We draw near the end of another year. 2023 is coming to a close, and a lot has changed in Lansing, particularly, in the foodie scene.

Sadly, Lansing has had more than a few restaurants and eateries open close throughout the year.

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However, we've also seen quite a few of them open too. What's more, some restaurants were announced this year that we'll see opening soon. In some cases, within the next month or two.

Lansing Restaurants That Opened in 2023

From sushi to sweet treats and everything else in between, the greater Lansing area saw a nice variety of new restaurants open. Take a look through the restaurants below and see what you still need to try out.

Also note, if you know of a restaurant that opened this year that is not on this list, let us know about it, because they should be featured too. Send us a message HERE.

Lansing Shuffle in Lansing

Lansing Shuffle is unique in that many restaurants are housed within the same building. Inside Lansing Shuffle you'll find Yeti Kitchen, Osteria Vegana, Kin Thai, Browndog @ The Shuffle, and Irie Smoke Shack. Plus, they've got two more restaurants coming soon!

Crack Chicken on Lansing's West Side

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Ellison Brewery in REO Town

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While Ellison Brewery may not be new to the Lansing area, the REO Town location is.

Peppino's Pizza in East Lansing

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Gump's BBQ in Lansing

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Yello Waffle in Okemos

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Kristen Matthews TSM Lansing
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Kaiyo Sushi & Grill in Okemos

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Kristen Matthews TSM Lansing
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Leo's Coney Island in Lansing

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Crumbl Cookies in East Lansing

Photo courtesy of Ashley Chesney (used with permission)
Photo courtesy of Ashley Chesney (used with permission)
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Lansing Area Bars and Restaurants That Serve Amazing Mocktails

Whether you are a pregnant person, a sober person, an underage person, or just a person who doesn't feel like drinking alcohol at the moment, there's got to be something out there for us, right? That's when I discovered the beauty of a mocktail. If you don't drink alcohol, for whatever reason, there are some fantastic restaurants and bars in Lansing that serve up more than pop and lemonade. Check out these spots that have amazing mocktails. 

Gallery Credit: Kristen Matthews

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Looking for a yummy quick eat that's considered fast food, but may not be a big chain? Check out these local Lansing area restaurants.

These Michigan Restaurants Have All Sadly Closed Since Appearing on National TV

You'd think an appearance on a national TV show like Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives or Restaurant: Impossible would guarantee success for a restaurant.

That hasn't been the case for these six restaurants, all of which have closed after being featured on national television.

Gallery Credit: George McIntyre

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