Loon's Nest at Miller Beach 

Local Services

Area Information

Grocery Stores, etc: 

  • Miller K Market - The closest supermarket style grocery store is about 3 miles away. Just head back towards the highway on either 12 or 20 and you will see it before they merge. Open 7am-10pm daily. 219.938.0160
  • Strack & Van Til- If you really want a familiar name for your grocery shopping, fear not, there is a Strack & Van Til within 5 miles of the house in the neighboring city of Hobart, Indiana. Also a good option if you need to do some shopping a bit later in the evening. 6am-Midnight daily. 219.962.1115  7760 E 37th Ave, Hobart, Indiana 46342.​
  • Meijer - 6050 US-6 (Willowcreek Rd and 37th Ave)

Miller Beach Vacation Rental

Restaurants, etc: 


  • Big Ben's Bodacious Barbeque & Deli - Hours: Tues-Sat 11am-9pm, Sun 11am-5pm, closed Monday. 900 North Shelby St. 219.702.4301
  • Flamingo Pizza of Miller - Just steps away from Marquette Perk, the Flamingo offers the best pizza in town, as well as other dinner fare and a substantial bar. Hours: Mon-Thurs 11am-10pm Fri-Sun 7am-11pm (open for breakfast on the weekends) 8341 Locust Ave 219.938.1100
  • Miller Beach Cafe - In the same square as Marquette Perk and Flamingo, Miller Beach Cafe offers another close-by option for dining and drinking. 903 N Shelby St 219.938.1100
  • Chart House - One of two new restaurants that opened this year.  Sandwiches, salads & great healthy options.  Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner till 7 (entree special every night).  Chef Angela also does catering & cooking classes. 6004 Miller Ave 515.343.7997
  • Miller Bakery Cafe - Located a few miles away in downtown Miller, the Bakery Cafe is a more upscale option for a nice lunch or dinner out. Hours: Tues-Thurs 11am-9pm Friday 11am-10pm   555 S Lake St 219.427.1446
  • The Brasserie - One of two new restaurants that opened this year.  Besides your specialty coffee drinks, they serve sandwiches, salads & great healthy options. Hours; Mon-Sat 7am-6pm Sunday 8am-5pm 642 S Lake St 219.427.1082
  • 18th Street Brewery - The hometown beer company. They recently opened a newer, larger location in Hammond. Serving beer only, but they can order in from Miller Pizza Company and the Brasserie on either side of them. Hours: Mon 2pm-7pm Tues-Thurs 12pm-9pm Fri/Sat 12pm-11pm Sun 12pm-7pm. 5725 Miller Ave. 219.939.8802
  • Miller Pizza Co. - Pizzas and sandwiches. Dine in, Carry-out, or Delivery. Hours: Mon-Thurs 11am-10pm Fri/Sat 11am-11pm Sun 12pm-9pm. 622 1/2 S Lake St. 219.938.7071
  • Fortune House Chinese Restaurant - Our favorite Chinese option by far - delivery available.  Try the Waltons in Garlic Sauce and any of the Mei Funs! Hours: Mon closed Tues-Sat 1130am-10pm Sun 11am-930pm. 6021 E Melton Rd (Hwy 20) 219.938.2828
  • Wing Wah Restaurant - A Cantonese option. Hours: Mon-Thurs 11am-930pm Fri/Sat 11am-10pm Sun 1130am-830pm. 7868 Melton Rd 219.938.8026
  • 444 Grill - Another local option - Carribbean. Funky young atmosphere. Hours: Mon-Wed 3pm-11pm Thurs 12pm-11pm Fri/Sat 12pm-1am Sun 2pm-9pm. 444 S Lake St 219.939.0444                                        
  • Delivery: (most of these will offer take-out as well)
    • ​Fortune House
    • Miller Pizza Co
  • Take Out: 
    • ​Flamingo Pizza
    • The Beach Cafe
    • Wing Wah
    • Fortune House
    • 444 Grill


More options available as you head towards Michigan City, Portage, etc.