Friske Orchards

Orchard Cafe

Featured in Traverse Magazine
Breakfast, Lunch, Pizza & Cookies!


Mouth-Watering "From Scratch" Menu, Using The Finest Quality Local Michigan Farm Ingredients & Our Own Fresh Fruit ... 

Our culinary team at Friske's has taken simple, really good food, to a whole new dimension North of the 45th Parallel!   Using the highest-quality local ingredients and preparing from scratch, our Orchard Cafe team crafts daily farm-fresh gourmet magic for you to savor...  and share with family and friends.   For a great morning start on your day, a much welcomed energizing mid-day reprieve, or a gourmet pizza party, you'll find the Orchard Cafe a welcome vacation for your senses, and a great place to share life stories!  

  • OPEN Year-Round!
    Summer Café Hours:   
    Monday-Saturday  7:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
  • Please call for current Winter Hours.
  • Dine-In or Take-Out  |  Special Orders Welcomed!
    Please call in advance for more information or ordering:  (231) 599-2604

Cafe Menu Download   Friske's Cafe Menu (PDF) 

  Pizza Menu Download   Friske's Pizza Menu (PDF) 


We offer a full breakfast menu served throughout the morning. Featured items include omelettes made with local, farm-fresh eggs, and served with homemade bakery-fresh bread, from-scratch buttermilk pancakes, and our signature "Big Kahuna Feast!"  Piping hot locally-roasted fair-trade coffees and fresh award-winning apple cider (seasonal) are morning beverage favorites.

For lunch, you'll find signature pizzas, sandwiches, paninis, wraps, salads, soups, a kids' menu and much more.  Many visitors recommend our famous, best-selling BBQ Pulled Pork ... deep-pit smoked using native apple and cherry woods from our own orchards. Other visitor favorites include pizzas; and our juicy burgers, made with your choice of fresh, local premium beef. And, for the health conscious, try our fresh garden salads accompanied by our new fruit vinaigrette dressings!  Lunchtime beverage favorites include our famous apple cider (seasonal) and Wild Bill's root beer floats!  Other delectable creations include homemade German sauerkraut, homemade pies and bakery items, and our famous Friske's Chili!  Tasty, signature dishes featured daily.  Just one visit and your taste buds will dance a jig for a week!  

Gourmet Pizza   |   Dine-In or Carry-Out    (unbaked pizzas available!)
For the beach, the camper tent, the backyard, the birthday party, the movies, the golf course, the ski hill... or right here at the Orchard Cafe, Friske's offers some of the best tasting, highest quality pizza in northwest Michigan.   Signature favorites include:   Super Supreme, Veggie Lovers, Cherry BBQ Chicken, Smokey Mountain, Pesto Chicken, Taco Lovers and more.   Cafe Pizza Menu (PDF)

Think Global, Support Local!
Here at Friske's Farm Market and Orchard Cafe, we proudly support many local companies and farms in our mission to serve you with the finest quality products and the most exceptional service in the Midwest.   In fact, many local specialty foods and Friske menu ingredients are available for purchase throughout the Fresh Market! and General Store for your own home cooking pleasure.

Open Year-Round with Special Seasonal & Holiday Events!
Questions?  Call 231.599.2604

GOURMET ORCHARD CAFE ITEMS INCLUDE:  Gluten Free & Organic Products, Backdraft Roasting Fair-Trade Coffees, Fruit Pies, Fruit Cream Pies, Cakes, Fruit Cheesecakes, Coffee Cakes, Breads, Scones, Muffins, Turnovers, Old-Fashioned Cake Donuts, Fritters, Brownies, Cookies, and much more ...