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Bennethum's Northern Inn

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3917 Old South 27, Gaylord, MI 49735
19897329288
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Food! Great People! Great Service!

The food at this place is SO WORTH THE DRIVE! The family and I have gone on vacation to northern Michigan and this is, by far, our favorite place to eat!

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
Chad S
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

The food at this place is SO WORTH THE DRIVE! The family and I have gone on vacation to northern Michigan and this is, by far, our favorite place to eat!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

Bennethum's is always of excellent service, highest quality food, and a relaxing, welcoming atmosphere! We often travel from Wisconsin to visit Gaylord and Bennethum's is the only place we dine. Highest remarks to the chef and owners at Bennethum's for making it such a remarkable dining experience!

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Elkhorn, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

We drove from Wisconsin to visit family in Gaylord. Decided to go to dinner at Bennethum's one night and it was PHENOMENAL. Not only did we dine there the first night but two other nights. Drinks were great, food was great, atmosphere was great. I recommend going to Bennethum's no matter the occasion. They all are very friendly and treat... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Great dinner with excellent service. Both of our meals were very good. The server was excellent. She took time to review the menu and make recommendations. Her recommendations were right on. I will be back the next time that I am in the area.

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Ann Arbor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Glasses of wine and appetizers reduced prices for happy hour, makes this girl very happy!! Service very attentive and professional and food top notch. I've been there several times and never have been let down. It's one of my favorite restaurants in Northern Michigan.

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Gaylord, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

I review Bennethums with one word phenomenal. My husband and I have been coming here for over eight years and have NEVER had a bad meal. The wait is beyond compare, and always make us feel like we're at home.Josh, Amy, and Becca run the restaurant flawlessly. The food is always unique and delicious . We often frequent the wine... More 

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We have been to BNI many times since it first opened almost ten years ago, and still return, even though we no longer live in the area. Our first visit, after the Bennethum Clan did a major face lift of what had been a rather dumpy place called Schlangs, prompted my comment that the food was superb, as was the... More 

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Gaylord, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Whether you're a real foody or somebody just looking for extraordinary food, Bennethum's Northern Inn (BNI) is definitely the place to go! They offer fantastic fare on their regular menu: fish and chips, perch dinner, the most amazing ribeye (I'm NOT exaggerating....just try it and you'll agree), fish tacos that are both flavorful and a bit zippy, and a burger... More 

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Novi, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

On vacation with my family on the lake and we came here for dinner one night. When you enter its more of a dimmer environment that I personally really enjoyed. It gave the place a texas-style steakhouse ambiance. Not to mention the filet sliders were unbelievably good. I would for sure recommend those. Also, our waitress was incredibly nice and... More 

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Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The love of food and people are in the dishes they serve, and the service they give !!! Outstanding can't wait to go back

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3917 Old South 27, Gaylord, MI 49735
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Otsego County  >  Gaylord
  • Phone Number: 19897329288

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Pizza, Seafood, Pasta
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?