8 Restaurants in Michigan City That’ll Take You Around the World

Michigan City boasts over a hundred restaurants around town, many with international cuisine! Here is a list of 8 restaurants that will take you on a culinary journey around the world. Try the authentic, international dishes right here in Michigan City!

Panini Panini – France

Indulge in a taste of France at Panini Panini, a quaint and cosy deli and lunch cafe boasting sandwiches salads, soups, pastas, desserts, and dinner entrees. Priding themselves on the highest quality ingredients, all dishes are made to order and served fresh daily. Choose from a variety of dishes like Linguine with Pesto, Prosciutto Sandwich, or Lobster BLT. Drink wines or craft-brewed beers with your meal and enjoy the outdoor patio if its a nice day too!

Cool Runnings – Jamaica

Get a taste of the tropics at Cool Runnings Jamaican Restaurant. Located only a couple of minutes from the beach, sit inside or head to the open air patio, where you can enjoy a summer breeze and a mural of Bob Marley. It wouldn’t be Jamaican cuisine without jerk chicken. Savory and spicy, this is a must try on your next visit. The long cocktail menu features drinks that’ll make you feel like you’re on vacation with authentic imported rum! If you don’t feel like you’re in Jamaica yet, relax and listen to the reggae music playing while you dine and enjoy.

Polish Peasant – Poland

Discover the authentic dishes of Poland at The Polish Peasant, where you’ll feel at home in your family’s kitchen. Offering Polish-American fare, you’ll find options like sausages, sauerkraut, pierogi, kolches, and pastries.

Hokkaido Sushi Restaurant – Japan

Named after the Japanese island, Hokkaido Japanese Restaurant serves fresh fish, over 20 specialty sushi rolls, and a variety of hot entrees and appetizers. If you’re a sushi roll lover, try a Dancing Dragon Roll or the signature Hokkaido Roll. At the back of the dining area, you can watch expert sushi chefs as they roll up your meal, serving you the most delicious handmade options. If raw fish isn’t your thing, choose a kitchen entree like Chicken Fried Rice or Shrimp Tempura.

Taverna Tonelli – Italy

Take a trip to Italy at Taverna Tonelli, Michigan City’s most upscale, rustic Italian dining experience. Dine inside with an authentic, upscale feel or outside on the patio that reminds you of an Italian garden. Satisfy your appetite with the extensive list of pasta choices, indulge in a glass of Merlot with your meal, and take in the cosy and romantic atmosphere. Don’t forget dessert! Enjoy the sweet Tiramisu and savor the fluffy cream with hints of espresso.

Mucho Mas – Mexico

Mucho Mas offers California inspired – Mexican cuisine, a very unique and delicious option for lunch or dinner. Find a variety of burritos, nachos, and tacos which the owners make utilizing only fresh, organic ingredients. Plus, everything on the menu can be made vegan-friendly. Dig into the cheesy, crunchy goodness of a nacho platter… YUM!

Chickpea – Mediterranean

Chickpea Mediterranean offers fresh and flavor packed options! Made with delicious and wholesome ingredients you can taste it in the Chicken Shawarma bowl and the sumac french fries. You have to try the refreshing rose water lemonade too, wow, the flavors are light and sweet, perfect for a summer evening! The best part is, you can order your food to go or sit and enjoy the outdoor patio!

McGinnis Pub – Ireland

McGinnis Pub is one of the coolest and most authentic Irish pubs around. Located in a renovated home built in 1887, the details tell a tale of a classic Irish Pub with a wooden bar and tall stools. Order a Guinness beer or take advantage of the full bar for a cocktail! The classic Irish fare includes dishes like Trekabout, Irish Spring Rolls, Shepherd’s Pie, and Bangers & Mashed (Irish sausage and mashed potatoes). If you want to try a little bit of all the Irish fare, get the Taste of Ireland! You won’t be disappointed.

What’s your favorite international cuisine? Let us know in the comments below!

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