12 Restaurants Locals Love in Indiana’s Cool North

The locals always know where to find the best restaurants, and we have enlisted their help in making a list of Indiana's Cool North favorites.  So many dining experiences are available  -- from the area's best ribs and international cuisine to decadent desserts and locally crafted beers.  Do you want to dine outdoors, with lovely lakeside views, or in a restaurant's unique atmosphere?  We have all the options here!

Leeds Public House - a Local Favorite

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Leeds Public House in Michigan City is not only a favorite local restaurant, it is also a place of local history!

This modern and eclectic gastropub started in 1837 as the frontier’s first hospital.  It has been completely renovated and now includes indoor and outdoor bars, refurbished patio and fire pits.

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    • 17 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
    • 39 Minutes to South Shore
    • 55 Minutes to Elkhart County

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