Retail casinos are no longer just a place to gamble. Across Michigan, retail casinos are trying to bring the best dining options to their locations.
Two tribal casinos in the state recently made big additions to their dining options in an attempt to improve the overall experience for their patrons.
Odawa Casino Petoskey opens Room 94
Last Friday, Odawa Casino opened up Room 94 at its Petoskey location.
Room 94 provides a new taproom experience for the patrons of Odawa Petoskey.
Room 94 provides a crafted selection of beer, bourbon and delectable bites. Along with the selected beers and bourbons, the menu promises classic comfort food and adventurous culinary creations.
Inside Room 94 you can find a wide lineup of bar games for those looking to liven up their dining experience with friends. Included is pool, darts and arcade games.
The name Room 94 stems from the history of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians. The number 94 represents when the tribe was signed into reaffirmation as a federally recognized sovereign nation in September 1994.
Room 94 will be open every day at Odawa Petoskey starting at 4 p.m. It will close at midnight on Sunday-Thursday and 1 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
Soaring Eagle adds new Food District
Earlier this month, Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort opened up a new Food District within the casino.
The Food District offers four new dining options covering a wide array of tastes.
Included in the Food District is:
- Bonanno’s New York Pizza Kitchen: Artisanal, New York style pizza
- Bubbakoo’s Burritos: Mexican-fusion, fast-casual food
- Chick Guy!: All-natural chicken tenders paired with a wide selection of sauces.
- Ike’s Love & Sandwiches: Choose from over 800 premium meat, vegan and vegetarian sandwiches
The Food District will be open fully at 11 a.m. each day and close at 11 p.m. on Sunday-Thursday and 2 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
Bonanno’s New York Pizza Kitchen opens each day at 8 a.m. with breakfast options.
The Food District also provides a lot of seating options, including booths and tables.
The opening of The Food District comes months after Soaring Eagle just opened its Ruth’s Chris Steak House within the casino as well.
Altogether, Soaring Eagle has eight different dining spots throughout the casino and resort.