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Palms Krystal Bar & Grill

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American, Bar, Pub
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1535 Pine Grove Ave, Port Huron, MI 48060
+1 810-985-9838
10:30 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 - 20:00
Mon - Tue 10:30 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 10:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 23:00
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Turaif, Saudi Arabia
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Palms is consistently Outstanding. I would highly recommend this establishment to all. The chicken and the ribs is the BEST !!

Thank Dick T
London Ontario Canada
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint fifties diner atmosphere with good food and drink! Fast friendly service! Very good Ceasars and dark beer!

Thank Honest1A
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Busy place! The staff greeted us, took our name and invited to wait at the bar. We were quickly seated. Food was great as usual service was great. We love this place and have for years. We highly recommend it!

Thank Matt H
Tucumcari, New Mexico
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing throwback atmosphere, delicious food, and very friendly staff made a memorable first visit to this Port Huron treasure. Don't miss this special place!

Thank krmtrains1
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The first time I ate here was the summer of '69. Okay, enough the of 80's rock references. It was the summer of 1990. In the last 26 years I've eaten here a dozen+ times. I last ate here five years ago when I was driving through to DTW. I am happy to report "that it's still the same" (thanks... More 

Thank Mark C
East China, Michigan
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Great German food offered for Octoberfest. Sauerbraten, spatzl and red cabbage. Reuben was delicious as well. Can't be the chicken and fries either!

Thank mschweihofer
Bettendorf, Iowa
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122 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

From the moment we stepped foot in the front door we were thrilled. The chicken soup homemade and awesome. The entree chicken walnut salad were way too big to finish. Took half with us for another meal. Sweet sincere service made the experience all that much more enjoyable. Plenty of parking. Inside a time travel back to the 60's. Very... More 

Thank ClintTraveler
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Our food that we ordered was very delicious. Chicken in the Rough is a different style of chicken than any other place and you have to have it explained if you don't know the difference between the type of chicken that they offer. Interesting and cute place. Something to experience if you have never been there. The price was mid-range... More 

Thank Lisa B
Little Rock, Arkansas
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101 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Have not been here in years , but had a chance to stop in last week , it was exactly as I remembered and the food just as good , I am so glad it hasn't changed !

Thank travelforwork035
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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747 reviews
348 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Please see my and lots of other folks' reviews of Chicken In The Rough.....this is a great place to stop....very friendly and wonderful food

Thank RickMIusa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1535 Pine Grove Ave, Port Huron, MI 48060
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Port Huron
  • Phone Number: +1 810-985-9838
In 1936 Beverly and Rubye Osborne were driving west from Oklahoma to California. They had no reason to be joyful. They were middle aged and the Depression had wiped out their savings. On this particular afternoon it seemed that everyone in the state was attempting to escape the famine of the Oklahoma dust bowl. With not much more than their meager belongings and a basket of fried chicken, Beverly Osborne coaxed his Ford pickup across the barren prairie. Suddenly, a bump in the rutted road scattered the chicken and basket. Picking it up, Rubye complained "this is really Chicken in the Rough®." With that chance remark, a fortune was born. Beverly turned his truck around and headed back home. A man who, on instinct, had made a modest fortune and lost it - Beverly reasoned that "fingers were made before forks" and that chicken could be a cheap source of food at a time when incomes were sparse. Beverly learned from his previous business experience and failures that every business must provide customer satisfaction by identifying customers' needs and how to satisfy those needs better than anyone else. Soon, with the money he had received from the sale of his wife's wedding ring, he had an operation serving fried chicken with shoestring potatoes, hot biscuits and honey. That was the delectable meal that started "Fast Food - Fried Chicken Franchising" - long before McDonald's or Kentucky Fried Chicken.

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