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“Fun place on the lake”
Review of Zukey Lake Tavern

Zukey Lake Tavern
Ranked #1 of 25 Restaurants in Pinckney
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 12 January 2012

The food can be a little uneven (I'm not fond of their buffet), but super pizza, wings, burgers and fish. The atmosphere is great. A favorite experience was seeing dads and their daughters watching the Women's World Cup and cheering on the USA.

Thank sistermorton
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Reviewed 29 December 2011

Locally owned historic tavern. Caters to summer clientele with boat access on Zukey Lake and a roof top patio. Meet up with friends for a drink or bring the family for pizzas. Try the breadsticks! Many current patrons are natives/locals and have seen this place grow bigger and better. Try to catch live music. It's worth it!

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Thank Nationalrover09
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Reviewed 14 September 2011

My wife and have only dined in a couple of times but we do carry-out regularly. There are (at least) 4 other pizza joints closer, but I always pass them to come here. They don't deliver, but it's worth the drive.

Pros:
Service - excellent. Generally younger, energetic staff keep the place hopping.
Food great - pretty standard restaurant-pub fare, just done well. Prices are reasonable.
Cool rooftop deck gives good view of the restaurant's namesake - Zukey Lake!

Cons:
Nothing really except that the carry-out counter is nestled away in the back of the large rabbit warren of the place.

Bottom line: If you are looking for a quiet, candle lit dinner look elsewhere. If you want a laid back atmosphere with a decent selection of standard, middle of the road grub, this is your place. (All those boats that pull up to their docks for carry out can't be wrong!)

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1  Thank Mojo_and_the_band
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Reviewed 4 September 2011

Anyone that states this restaurant has a single good item on their original menu clearly does not understand food. Chef's insert menu provides relatively great tasting, good quality plates at reasonable prices.

Beer wine and alcohol prices are absurd!.

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1  Thank AKAtheCritic
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Reviewed 21 August 2011

We've been here a couple of times with friends/family when we've rendevouzed with them in the Pinckney area, and we've also gotten takeout pizza from Zukey's. We ate in at lunchtime -- not during "party central" time in the evening -- so the place was quiet and relaxing...a good midway stopping point during our friends' "chain-o'-lakes" boat tour. (Zukey's has a dock for boat visitors.) Their fried cod sandwich is good; their burgers are good; I've enjoyed their soups too. The pizza was quite good. And we get lots of mileage out of Zukey's T-shirts -- it seems that whenever/wherever we travel, when we wear the Zukey's shirt we meet people who've been there.

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1  Thank Michigandress
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