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It's always exciting trying a new local craft beer. Here are the Midland breweries you don't want to pass up.

If you enjoy craft beers, Midland has plenty of delicious varieties to offer. The local brewery scene is thriving as more and more consumers are looking for local flavors as well as the experience of going out and sharing a unique drink with friends or family. And while you're having a good time and trying interesting flavors, you'll be supporting the local economy.
Our REALTORS® recommend these Midland breweries and other destinations for a delicious local craft beer:

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Mexican cuisine always seems to hit the spot. Here's where you can find great Mexican Food in Midland.

National Tortilla Chip Day happened this month, so why not indulge in this tasty snack? Tortilla chips are great on their own or dipped in salsa or guacamole. And if you're in the mood for a more substantial snack, appetizer, or entree, order them loaded with a wide variety of proteins and other toppings.

Our REALTORS® suggest celebrating Tortilla Chip Day at one of the following Midland restaurants:

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Chilly weather may be rolling in, but you can warm up to these classic American dishes from Midland local restaurants.

When the weather's cold, treating yourself to American fare like a burger, bowl of homemade soup, or tasty sandwich hits the spot. A variety of Midland restaurants — with food ranging from simple but delicious to more elevated flavors — are available for you to choose from. 
Our REALTORS® suggest trying the following Midland restaurants:

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Nothing starts your day off better than an amazing breakfast. Here's where you can find one around Midland.

Whether your day includes a morning of biking or hiking in the park, a visit to Dow Gardens, or looking at Midland homes for sale, nothing starts it off better than an amazing breakfast. Our REALTORS® know how important a good breakfast is for productivity, and these places are some of their favorites. Jumpstart your day happy and full with these Midland breakfast spots.

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Coffee Shops for Espresso Day - Ayre/Rhinehart, REALTORS

Our REALTORS® are always on the go, so they understand how important that morning cup of coffee really is! Luckily, there are plenty of amazing cafes and coffee shops in the Midland area. 

National Espresso Day is coming up soon, so now is a great time to start exploring some of your options! Whether you prefer to relax and enjoy your latte while catching up with friends or you want to grab a quick cup of java while you're out exploring Midland homes for sale, we've got the perfect solution for you. Here are five of our favorite places to get that much-needed caffeine fix. 

  1. The Coffee Grounds Shoppe: 4951 Eastman Ave, Midland, MI 48640
    A great place to relax and socialize, The Coffee Grounds Shoppe has some of the tastiest coffee in Midland. If you're in a hurry, you'll also love their convenient drive-thru option. Make sure you pair your coffee drink with a delicious baked treat. From pumpkin muffins to pound cakes and scones, these desserts are always well worth the indulgence.

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Dessert Around Midland, MI - Ayre/Rhinehart, REALTORS®

Dessert is something everyone – from children to adults – loves. And whether you prefer a traditional treat or one that's a little more exotic, Midland has many places to indulge your craving for dessert.

Our REALTORS® suggest treating yourself to the following dessert shops around Midland:

  1. Heather 'n Holly – 228 E. Main St., Midland MI 48640 
    Located downtown near Midland homes for sale, Heather 'n Holly offers a huge variety of sweet treats in a charmingly old-fashioned setting. The shop's sweet and salty caramel corn is a customer favorite, and you can also choose from a huge variety of handmade chocolates. Over 10 flavors of fudge are available, each handmade with real cream and butter. If you can't decide what to try, Heather 'n Holly offers free samples. And before you leave, check out the candy section, where you'll find childhood favorites like Astro Pops and Sugar Babies.

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Restaurants for Waffles - Ayre/Rhinehart, REALTORS®

Waffles are a staple of brunch menus and buffets, but their humble origins date back to ancient Greece, where flatcakes were cooked between hot metal plates. While the waffle's classic grid shape first appeared in the 15th century, it was popularized with the invention of the waffle iron in 1869.

Our REALTORS® love waffles because they lend themselves to both sweet and savory variations. Head to one of these great restaurants around Midland on Monday, August 24 to celebrate National Waffle Day.

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Restaurants for Steak - Midland, MI - Ayre/Rhinehart, REALTORS®

If you love a thick, juicy slice of prime rib, you're in luck! There are many excellent steak restaurants around Midland homes for sale with prime rib specials. Here are a few of our favorites. 

  • Lucky's Steakhouse: 830 Joe Mann Blvd., Midland, MI 48642
    With reasonable prices, large portions, and a friendly staff, it's no surprise that Lucky's Steakhouse is a local favorite. The menu features a variety of steaks, seafood, burgers, and specialty entrees. The slow-roasted USDA prime rib is one of their most popular menu options. Whichever size you choose, make sure you save room for dessert. They have plenty of mouth-watering choices like New York cheesecake, key lime pie, and carrot cake topped with cream cheese frosting.

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Patio Seating - Midland, MI - Ayre/Rhinehart, REALTORS®

What's better than someone else doing the cooking? How about dining outdoors, enjoying the seasonal delights of a Michigan summer? When our REALTORS® want a break, they head for these great restaurants around Midland with comfortable patio seating.

