Students at the conference are able to get lunch from a wide variety of restaurants within walking distance of the Lansing Center.

Downtown Lansing includes a variety of local and chain restaurants for nearly every taste. You’ll find the largest variety of restaurants along Washington Square, between Michigan Avenue and Kalamazoo Street. The adjacent Lansing City Market also has a variety of options. Here are some places popular with students:*

Downtown Lansing map

 Michigan Avenue

  • Biggby Coffee 1
  • Nuthouse Sports Grill 2
  • Aldaco’s Taco 911 (across the street, open Wed., Thurs. & Friday)
  • Clara’s 3

 Washington Square (and side streets), from north to south

  • Empire Szechuan
  • Lou & Harry’s (burgers & gyros)
  • Kewpee’s (burgers)
  • Tom + Chee
  • Jimmy John’s
  • AnQi Sushi Express
  • Los Tres Amigos
  • Grand Traverse Pie Co.
  • Firehouse Subs
  • Aladdin’s Express
  • Lenny’s Sub Shop
  • Zoup!
  • Kelly’s
  • Jersey Giant Subs
  • Domino’s
  • Backyard Bar-B-Q
  • Cottage Inn Pizza
  • Sultan’s Express
  • Jalepenos
  • The New Daily Bagel
  • Subway
  • Crafty Palate
  • and more!

 Lansing City Market (closed Mondays)

  • For Crepe Sake
  • MaMa C’s
  • Red’s Smokehouse
  • Waterfront Grille
  • Iorio’s Gelateria (for dessert!)

Kalamazoo Street

  • Wendy’s 4

*Restaurant options can change without notice