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Sleeping Bear Inn - CLOSED

231 Main St, Frankfort, MI 49635-9048
+1 231-352-8090
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
14 Jan 2017
“Awesome spot!”
4 Oct 2015
“Hotel Frankfort was a pleasant dining experience.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, International, Contemporary
€€ - €€€
231 Main St, Frankfort, MI 49635-9048
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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have stayed here three times now in different room. Each time has been terrific. It is the preferred place for us to stay when we visit. The staff is amazing and always make our stay as if we are family. The...More

Thank badazz152
Reviewed 4 October 2015

We purchased a Groupon for dinner and wine tasting for four so we had a leisure 3 hour meal at an exceptional value. For a small restaurant, their menu and nightly specials were fairly extensive. Appetizers were delicious and plentiful. The whitefish pate' made in...More

1  Thank ShellyandDavid M
Reviewed 23 September 2015

We had dinner as a fairly large group and everyone enjoyed their meal. I had the broiled whitefish served on a cedar plank and it was excellent. The fish was fresh caught in Lake Michigan. My wife had the prime rib and loved it. We...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 22 September 2015

We are a family of three. Arrived mid day. The restaurant was supposedly open but no one greeted us. We were the only people in the restaurant and it was uncomfortable, almost creepy. It took forever for our server to arrive. At long last we...More

1  Thank colletaventures
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Nice quiet meal. We sat by the window overlooking the street. All you can eat beer battered whitefish was very good. Wife ordered fettuccine alfredo and it was also tasty. Waiter brought out a baked potato with fish dinner instead of fries as ordered but...More

Thank onekama_mi
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Frankfort, Michigan is jumping in July. So why is this restaurant always nearly empty? I think it is poorly promoted. The prices are a little higher that some of the restaurants in town, but really not out of line. The food ingredients seem higher quality...More

Thank scubaDave52
Reviewed 18 February 2015

It was worth the snowy drive to check out the restaurant at the Hotel Frankfort (fka Sleeping Bear Inn). Menu selection was not unusual but the quality was outstanding. Really fresh salads, good side dishes and sandwiches. The beer battered whitefish was excellent - crisp,...More

Thank FKW2013
Reviewed 10 February 2015

We like to learn about the local flavor and this hotel is family owned on site and staffed by locals who really know the area. The rooms are all different and unique. A great fusion of old and new!

Thank NadineBurns
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Best service,informed & very friendly staff. The staff was very welcoming and made us feel at home. We will make a point to return and would like to stay at the Inn.

Thank Huronstreetgallery
Reviewed 28 May 2014

This place has really had some troubles over the past few years. It used to be a consistent place. Now with several changes of ownership, it is hard to rate. Never know how one day or the next will be.More

1  Thank Wolverine989
Tami S, Manager at Sleeping Bear Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2014

HI, Yes the Inn is currently up for sale again. And yes the restaurant part is closed. However we are doing everything to make sure that your stay is enjoyable. If we have let you down in anyway, I wish you would please let me...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$8 - US$23
American, International, Contemporary
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 Main St, Frankfort, MI 49635-9048
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Benzie County  >  Frankfort
  • Phone Number: +1 231-352-8090
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