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6410 Western Ave, Glen Arbor, MI 49636-5101
(231) 334 3362
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 19
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice menu

We had dinner here and the food was very good. Lobster bisque, crab cakes, steak - all wonderful. It was a little loud, but the service was good and we'd go back next time we're up that way.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
LLB56
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Clarkston, Michigan
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Clarkston, Michigan
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We had dinner here and the food was very good. Lobster bisque, crab cakes, steak - all wonderful. It was a little loud, but the service was good and we'd go back next time we're up that way.

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WEST DES MOINES
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Wonderful food, great patio and friendly staff, very good at recommending local specialties. Nice selection in a good variety and price ranges.

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Maple City, Michigan
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62 reviews 62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

I have been enjoying dinners at the WAG (as some locals affectionately call this place) for at least 10 years and have usually been pleased with food, menu selections and service. Recently I sense a change in attitude and food prep. Overcooked filet mignon, fish dish served lukewarm, no bread on winter menu and none available on request -- and... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We stopped by in mid-afternoon on a weekday after a visit to the Sleeping Bear Dunes. We sat outside and the place was not crowded at all. The service was prompt and pleasant. We had Fried Perch and Parmesan Crusted Whitefish both of which were delicious and had generous portions. The Ann Arbor Strawberry Blond was excellent and so was... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We went to this little local place to celebrate a birthday dinner with a party of nine. While the food was well prepared, it took an especially long time to serve even our appetizers. There was no bread or vegetable/dip while we waited nor very little attention from our server. Two of our party ordered the "house cabernet" which they... More 

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Shawnee, Kansas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Ate at this restaurant while spending two days at Sleeping Bear Dunes. We felt for our budget that the price was a bit high. We ordered the Parmesan Whitefish. It was delicious but not a very large portion, green beans were tough so left most of those on our plate, and the rice was so-so. There seemed to be only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Awesome food! Pretty pricey but best meal in a long time.ginger carrot soup,spinach artichoke dip (with cream cheese and homemade pita chips) was best ever.pecan crusted chicken in white wine was yummy. Chef Stephen blalock rocks!

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Eaton Rapids, Michigan
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149 reviews 149 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Classic Ceaser salad? $8.95 for greens from a bag. There was a generous amount of parmesan and it was dressed correctly, but . . . My husband's perch was quite nice and the fries appeared to be made on site. Perch cooked well and a fairly generous portion. This appears to be a restaurant owned by a conglomerate that has... More 

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Encinitas, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I have an annoying diet. I can't eat shellfish (deathly allergic), I can't eat cheese (makes me ill) and I don't really eat meat. It was a struggle for me to order ANYTHING OFF THIS MENU. I was so nice to the waitress and gave her my annoying list of allergens- no cheese, nuts, shellfish. I asked for like a... More 

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Whether you eat inside or out, you will be well served with delicious meals here. The Bar and Grill is open for breakfast onwards. American portions are generally over large for British tastes but you might try ordering several starters and sharing them all for a wonderful variety of flavours.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6410 Western Ave, Glen Arbor, MI 49636-5101
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Leelanau County  >  Glen Arbor
  • Phone Number: (231) 334 3362

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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