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2535 N. Main St., Central Lake, MI 49622
231-544-2583
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Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 18
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    Very good
  • 6
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  • 3
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice place if you are in the area

We were very happy with the menu selections and everyone's meal was tasty. The waitress was a pro...nice to have someone who isn't just waiting tables to put themselves through school.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
Lyn S
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Novi, Michigan
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This is one of our favorite spots for dinner with friends and is well worth the short drive from Shanty Creek. The seafood is very good and the pulled pork is outstanding.

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Royal Oak, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Very good! Lots of stories about ghosts in the kitchen. They even have video camera to prove the existence of her.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We were very happy with the menu selections and everyone's meal was tasty. The waitress was a pro...nice to have someone who isn't just waiting tables to put themselves through school.

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Boyne City, Michigan
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We went there for Valentines day this year and had pretty high expectations. I must say we were very disappointed. Portions were very small at best, food tasted ok but definitely not worth the price. Service was very good and the guy singing was nice but other than that cant say we would go back or recommend. I got the... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We sat in the lounge area and really enjoyed our food. I had walleye and my husband had a steak and they were both delicious. And the service was really good also. We really liked the atmosphere in the lounge area too. It was more casual than the dining area. The restaurant gets quite busy so come early or make... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We were on our way to Bellaire to eat at Lulu's and saw the Blue Pelican which used to be the Lamplighter. We decided to stop for dinner. We ate outside on the deck and the weather was one of those perfect evenings. They have a full bar and wine, and mojitos were the start. The salads were wonderful. I... More 

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Lansing MI
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Wonderful food. Nice to eat on the porch at the end of a busy day. If there is live music, ask for a table away from the singer if you want to have a dinner conversation.

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Detroit, Michigan
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My wife and I and her 89 year old mother stopped in again in July 2014. The food was much better than our last experience. I had the Crab Boil and it was pretty good. We called ahead for a reservation and left a message per their recorded instructions, but received no call back to confirm. Drove about 35 minutes... More 

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Virginia
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88 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Dinner on the open air patio at this bed & breakfast, restaurant and bar this evening. Absolutely great as the Chef combines northern Michigan flavor a with the owners southern heritage. The fried grit cakes are an absolute must try! Blackened walleye also a very good dish. Wonderful atmosphere.

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Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We recently visited the Torch Lake area and had a nice dinner on the porch of the inn. The food was very good and although we were "stuffed" we both got dessert. The service was excellant and we will definitely return on our next visit.

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Additional Information about Blue Pelican Inn

Address: 2535 N. Main St., Central Lake, MI 49622
Phone Number: 231-544-2583
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Antrim County  >  Central Lake
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 16 - 30
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2535 N. Main St., Central Lake, MI 49622
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Antrim County  >  Central Lake
  • Phone Number: 231-544-2583

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 30
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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