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Food and Drink around the East Lansing Area

Hopcat East Lansing: HopCat was envisioned, designed, stocked, and staffed with one mission in mind: To bring you great beer. American cuisine and local Michigan beer on tap.

Peanut Barrel: We are an American bar & grill featuring burgers & sandwiches with an outdoor patio.

  • Address: 521 E. Grand River Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823
  • Open lunch and dinner
  • Telephone: (517) 351-0608
  • Website:

Omi Sushi: Sushi restaurant in East Lansing with a variety of options.

Charlie Kang's: Long recognized as the best Chinese food in East Lansing, Charlie Kang’s Chinese & Korean Cuisine takes pride in providing you with freshly made Chinese and Korean entrees.

  • Address: 127 E Grand River, East Lansing, MI  48823
  • Open lunch and dinner
  • Telephone: (517) 332-4696
  • Website:

Beggar’s Banquet: Founded in 1973 and named for proprietor Bob Adlers Favorite Rolling Stones Album, this locally-owned restaurant and saloon caters to an eclectic crowd, looking for elegant dining in a casual atmosphere.

  • Address: 218 Abbot Road, East Lansing, MI 48823
  • Open lunch and dinner
  • Telephone: (517) 351-4540
  • Website:

Black Cat Bistro: The Black Cat Bistro is a contemporary contribution to East Lansing that will provide a sense of elegance, but in a fun, relaxing environment.

El Azteco: El Azteco strives to offer you the finest in authentic Mexican food. We use only natural ingredients. Great rooftop patio, weather permitting.

Dublin Square Irish Pub: At Dublin Square Irish Pub & Restaurant, we celebrate the Craic; the essence and spirit of intimate surroundings. We offer a place of no worries, great food, great drinks, and great conversation with close friends.

Blaze Pizza: Fresh, made-from-scratch dough. Healthful, artisanal ingredients on the assembly line. Inventive to classic. Create your own pizza or salad.

  • Address: 437 E. Grand River Ave, East Lansing , MI 48223
  • Open lunch, dinner, and late night
  • Telephone: (517) 574-5910
  • Website:

On-Campus Food and Drink

MSU Dairy Store: We make, package and sell delicious ice creams and cheeses.

  • Anthony Hall
    • Address: 1140 S. Anthony Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824
    • Telephone: (517) 355-8466
    • Hours: Mon-Fri: 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat-Sun: noon-8 p.m.
  • MSU Union:
    • Address: 107 MSU Union Building, East Lansing, MI 48824
    • Telephone: (517) 353-9988
    • Hours: Mon-Fri: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sat-Sun: noon-6 p.m.
    • Website:


  • Address: Wells Hall, 114 Wells Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824
  • Telephone: (517) 884-6750
  • Hours: 7:30 am-4 pm Monday-Friday only


  • Address: 107 MSU Union Building, East Lansing, MI 48824
  • Telephone: (517) 203-0130
  • Hours: