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NIIJII Restaurant in Grand Traverse Resort and Spa

Welcome to NIIJII Restaurant, located off the main lobby at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. NIIJII offers an elevated casual dining experience with a wide variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner options to enjoy during your stay.

Formerly known as Sweetwater American Bistro, the newly renovated NIIJII Restaurant provides a fresh dining experience to guests of the Resort. NIIJII Restaurant’s modern space and unique menu was designed with cultural touches celebrating the heritage of our owners, the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians. NIIJII is the Anishinaabe spelling for "friend."

Hours of Operation




Fresh Starts 

Parfait Bowl 8
vanilla yogurt, fresh berries, granola

Oatmeal 10
seasonal accompaniments, brown sugar, coconut flakes


First Tee Breakfast 14
2 eggs any style, home fries, choice of meat

Bent Grass Burrito 14
al pastor pork, egg, avocado, fried potatoes, cheddar cheese, onion, ranchero sauce

Build Your Own Omelet 18
choice of three ingredients
served with crispy breakfast potatoesand choice of toast

additional ingredients 1
bacon, ham, sausage, mushroom, spinach, tomato, pepper, onion, jalapeno, swiss, monterey, cheddar



The Bear Breakfast 15
one cinnamon infused belgian waffle, maple syrup, choice of meat, fresh fruit

Al Pastor Hash 14
shredded slow cooked pork, potato, 2 eggs over easy, pickled onion, sliced avocado, ranchero sauce



bacon 6
sausage 5
crispy breakfast potatoes 5
toast 4
avocado 4
fresh fruit 7
egg 4

Lunch and Dinner Menu

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