Fresh Coast Lounge

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Enjoy a Chef Crafted Menu

Overlooking Lake Michigan

Enjoy a delicious dinner overlooking Lake Michigan. Located just a few miles North of Escanaba, Freshwater Tavern features modern American style food. You won’t go thirsty with our great selection of craft cocktails made from scratch, extensive bourbon list and a dozen local craft beers on tap, brewed right here in the Upper Peninsula. Our customer focused service and unique menu items combined with an unbeatable waterfront view, have earned us the reputation as one of the best restaurants in the Upper Peninsula.

Crafted & Curated


Craft Cocktails Made From Scratch

Delicious selection of scratch-made craft cocktails

12 Local Craft Beers On Tap

We have a great selection of craft beer from local Upper Peninsula Breweries.

cedar smoked bourbon

Whether you like it Cedar Smoked or just on the rocks we’ve got you covered with a great selection of premium bourbon.

Premium Bottled Wine

From local estate grown wines to curated labels from around the globe we have a great selection of premium bottled wine.

New Cocktail Lounge inside of Freshwater Tavern.

Daily Happy Hour Deals!

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Customer Reviews

Julie Poquette
Julie Poquette
November 21, 2023.
Great food! Just a bit pricey...
November 20, 2023.
I wish I could review higher than 5 stars! Tanesha was incredible, everything we ordered was sooo amazing, and we love coming here! Would recommend 🙂
Barb Tomaszewski
Barb Tomaszewski
November 15, 2023.
Our server, Josh, went above and beyond to make our dining experience very special.
November 13, 2023.
Melissa was awesome! Food was great. Only thing I would change is not so much lettuce for a garnish. It’s so wasteful. Melissa was awesome tho! Good job Melissa!!
Paula Gustafson
Paula Gustafson
November 12, 2023.
I ordered the steak and shrimp. The steak was delicious! Our waiter was attentive and informative. Will definitely dine their again.
Kirk Fisch
Kirk Fisch
November 3, 2023.
Filet and shrimp. WOW