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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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Café Lobdell's

Café Lobdell’s opens for the fifth consecutive summer from June 21—July 28. Culinary students make and serve coffee and pastries for dine-in or takeout for their capstone Baking Certificate program course. Cafe Lobdell's is located in Lobdell’s Teaching Restaurant on the second level of the Great Lakes campus and is open to the public Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 7:30—11:30 a.m.

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