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Holly's Restaurant and Pub

€€ - €€€American, ,
3705 Franklin St, Michigan City, IN 46360-7310
+1 219-879-5124
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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3705 Franklin St, Michigan City, IN 46360-7310
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great food. Great atmosphere. Great staff! Always treated like family and taken care of well! Always a go to choice!

Thank Nick F
Reviewed 5 days ago

I like that I can count on the consistency of the quality of the food, and that I will have leftovers from the Pot Roast. My husband tried and liked the Fish Reuben.

Thank Judith S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Holly's is a great place to bring your family or a group of friends. The menu is extremely varied and the portions are generous. If you leave Holly's hungry it would be your own fault. The menu offers so many different items that you could...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We always enjoy Holly's. It's our first choice for family get togethers. Great food, great value. Very accommodating to large groups and children.

Thank Traveler500545
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Tried the shrimp and chicken combo. Really good. Lots of food. Great staff and service. Everything we have had there is really good. Popcorn is really good plus it’s free. Our weekly hangout. Caryn D

Thank Afcahc1714
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was outstanding like always. We always have a great time at Holly’s. It’s our monthly Tuesday dinner.

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The server went out of the way to make my order just how I liked it.I ordered my meal different form the menu.She even brought extra veggies.

Thank Julie W
Mike B, Owner at Holly's Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Julie, We're always glad to make accommodations for our guests. Thank you for letting us know that our server took great care of you.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been to Michigan City many times & usually have dinner at a chain restaurant. Driving down the main street, we noticed that Holly's parking lot was packed -- a good sign that it was worth stopping. What a great find! Lots of variety in...More

Thank honeybee1951
Mike B, Owner at Holly's Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Honeybee, Thank you for giving us a try! We're thrilled to hear how great your meal was and that our staff was terrific. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My aunt, best friend and I have come here several times for lunch. Comfortable atmosphere, great service and tasty food at good price keep us coming back. My friend loves to munch on the complimentary popcorn while we wait for our food. We like the...More

Thank Go793795
Mike B, Owner at Holly's Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Go, It's wonderful to hear how much you enjoy dining with us and we appreciate your terrific comments about our atmosphere, dishes, and friendly staff. WE look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have moved from Michigan City, whenever I come back to City ( at least once a month ) I always plan on a get together with family and friends at Holly's. Great food, great and attentive wait staff.

Thank howardb264
Mike B, Owner at Holly's Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Howard, We're glad to be the destination for your get together when you are back in town. Thank you for all of your great comments.

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12 April 2018|
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Response from Alicia O | Reviewed this property |
Also, don't forget the endless popcorn!
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Response from Paul F | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3705 Franklin St, Michigan City, IN 46360-7310
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Michigan City
  • Phone Number: +1 219-879-5124
In 1974 Mike Buda, Holly's founder, opened his doors after many years in the hospitality industry at other area restaurants. It wasn't long before word spread that the food was delicious and reasonably priced, the service was excellent, and Holly's became a favorite choice for casual family dining. Keeping the business in the family, Mike Buda's daughters, Jennie and Michele, spent time helping their dad at work during their youth. Following their graduation from Purdue University's Hospitality and Tourism school, Mike turned the daily operations of the restaurant over to his energetic and capable daughters. The restaurant serves traditional American cuisine, with select Mexican specialties and Barbeque favorites to really spice things up! You'll enjoy sandwiches piled high with only the best-quality ingredients, delicious homemade soups and salads, and one of the best French Dip sandwiches anywhere. For dinner, try our strip steak - or feast on a variety of appetizers and late night munchies at our bar. Enjoy your team in action on one of our 15 televisions, complimented by your favorite ice-cold beer, wine, or a cocktail. The Buda family takes great pride in being a locally owned, hometown-dining establishment. And, in today's market of chains and franchises, it's a pleasure to experience the friendly welcome you'll receive at Holly's Restaurant and Pub. So, whether you're new to the area, just passing through, or a born and bred "MCer" - get together at Holly's for hometown family fun!
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