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Pilgrim River Steakhouse

47409 Us Highway 41, Houghton, MI 49931-9016
906-482-8595
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Ranked #15 of 39 Restaurants in Houghton
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Sep 9, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Grand Rapids, MI
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81 reviews 81 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We had a delightful evening here with our family. Not many restaurants in Houghton will take reservations for a large group. We made a reservation for eight the weekend when students were reporting to Michigan Tech. Glad we did as we walked right past many hungry folks who hadn't thought to make reservations. Good steaks and sides. I liked my... More

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Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We had dinner at this roadside steakhouse following a visit to Isle Royale National Park. The fare was fairly standard steakhouse material, apart from a gargantuan and fascinating mixed drink incorporating ice cream(!) that served my wife as both dinner beverage and dessert -- we've forgotten the name, but it was unique to Pilgrim River and vastly better than it... More

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Nothing Fancy but a good clean restaurant the atmosphere is quaint and the restaurant is clean and the food is good with average prices. I would definetly return.

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Houghton, Michigan
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

We ordered two steaks: the t-bone and the ribeye, both medium rare, no toppings. The ribeye was cooked to order and delicious. The t-bone was covered in onions, overcooked, and fatty. Accompanying soup and salad were average. Total bill for two people was exorbitant, and service was slow. If the meal had been faster and cheaper, we might have been... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

Made a reservation while visiting Houghton, MI and it wasn't at all what I expected, it was much BETTER! The atmosphere was relaxing and the service was great. Prices were reasonable for such great tasting food. It's a must stop whether you live in the area or are just visiting.

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Hancock, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is one of the more "fancier" restaurants in the area. Book a reservation for holidays and MTU event weekends. We love their ranch dressing, cherry cokes (made w cherry syrup), and French fries. My husbands prime rib was nothing exceptional. Service is average. Nice atmosphere. They're great with large groups.

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Kendallville, Indiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We were visiting the Keweenaw and on our way back we stopped here. Great place on US 41. Great food and service. Awesome atmosphere. Highly recommend stopping here.

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Hancock, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

I was visiting in Handcock, MI and was recommemded to dine at Pilgrim River Steakhouse. My daughter and I ordered a $22 steak and shrimp meal. Both of our steaks were full of fat. I had rice with mine which was a bit hard. The four shrimp were the best part of the meal. The meal came with soup and... More

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Dollar Bay, Michigan, USA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Have ate here often, one of the best places to eat in the U.P. Service is always good, drinks are well made and steaks are cook perfect.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Stopped for a later meal. Seated right away , warm comfy feeling to the place. Homemade soup was really good, was surprised by the spinach salad it was perfect. The stark and shrimp combo was also good . The steak was way bigger than 8oz I ordered mabee 12oz plus . Steak was done just right, the shrimp (4) were... More

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