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Powell's Restaurant

3257 W Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, MI
(989) 366-8721
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Ranked #14 of 30 restaurants in Houghton Lake
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jul 8, 2014
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8 reviews from our community

75% Recommend
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English first
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
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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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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2 reviews
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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
5 helpful votes 5 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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Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 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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