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1101 E Grand River Ave, Howell, MI 48843-1719
+1 517-546-2222
07:00 - 20:00
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Sun 07:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Smothered sirloin with asparagus and red potatoes--very good! I've had asparagus before and didn't like it but my husband said "try it"--it was really well prepared and was delicious.

Thank LuckyLindy16
Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Average family restaurant food. Nothing to be disappointed by but nothing to write home about either.

Thank AKAtheCritic
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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105 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Yes it looks like a simple breakfast and lunch place, but the food quality is much higher and specials are more ingenious than you would expect... and at a fair price. We go here regularly for the dinner specials... breaded pork loin, Peyton chicken, salmon (with amazing varying sauces), sirloin (with zip sauce!), whiskey pecan apple pork loin, fall salad,... More 

Thank Jon B
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Heather is the bomb! Always a smile on her face. Very attentive food is awesome. Great friendly atmosphere.

Thank ship111
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We went for a business lunch and although the service was good, the food was sub-par. Not sure what's happened to this restaurant in the last couple years but the food is no where near as good as it used to be.

Thank RnMomma74
Plymouth, Michigan
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283 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

This place is an attractive family restaurant offering the usual items. For lunch I had a salmon salad which was pretty good - it had a nice size piece of salmon on it. The salad had tomato (one piece), pecans (very few tiny pieces), dried cranberries and gorgonzola cheese (microscopic amount). It would have been better if they weren't so... More 

Thank Gorton54
Howell, Michigan
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145 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

We stopped in for breakfast Sunday after mass I haven't been here in a couple of years and I am happy to say this was much improved over my last visit. We were greeted and seated very promptly. Our waitress took our order and brought coffee quickly too. I ordered the farmer's omelette and my daughter ordered the berry French... More 

Thank Jirasela
Howell, Michigan
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Three cheese gnocchi with grilled chicken, roasted red peppers, fresh spinach and a three cheese white wine cream sauce. Grilled premium cod with hand cut fries

Thank 1983richard
Farmington Hills, Michigan
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104 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

We've lived in the area for awhile now and this was our first time dining here. We had dinner and the food was surprisingly excellent. This restaurant has a very hometown feel with a nice waitstaff. Menu offered a lot of options. Food was of good quality. Restaurant is clean. Portions are a good size. I recommend.

1 Thank JLK41811
Brighton, Michigan
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80 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

Came with our family to try the dinner here it was delicious! Everything was fresh and well prepared. One child had the spaghetti which I thought was a bit on the sweet side but the rest was very well tasting. We would return

2 Thank BusyMakingMemories

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 E Grand River Ave, Howell, MI 48843-1719
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Howell
  • Phone Number: +1 517-546-2222

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