Serving the local Northwest Indiana community with high-quality dining is how Patrick’s Grille in Michigan City excels. Established by local entrepreneur Patrick Wilkins, Patrick’s Grille has dedicated itself to giving customers an assortment of food and drink options, culminating a memorable experience with every visit. Wilkins was born and raised in Michigan City, so he has always been committed to his hometown.
“Patrick’s Grille strives to provide a quality and consistent experience for every customer,” said Julie Krause, Events and Catering Manager for Patrick’s Grille. “Customers really appreciate when we cater to their needs and wants.”
Krause noted that the restaurant is known for its steaks, fresh Canadian lake perch, and fresh-baked desserts like cheesecake.
Patrick’s Grille serves beverages from the Shady Creek Winery in Michigan City. In fact, the restaurant has its own label. Patrick’s Grille maintains a strong relationship with Al’s Bakery and Floral Shop and trusts their products and services. The restaurant also uses microgreens and fresh produce from Kajers Greens.
Patrick’s Grille has established many relationships with other businesses to keep customers satisfied. The restaurant has worked with Franciscan Alliance and has helped in many of their events like grand openings and employee appreciation parties. Patrick’s Grille has also partnered with the Barrelhouse at Zorn for catering services and serves on the advisory board for the AKS Career Center’s culinary program.
“All of these different places we have partnered with work well with the citizens of Michigan City and other surrounding areas,” Krause said. “They do a lot to support the quality of life in the City and we are happy to support them.”
Patrick’s Grille is also a strong supporter of The Rotary Club of Michigan City, The Salvation Army, and Toys for Tots, which greatly demonstrates the restaurant’s dedication to serving the local communities in more ways than one.
During the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Patrick’s Grille teamed up with other local restaurants like Fiddlehead through United Way in a program called “Meals to Heels,” which provided various meals to shelters, churches, and the general public.
“We at Patrick’s Grille love to support the community that supports us, so we always stay very involved,” Krause said. “I am proud of all of our work and how much the restaurant has grown.”
Located on 4125 S. Franklin St. in Michigan City, Patrick’s Grille is a quality fine dining establishment with a cosmopolitan, yet comfortable ambiance is devoted to giving customers a quality and consistent experience at a fair price. The restaurant also has a secondary location called Sunset Grille at 6 On the Lake where it is contracted to operate the food and beverage services.
To look at the complete menu and other information about the restaurant, visit www.patricksgrille.com.