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L.J.'s Kilkare Inn

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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
Just Lunch

Stopped in for a quick lunch. I had a chef salad which was huge and wonderful along with a delicious cup of soup. My traveling companion had a ruben sandwhich and fries well done which they said was delicious too. If their dinner is anyting like lunch you can't go wrong.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
Brenda S
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Midland, Michigan
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Indianapolis, IN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Amazing lake perch dinner. Generous servings. Friendly wait staff. Would definitely go back. Shrimp platter also very good. Interior dark and pub-like, but the food was great! They don't appear to have a lunch menu.

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Midland, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Stopped in for a quick lunch. I had a chef salad which was huge and wonderful along with a delicious cup of soup. My traveling companion had a ruben sandwhich and fries well done which they said was delicious too. If their dinner is anyting like lunch you can't go wrong.

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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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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 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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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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 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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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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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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Address: 3942 W. Houghton Lake Dr., Houghton Lake, MI
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Houghton Lake
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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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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