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Western Avenue Bar and Grill

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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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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 5
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  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great food! Great people watching!

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2015
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WEST DES MOINES
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WEST DES MOINES
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 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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60 reviews 60 reviews
36 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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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140 reviews 140 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

Service was quite slow but boy oh boy was the food good! Fried Perch was top notch and plentiful. Filet mignon was larger than expected and nicely prepared. Best of all were the baby back ribs. Our group was unanimous in saying they were the best we'd ever had. They have large portions so we were too full for dessert.... More 

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?