Hungry? There are several options for getting a bite while at Shanty Creek. Once again “variety” is the key word. From family-friendly to casual to fine dining, and whatever you’re looking for, SCR has what you crave.

The Lakeview Restaurant

The first thing most notice at The Lakeview Restaurant and Lounge are its majestic sunset views of Lake Bellaire. Executive Chef Michel Newton and his staff serve innovative regional fare, Michigan’s finest craft beers and award-winning homemade desserts.

• Menu: eclectic, salads, soups, small plates, entrées, homemade desserts.

• Atmosphere:  Big open great room, bartender, scenic sunset views, roaring fireplaces.

• Dining Hours: Breakfast 7-11a; Lunch 11a-6p; Dinner Sun-Thu 6-9p, Fri-Sat 6-10p
Bar Hours: Sun-Thu 11a-9p, Fri-Sat 11a-11p

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The River Bistro

Introducing The River Bistro at Shanty Creek Resorts, Bellaire’s newest dining and entertainment venue.

Featuring pool tables and pub games including foosball, darts and more. Enjoy fresh-squeezed mixed cocktails and spirits, and over 45 regional and international beers, The River Bistro is open daily overlooking the Cedar River golf course’s 18th green with winter views of Schuss Mountain’s Purple Lift.

• Menu: breakfast, sandwiches, entrées, desserts.

• Atmosphere: high-tops and traditional seating, large windows overlooking the golf course, bar, pub games.

• Dining Hours: Breakfast 7-11a; Lunch 11a-5p; Dinner Sun-Thu 5-9p, Fri-Sat 5-10p
Bar Hours: Sun-Thu 11a-9p, Fri-Sat 11a-11p

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Ivan’s Cafe

Located at the base of Schuss Mountain, Ivan’s Cafe is a premier skier’s cafeteria with fresh salads, gourmet sandwiches, soups, chili, wraps, and more. Plus all the traditional kid-friendly options like french fries, pizza, chicken fingers, and chips. Ivan’s will even feature Starbucks Coffee and assorted Starbucks beverages.

Skiers at Schuss Mountain can choose from three options:

  • Full-menu service dining (The River Bistro),
  • Premier cafeteria setting (Ivan’s Cafe), or
  • Bring-Your-Own dining (Schuss Mtn. Day Lodge).

With easy access from the frontside slopes of Schuss Mountain, Ivan’s will still be the place for après-ski entertainment! Bartenders will still serve cocktails, craft beer, and of course, the SHOT-SKI! Featuring “The Largest TV in Antrim County” Ivan’s also makes a great place to catch the big game or a classic Warren Miller movie. (Note: On Fridays, Saturdays and holidays, there will be an after-hours menu available.)

• Menu: kid-friendly menus, expanded cafe grab-and-go.

• Atmosphere: Big, open lodge style dining room and bar, ski slopes deck, the largest screen in Antrim County, après-ski entertainment. Late-night bands play into the morning hours.

Note: Ivan’s is an adult-only environment after 11pm. No one under the age of 21 allowed.

• Hours: Ivan’s is now closed for the season.

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The Pub at Schuss Mtn.

The Pub provides a quiet, private bar and dining area for members only of Shanty Creek’s Mountain Creek Club. With its menu of specialty plates and mixed drinks, The Pub also hosts members-only live entertainment, special events, and parties. To learn more about the benefits of membership, click to view membership information or send us an email.

Hours: The Pub is now closed for the season

When you need something to tide you over, or out on the golf course, these seasonal options hit the spot:

Grab-n-Go | Arnie's Grill and Schuss Grill

  • Menu: pre-wrapped sandwiches, made-to-order sandwiches, chips, snacks, beverages, beer
  • Atmosphere: casual, golfer
  • Hours: Seasonal. Call for hours.

Half-Way Houses | Cedar River GC and The Legend

  • Menu: pre-wrapped sandwiches, made-to-order sandwiches, chips, snacks, beverages, beer
  • Atmosphere: casual, golfer
  • Hours: Seasonal. Call for hours: Arnie’s x7197; Schuss Grill x3171