The Top 5 Healthy Organic Restaurants in Grand Haven, MI

When you think of sandy beaches, you might not think of Michigan, yet its soft sand beaches, historic lighthouse, and sailing opportunities are what Grand Haven, Michigan, is known for. Visitors can find beachside restaurants or take the trolley to downtown where there are additional dining options.

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Here are our top 5 recommended healthy restaurants in Grand Haven, Michigan:

Rustic Roots

216 Washington Avenue
Grand Haven, Michigan 49417

Enjoy freshly made-to-order Artisan Pizza, flash fired at 800 degrees. Both traditional and cauliflower crusts are available along with a wide variety of toppings. Also on the menu are Quinoa Power Bowls. Try the Feisty Buddha Bowl (Mexican spiced quinoa topped with avocado, cilantro, crispy onions, Roja salsa) or the Happy Habanero (Mexican spiced quinoa topped with loaded guacamole, jalapeno, banana papper, red onion, green pepper, habanero salsa).

Quesadillas, Soups and Salads round out the menu, along with handheld favorites like the Italian Stallion Wrap (capicola, pepperoni, salami, banana pepper, jalapeno, pepper jack, sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, Italian tomato basil wrap); Hercules Panini (homemade hummus, sun-dried tomato, red onion, cucumber, feta, toasted sourdough); and Spicy Quinoa Wrap (quinoa, spinach, carrots, sun-dried tomato, guacamole, spinach wrap).

Righteous Cuisine

211 North 7th Street
Grand Haven, Michigan 49417

Featured menu items include Righteous Nachos (homemade corn tortilla chips, smoked chicken, queso sauce, pit beans, pico de gallo, ancho BBQ sauce, avocado mayo, chipotle crema, melted cheese, cilantro) and Smoked Brisket Taco (crispy yuca, butternut squash crema, queso fresco, and cilantro).

Other menu items include the gluten-free Falafel Burrito (homemade falafel (gluten free), pico de gallo, cucumber salad, Tzatziki sauce, feta cheese, mint, rice, black beans); Vegan Sloppy Joe Burrito (quinoa chili, crushed tortilla chips, guacamole, pickles, pepitas, ancho BBQ sauce); and Vegan Quinoa Chili (quinoa, tomato, black beans, guajillo & chipotle peppers, topped with pepitas and guacamole).

They offer a Children’s menu and Sharing Plates, as well.

The Paisley Pig Gastropub

501 Miller Drive
Grand Haven, Michigan 49417

Open 7 days a week, check out The Pig’s website for daily specials like (Mondays) buy an artisan pizza, get a cheese or pepperoni pizza free; (Tuesdays) 2 Kobe sirloin steaks, 2 baked potatoes, and 2 classic wedge salads for only $20; (Wednesdays) BOGO 50% burgers.

Regular menu items include Quinoa Power Bowl (spinach and kale blend, quinoa, butternut squash, goat cheese, dried cherries, pecans, pickled onion, tahini lemon vinaigrette); Trout With Dill Cream (grilled mixed vegetables, golden mashed potatoes); and Build-Your-Own Burgers with premium add-ons such as avocado, Michigan pepper bacon, truffle aioli, smoked blue cheese, and more.

Bodhi Tree Juice Company

1115 Washington Avenue
Grand Haven, Michigan 49417

This 100% vegan-friendly and gluten-free establishment supports local farmers by sourcing their ingredients directly from the source whenever possible. Enjoy cold pressed juices, smoothies and smoothie bowls, brews and tonics, along with Bodhi-Made dishes served all day long. These include the Hummus Power Bowl, Fruit Leather, Kale and Cabbage Salad, Kale Chips, Kale Quinoa Power Bowl, Quinoa Chickpea Salad, Avocado or Hummus Toast, Walnut Energy Bites, and more!

Voyage Bowls

1 Y Drive
Grand Haven, Michigan 49417

Michigan’s first and only Acai Food Truck serves Voyage Bowls, fresh Smoothies, and Espresso Lattes. Try Above the Mitten (Blueberry, Strawberry, Granola,Hemp Seeds, Maple Syrup); The Nomad (Pineapple, Banana, Kiwi, Granola, Coconut Flakes, Chia Seeds, Honey); or The Bucket List (Strawberry, Banana, Granola, Chocolate, Peanut Butter, Cacao Nibs, Coconut Flakes).

The Amsterdam Latte (made with Almond Dark Chocolate) and Yooper Latte (Vanilla Bean, Maple Syrup, and Nutmeg) are community favorites.

About The Templeton List

Created by James Templeton, a 30+ year Stage 4 Melanoma cancer survivor, the Templeton List is part of his lifelong dream to give back and lend a helping hand to cancer survivors and to anyone desiring to increase or maintain their good health. James experienced first-hand the challenge of finding quality restaurants and food sources when traveling. The successful CEO of Uni-Key Health Systems and founder of the Templeton Wellness Foundation, The Templeton List was developed to help anyone easily find trust-worthy, carefully vetted healthy restaurants all across America. Read more about our 5 Star Rating System here!

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