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471 Stephan Bridge Road, Grayling, MI 49738
(989) 348-8462
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The Best Lemon Meringue Pie EVER!

I was in Grayling on business and didn't know much about the town or the restaurants in it; however, I saw that the Gates Au Sable Lodge was one of the top reviewed places on Trip Advisor. I went there for breakfast one morning and loved it so much that I went again the next morning. In all I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I was in Grayling on business and didn't know much about the town or the restaurants in it; however, I saw that the Gates Au Sable Lodge was one of the top reviewed places on Trip Advisor. I went there for breakfast one morning and loved it so much that I went again the next morning. In all I have... More 

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Allen Park, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I stayed two nights at the lodge and slept wonderfully both nights. The rooms are large and clean, the beds are comfortable and the views looking out over the lake and first hole are very serene in the evening. Quiet time after 10 pm is a plus too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Atmosphere is so relaxing. No liquor but can bring your ow. The food is very good. Especially the white fish.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

Though small, this tiny gem has probably the best food within a 100 radius. Make dinner reservations, well worth the prices. Excellent setting along the banks of the famed Au Sable river.

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Macomb, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Went here for Fathers day. In our group of 8 only 1 person was satisfied with their meal and it wasn't my dad. Very expensive, not worth the money. I orders trout and it was bland at best. They bring you about 8 crackers and some jelly before the meal. If you ask for more, you get around 8 more... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Well worth the visit!!!! we had breakfast twice here and dinner once..such quality food for an "up north" spot even the english muffin with breakfast was great..walleye and perch were good..their hashbroewns are great as well

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Boyne City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Huge selection, sandwiches, burgers, wraps and salads!! Phenomenal Reuben, fresh house made chips and 1000 dressing. Breakfast is made to carry you throughout the day. You must swing in and watch the river and birds. Tight Lines! Koz

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Tawas City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

After hearing many recommendations and reading favorable reviews, we traveled a little out of the way to enjoy a special meal. We were not disappointed. The amazing meals far exceeded our expectations! This is by far the best dining experience in the Grayling-Mio area and is well worth driving the few rural miles to Stephan's Bridge. This place is located... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Everything on the menu is delicious. The Parmesan encrusted walleye was fantastic! The trout chowder, or trowder as our waitress called it, was a great appetizer. The lodge sits right on the banks of the Au Sable river, with some of the best fishing east of the Rockies.

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Roscommon, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

As other reviewers have said, its a bit off the beaten path, and small, but the food is fantastic. In the summer I would certainly call and get a reservation - they seem to fill up fast. I have just stopped in for Lunch before, but I think calling ahead would be best. I have eaten here several times -... More 

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Address: 471 Stephan Bridge Road, Grayling, MI 49738
Phone Number: (989) 348-8462
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Crawford County  >  Grayling
Cuisine: Seafood

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  • Address: 471 Stephan Bridge Road, Grayling, MI 49738
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Crawford County  >  Grayling
  • Phone Number: (989) 348-8462

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

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