  • Gratzi - 120 E. Main St., Midland, MI 48640
    Whether you're planning a romantic dinner for two or a family outing, Gratzi fits the bill. The menu features a contemporary spin on Italian classics such as chicken Parmesan, veal scallopini and papardelle with Bolognese sauce. Fettuccine Alfredo is served tableside, where it's tossed inside a half-wheel of Parmesan cheese. Pizza is prepared Neapolitan-style in a traditional brick oven. Complete your meal with a glass or bottle chosen from the extensive wine list. Gratzi is open 4 p.m. - 9 p.m. daily except Friday and Saturday, when hours are extended to 10 p.m. Reservations are accepted.

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Sports Bars - Midland, MI - Ayre/Rhinehart REALTORS®

How popular is college basketball's championship tournament? According to ESPN, approximately 70 million brackets are filled out each year, while MSN estimates that 60 percent of office workers participate in at least one pool.

This year, leave work behind and fill out your bracket at one of these fun sports bars around Midland recommended by our REALTORS®.

  • 2nd Street Sports Pub - 274 Meyers St., Freeland, MI 48623
    2nd Street Sports Pub is conveniently located in the city center, right down the street from Freeland homes for sale. With plenty of large tables, 2nd Street easily accommodates the entire family or your whole gang of friends. New items are periodically added to the menu, but customers love favorites such as the signature baked pub pasta, loaded with pepperoni, roasted peppers and onions, Italian sausage, and blended cheeses. Hours at 2nd Street are 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. daily except Sunday, when doors open at noon.

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Midland Restaurants for Pancakes - Ayre/Rhinehart REALTORS®

If you are particularly fond of pancakes, you probably already know that they have been a breakfast favorite around the world for generations. What you may not know is that, here in the U.S., they have their own day designated to celebrate their deliciousness; National Pancake Day. It falls on September 26th every year, and that's right around the corner.

Of course, the best way to celebrate the day is by sitting down to enjoy a stack of great pancakes. But what if you'll be away from home—and your favorite pancake spot—shopping Midland Homes for Sale on the big day? No worries, we've got you covered. Here's where to order a stack in Midland on National Pancake Day:

  • Stackers Grill, 4312 N. Saginaw Road, Midland
    A very popular Midland spot for breakfast, Stackers Grill is a great place to celebrate National Pancake Day. You can sit down to a full stack of their famous pancakes, which consists of four fluffy buttermilk pancakes, or a short stack, which is two pancakes. For a special treat on the big day, you can sweeten that stack by having Stackers top them with blueberries or chocolate chips.

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National French Fry Day Around Midland - Ayre/Rhinehart REALTORS

Yay, it's almost time for National French Fry Day! Whether you like classic fries with ketchup or poutine with tons of toppings, there are so many different ways to enjoy this savory treat. Our REALTORS® have the inside track on the best places to go for fries around Midland and offer some fun (and tasty!) recommendations for fried tater lovers to celebrate National French Fry Day July 13th.

  1. Midland Burger Company - Midland Mall Food Court, Downtown Midland, and food truck
    Nothing could be more quintessentially American than a burger and fries, right? This farm-to-table restaurant and food truck serves fresh, locally-sourced fare that's made with love. Not only will their grass-fed beef burger and crispy fresh-cut-fries have your mouth watering, but they also offer a variety of unique house-made dipping sauces to add even more excitement to your meal. The garlic herb aioli is a local fave. if you're in the mood for something spicy, try the hoisin chili ketchup or poblano chili aioli.

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Pizza Party Day-Ayre/Rhinehart REALTORS®

National Pizza Party Day is coming up, a day dedicated to celebrating the qualities of good pizza. National Pizza Party Day happens every year on the third Friday in May, and millions of Americans honor the day by getting together to enjoy a pizza party their best local pizza places. The big day falls on May 17th this year, and if you're a pizza lover, you'll certainly want to celebrate. Of course, if you're new in town or are just starting to shop Midland Homes for Sale, you probably don't have a favorite local pizza place just yet, but we can help you find one.

Here are some great places to get pizza in Midland:

  • Gratzi - 120 E. Main St., Midland
    An upscale Italian restaurant, Gratzi makes everything from scratch, including its delicious pizzas. It offers four signature pizzas, each made with high-quality, unique ingredients, including heirloom tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, prime beef meatballs, charred scallions, and much more. This lovely eatery is sure to provide a tasty and unique experience to those celebrating National Pizza Party Day.

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Midland Michigan Restaurants Lunch
If you are new to an area, it can be hard to find a restaurant that has quality food and excellent service. Recommendations are helpful, but you might not know anyone who has an idea of where to stop by during your lunchtime break.

Our REALTORS® know recommendations are everything, especially when it comes to dining experiences, as well as, home buying. Here are five of their favorite spots in Midland to make sure you don't go hungry at lunchtime.

  1. Shier's Deli & Catering -  2218 N. Saginaw Road
    With a menu that is a mix of homestyle favorites, U.P. classics, and spicy Southwestern fare, you are sure to find something to satisfy your taste buds. Though it might be surprising to hear from a deli, their pastries get a lot of praise and are one of their best sellers. The best part, they can cater your next business meeting or party. At Shier's Deli, you can find can be sure your food is going to taste amazing. If you're buying a house in Midland, this is one place you must experience.

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Midland Michigan Restaurants
Whether you're looking for a delicious bite to eat in a casual setting or a trendy, upscale experience, you're sure to find the perfect spot in Midland. From beer and burgers to French and Italian cuisine, the Midland dining scene offers something for everyone. Our REALTORS® have created this list of their seven favorite dining spots in Midland to give you just a small taste of the city's many options. 

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