Events & Improvements 2017-08-17T11:41:39+00:00

August’s Themed Menu:

Fresh Seafood

What better way to beat the summer heat than sipping a sparkling cocktail and enjoying some savory seafood! This month at BNI, we are bringing the fresh flavors of the sea to northern Michigan.

“He was a bold man that first ate an oyster.” ~ Jonathon Swift 


This month, our featured menu showcases the variety of fresh flavors that can be found at sea. Stop in and enjoy one of our featured dishes tonight!

Start off with our Jonah Crab Claws, Sesame Sea Scallops, or a bowl of Lobster Bisque.  Featured entrees include Lemon Parmesan Sole, Shrimp Benny,  Classic Cioppino, or Grilled Lobster Tail.  Be sure to save room for this month’s featured dessert – Homemade Strawberry Shortcake!


Michelle Chenard Live

Back by popular demand, Michelle returns to BNI Tuesday, August 1st, from 6-9pm. One of the best vocalists you will ever hear. Don’t miss her!

August 8th – RANDY RESZKA


Randy returns to BNI Tuesday, August 8th from 6-9pm!

August 15th – KURT STRAUSS

Kurt Strauss Live

Kurt Strauss will be performing at BNI on Tuesday, August 15th from 6-9pm!

August 22nd – PETE KEHOE

Pete Kehoe Live

Eat, drink, and relax to the sound of Pete Kehoe as he returns to BNI!  Tuesday, August 22nd from 6-9pm.

August 29th- SYDNI KANN

Sydni Kann Live

Sydni makes her debut performance at BNI on Tuesday, August 29th from 6-9pm.  Don’t miss her!

SAVE THE DATE: Tuesday, September 5th – Cheese & Wine Training

September 5th at 6:30pm – Through a good friend of the Bennethum’s, Barbara Pitcher, we have successfully booked America’s leading cheese expert to host a very special Cheese & Wine training! James Beard award-winning author, Laura Werlin, will be flying in from San Francisco for what will be a one-of-a-kind educational experience. This event will transform your perspective on the subject. We are beyond excited about this opportunity and hope that you will be able to join the festivities! For more info on Laura please visit the link below.

~ Best Happy Hour in the North ~

Daily from 4:00 – 6:00 pm

Available throughout the restaurant from 4pm – 6pm :

 1/2 off all drinks 

 Specialty small plates $5 – $8