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Alpine Tavern and Eatery

€€ - €€€American, ,
220 S Otsego Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735-2723
+1 989-732-5444
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (36 reviews)
“fries” (25 reviews)
“brisket” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
220 S Otsego Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735-2723
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the decor’ around this place, walked in and seen the Detroit seats ❤️! There is a metal goat chilling on the top of the bar, very cool! a big stuffed buffalo which my son had to tickle his beard lol. The food was delicious,...More

Thank Brgree
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on our way to Boyne and it was a good choice. I had the bbq pork nachos which is an appetizer and it was huge. Not to mention very good. Lots of cheese, toppings, pork and bbq sauce. I would eat them...More

Thank nataly02
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Fantastic friendly service. Food was awesome & plentiful. Reasonably priced. Ordered the Bavarian pretzel sticks appetizer, wow they were so good I could’ve just eaten these. Had the fish sandwich, which was huge & perfectly seasoned...everything was excellent! Well done!

Thank Deb1205
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

We just attended a funeral on Monday for a family member, and we were looking for a restaurant to accommodate a family of 12. The Alpine Tavern was the answer. I had the perch dinner and it was wonderful. My husband is an avid fisherman...More

Thank ysnop
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Nice pub/restaurant right across the parking lot from our hotel. Being Lent I ordered the special Cod fish fry. Huge portion of fish with choice of 2 sides. I was also tempted by the Whitefish dishes on the menu. I'd go back again next time...More

Thank Breadhead_12
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Love this place! Instead of having gigantic pretzels, they have a cone full of Bavarian pretzel bread sticks! Instead of a caprese salad, they serve tomatoes, mozzarella cheese cubes, and basil leaves on short skewers!

Thank Pamela C
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

My extended family went to eat here last night and most of us had the "all you can eat" fish fry. Everything was brought out timely and the food was hot. Our waitress was very attentive and considering that the restaurant was quite busy, this...More

1  Thank I7772YBmiked
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Served fast with good service. I had the beef and barley soup, salad, and pulled pork sandwich with fries. The wife had calzone and salad. All was good.

Thank Bob and Gayle B
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Had the opportunity to eat here the past weekend. The place was crowded, however service was still prompt. There was a person playing guitar and singing for entertainment. So, the noise level was quite high. I order the "hand cut" steak at the recommendation of...More

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We ate here because we saw it was well reviewed and it certainly lived up to the hype. I had the brisket sandwich and my husband had the Friday night fish special. We were both happy with our choices. The fries were perfect too. Nice...More

Thank TravelingRandi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 S Otsego Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735-2723
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Otsego County  >  Gaylord
  • Phone Number: +1 989-732-5444
Our family has over 50 years of experience providing excellent service in restaurants and catering events. We invite you to bring your family and meet your friends for award winning chili, gourmet pizzas, burgers stuffed any way you'd like, hand cut fries, slow roasted brisket, fresh healthy salads and much more. Or invite them to your home and we will do the cooking for you. Try one of our Chef's daily specials. We even have Gluten free items! Our kids menu is very friendly and comes with Scooby Snacks! Everything is house made and we are committed to serving Michigan-made products whenever possible. For refreshments we offer a vast selection of craft beers on tap and in the bottle, wines, spirits, specialty cocktails and hot chocolate/coffee drinks. Our soft drinks include fresh brewed ice tea and Northwoods Soda which is based right here in Northern Michigan. There is something for everyone. Come to Alpine Tavern for our fabulous food, drinks and service. Stay to watch all of the big games on any of our many tv's or pick up something on the go to take home for those you love. This winter ride the snowmobile trails right to our doors and enjoy. After a long day on our local slopes let us warm your bellies with great food and drinks. The atmosphere here is fun and friendly, we know you'll have a great time- and hope you'll feel like part of the family soon! We'll see ya here!
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