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Blue Pelican Inn

2535 N. Main St., Central Lake, MI 49622
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Price range: $16 - $30
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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248 reviews 248 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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64 reviews 64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Holt, Michigan, United States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The Blue Pelican Inn has provided our family and friends the best food in the area. Their offering of crab-legs and a seafood bucket, along with a variety of fish and steaks makes this THE DESTINATION for us when we want to enjoy a great meal. The restaurant is located in Central Lake (maybe 10-15 miles north of Bellaire) but... More

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Manistique, Michigan
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74 reviews 74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Food was delicious, service very professional and attentive. Good portions so that I was too full for dessert, so next night I ordered dessert first, then meal. Looking forward to eating here again.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

I've had the steak and the pulled pork. They were both fantastic. The entire meal was great side dishes and salad are all good. It's nice to know i can count on this place for a great meal when I'm up north.

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Spring Lake, Michigan
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95 reviews 95 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Traveled to Central Lake for a quick dinner on a weeknight. We were dismayed to learn that they were out of whitefish (had that experience at another place, too). However, we did land there on their $5 basket night. You could have a burger, puller pork or grilled chicken sandwich, plus fries for $5. How can you beat that?! The... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Really nice place to eat in this little town. Fun atmosphere, great food and entertainment too! Highly recommended.

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