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State Room

219 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824-4551
+1 517-432-5049
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“salmon” (12 reviews)
“kobe burger” (3 reviews)
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6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
219 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824-4551
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb food, well presented in elegant setting. Serving staff was extremely attentive and accommodating. Well worth the price

Thank Michael B
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We have visited the State Room for dinner many times. Every time the food and wine are excellent. We love the "Wine under the Stars" dinners they have during the summer.More

Thank Boborr710
Marianne B, Manager at State Room, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Hello - Thank you visiting the State Room Restaurant and attending our special outdoor dining event in the summer. It always makes my day to get a five-star review and I am excited to share your review with our team. We look forward to providing...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

The State Room has a somewhat limited and static menu, but what they have is excellent and the wine list is stupendous. Thursday “half-price wine night” is not to be missed, especially during the summer when Thursday also offers an outside seating option on the...More

Thank Clifford H
Marianne B, Manager at State Room, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Hi Clifford - Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback about the State Room Restaurant. We enjoy hearing about your experience and are always open to suggestions for the menu. We do change our menus seasonally and have many special events in...More

Reviewed September 30, 2018

Dining on the fringes of one of the most beautiful campus's in the United States is a treat. Parking in the adjacent ramp only becomes a problem when Michigan State University sports (basketball, football, hockey) are playing home games, so be sure to check before...More

Thank JohnnyDMVP
Marianne B, Manager at State Room, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Hi Johnny - Please ask to speak with Marianne Bacon or one of our restaurant managers and one of us will be happy to make sure that your meal is prepared exactly how you want it. We update our menus seasonally and are open to...More

Reviewed September 18, 2018

The State Room serves the Michigan State campus community and the greater Lansing region. You don't have to be an alum to come. The service is provided by students and the kitchen is staffed by students in the hospitality curriculum. For this reason, the dining...More

Thank Tom H
Marianne B, Manager at State Room, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Hello Tom - Thank you for visiting the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center. I appreciate you taking the time to leave a review about your experience. We welcome feedback so we may continue to grow and improve our services. Our students are a valuable part...More

Reviewed September 9, 2018

So in the middle of the campus in the Kellogg Center is the State Room bar and restaurant. A place for alums to catch a meal and have a cocktail or some wine. In fact, the bar and the wine list are just amazing. It's...More

Thank markbS9903UZ
Marianne B, Manager at State Room, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2018

Mark, thank you for your review and feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your lunch at the State Room and hope you will join us again to try some of our wine.

Reviewed August 27, 2018

Service was excellent but the meal was just so-so. Had the scallops but the sauce was not up to par. Felt it had been warmed up a number of times.

Thank BigZ1969
Marianne B, Manager at State Room, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2018

Thank you for feedback about your experience. We strive to provide delicious food for each guest and apologize that your meal was not served to your satisfaction. We change our menu seasonally and are always open to suggestions about how to improve.

Reviewed August 27, 2018

My favorites at this restaurant are the BLT sandwich, the Michigan Bean and Ham soup (which is exquisite) and their breakfasts. Also have a great Sunday Buffet, which will last you for 2 days! Staff are pleasant and professional, many of them students in training...More

Thank P7197FOelizabetha
Marianne B, Manager at State Room, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Hello! Thank you leaving a review about the State Room. It is always a pleasure to hear when our guests have a great experience in the restaurant. I am delighted to know that you have favorite menu items and enjoy our Sunday brunch as well....More

Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Spouse and I met up with old college friends and we were not to be disappointed! Food was beyond excellent and wait staff fun and friendly. Prices were reasonable. Seafood was memorable, as was the craft beer. We will go back because it is worth...More

Thank profmom2017
Marianne B, Manager at State Room, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. You certainly traveled a long way to East Lansing. Therefore, I am happy that you had such a good experience in the State Room. It is always a pleasure to make our guest's visit so...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Went to brunch with a group of 6. All were thrilled, even our vegetarian. My favorite was the roast beef and mac n cheese. Desserts were also fabulous.

Thank Migdr
Marianne B, Manager at State Room, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2018

We are thrilled to hear that your group enjoyed our brunch! We are now also offering an a la carte brunch menu Saturdays from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. as well as our Sunday brunch buffet. We will see you the next time you stop in!

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Paige Marie J
January 27, 2017|
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Response from hookedonBristolBay | Reviewed this property |
There are no guidelines for dress. People dining there wear everything from casual to business attire.
January 5, 2017|
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Response from Marianne B | Property representative |
Yes, we have private dining rooms that you may reserve that will accommodate 20 or more. The hotel also has conference rooms that you can book for 20 or more as well. Please feel free to call the restaurant at (517... More
jerry c
January 30, 2016|
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Response from William B | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is -- main floor, just down the hall/north of the hotel desk.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$29
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824-4551
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  East Lansing
  • Phone Number: +1 517-432-5049
  • E-mail
The State Room Restaurant is one of the premier restaurants in Greater Lansing featuring casual-upscale American cuisine, 500 bottle wine list, Michigan craft beers and a sophisticated lounge.
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