Flint and Genesee County is home to 16 different communities with unique flavors. In Fenton, MI, visitors and locals can discover a variety of restaurants from casual to fine dining.
With many restaurants to choose from, here is a guide to dining in Fenton:
The newest restaurant in the Andiamo family is located on the first floor of Fenton’s Horizon Building. The restaurant serves up authentic Italian cuisine, craft cocktails and a robust wine selection.
Bangkok Peppers Too
The local Thai restaurant that expanded from Grand Blanc, MI serves up authentic Thai cuisine with dine-in and to-go options.
Beale Street Smokehouse BBQ
Get your barbeque fix at Beale Street Smokehouse, which serves up southern-style Memphis barbeque seasoned with a dry rub. The joint also serves up live entertainment every Friday and Saturday night.
Cancun Mexican Restaurant & Cantina
The family-style Mexican restaurant serves up traditional Mexican dishes along with a full bar serving up a variety of margaritas.
Ciao Italian Bistro & Wine Bar
Serving up authentic Italian food including Calamari and Lasagna Bolognese, this local restaurant features an elegant dining experience with craft cocktails and a variety of wine from around the globe.
Crust – a baking company
The local bakery that delivers goods nationally also serves up breakfast and lunch every day from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. Menu favorites include the Bagel Fix, which allows patrons to choose from seven options to top their bagel, and stone oven pizza.
Fenton’s very own taqueria, El Topo, serves traditional Latin American street food and is open for dinner with dine-in and carry-out options.
The Fenton Hotel
Fenton’s first and longest-standing restaurant, the Fenton Hotel, has served the community in some fashion since 1856. The restaurant includes fresh fish, savory steaks, comfort food and more with a piano bar that serves up live entertainment on the weekends.
The Fenton House
Since 1987, the Fenton House has been a staple in the Fenton community. The family-friendly restaurant serves an array of dishes from pizza to pasta along with its famous breadsticks. Kids can find entertainment in the full-sized game room, which is also available for birthday parties.
Fenton Fire Hall
Part of the Union Joints from Clarkston, MI, the Fenton Fire Hall serves up barbeque from its wood-fired grill alongside many other dishes included the award-winning mac and cheese in the renovated old Fenton Fire House.
Fenton Winery & Brewery
Located north of the city, the Fenton Winery & Brewery pairs its micro-brewed beer and house-made wine with an array of pizza, sandwiches and more.
Habiba Middle Eastern Grill
The authentic family-owned Middle Eastern restaurant serves up fresh salads, delicious entrees and hot fresh pita straight from its brick oven and made to order.
John’s Restaurant & Pizzeria
A longstanding Fenton staple is John’s Restaurant & Pizzeria. The family-run restaurant serves up Italian dishes alongside their well-known pizza and sandwiches.
La Marsa Mediterranean Cuisine
La Marsa fuses traditional Mediterranean flavors with healthy fresh ingredients and impeccable service with favorites including Shish Tawook and Beef Ghallaba.
Offering an upscale casual dining experience, The Laundry in Fenton serves up breakfast, lunch and dinner with a seasonally rotating supper menu. The restaurant is also known for its craft cocktails and beer brewed onsite by Lynchpin Beer Co.
Lucky’s Steak House
The multi-location restaurant that started in Davison, MI, just up the road from Fenton serves up award-winning steaks beside a variety of seafood, chicken and pasta options.
Relief & Resource Co.
At the back of El Topo, you will find a Pringles vending machine with a secret behind it – Fenton’s very own speakeasy, Relief & Resource Co. The bar and restaurant features a large drink menu with craft, pre-prohibition and tiki-style cocktails and a rotating dinner menu featuring unique dishes including Duck Confit Poutine and Prosciutto Wrapped Melon.
Rough Draught Coffee & Barroom
Located in the Cornerstone Building the Rough Draught serves craft beers, cocktails and java drinks with pub grub and live music events.
Sagano Japanese Bistro & Steakhouse
Serving up Hibachi style meals and freshly made sushi, this local Japanese Bistro is a favorite for having a dining experience.
Fenton’s longest-standing Mexican Restaurant, Sagebrush Cantina, serves up authentic Mexican dishes made fresh with signature dishes including Shrimp Ranchero and its enormous, Outrageous Chimichanga.
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