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47409 Us Highway 41, Houghton, MI 49931-9016
906-482-8595
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 21
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best Porterhouse in years.

I eat out all over the world. This was the best porterhouse I had in years. Better than the sixty dollar steak in Houston a few weeks ago. Loved the spinach salad too with bacon dressing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
QCWilly
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Wausau
Good for:
  • Reservations
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65 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Wausau
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171 reviews 171 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I eat out all over the world. This was the best porterhouse I had in years. Better than the sixty dollar steak in Houston a few weeks ago. Loved the spinach salad too with bacon dressing.

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Houghton, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

The food and service always excellent but a little pricey for the area. A great place for a romantic dinner, celebration or business dinner.

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Laurium, Michigan, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

If you want a great steak, this is the place to come. Either come early or if you go at dinner time, you might have to wait a short while, but it's worth it. Really nice inside, but a little dark...that's ok, it's romantic! Wait time on food is about normal....Enjoy!

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Best steak place in the area. Super nice decor and great service. Parking is not paved space is plentiful. Reservations for dinner are a must.

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great Service! When visiting Houghton, we always take our son, who is a student at MTU, out for a steak dinner at Pilgrim River Steakhouse. Tradition.

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Michigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This restaurant was wonderful! The service was great, and the food was fantastic. It is a little pricy, but well worth the cost.

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Brighton, Michigan
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374 reviews 374 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Completely by chance, I ended up here twice..once for lunch, and once for dinner....on the same day during a recent business trip. In both instances, the meals were good, and the service was very good. For lunch, I went with a buffalo chicken salad, which was excellent. The salad was large, and the bufffalo sauce hot, but not overpowering. I... More 

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Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

Great steakhouse and the local fish is pretty good also. You can make reservations here and a good place to go if big events at tech.

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Detroit, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We had excellent steaks and the service was very good. We would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone in the area. Near Michigan Tech University.

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Seminole, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Stopped by this steak house on the way out of Houghton. It is very casual but does not lack for attentive staff and welcoming hospitality. I had a soup appetizer, the sweet and sour cabbage soup, that was very flavorful and hearty. I followed up with a small fillet, baked potato, a generous sized slice of chocolate cake. All accompanied... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 47409 Us Highway 41, Houghton, MI 49931-9016
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Houghton
  • Phone Number: 906-482-8595

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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