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3942 W. Houghton Lake Dr., Houghton Lake, MI
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
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We love the fried mushrooms with bleu cheese dressing and get it every time. They are not tiny little button mushrooms either and they give you a big portion of them to share. The place is nice size and has a pool table. I like that the bathroom is away from the kitchen and dinning area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We love the fried mushrooms with bleu cheese dressing and get it every time. They are not tiny little button mushrooms either and they give you a big portion of them to share. The place is nice size and has a pool table. I like that the bathroom is away from the kitchen and dinning area.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

We sat the bar to eat...we had an appetizer and it was good but when our meal came she didn't bring us clean silverware or clean plates...I was very disappointed and I don't think I'll be back any time soon.

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Howell, Michigan, United States
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53 reviews 53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This nice little restaurant was recommended to us by a friend. It's a family style restaurant, where your u can get a beer. The ribs fell off the bone. Wonderful food! Good recommendation.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

They have the best loaded baked potato soup! I get a bowl every time we go. The owner is always friendly and the wait staff as well.

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Gladwin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great service,good food,Staff is very patient.I enjoy Club Keno like many others,and they have no problem with it.

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Waterford, Michigan, United States
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86 reviews 86 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This bar/restaurant is one of our go-to places when we want a quick meal a cold beer and the Best Bucket of Mushrooms ever. They're HUGE and almost a meal themselves. Although I think the bucket is probably designed as an appetizer for the whole table. But, I love these and have been know to eat my share...plus!

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Pinckney, Michigan
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This place was recommended to 8 of us (golfers up on a guys weekend) looking for a low cost multi choice restaurant. This place was great! From the friendly service to the choices available on the menu. We had eaten at a different place a day earlier and spent more money for a lower quality product, I wish we would... More 

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Parker
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108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

We recently had supper here. The menu was varied but my husband and both chose the cod dinner. We were pleasantly surprised. The fish wasn't greasy but the green beans and bacon were a bit burned. Too bad because they were really good. The mashed sweet potatoes were like dessert, very good.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Thought we would shop local on a rainy day and stoped by here. We waited to get drinks, salads were brought out before appetizer and had to get our own silverware after waiting 10 minutes. Our appetizer was brought out lukewarm. We asked for it to be reheated and it was never brought back out. Food was decent. Customers were... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan
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121 reviews 121 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

Varied menu, sandwiches, salads, hot entrees. Made it for Happy Hour and we were seated and served drinks quickly. Dinner was hot, plentiful and waitress checked on us several times. Would definitely recommend.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 3942 W. Houghton Lake Dr., Houghton Lake, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Houghton Lake

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

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