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Depot Restaurant

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7568 S US Highway 31, Alanson, MI 49706-8528
+1 231-548-1296
08:00 - 21:00
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All hours
Sun 08:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I hesitated to write this review. We came in after passing the restaurant 1,000 times. Service was very slow, food was okay. Ordered two different items for breakfast, and one was inedible. My mistake, I should have sent it back. Waitress started out great, but could not find her after we sat there for a very long time. What I... More 

Thank Katie B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

My name is Bryan. Iam presently waiting on a bus to St Ignace, Michigan. Stopped into a place called The Depot located in the Small Town of Alanson, Michigan just south of the Bridge. I ordered a beer and sat down to wait two hours for my Bus. I engaged conversation with the two Bartenders and Hostesses who are named... More 

Thank traveler6545
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice restaurant. ...we only had drinks but the food looked and smelled amazing. Next time around for sure trying the french onion soup and mussels.

Thank memo8139
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295 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Just happened upon this place as we were driving thru. Our kind of place. Good small town food and service. Good prices. If you like those kind of places, stop in. Lots of history in the building. Friendly!

Thank Bob0409
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Great place!!!! Chef Nick really can create some great dishes!! A must try when visiting Alanson!!!!

Thank Pennie L
Houston, Texas
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The absolutely best corned beef hash I have ever tasted. Great local stop for breakfast. Good omelets, biscuits and gravy.

Thank William G
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Great stop. Nostalgic surroundings wroth very good food. Try the cowboy burger or Depot Dip. Apple pie was good too

Thank Michael W
Boston, MA
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Came in for breakfast with our kids. Seated quickly, but watched 2-3 tables seated after us order before anyone stopped by our table. Drinks came quickly, but food took a while. Seems like perhaps it was just our server that was unattentive as the other tables (see above) seemed to have quicker service. After bringing our food, our server offered... More 

1 Thank tuftsgrad
Naples, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We had fish and chips tonight which was very good. This restaurant is in an old train station. The staff and service was superb and the chef is excellent.

Thank hwr1583
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86 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Ate here one evening with a family including one young child. The restaurant is in a neat setting as an old train depot. The service was fast and friendly, the food was great. We all had either fish or the adult Mac and Cheese and everyone was pleased. Prices seemed fair too. Would recommend this place to friends and family... More 

1 Thank bluzee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7568 S US Highway 31, Alanson, MI 49706-8528
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Emmet County  >  Alanson
  • Phone Number: +1 231-548-1296

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?