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The Rowe Inn Restaurant

6303 E Jordan Rd, Ellsworth, MI 49729-9701
+1 231-588-7351
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good10%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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6303 E Jordan Rd, Ellsworth, MI 49729-9701
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This wonderful, innovative restaurant has been located in Ellsworth for many years and hopefully will be here many more! The menu changes according to the seasons and the wine selection can't be beat! A real treat is to take a tour of the wine cellar....More

Thank Bitsiesmom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took out of town friends here for dinner. The service and atmosphere is excellent and the food was outstanding and perfectly done. The wine list is always fun and there are plenty of finds by the glass. If you can't match what you want...More

Thank Kim K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every fall we schedule a trip to Northern Michigan and we always build our itinerary around a trip(s) to The Rowe Inn. This year we actually went to The Rowe 3 nights in a row and were as always delighted with the experience! Wes continues...More

Thank 422Gary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered the Broiled Walleye with Lime Remoulade Sauce. It came with Uncle Ben's wild rice😶 and some slaw. Really disappointed the rice wasn't even homemade. The presentation was awful.... not a sprig of parsley or lemon, or garnish of any kind. Very bland. Definitely ordered...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my favorite restaurant in Northern Michigan. The food is great. The restaurant is fairly small and intimate. The staff is friendly and work to give each guest a wonderful dining experience. My favorite is wine pairings with the various courses. The wines are...More

Thank Vicky B
Reviewed 30 July 2017

5 girlfriends had a long day together in Charlevoix and I suggested the Rowe Inn for dinner. We ate duck, scallops, cold cucumber soup, and I don't what dessert I had but it was delicious. The "wine by the glass" was very nice and our...More

Thank KathyADutm
Reviewed 26 July 2017

The porch worked well for us as the booth to the side was filled with diners. fresh Lilacs filled the air this May evening. My husband's parents ate here. Nice memory.

Thank Tricia W
Reviewed 24 July 2017

If you are anywhere around the area, you must visit The Rowe Inn. Recommended by a friend, we celebrated a birthday here. Laurel greeted us and she is a delight. She has incredible knowledge about wine, but was also happy to bring us a beer....More

Thank DutchGirl_WMI
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We had heard a rave review of this inn--in out-of-the-way Ellsworth, in northern Michigan, so we decided to make the trek on the two-lane highway from Gaylord, MI. I was hoping for a sumptuous meal that included morel mushrooms. Alas! the time for morels was...More

1  Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I call this an oasis for the same reason I knock off one star. Because it is in a rather cramped old place in the middle of nowhere. That said, this is a surprisingly good restaurant. Our party shared a variety of appetizers. The crab...More

Thank Tom D
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
05:00 - 09:00
05:00 - 09:00
05:00 - 09:00
05:00 - 09:00
05:00 - 09:00
05:00 - 09:00
05:00 - 09:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6303 E Jordan Rd, Ellsworth, MI 49729-9701
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Antrim County  >  Ellsworth
  • Phone Number: +1 231-588-7351
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The Rowe Inn of Ellsworth, Michigan, offers an intimate, casual atmosphere of fine dining for Charlevoix, Torch Lake and all of Northern Michigan. You'll find our seasonal menus and expansive fine wine collection perfect for any occasion. Individuals, couples, groups and families are equally welcome and catered to. All our meals and wines are served with passion and commitment unsurpassed by anyone in Northern Michigan's fine dining industry.
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