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Bennethum's Northern Inn

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3917 Old South 27, Gaylord, MI 49735
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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, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very good meal

We enjoy this restaurant as a date night out with friends. Staff is pleasant and the food is very good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Jodi W
Gaylord, Michigan
via mobile
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  • Families with children
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English first
Gaylord, Michigan
Level Contributor
16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoy this restaurant as a date night out with friends. Staff is pleasant and the food is very good.

Thank Jodi W
Scottsdale, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got engaged here and this is our favorite Gaylord restaurant. Chef Josh and the whole staff are welcoming and fun.

Thank TwoofaKind2013
Pinckney, Michigan, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit and it definitely exceeded my expectations. Everything was fresh, hot, and delicious. The burger was heavenly- I savored every bite! Decent selection of crafts on draught as well. I had the Nosferatu Imperial Red Ale from Great Lakes Brewing- which went well with the buttery goodness of the Piedmontese beef. We'll be making this place... More 

Thank Allen K
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Happy Hour is very generous here with healthy pour drinks and a great selection of "small plates". Servers are always cheerful, knowledgeable, and timely. Dinner menu has a great variety and monthly specials.

Thank 56lyndaf
Saginaw, Michigan
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic! We had a wonderful meal with friends. The snitzel was delicious, and the filet mignon sliders, mango cole slaw, and spaetzle were really good. The only downside was the ladies room - it was dirty and took away from the experience. The service was great!

Thank Linda J
Green Valley, Arizona
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Bennethum's is our favorite place to go for a nice evening out. The food is amazing and we have tried several items on the menu and never been disappointed. Be sure to look at the theme menu items,,,amazing. Don't miss the Happy Hour for 1/2 off cocktails. Love this place and I have to say the staff is friendly and... More 

Thank Lakechic08
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Our food was amazing !!!!!!! And Paige has to be the best bartender in the north make sure you stop by and see her . 5 star all the way !!!!!!

Thank Bob H
Gaylord, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Great Food, Great Service, Great Atmosphere! The Coconut Martini was fabulous!! The Happy Hour appetizers are fantastic!

Thank ssdriz
Detroit, Michigan
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Great ambiance but hard to read the menu with the amber lights. Excellent filet mignon sliders. Loved the mushroom soup and the corn chowder soup. Nice wine list. Service was good.

Thank LukasDog
Clarkston, Michigan
Level Contributor
25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Up for a few days of golfing and looking for a nice place for dinner. This was an excellent find. We had the pizza and perch and the food was excellent. Service was friendly and prompt and the dessert was to die for. Suggest the bread pudding!

Thank Anne R

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?