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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Brewery
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“Our favorite beer in the area! Greenbush has revitalized Sawyer. Have a beer and then visit the cute shops, including the terrific Sawyer Market.”
  • 89 locals recommend
Campground
“Can't leave Sawyer without spending a day at Warren Dunes! It is a ten minute car ride right off of Red Arrow Highway!”
  • 81 locals recommend
General Contractor
“They pretty much sell a little bit of everything, great produce in season, good wine and beer selection, small gourmet market, some housewares and other necessities. Open year round. ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Right across the street from Greenbush Brewery in downtown Sawyer you'll find Infusco Coffee Roaster. They do all your specialty hot and cold brews as well as teas and more. They have a delicious lineup of pastries and other snacks available as well. The atmosphere is warm and inviting. A great place to catch a morning cup of coffee or spend some time reading a book.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The chef is one of the finest in Harbor Country, but call before you go because they have inconsistent hours.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Middle Eastern Restaurant
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“Cafe Gulistan has been in Harbert, Michigan and just north of Union Pier. Wonderful food!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Theme Park
“20 min drive -- Fun place for kids and adults alike! Go-karts, mini golf, bumper boats, batting cages, and an arcade.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Butcher
“Family-owned butcher shop with great quality beef, chicken, pork, lamb, etc. They do sell some seafood as well. It’s a little bit of a hike in Sawyer but the quality is fantastic. They do get busy so its recommended to call ahead or place an order online.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Café
“This is a fantastic warm and friendly place just down the road from the cottage--walking distance. Great for breakfast or a picnic lunch to go. Or pick up some hors d'oeuvres and wine for your dinner at home. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Furniture / Home Store
“Sojourn is a beautiful shop with a sophisticated mix of home accessories, jewelry, and vintage furniture. An impressive collection to even big city dwellers. It's the stunning black building on the left side of the Red Arrow Highway as you head towards the Greenbush Brewery. 15% off for guests of the Guest House! Just mention that you're staying here. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“This is a rural superstore... one room after another caters to anything and everything. It's a small grocery store, a farm stand, a garden center, a kitchen supply house, gift store and so much more. If you need rations and you're heading north, go here.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Store
“If you're local and love industrial furniture, make sure you check this place out. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Food
“Cute, pick-your-own or buy already boxed blueberry patch! Around $2 per POUND if you pick which is great for little kids and families! If you pick your own, you essentially walk around the farm with a basket go to town... ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“Catherine Doll collage clothing is located in the old Firehouse in Sawyer. She's gone green~~sustainable fashion created from repurposed clothing--overdyed, pieced, crushed, tied, clamped, taken apart and put back together again. Each piece is a one-of-a-kind!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Judith's annual Outsiders Outside art show attracts people from all over the country. ”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Brewery
“Our favorite beer in the area! Greenbush has revitalized Sawyer. Have a beer and then visit the cute shops, including the terrific Sawyer Market.”
  • 89 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The chef is one of the finest in Harbor Country, but call before you go because they have inconsistent hours.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Middle Eastern Restaurant
“Cafe Gulistan has been in Harbert, Michigan and just north of Union Pier. Wonderful food!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Café
“This is a fantastic warm and friendly place just down the road from the cottage--walking distance. Great for breakfast or a picnic lunch to go. Or pick up some hors d'oeuvres and wine for your dinner at home. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Perfect for a night cap, and being 100 paces from my front door, you dont have to worry about a DD. :)”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great dinner food and Greenbush beer. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. When Greenbush is too busy, easy place to go, eat and get beer.”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“Most high end restaurant in the area. Sometimes you need a break from the family style kids places. It's great.”
  • 3 locals recommend

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