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Lobdell's: A Teaching Restaurant

Enjoy one of the region's finest bayside dining experiences by visiting Lobdell's, a 90-seat restaurant overlooking beautiful Grand Traverse Bay and named in honor of longtime NMC supporters Wayne and Terry Lobdell. Your reservation is appreciated.

Located at the Great Lakes Campus, Lobdell's serves as a working laboratory for culinary students and is open to the public for lunches in the fall and spring semesters. Lobdell's is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Reservations are highly recommended. Call (231) 995-3120.

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Lobdell's is open!

Lobdell's opened for the fall semester Wednesday, Sept. 16 and will be open through Thursday, Nov. 19. Reservations can be made by calling (231) 995-3120 and are highly recommended.

Note that social distancing and state safety guidelines are in place at the restaurant. Groups must be limited to 6 or fewer people, face masks must be worn at all times except when at tables, and guests are asked not to arrive more than 5 minutes prior to their reservation to limit crowding in the vestibule. Hand sanitizer is available throughout the dining room, tables are spaced at least 6 feet apart, bar seating is limited and staff have been trained in safety procedures and will wear face masks as well.

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