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All 57 Gaylord Restaurants

Sugar Bowl

216 W Main St, Gaylord, MI 49735
(989) 732-5524
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Ranked #9 of 57 Restaurants in Gaylord
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Bay City, Michigan
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994 reviews 994 reviews
461 restaurant reviews
2,090 helpful votes 2,090 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

I may have dined here at this older, well known local restaurant years ago, but I do not recollect doing so. My DD and I had a very nice lunch with a relative and we thought the food, service, prices were great. The decor is dated, but I wouldn't want them to change it either, and everything thing is in... More 

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Lumberton, North Carolina
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56 reviews 56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My husband and I both enjoyed our visit here. Our server was excellent and very kind. The food was brought out hot and delicious! Although, the prices were a little high...

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

If you are looking for a leisurely dinner experience this place may be for you. Otherwise, you might want to look elsewhere. Don't get me wrong, the food was good and I would return. The prime rib and the whitefish were both excellent. The server was extremely friendly but SLOW. The place was only half full but we waited ten... More 

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Lakeshore, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

What a wonderful experience. We were looking for a quick, tasty lunch and weren't disappointed. Our only disappointment is that we should have ordered the larger serving of lemon rice soup. It was delicious. The corned beef was tender, the turkey mouth watering. Thank-you for a lunch to remember.

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Flat Rock, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The food and service is excellent. The prime rib was exceptional and the waitress was spot on. The decor of the restaurant is beautiful. This is my third visit, and would recommend this establishment to everyone.

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Upper Peninsula, Michigan
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I have been coming here since I was a child 50-something years ago. The food & atmosphere is very good. I had the macaroni & cheese special, and it was just like Mom used to make. The servers were very attentive.

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Marco Island, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This restaurant, circa 1917, is a lovely place to enjoy a meal in Gaylord. The menu is a mix of traditional German and Greek dishes. Strange bedfellows--but a combination that offers varied tasty selections. I strongly recommend a visit if you are traveling in Northern Michigan.

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Newport, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We all enjoyed our lunch here! Tasty food!!! Friendly staff. Historticaly interesting. Our first time ever here... and would definitely eat here again.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We stopped by at the end of a long day of driving from Detroit. The Sugar Bowl is a true old fashioned family restaurant. The walls of lobby are covered with old photos and stories following the 95 year history. It was our first day in Michigan, so we had to try the whitefish. It was sautéed perfectly a la... More 

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Stockdale, Texas
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44 reviews 44 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I had the pancakes and sausage, loved the pancakes but the sausage lacked in flavor. My daughter had the french toast and bacon, it was really good as well. The staff is friendly and the decor is older but taken care of.

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Additional Information about Sugar Bowl

Address: 216 W Main St, Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone Number: (989) 732-5524
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Otsego County  >  Gaylord
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?