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4168 W Houghton Lake Dr, Houghton Lake, MI 48629-8277
11:00 - 02:00
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Mon 23:00 - 02:00
Tue - Sun 11:00 - 02:00
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St. Clair Shores, MI
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We go here for dinner when we arrive in Houghton Lake where we have a place. Always a good experience.

Thank MOrtimer8
Roseville, Michigan
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the place we go to almost every Friday when we get to Houghton Lake where we have a place. Very kid friendly for the grandkids, large menu and one of the few places still on the lake. Outside deck in the summer.

Thank joepak
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here today well in town during tip up town. The restraunt was slow, only 2 other people there. The waitress was great . We ordered nachos and a buffalo chicken wrap. The nachos where drenched in greese. Very plain other then that. My wife's wrap had stale shell. It flaked off in peaces. The Buffalo sandwich it self... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food sucked, drinks were small and waitresses weren't friendly. The food was very bland and way overpriced for what you got.

Thank Wallin S
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Great food and bar! Grill to your own liking! Impressive in-house wood grill in the middle of the restaurant. Spectacular views of Houghton Lake, pool and arcade games and more.

Thank Sergiusz Z
West Branch, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Nice view of the lake. Our waitress was very nice but very unknowledgelable, did not know the draft beer selections as well as most of the menu. Ordered a well done steak was sent back to be cooked more, it returned to still be medium. It was not seasoned at all and the quality was poor for a $20 small... More 

Thank Emil R
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135 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Stopped for dinner while up Jeeping. Burrito was good, onion rings excellent. They have grillin middle of place where they cook some of the food. Kinda cool place. Staff friendly. decent prices

Thank Kelli G
Defiance, Ohio
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Strikes me as more of a Saturday Night Party Bar that happens to serve good food too. I had an excellent steak and my wife had the mahi fish tacos. My steak was grilled exactly as I ordered it, the mahi tacos were a little messy and too juicy.

Thank Daniel F
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We came here for a date night, thinking it would be nice sitting out by the lake and enjoying a nice dinner. The view was indeed beautiful, but it ends there. The food was actually terrible. We also both ordered blended drinks, whichwe rarely do, and they were terrible too. A few weeks later, my daughter and her boyfriend came... More 

Thank Laureen M
Grand Ledge, Michigan
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in twice over Labor Day weekend once for dinner, the portions were large and very good. The 2nd time was just for drinks and the waitress as well as her trainee were outstanding

Thank Shawn S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
23:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4168 W Houghton Lake Dr, Houghton Lake, MI 48629-8277
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Houghton Lake

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