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Powell's Restaurant

3257 W Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, MI
(989) 366-8721
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Ranked #19 of 30 Restaurants in Houghton Lake
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Aug 26, 2014
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English first
Top Contributor
150 reviews 150 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

The guy waiting on us must enjoy trying to annoy people. He went out of his way to see who he could rile up. Finally he took our order. We were the only ones in the place and still the breakfast took at least 15 minutes to come out. The six of us were not in a hurry so that... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

Dad and I went here for breakfast. Sign says Wi-Fi, I asked for the password, owner ignored me. He brought our coffee, I asked for the password again, owner ignored me again until we ordered food. Then he comes by with a password. Staring that kids play games then are not ready to order. We are not kids. Last time... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We look forward to going to Powell's every year. The food is fantastic so waiting a few extra minutes is worth it. Great people, great food, lots of fun.

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Wyandotte, Michigan
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67 reviews 67 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

If you like old log cabins, you will love Powell's. Family owned and run. Very clean. Normal size portions. They are not open later into the evening. Good food.

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Lady Lake, Florida, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

This place was recommended by a neighbor. We were a little hesitant but we needed WiFi! How funny. This quaint place was built in the 20s and the building and WiFi was like an oxymoron. The service and the food was exceptional. We had lunch one visit, hot beef sandwich. Yummo! Next visit was breakfast. I almost looked in the... More

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Prudenville, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

This place is the worst up here. If you have a couple hrs to kill waiting for some service. Then this is your place. We sat 20 mins waiting for someone to acknowledge we were there. They kept walking on by looking forward trying ignore us. We eventualy got up and left. PATHETIC

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Saginaw, Mi
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013 via mobile

We arrived and sat for 10 minutes until the waiter came over to us. He handed us oh menus and asked "would you like something to drink". As I started to talk he walked away. About 5 minutes later he came back to take our order. We then waited 40 minutes for our food. Our waiter which we believe to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013 via mobile

Great mom & pop restaurant. Good homemade food with an up north feel. No chain restaurant here. For a change of pace try Powell's

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Sterling Heights
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

We love going to Powell's for breakfast when we are up North. The place is super cute and the food is amazing. We have had some of their lunch menu as well, but nothing beats the french toast. The prices also rock. Love the staff as well. You must stop at Powell's if you are in the area.

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Woodstock
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97 reviews 97 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012 via mobile

One of the best breakfasts you can get on the lake. Very tasty, well priced and nice people. Free wifi as well. Very small place so can get busy and noisey.

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