger, and soy sauce, then sautéed with onion and peppers. 901 Trowbridge Road, East Lansing. Sunday- Thursday: 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Friday: 11 a.m.-11p.m., Saturday: noon-11 p.m. (517) 488-0305. D, TO, SF, $
FINE CHINA RESTAURANT— Twenty-three chef’s specialties highlight an extensive menu that focuses on seafood and poultry. Plenty of lunch special combination plates and a kid’s menu also available. 1701 S. Waverly Road, Lansing. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Monday – Sunday. (517) 321-1879. D, TO, SF, OM at www.finechinarestaurant.net, WiFi, $-$$.