A Guide to Pregnant Mama Cravings In + Around Lansing


It didn’t take getting pregnant to love food. I have always been the type that is constantly planning, and looking forward to, my next meal. I am a healthy eater who schedules treat meals to have balance. When I found out I was pregnant, my Type A personality (which loves checklists and planning ahead) went into overdrive and so did my hunger. I am fortunate because there are a ton of options in Lansing. My food adventures started in April and were completed by mid-October. I couldn’t keep it all to myself so made a Guide to Pregnant Mama Cravings in+ Around Lansing for you to check out and hopefully explore for yourself. Pregnant or not, you will find some tasty eats.

Bangkok House

Location: 420 E Saginaw St #112, Lansing, MI 48906
Try it: Pad Thai with Chicken and peanut sauce with an order of spring rolls.

Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen

Location: 5719 W Saginaw Hwy, Lansing, MI 48917
Try it: Chicken tender platter with buffalo sauce and fries.

Pizza House

Location: 4790 S Hagadorn Rd Stes 114-116, East Lansing, MI 48823
Try it: Personal, Chicago-style deep dish pizza with ham, pineapple, and green pepper.

Capital City BBQ

Location: 1026 W Saginaw St, Lansing, MI 48915
Try it: Sweet chick sandwich and fries.

Olga’s Kitchen

Location: 354 Frandor, Lansing, MI 48912
Try it: Ham and cheese Olga with curly fries.

Art’s Pub

Location: 809 E Kalamazoo St, Lansing, MI 48912
Try it: Macho nachos and deluxe breakfast pizza.

Panchero’s Mexican Grill

Location: 2725 Preyde Blvd, Lansing, MI 48912
Try it: Chicken burrito with rice, cheese, guacamole, medium verde salsa, black beans, and lettuce.

Outback Steakhouse

Location: West Lansing near Creyts and Saginaw and Okemos off of Marsh
Try it: Fish tacos and side Caesar with fries.

517 BBQ

Location: 427 E Oakland Ave, Lansing, MI 48906
Try it: Pulled pork sandwich, cheese potatoes, and jalapeño corn bread.

Five Guys and Fries

Location: Downtown East Lansing off of Grand River
Try it: Cheeseburger with Cajun seasoned fries.

Ukai West Lansing

Location: 754 Delta Commerce Dr, Lansing, MI 48917
Try it: Tempura California roll and asparagus roll OR Katsu Chicken Bowl

Fidler’s on the Grand 

Location: 4805 N Grand River, Lansing, MI 48906
Try it: Buffalo chicken sandwich with fries OR cinnamon rolls.

Weston’s Kewpee Sandwich  Shop 

Location: 118 S Washington Sq, Lansing, MI 48933
Try it: Olive burger or AW’s Greek chicken pita with fries.

Panda House

Location: 4499 E Lake Lansing Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823
Try it: Orange chicken, General Tso’s chicken, and Lo Mein noodles.

Lou and Harry’s 

Location: Downtown East Lansing off of Grand River or near Frandor off of Coolidge
Try it: Traditional lamb gyro, Tommy’s Greek pita, and fries.

Pancho’s Taqueria Food Truck

Location: Grand Ledge off of Saginaw Hwy, next to Sanctuary Spirits
Try it: Chicken tacos with chips and salsa.

Sparty’s Coney Island

Location: Frandor
Try it: Pancake breakfast with bacon and eggs.

Woody’s Oasis

Location: East Lansing off of Trowbridge and Okemos off of Jolly Rd
Try it: Grape leaves, hummus, and tabbouleh.

Nip N Sip Drive-In

Location: 2603 N East St, Lansing, MI 48906
Try it: Hammy Sammy with fries.

Saddleback BBQ

Location: 1147 S Washington Ave and in Okemos off of Marsh across from MSUFCU
Try it: Pulled pork tacos and fries.


Location: Numerous throughout Lansing and surrounding areas.
Try it: The $5 box which comes with chicken, mashed potatoes, and a cookie. I also ordered macaroni and cheese.

If your pregnant mama cravings are calling for something different, check out the Best Ice Cream Shops In + Around Lansing. We got you, boo.



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