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Big Buck Brewery and Steakhouse

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550 South Wisconsin Avenue, Gaylord, MI 49735
989-732-5781
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 34
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  • 37
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  • 24
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
has gone downhill

The quality of the food is not as good as in the past. My vegetables were cold and not well seasoned.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Jan L
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
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Leo, IN
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is advertised as a steakhouse, but I thought the selection was less than impressive. I ended up going with the fish and chips, which was about average. However, the beer was great. I am not normally a beer drinker (don't care for the taste) but the hotel I stayed at next door gave me a voucher for a free... More 

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Burgettstown
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The only good thing about this place was the steaks was good, the beans needed to cook a little bit longer, potatoes was cold. The prices was high. We ask the wait for bread, he stated it was kind of hard that day, so no bread with are meals The waiter was just okay, he tried.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The quality of the food is not as good as in the past. My vegetables were cold and not well seasoned.

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Michigan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Fantastic food and beer. Great service no waiting. I've tried several other restaurants in town and this is the best.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We missed lunch on the road and was drawn to the unique building so decided to go in for a quick snack. Service was great (very attentive...although we WERE almost the only ones in there at that time of day.) and we enjoyed the ambiance. I got the nachos and husband got the chili. Both were very good. Salsa was... More 

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West Branch, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Tried Monte Cristo sandwich. Mistake--fryer oil wasn't the only reason it was distasteful. The sandwich was minimized and had the appearance of being prepared by a George Foreman type sandwich maker. We both ordered soup but only received one bowl. Had to Ask for my soup-- was told "oh yeah" it was coming. Asked for mustard for the burger, waited... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I think many people who visit Big Buck will be tempted to write it off as a craft brewery channeling its inner deer hunter. That is true, but they go beyond the antler excess. Their beer, and food, are actually above average. Wings are one of those brewpub staples I make a point to try. Theirs were delicious. The beers... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We walked in hesitantly to a dark restaurant 20 minutes after open. After asking "Are you even open right now?" to no one at a greeter stand, we were assured by a kid in sweats with a hood on and his ear buds in that they were in fact open. He led us to a table in the completely dark... More 

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Ancaster, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Very quiet. Good food, prompt service. Between seasons so place was empty in midweek. Worth coming back again!

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Lafayette, Indiana
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Great local place with excellent food, friendly staff, craft beer and they make their own whiskey and scotch

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Additional Information about Big Buck Brewery and Steakhouse

Address: 550 South Wisconsin Avenue, Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone Number: 989-732-5781
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Otsego County  >  Gaylord
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 550 South Wisconsin Avenue, Gaylord, MI 49735
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Otsego County  >  Gaylord
  • Phone Number: 989-732-5781

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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