TORCH LAKE CAFÉ

We are Torch Lake’s community gathering place for tasty food and live music; where friends are found and memories are made!

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Welcome to

TORCH LAKE CAFE

RIGHT WHERE YOU BELONG

Torch Lake Cafe is a food and music destination, serving American favorites and inspired features – with a side of live music – for families and friends around Torch Lake, Central Lake, Kewadin, Charlevoix, and Elk Rapids.

SPEND YOUR TIME MAKING MEMORIES
INSTEAD OF MAKING DINNER

Whether you’ve had a busy day in the office or a sun-drenched day on the lake, nobody’s in the mood to cook. At Torch Lake Cafe, we handle the groceries, the meal prep, and we’ll even clean up! Our spot on the corner is a community food and music destination, serving up a wide menu of elevated American favorites and bistro-style features in a comfortable, music-inspired atmosphere.

CURATED CUISINE, LIVE MUSIC, AND A REALLY GREAT TIME WITH FAMILY & FRIENDS

Through quality food that’s full of flavor, friendly staff who are ready to serve, and live musical acts that are sure to fuel your soul, we bring you a fun, relaxed way to catch a great meal with family or friends – and make memories to match.

FALL SPECIALS

  • MONDAYS:  Locals Night @ 20% Off
  • TUESDAYS:  Burger & A Pint
  • WEDNESDAYS:  Flatbread & A Pint
  • THURSDAYS:  Italian Night
  • HAPPY HOUR:  Fridays, Saturdays,
    and Sundays from 4 PM to 6 PM
  • FRIDAYS:  Fish Fry
  • SATURDAYS:  Prime Rib
  • SUNDAYS:  Fried Chicken All Day

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Live Music

It’s in Our DNA

From top local talent to visiting musicians, our vibrant live music scene will always give you a reason to stop by or linger after dinner for a nightcap.

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Scottish Salmon

WILD RICE
SWEET CHILI BRUSSELS SPROUTS

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Garlic Shrimp Linguine

Spinach
Cherry Tomato
Basil Pesto
Fustini’s Meyer Lemon Oil

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TLC Deluxe Burger

Plath’s Bacon
SauteÉd Mushrooms and Onions
Cheddar Cheese
Brioche Bun

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TLC Roasted Meatballs

Marinara, Parmigiano – Reggiano, 
Fresh Mozzarella

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Wild Mushroom Flatbread

Garlic Cream Sauce
Mozzarella Cheese
Herb Roasted Tomatoes
Arugula

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Cobb Salad

Romaine, Chicken,
Plath’s Bacon, Cherry Tomatoes,
Avocado, Hard Boiled Egg,
Crumbled Blue Cheese,
Avocado Vinaigrette

What People are Saying

“Awesome”

“This place was awesome. Best food. Great ambiance. Staff very friendly.”

~ Janet Lederer

“Atmosphere”

“The atmosphere was comfortable, casual, and Nick (the live music) was fantastic! Our server was great and so was the food!”

~ Patricia Donaldson

“Fabulous”

“EVERYTHING was fabulous! Even down to the kids chicken tenders! The chowder was amazing, the drinks, and entrees! Highly recommend!”

~ Tiffany Sentieri

“Top-Notch”

“All the food I have eaten there has been very good to great! The live music is also top-notch!”

~ Matt Manker

Memorable Events

From corporate events to weddings, our professional team will curate a menu and experience to the spirit of your celebration.

Invite Us to Your Next Gathering

Explore our curated event and catering menus for up to 50 guests. Have something special in mind? We can help design a menu just for you.

Hours of Operation

SUNDAY & THURSDAY: 11 AM to 9 PM
FRIDAY & SATURDAY: 11 AM to 10 PM

(closed Monday thru Wednesday)

Brunch: 11 AM to 3 PM
Lunch: 11 AM to CLOSE
Dinner: 4 PM to CLOSE

Drop Us a Line

Let us know if you have any questions or need to schedule an event!

Visit & Dine With Us

4990 US-31 N. - Central Lake, MI

We are located within walking distance of Torch Lake on the corner of M-88 and US-31 between Elk Rapids and Charlevoix