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House of Ludington

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223 Ludington St, Escanaba, MI 49829-4027
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Escanaba, Michigan
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

If you like perch, this is the best place to go. I have never had better perch anywhere else. $15 for perch, bake potato/french fries, coleslaw, baked beans and a dinner roll. Fish is breaded perfectly! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!!

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Thank EskyPask
Escanaba, Michigan
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

So last weekend we were jonesing for a fresh place to eat in Escanaba, and my little girl suggested we go to 'the white castle', which is what she always called the house of ludington. It had been several years since we ate there for some reason, so off we went cuz fish fry! When we arrived we were seated... More 

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Thank baconisahugfromgod
Escanaba, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Great Friday night fish fry. Very friendly staff. Wonderful, historic ambiance. Pub style dining and an elegant dining room as well. Would definitely recommend to family and friends.

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Thank christineL9290SK
Howell, Michigan
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

We had a won dreadful dinner at the restaurant in the hotel. Great fresh whitefish. Salad with strawberries was outstanding. Good wine selection and healthy portions.

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Bark River, Michigan
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

If you want a reasonably priced, great Friday night Fish Fry this is the place for you. The atmosphere is very nice, we especially like sitting in the bar area in one of the booths, it is just fun! The food is fantastic. This is our first choice for fish.

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Thank kellyjeanhanson
Pierre, South Dakota, United States
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015

Recommended by friends. On a Saturday night at 6;30 it was empty which made us nervous. But the onion rings were good. Home made. Not greasy and cooked in fresh oil. I had the Fish and Chips. Well done. The fish was crispy and had a the proper fish taste, not old grease taste. My friends and I would go... More 

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Thank Dawson L
Marquette, Michigan
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140 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2014

House of Ludington has a fantastic fish fry, YUM. Also the strawberry salad is very good. Bruschetta appetizer is tasty too. Atmosphere is pretty cool, they have a nice patio outside too.

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Thank Jenna S
Escanaba, Michigan
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2014

We used to enjoy dining at the House of Ludington, but unfortunately the service has deteriorated. This evening, the meals were missing basics like tartar sauce for fish and dinner rolls for each meal. We were expected to pay extra for real butter rather than the margarine packets! Our waitperson was very rude when asked for the side dishes that... More 

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Thank Yooper614
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2013

I only ate there one time, several years ago. The service was just ok.... we both ordered Filets and it is pretty hard to mess up a RARE steak but they did.... they were closer to well done. I never went back.

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Thank Ken S
Mattoon, Illinois
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581 reviews
505 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 314 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2013

House of Ludington - a 149 year old hotel and restaurant. We stayed in Escanaba but our accommodations were elsewhere - however, TripAdvisor gave their restaurant good marks. We shared onion rings as an appetizer. The breading was too thick and therefore far from crispy. My wife had their shrimp special with came with salad and a baked potato. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 Ludington St, Escanaba, MI 49829-4027
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Escanaba

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