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Middle Channel, Harsens Island, MI 48028
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Cuisines: American
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- Oct 12, 2013
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Algonac, Michigan
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80 reviews 80 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Funky joint on the water. Looks like a place you would find on the drive to Key West. That's what makes this place work. We have gone by boat several times this summer. It is nice to have a place to grab a bite to eat. The food however is average, at best, bar food. Burgers, fries etc. Nothing to... More

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Kingman, Arizona
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

The food here is nothing to rave about, mostly fast things tossed into a deep fryer. Not much on offering a decent meal, just junk that you can get in any bar. I wish they had a better menu, so I was disappointed in the offerings. The restaurant itself is okay, service was mediocre and slow, and as another reviewer... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Brown's is my favorite water bar to go to by boat. There are plenty of wells for your boat but make sure you get there by 5pm on a busy weekend in the summer or you will end up waiting a while for a boat to leave. The bloody mary bars are rocking on Sat-Sun and the food is good.... More

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Marine City, MI
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62 reviews 62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

We went there last week and had to wait about 15 minutes for a table because the staff was tired!!! The table we got was empty from the time we arrived but the hostess told us they since the weather was nice the staff was very tired and they told her to hold off on seating people. The food lacked... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

I love this place. Always fantastic! It's timeless and really makes you enjoy living in Michigan in the summertime.

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Up North
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

If you're a boater, this joint's for you. Always rockin' on the weekend.. lot'sa dock space (and a parking lot too!) Beer and drinks are always ice cold.. food's prety good too! (bar food).

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roseville, MI
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230 reviews 230 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

Brown's is my favorite seasonal destination on the water, and it keeps getting better. This is an established, rustic place with "character". The docks are well-maintained, the deck has been expanded in recent years, and the staff numbers have increased by a few. For food, the Madison Burger is the old standby. I ventured away from that a few times... More

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Maldon, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2009

Browns is a mid American Diner with a difference. Tucked away down a creek it caters for not only the gas guzzling motor trade, but also those arriving by water from their holiday shacks. The food is great, staff friendly, especially the gals, but watch out for the locals. The evening trade can be lively with the local budding musical... More

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