Jackson Bars and Restaurants
127 Brewing Company
Located at 3090 Shirley Drive, this is where you want to go if you are looking for variety. The array of micro brews, craft brews, and specialty beers available here is second to none. But even better than the number of choices available is the quality. Their exacting standards are very high indeed which means their customers are in for a treat every time they come in. The prices won't kill you and neither will the other patrons as there is a very friendly atmosphere. Stop in next time you are in the area, you won't be disappointed.
Bella Notte Ristorante
This is fine dining at its best. Everything is made from scratch, nothing frozen. The appetizers will make your mouth water and get your juices flowing for the next course. Known for amazing Italian cuisine, the menu also provides some meat and potato choices such as filet mignon, veal, and grilled duck, even seafood. Their signature dish is Chicken Fettucine Alfredo. To wash down your delicious meal, Bella Notte has a large selection of fine wines and liquor. Don't be surprised to hear some romantic live music on the weekends. As an added bonus, they also specialize in catering large banquets at 137 West Michigan Avenue.
Bifferhaus Brewing Company
This is a very serious drinking establishment. They specialize in beers and ales that are created on-site. The live entertainment is usually local bands from the area but they are actually pretty good so you don't have to worry about running out screaming. The atmosphere is relaxed and the crowd is laid back and friendly. A stop at 900 Lansing Avenue will make your cares go away at least for awhile. No food is served, but the owners don't mind if you bring food in with you.
Jackson Coffee Co.
This is an award winning coffee shop. It won best coffee house in Jackson three years in a row. The owners believe in only prime quality in every area of their business. It all starts with a great coffee bean selection and using drum roasters. There is a large selection of specialty and flavored coffees available. But the beauty of this shop is the community spirit, the walls are plastered with local art, local bands get a chance to play a gig, and the free wifi is strong. A visit to 201 S. Mechanic Street is a must if you are looking for a place where you can relax, kick back, and enjoy the aroma.
Klavon's Pizzeria & Pub
Now, this is the place to be on a Friday or Saturday night. Its always hopping, awesome pizza, and great entertainment. There are specialty pizzas to suit any taste, but if a great burger is more to your liking, they have those too. The drinks offered range from martinis to vintage cocktails to draft beers to wine. The atmosphere at 6010 Clinton Road is similar to a sports bar but the layout is very unique. There is always some kind of game showing on the screens which are all placed over the establishment. In a word, if you need a good time, visit Klavon's soon.
Simply put, great food and great drinks. They have some great drink specials which make a night on the town easier on the wallet. It is generally a very congenial atmosphere, the people are there to have a good time. There is entertainment is that is what you are looking for, you can shoot pool, play video poker, or they have euchre games several times