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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: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 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
Good food, very slow service

We've eaten and hung out at this place several times. Last year, the open mike night was the highlight of our trip. This time, the food was OK but overpriced for the portion size. The service was incredibly slow and we had to remind our server several times to bring the check. It's not the best... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Holland, Michigan
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Holland, Michigan
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109 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We've eaten and hung out at this place several times. Last year, the open mike night was the highlight of our trip. This time, the food was OK but overpriced for the portion size. The service was incredibly slow and we had to remind our server several times to bring the check. It's not the best place in Glen Arbor,... More 

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Carleton, mi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Staff were friendly and efficient. Menu had good choices. We had the fish, salads, and flatbread pizza, those were tasty (although, both soups had little taste to them). Prices were within reason for the area. We would eat here again.

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New Haven, Indiana
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Very good food and altogether dining experience. Yes it is a little pricey but our service was excellent and our waitress was very attentive and friendly. They do have a kids meal which our 10 yr. old liked. My husband had the hamburger, I had the crab cakes and our son had the ribs. We were not disappointed. Would highly... More 

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Osceola, Indiana
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We came in for lunch after kayaking hoping for a variety of food choices and prices. Unfortunately, this was not the case. The menu was very limited in choice and price - maybe 5 entrees and 5 sandwiches. The prices started above $12 an entree. The food was ok, but not a good deal for the price. It was hard... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Disappointed, in the past we loved coming here and having fresh whitefish and walleye. It was amazing. Not so this trip, menu changed, most of the fish is frozen. No bread served and the other dish shrimp & grits was really bad. Our whitefish was a little fishy tasting. We will not be back... So sad 😒

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Clarkston, Michigan
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 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
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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Additional Information about Western Avenue Bar and Grill

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

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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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