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Olivia's Chop House

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205 East Chicago, Jonesville, MI 49250 (Formerly Chicago Water Grill)
517-849-3663
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    Very good
  • 8
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great deal for a great meal

We had my folks with us on a trip to see my Hillsdale student. The plan was to make a further drive to find a quality dinner. After a day of antiquing in Allen, we were wiped out and not interested in driving very far. We decided to try Olivia's. None of us were disappointed in our meals, I was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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omaha
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omaha
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

We had my folks with us on a trip to see my Hillsdale student. The plan was to make a further drive to find a quality dinner. After a day of antiquing in Allen, we were wiped out and not interested in driving very far. We decided to try Olivia's. None of us were disappointed in our meals, I was... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This restaurant was also recommended by the hosts at Munro House. The calamari was amazing, best we ever had. The entrees were excellent and portions were over the top. When we return, we will definitely seek out this restaurant again.

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Jackson, Michigan
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38 reviews 38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We did not have a reservation on a Saturday evening. We waited for 30 minutes. After seating we received our drinks and then waited another 25 minutes for our meals. My son and I had the strip steak and crab cakes. We didn't like the crab cakes the steak was tasty but very greasy. The mashed potatoes were lukewarm. The... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

was checking restraurants for special deserts to celebrate someone's birthday but see nothing listed on your menu. Always loved you as Chicago Water Grill but have been disappointed not so much in the food but the quality of drinks (skimpy) and the service. So we have only visited a few times. Thought we would give you another try since I... More 

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Jonesville, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

It's a nice restaurant with the stark New look famous restaurants feature.. Food is good and so is the service. A nice night out in Jonesville.

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Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

First time visiting this restaurant. Had a group of ten. Waitress had to be urged to get the beer list. Then.. She was serving and she spilled 2 beers behind me, the beer went down my back, and the seat of my pants.. obviously they apologized, so we continued on. I figured they would make it right on my bill.... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Went to meet friends for a meeting and our food was great. But the experience lacked in service. Our waitress was something to be desired. She brought drinks out to only dumped them on the floor directly behind my boyfriend and I and all we received was I'm sorry. Just a little bit disappointed nothing more was done considering my... More 

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Dowagiac, Michigan
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We ate at Olivias to celebrate a retirement with some family members. Everyone enjoyed their meal and the wines we ordered. For starters we ordered the calamari and mahi mahi fish tacos. Excellent choice. The calamari was some of the best I have ever had. The entrees come with potato or risotto and vegetable. Soup or salad is ala carte.... More 

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Deerfield, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Decent food with good service. Tries a little hard to be that big city restaurant in a small Midwest town. The food was flavorful, but bacon in polenta is a little much. Nice concept with the wall of wines and we had a well priced Malbec.

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Casco, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Enjoyed dinner, reasonably good food. Good service, once we were seated. We had to wait a bit for a table.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 205 East Chicago, Jonesville, MI 49250 (Formerly Chicago Water Grill)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Jonesville
  • Phone Number: 517-849-3663

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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