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Bear Lake Tavern

€€ - €€€American, ,
360 Ruddiman Dr, Muskegon, MI 49445-2786
+1 231-766-7932
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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“blt” (24 reviews)
“fish tacos” (7 reviews)
“perch” (19 reviews)
Opens in 22 min
All hours
American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
360 Ruddiman Dr, Muskegon, MI 49445-2786
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to the "BLT", as many like to call it, and have always been satisfied. My wife really likes the perch and I do too but also like to try some other offerings, as well. The drinks are well amde and they have...More

Thank captfrog
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

We love to catch up with friends while enjoying great Food & service Perch & Wine my favorites! Also they have easy in and out on a boat too! We love this place.

Thank Annie C
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic dinner at this great little tavern. The perch dinner was delicious and it’s easy to understand why it’s been a staple since 1929! Even though it’s clear this joint is full of locals we felt welcome and completely at home. It...More

Thank PriorK0406
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The Bear Lake Tavern or BLT has been around for years and years. Recently it changed ownership and was spruced up some. The name is now Thrasher's Bear Lake Tavern. Lots of fish options on the menu. Two of us had the white fish. The...More

Thank nicolediane
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Who has the best grouper sandwich$13 outside Florida... maybe best ever...lightly pan fried and Lake Perch dinner $17...best ever, creamy Cole slaw...yummy... Margaritas 2 for $8 great great atmosphere and I will come again again again again, Summer was awesome, service quick...various tap options include...More

Thank RetireeOTR
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Firstly the bartender told me she was going to save my second drink in the well as I didn't want to hold onto two drinks as we waited for our table. Secondly, when the waitress came to our table the couple meeting us got their...More

Thank Dawn K
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Moving back into the area and not been to the BLT in 20 years. Found the staff and food was great. My daughter had the half pound BLT and I took a bite. She and I both loved it. My wife had the fish taco...More

Thank BigIndeed
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We stopped here with friends during a bike ride. The popcorn appetizer with bacon, cheese and parsley was tasty. My fish tacos were good and my husband enjoyed his steak fritte sandwich. Service was very good. They now have a deck on the water where...More

Thank Becky053
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This was a local watering hole for decades. Recently bought by "Thrasher" and "the thrill is gone". Gone are the taco salad, the BLT burger is mehhh. We had the yellow bellied perch, typically a safe bet. While hot it was pretty good, but when...More

1  Thank Welshman42256
Reviewed 8 August 2017

New owner has updated, refreshed an old watering hole. Food is good, service good, many bar offerings. Neighborhood atmosphere.

Thank Nancy C
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30 June 2016|
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Response from Robin W | Reviewed this property |
The new name for this restaurant is "Thrashers BLT" and the phone number is 231-766-3729.Address is 360 Ruddiman Drive, Muskegon, MI 49445
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 360 Ruddiman Dr, Muskegon, MI 49445-2786
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Muskegon County  >  Muskegon
  • Phone Number: +1 231-766-7932
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