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15 Best Flights in Michigan (& We’re Not Talking About Planes)

If variety is the spice of life, then Michigan restaurants serve up variety in spades. Michigan is known for its nationally renowned breweries, which serve up refreshing beer flights, but there are plenty of spots that serve up flights of much more than beer.

Food enthusiasts who are looking for variety can find it in all corners of the state as restaurants serve up pizza, ice cream, pie, coffee, and much more in delicious food flights. These flights offer plenty of variety and are one of the best ways to sample an eatery menu.

So take a (figurative) flight and sample some of these tasty flights for yourself. There’s something to satisfy every type of craving and yummy eats for visitors of all ages to enjoy.

Mitten Brewing Co-Grand Rapids
Mitten Brewing Co | photo via vanos.lynda

Pizza Flights at Mitten Brewing Co.

527 Leonard St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

This microbrewery serves up delicious hand-crafted beers, which are paired perfectly with a pizza flight, allowing customers to sample up to six pizzas. This is perfect for bigger groups (it feeds up to four) who can’t decide on one flavor and the menu features more than a dozen specialty pies, plus a daily pizza special.

Cereal Shooter Flights at Bobcat Bonnie’s

Various locations in Michigan, including Lansing, Kalamazoo, Ypsilanti, Wyandotte, Grand Rapids, Detroit, and Ferndale.

It’s been said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and the brunch menu at Bobcat Bonnie’s takes it to the next level with cereal shooters. These delicious concoctions mix alcohol with coffee, milk, and other mixers to create shooters, including Fruity Pebbles, Lucky Charms, and Cap’n Crunch. Customers can pick three from a menu of five. 

Bobcat Bonnie's-Wyandotte
Bobcat Bonnie’s | photo via novembersarah1

Grit Flights at Forty Acres Soul Kitchen

1059 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Customers looking for an authentic taste of American soul food will find a menu full of tasty options, including shareables, vegan options, and sandwiches. The menu also includes three shrimp and grits options, house style, northern, and southern, and customers can try all three by ordering a flight.

Ice Cream Flights at Pour Michigan Wine Barn

15034 Northland Dr NE, Cedar Springs, MI 49319

The eclectic menu here features everything from charcuterie to various dip platters to oven-baked flatbreads, all of which pair perfectly with a variety of in-house wine offerings. Customers can end the meal with an ‘ice box’ ice cream flight, which includes four mini ice cream bars.

Love's Ice Cream-Grand Rapids
Love’s Ice Cream | photo via mygrandrapidslife

Tea Flights at Pour-d

39 Courtland St, Rockford, MI 49341

Thirsty customers looking for a new experience can find it here at a place offering a modern alternative to busy coffee shops. Tucked inside Pour-d is a tea car where customers can enjoy their favorite classic tea or try new flavors in a custom flight made just for them by an in-house tea guru. 

Ice Cream Flights at Love’s Ice Cream

435 Ionia Ave SW Ste 106, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Customers craving a sweet treat can find plenty of options to choose from at Love’s. It can be hard to zero in on just one ice cream flavor, so Love’s offers flights where customers can choose up to five. Love’s has more than a dozen flavors available, so the flight possibilities are endless.

Margarita and Salsa Flights at Luna

64 Ionia Ave SW #100, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Whether you’re dining alone or dining with a large group, Luna serves up plenty of Mexican favorites and offers both food and drink flights. Luna’s offers both classic and flavored margs, which can be ordered in flights of three. For the table, customers can order a salsa flight, which includes homemade chips and salsa (with free refills).

Coffee Flights at Hooked

3142 E Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI 48912

Those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle can duck into Hooked, where they can enjoy books, coffee, and tranquility. In addition to a wide book selection, Hooked also offers coffee concoction flights, which include a four-drink selection with names like Fall Overload, Literary Indulgence, and Hookie Cookie.

Eggs Benedict Flights at Beggar’s Banquet

218 Abbot Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823

It’s not every day or everywhere that customers can get breakfast flights, but Beggar’s Banquet gets the day started with a bang by offering eggs benedict flights. Beggar’s offers four different bene options and customers can order a flight that offers three of them on the same plate.

Soup Spoon Cafe-Lansing
Soup Spoon Cafe | photo via coachcrosswellness

Soup Flights at Soup Spoon Cafe

1419 E Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI 48912

Nothing can hit the spot sometimes more than a hearty bowl of soup and Soup Spoon Cafe offers a delicious lineup of soups, including chicken noodle soup, lobster bisque, french onion, and seafood chowder. Soup flights are available, which give customers a choice of four soups with French bread on the side.

Pie Flights at Crane’s Pie Pantry

6054 124th Ave, Fennville, MI 49408

Crane’s offers a full dine-in menu that includes sandwiches, salads, apps, and offerings from its winery. But the star of the show is the homemade pies, and Crane’s offers more than a half-dozen options. They’re best enjoyed in a pie flight where customers can tie five different scrumptious pies served a la mode. 

Crane's Pie Pantry-Fennville
Crane’s Pie Pantry | photo via goldenhourtravellers

Cheese Flights at Zingerman’s Roadhouse

2501 Jackson Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Sometimes the best meals are the most simple and that’s exactly what customers can find here with wine and tasty cheese boards. Customers simply have to pick up the cheese list check the ones they want and order. The cheese boards come with balsamic-roasted grapes and bagel chips, but goodies like fruit, ham slices, and fresh bread can be added.

Ice Cream Flights at Blank Slate Creamery

300 W Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48103; Additional locations in Jackson and Brighton

No matter if it’s the middle of summer or the dead of winter, ice cream always hits the spot. Customers young and old can order four-flavor flights that are perfect for mixing and matching old favorites and new flavors. The Ann Arbor location carries more than two dozen flavors, including vegan and gluten-free options, so there’s something for everyone. 

Blank Slate Creamery-Ann Arbor
Blank Slate Creamery | photo via ohheyyy_hsiaoweiii

Ice Cream Flights at Treat Dreams Dessert Emporium

22965 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220

One of the best things about ice cream is that sometimes there are too many good flavors to pick just one. Hungry customers who have trouble making up their minds can order a delicious ice cream flight and pick from plenty of tasty flavors to create a tasty custom ice cream experience. 

Sake Flights at Simple Fish

6719 Division Ave S, Grand Rapids, MI 49548

Customers who love sushi can enjoy it in many varieties here at this Asian fusion eatery. The variety of options pairs well with Japanese sake, which is served in eight different varieties, including spicy plum sake and fruit-flavored aged pink sake. Customers who want to try multiple kinds can order flights of three varieties.2

Luna-Grand Rapids
Luna | photo via jacquely_marie

Enjoy a Tasty Food Flight in Michigan Today

No matter if you’re craving a warm coffee or tea beverage, a delicious ice cream cone or you even want to start the day with a plate of eggs benedict, there are lots of tasty food flights in Michigan that are worth taking a journey to try.

Not only are these flights tasty, but they’re also perfect for sampling a variety of flavors if you’re unable to choose just one. It’s a great way to try your favorite flavors and discover some new flavors that may become new favorites.

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