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Backwoods Bistro

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876 North Barlow Road, Lincoln, MI 48742-9707
+1 989-736-7887
Wed - Thu 11:30 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Spruce, Michigan
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Nice little bar and restaurant. Food is always good. The service is timely and friendly. The cook takes pains to be sure the customers are satisfied on any special needs, in particular.

Thank sis003
Fort Worth, TX
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Arrived early on a Saturday evening and was promptly served by a friendly waitress. I ordered the perch. It was good. It was not the best in the area, but it was good. I would order it a second time. The experience was a bit humorous as there was some very "happy" ladies have a very good time in the... More 

Thank Max F
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2015

My husband and I have been a Friday night regular at the Backwoods Bistro since July 2010 when we bought our place in Lincoln. We loved coming in on Friday nights and felt it was "a bit of home" and enjoyed the staff--Carol, Tracie, Angie, and Brittany. All had been great--delicious food, good company until Carol left this past summer... More 

Thank annika700
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

Made reservations , told them we would be drinking and having lunch . We arrived right on time ,2 hours and 15 minutes later we left !! Very poor service, we had to get our own beers from behind the bar ! Food was average ( bar food) should of known, when we pulled in, ( no cars in parking... More 

Thank rainbowtawas
Oscoda, Michigan
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Maybe we picked a bad night or made poor menu selections but we were disappointed, The server was friendly and helpful but the food just didn't measure up. We probably won't return.

1 Thank SandraChloe48750
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2013

When you get a meal here your mouth will thank you. The food and service are small town wonderful. The atmosphere is quiet and friendly. Once you try their BBQ ribs you will be back. The fresh made pies beckon you to try each and everyone. My favorite being fresh homemade apple pie. Mom you have competition!

Thank Cal L
Rochester, New York
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107 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2013

We stopped in for dinner one night while visiting the area in the dead of winter and had a very pleasant meal. It is definitely a cut above your average places in the area. It may look a little line a high scale diner, but the food is much better than diner grub. I'd visit again!

Thank CeeGee48
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2012

Was a nice little coffee shop off of a antique shop. The sandwiches were very good. They had a nice selection on the menu and the service was good. I would recommend the place if you are in the mood for a good sandwich.

Thank spangss
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 April 2012

Very friendly staff and very tasty food! The mushroom soup is awesome! Some times I questions their hours of operation. Seem to be closed way too often when you would think they would be open.

1 Thank SilverDollarBoss
Ossineke, Michigan, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 March 2012

Pizza is good an the crust flavorful. Their hours recently not that great.

Thank Cassie F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 876 North Barlow Road, Lincoln, MI 48742-9707
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +1 989-736-7887

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