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Pilgrim River Steakhouse

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47409 Us Highway 41, Houghton, MI 49931-9016
906-482-8595
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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: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best onion rings EVER!

We are onion ring affivinados and have finally found the best onion rings ever! Pilgrim River rings are worth every calorie!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
Mary D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We are onion ring affivinados and have finally found the best onion rings ever! Pilgrim River rings are worth every calorie!

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Zephyrhills, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We stopped there around 4:00 pm and was served by Cassandra. I ordered the lake trout and my wife ordered a hamburger. The food was great but the service was even better. She is from this area and gave us great advice on things to do.

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houghton lake
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Steaks are large and delicious ! The spinach salad with hot bacon dressing was great. The steak came with salad,soup, and choice of side. Server was friendly and efficient. Don't forget the carrot cake!

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We ate hear both nights we stayed in town. Our server Cassandra was fantastic! The food was good and reasonably priced. Worth a visit if you are in town looking for a good meal.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

An attractive setting and menu, but we were disappointed with the food. The service was friendly, but amazingly slow.

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Grandville
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Went at 4 on a Friday. We were only one of four groups in the whole place. No one seated us. One surly employee responded that we could sit anywhere. Then, the three waitresses ignored us for 15 minutes as we sat without water or menus. After 20 minutes we left.

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Laurium, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Great atmosphere, great restaurant, great staff. Steak of course is their specialty. Somewhat pricy but worth a splurge. Love their tenderloin and ribeye. ... and carrot cake.

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Houghton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Can't go wrong with Pilgrim River Steakhouse. Excellent sandwiches, salads and dinners. But my favorite is the burger (although they call it by a fancier name). It's grilled to your liking, huge and comes with their delicious homemade fries. So good!

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Alden, MI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Found this restaurant after our mainstay restaurant in L'Anse was closed. Really a nice restaurant and was glad to find it. Food was excellent, drinks were great, and the atmosphere was very pleasant. Would go there again!

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We had dinner here during graduation weekend, which may have been why it was so noisy and the service was inattentive. However, the food was good and the portions ample. There aren't many options in Houghton so I would give this a second chance.

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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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