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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
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 24
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  • 8
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  • 21
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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
Good food, good service, good time

Restaurants in Glen Arbor in the summer are waiting line deep. While we were able to be seated immediately, the restaurant was crowded, service slow, but at the same time attentive and the food very satisfying. The lobster bisque was delicious, the crab and avocado salad very tasty, and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Restaurants in Glen Arbor in the summer are waiting line deep. While we were able to be seated immediately, the restaurant was crowded, service slow, but at the same time attentive and the food very satisfying. The lobster bisque was delicious, the crab and avocado salad very tasty, and the cherry chicken wraps got a thumbs up. Because it was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Lunch outside was very good - burgers were cooked well to order and were hot and tasty. Service was a bit spotty, considering our waiter did not appear to be otherwise busy. Food is definitely worth returning for, however.

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michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We had a really bad experience here. We are locals and had been frequent, loyal , patrons at The WAG until this recent disaster. Drink orders messed up, Hours long wait for apps and salads (more errors on selections), which segued into another hour-plus long wait for our entrees. Problems were blamed on new management and "issues" in the kitchen.... More 

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Holland, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We got here before they were ready to service dinner so we ordered our drinks with a whitefish pate. AWESOME. The staff was fun and made recommendations. Our problem was that we ordered the Whitefish Parmesan, which tasted great, but was VERY dry. I'd try it again, but not this recommended entree.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Winter dining might be my favorite...no crowds, imaginative comfort food for healthy eating styles and cozy surroundings.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

All our food was great. White fish cooked perfectly, burger was devoured, fish sanwhich and home-aid chips great! Bridgett our waitress was so nice and gave us some great advice for the area. Would definitely recommend this place. It doesn't have all the bells and whistles but worth the stop.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Three of us ordered dinner. The whitefish entree and the lobster sandwich were good, The calamari was old and freezer-burned. There was no cocktail sauce, and our waitress disappeared for 25 minutes. Another waitress brought a chipotle sauce about like four-alarm chili. I gave up on the calamari. We didn't try any dessert.

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Seneca, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

My husband and I had a wonderful lunch at Western Avenue sitting outside enjoying watching people go by. I had a belini which was very good and a lobster roll. My husband had a perch sandwhich. Nice waitress.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

I wanted fresh nicely prepared fish. Arguably my family has traveled around the world, so we are a bit selective. The whitefish was thin, dry and gouped with sticky thick layer of Parmesan cheese. If the fish is a good fresh cut, it doesn't need to be smothered it should stand on its own. For the price, we were very... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Took us 3 hours to get a lunch and the whitefish sandwich was about 2 ounces. Covered about half of the bun. Forget this place!!!! Not worth the money or time.

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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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