|By City Pulse|
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$ - Less than $8
$$ - $8 to $14
$$$ - $14 to $20
$$$$ - Over $20
GILBERT AND BLAKE’S —A wide range of seafood, sizzling steaks, and pasta dishes. 3554 Okemos Road, Okemos. Open at 11 a.m. Monday- Saturday, and noon on Sunday, and closes when the last person leaves. (517) 349-1300, www.gilbertandblakes.com, OM, TO, FB, Wi-Fi, RES $$$
HERSHEY’S STEAK AND SEAFOOD— Besides featuring its namesake, this East Lansing tradition offers a first-rate salad bar. 2863 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing. 11:30 a.m.-9p.m. Monday-Thursday; 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday; closed Sundays except major holidays. (517) 337- 7324, www.hersheyssteakandseafood.com, FB, D, TO, RES, P, OM, $$$
HUMMINGBIRDS— Appetizers range from simple fried fare to spinach dip. Entrees include a variety of charbroiled steaks, fish and seafood dishes and weekly specials. The menu also includes burgers, sandwiches, soups and salads. Also features a full breakfast menu, including omelets, skillets and cold breakfasts. Inside the Holiday Inn South, 6820 S. Cedar St., Lansing. Summer hours: 6:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. & 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. daily. (517) 694- 8123. FB, TO, RES, P, B, $$$
NORTH PINE GRILLE—Step into the north woods at the North Pine Grill, where hand-cut steaks, homemade soups and a wide-selection of entrees daily are prepared fresh daily. North Pine Grille, 7711 W. Saginaw Highway, Lansing. 6 a.m. - 11 a.m.; 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. (517) 627-2101. FB, TO, $$$
KNIGHT CAP— Featuring signature steaks and seasonal seafood specialties, this restaurant’s been serving downtown Lansing for over 30 years. 320 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. 4:30 p.m. - 11 p.m. Monday, 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. Tuesday- Thursday, 11 a.m.midnight Friday, 5 p.m.midnight Saturday. (517) 484-7676. www.theknightcap.com. FB, TO, RES, OM, SF, $$$$
THE STATE ROOM— From filet mignon to braised Alaskan halibut, this restaurant serves up a range of seasonal gourmet tatses. 55 S. Harrison Road, East Lansing. 6:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Saturday: 6:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday. (517) 432- 5049. www.stateroomrestaurant.com, FB, TO, OM, SF, RES,$$-$$$
STILLWATER GRILL— Surf ‘n’ turf is taken to a whole new level with Cajun Tenderloin Tips marinated for 24 hours, sushi-grade Wasabi Tuna, and pan-seared New World Scallops, all piled high to share.
TROPPO—An American bistro serving upscale breakfasts, lunches and dinners in downtown Lansing. 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. Wednesday - Friday, 4 p.m. - 11 p.m. Saturday. 101 S. Washington Square, Lansing. (517) 371-4000. www.troppo.org. FB, TO, RES, P, OM, Wi-Fi, $$$
JERUSALEM BAKERY—This deli and bakery features a wide variety of Middle Eastern takeout items, including hummus, grape leaves and more. 1456 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday: Closed on Sunday. (517) 485-9975. TO, $
MIDDLE EAST CAFÉ— This west side café serves a wide variety of Middle Eastern favorites, including mujadara, hashwi and shish kafta. 801 Thomas L. Parkway, Lansing (off of West Saginaw Highway). 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday – Friday (517) 323-9009. TO, OM, $$
NEW ALADDIN’S RESTAURANT— Serving Middle Eastern entrees, salads, sandwiches and fresh juices in the Frandor Shopping Center. 300 N. Clippert St., Lansing. (517) 333- 8710 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Monday – Saturday. 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday. TO, D, OM, SF, P, RES, $
SAHARA’S—Under new ownership since February, this restaurant offers authentic Middle Eastern dishes and a daily lunch buffet from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 3536 Meridian Crossing, Okemos. 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Friday & Saturday; noon – 8 p.m. Sunday. (517) 347-3770. TO, RES, SF, $-$$
SULTAN’S—Sit down Middle Eastern restaurant known for excellent chicken shawarma and hummus among its expansive menu. Also serves fresh-squeezed juices. 4790 S. Hagadorn Road, Suite 164, East Lansing. Monday - Thursday: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Friday & Saturday: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Sunday: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. (517) 333-4444, TO, RES (groups of four or more), $$
WOODY’S OASIS— Mediterranean food lovers can relish in healthy, tasty meals including lamb, beef and chicken kabobs, grape leaves and several vegetarian and vegan options. 970 Trowbridge Road, East Lansing. 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday.