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All 16 Eaton Rapids Restaurants

The English Inn

677 South Michigan Road, Eaton Rapids, MI 48827
517 663 2500
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Ranked #1 of 16 Restaurants in Eaton Rapids
Price range: $23 - $36
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, English, French, Central European
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: South of Columbia Hwy.
Description: The English Inn is "Creating Special Memories" with unparalleled ambiance and incredible cuisine. Hosting four stunning dining rooms the restaurant features classic preparations such as Chateaubriand for Two, Beef Tartare, and Roasted Prime Rib of Beef in addition to creative modern cuisine. The restaurant can host private parties from two to sixty. Our ballroom Medovue Hall can seat up to 200 guests for dinner receptions or weekday luncheons and meetings. The Pub and Terrace offer casual dining with classically British items such as Cornish Pasties, Fish and Chips and Shepherds Pie as well as unique sandwiches and salads. We look forward to hosting you soon at The English Inn, " Creating Special Memories".
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Lansing, Michigan
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

We love coming here. It's beautiful inside and out. It's the former estate of an auto motel and brings you back to a more gracious, opulent time...In the summer we like to walk the grounds before being seated, in winter, visit the interior. The staff is always warm and welcoming. We were here recently for dinner to celebrate a special... More 

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Cincinnati
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

So proud we can offer visitors such a great experience in our small town. Always a treat. Lunch is quite reasonable and the Sunday evening suppers are great values. Also offers overnight accommodations in lovely rooms.

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Holt, Michigan
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We have eaten at the English Inn many times , and I have never been anything but absolutely delighted by the experience. The Dining rooms are stately, the menu always has you pondering over many choices, and the service is top notch. Although some may find it pricey...it Is in fact a terrific value for what you receive. As others... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

A wonderful old home converted into restaurant, pub & overnight lodging. Great food in a casual setting or fancy dinner.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

Really enjoyable, delicious meal celebrating 90th birthdays. Requested and got a quiet table, service was excellent, prime rib done perfectly, lobster risotto was delectable, salmon bruschetta yummy. Beautiful setting. Highly recommend.

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East Lansing, Michigan
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118 reviews 118 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Dining at the English Inn is always a special experience. I recently took my wife to celebrate her birthday and we had a blast. Since we were staying at the Inn, we took time after check-in to wander around the beautiful grounds and gardens and enjoyed a drink in the Pub before changing for dinner. Always make sure to make... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The English Inn is a very nice, refined place for dinner. The dining room has hardwood paneling, molded plaster ceiling, a piano playing at just the right volume, and terrific service. We started with appetizers of salmon bruschetta and a bowl of gazpacho, both delicious. The dinner salad was mixed greens and a house vinaigrette. We had a trio of... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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84 reviews 84 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

We have enjoyed the English Inn for many years. Each visit is special. The ambiance will give you a feel of life of the the auto barons of the early 20th century. This is really the only fine dining experience in the greater Lansing area. The chef always has a new treat in store! I have also entertained business clients... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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106 reviews 106 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My father and I both love great food in great places. He planned a trip to The English Inn as a surprise during my Father's Day visit this week. He had not yet been there, and was a bit trepidatious, but we found it delightful. The building is elegantly old English and the rooms are appointed as one would expect... More 

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Eaton Rapids, Michigan
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Awesome place to stay and to eat. Top quality!! We have gone there several times even though we only live 3 miles away.. We have had breakfast, lunch and dinner on different occasions.

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Additional Information about The English Inn

Address: 677 South Michigan Road, Eaton Rapids, MI 48827
Phone Number: 517 663 2500
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Eaton County  >  Eaton Rapids
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 23 - 36
Cuisine: American, English, French, Central European

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