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Boyne River Inn

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229 Water St, Boyne City, MI 49712-1244
231-582-6300
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 16
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  • 27
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Food at a Great Price

The restaurant atmosphere is very casual. They have an outdoor patio along the Boyne River in the back. We enjoyed the whitefish - which was a large portion at a great price. Will definitely come back!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
Steve A
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Saline, Michigan
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Saline, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The restaurant atmosphere is very casual. They have an outdoor patio along the Boyne River in the back. We enjoyed the whitefish - which was a large portion at a great price. Will definitely come back!

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Rotonda West, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Went to BRI for dinner we were delighted to find it is now non-smoking. Have always loved this restaurant and we were not disappointed on this visit. Excellent cheeseburger. Highly recommend. Will going back on Friday for fish fry.

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Grand Rapids, MI
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75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Great Burgers. 9 oz hand pattied burgers. My olive burger had enough olives for 2 burgers. The bacon cheese burger was covered in bacon. There were several choices of cheese. They were cooked exactly as ordered. Everything on the menu looked good. Service was great and our food arrived quickly. Beer was cold but the wine was not quite cold... More 

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Allegan, United States
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Our visit didn't start out well as we were "greeted" by the hostess who really needed to be instructed in how to greet customers. Our service, however was very good - prompt, attentive - and we received our food in a timely manner, especially since there was a good number of people there. My wife ordered the prime rib sandwich... More 

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We enjoy going to BRI. The menu has many options and the food is good. You won't leave hungry. The staff are all very friendly , especially Patty the bartender . In warmer months you can sit outside by the river. Also one of the only places that have Keno and that are open til 2 a.m.

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Boyne City, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a burger and beer hangout. Simple plain food that's good. Good service and staff. This is a locals hangout. They also have a Friday night fish fry all you can eat. Always a wait for this event. Get there early or late. Cheap Pollack but ok. Beer is cold!

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East Jordan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

The food is ok not the best..the salads are the best order the big one and that's all u we need.. And the price of it was 13 dollars just nuts if u ask me.. The blt needs more bacon on it.. The pops are 3.00 dollars a glass just nuts.. Make sure u have money in your pocket

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Lumberton, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

So I wasn't very thrilled about the food but I liked the atmosphere and the staff. Very friendly folks. I will try this place again eventually and try a different dish. Who knows I might fall in love and change my review. Conveniently located in Boyne City.

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Peoria Heights, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

A cosy and friendly place. Great, tasty burgers and meatloaf and the gravy on the mashed potatoes was delicious!

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Genoa, Italy
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153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,065 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We enjoyed the friendly, relaxed atmosphere for the weekly Friday night fish fry which was highly recommended by my family. Our server promptly took drink orders and started us off with delicious coleslaw and a huge plate of French fries. Great beer selection and especially enjoyed the Ichabod Pumpkin beer. The fried fish came next; all you can eat…we stopped... More 

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Additional Information about Boyne River Inn

Address: 229 Water St, Boyne City, MI 49712-1244
Phone Number: 231-582-6300
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Charlevoix County  >  Boyne City
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 229 Water St, Boyne City, MI 49712-1244
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Charlevoix County  >  Boyne City
  • Phone Number: 231-582-6300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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