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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 is open!

Cafe Lobdell’s opened Tuesday, June 29 and will be open Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays from 7 to 11 a.m. through Thursday, Aug. 5. Enjoy fresh pastries, breakfast baked goods and delicious coffee, tea, espresso beverages and specialty coffee drinks prepared by our very own Great Lakes Culinary Institute (GLCI) students as part of this summer’s Café Operations course. No reservations are needed. Counter service is available along with plenty of seating including tables on our deck.

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