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Olde Owl Tavern & Grille

€€ - €€€American,
121 W Chisholm St, Alpena, MI 49707-2445
+1 989-340-1082
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good20%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible14%
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“coleslaw” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar
€€ - €€€
121 W Chisholm St, Alpena, MI 49707-2445
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved our build your own pizza and a cocktail I asked them to mix. Server was very pleasant and helpful. Surroundings are pleasant and relaxing. We'd go back in a minute.

Thank Marge905
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service on the dog friendly patio, awesome selections on menu, super friendly chef made recommendations for our late lunch after Shipwreck tour! Perfect day, we love Alpena! Friendly town and we will be back! Thank you👍

Thank Amy D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here twice hoping for better. Decor lovely, but service overall was not. Barely anyone during the lunch crowd, but we still had very slow service. Food was average. Went back for dinner the next night and waited almost an hour for our food. Server...More

Thank OriginalFrau
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The OWL has burned down at least twice and has been closed periodically after re-openings. It has had almost as many incarnations as the Rocky movies. We ate there yesterday. My green olive burger with bacon was good, but not worth the price. The chicken...More

Thank dennisaroy
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Our family has a vacation home near Allen's and we were looking for a place to celebrate my Mother's birthday. Apparently this restaurant name has been changed to The Owl Cafe. We had a group of 9 and they pushed a couple tables together for...More

Thank MichiganWildflower
Reviewed 3 September 2017

A nice surprise. Wandered in off the street, looking for a good meal and a cold beer - and found both. Some of the best chicken wings I have had - real big, great taste. As for the beer - you have to try the...More

Thank Joe H
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Waitress very attentive, but service very very slow! We had just ordered burgers and waited almost 1/2 hour to get meal. Waitress even went to check on it. When it finally came it was excellent . Also the decor and ambience was very relaxing. All...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Had a meeting and lunch to reminisce times together in years past! Had a great lunch And cold drinks while talking about or life ! Food and service was great and will meet there again!

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We discovered this place and were so happy we did! As yearly visitors to Alpena, we try to find places that are kid-friendly and have a variety of offerings--we're a motley crew! This place had something for everyone...we dined with an Alpena native and she...More

Thank SallySTravel
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Very simple. Came for dinner. Can't remember what anyone of the four of us had. Just an average place to eat. Nothing stands out. Wasn't great, wasn't bad. The place has been remodeled and looks nice. The staff was friendly, but not outgoing. Have no...More

Thank christopher c
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 W Chisholm St, Alpena, MI 49707-2445
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Alpena
  • Phone Number: +1 989-340-1082
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