The best place in Silver Lake to indulge after a long day at the dunes is Val-Du Lakes Bar & Grill, our full-service restaurant and bar.

Located just east of Silver Lake and adjacent to the Val-Du Lakes Campground, Val-Du Lakes Bar & Grill features a large menu of delicious homemade cuisine. From juicy burgers and steaks to amazing wet burritos and fresh salads, there is something to satisfy everyone’s tastes. Plus, we have all your favorite beers and mixed drinks to quench your thirst after a day of outdoor fun! Come join us for live entertainment and take advantage of our ample parking for ORVs!

Take Out Available

Looking for great food to go? Browse our menu and call us to place your order: (231) 873-4901.

A Relaxed and Accommodating Atmosphere

The friendly staff at Val-Du Lakes Bar & Grill is here to provide you with the best experience possible. We’re pleased to offer spacious indoor and outdoor seating, a large dance floor, pool tables, and even free Wi-Fi! Families and kids are also welcome. Our goal is to create a fun and relaxed atmosphere for you to enjoy!

Live Entertainment

Every weekend, Val-Du Lakes Bar & Grill offers live entertainment featuring some of the best local talent in Western Michigan. Kick off the weekend with karaoke every Friday night and take in a live band performance on Saturdays. Other entertainment offerings include club-style dance nights, special events, and more. See our calendar for a full lineup of upcoming events and featured bands, or follow us on Facebook for the latest in Silver Lake nightlife.

Hippie Fest

Val-Du Lakes Bar & Grill also hosts the popular annual Mears Hippie Fest, a grassroots festival featuring hippie jam bands, a vintage Volkswagen car show, a bohemian shopping fair, cirque performers, and great food, beer, and activities for the whole family.

Hippie Fest takes place the first Saturday in October. Festival guests are also invited to reserve a campsite at Val-Du Lakes Campground. Visit our event page to learn more and reserve tickets.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How late is food served at the Bar & Grill?

Our kitchen is open nightly until 11:00pm. Make sure your order is placed before then!

Do you allow children?

Yes, we are family-friendly until 11:00pm. Adults only after 11:00pm.

How do I find out what band is playing?

See our calendar for our full entertainment lineup.

Can we eat outside on your deck?

Yes. Absolutely.

Are dogs welcome on the outside deck?

No. Michigan’s health department does not allow any animals in a food service area. The only exception is for service dogs. You must be able to prove its certification before the animal will be allowed in.

Can you accommodate large groups?

We are more than happy to accommodate large groups of people. If your group contains 10 or more people, you must make reservations first. To make a reservation, call: (231) 873-4901.

What does Val-Du Lakes mean?

You will have to come in to hear the story. 🙂