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Trout Town Country Cafe

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306 Elm St., Kalkaska, MI 49659-9654
+1 231-258-2701
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6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast

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  • 7
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  • 20
    Very good
  • 4
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  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very nice spot!

First time stopping, and I'll be back. The service was great, the specialty drinks were wonderful on a cold and blustery May evening. The food was presented nicely and tasted great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
JohnFMichigan
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Charlevoix, Michigan
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32 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Charlevoix, Michigan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

First time stopping, and I'll be back. The service was great, the specialty drinks were wonderful on a cold and blustery May evening. The food was presented nicely and tasted great.

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Byron Center, Michigan
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Had a cottage there for 14 years. Trout Town was our "go to" place for breakfast and lunch. Always good, home cooked, yummy food. Wait staff was also always pleasant!

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lyle7692
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89 reviews 89 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Maybe it was the location being next to some old buildings, but I wasn't expecting much. Man was I surprised. I had the cod and it was great. Beer is served in a frosted pint jar. I took a pulled pork sandwich home to my son and he was very happy. Staff was attentive, warm, and friendly. Very great family... More 

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Salinas, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

Great decor and atmosphere. I had the cob salad a number of times and always get extra of the home made bleu cheese dressing. It's amazing. Large portions and friendly folks.

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Kalkaska, Michigan
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27 reviews 27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This restaurant is relativity small inside and can get crowded at peak times. Their food is yummy and fairly priced. They have trout and other fish selections they are famous for. They have excellent breakfasts and this is a favorite spot of mine to have breakfast at. A recent redesign has added a bar and some TV's. The inside decor... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

First of all, realize that this restaurant shows up in various online searches and rating websites with several names. Stick with 'Trout Town, Kolkaska Michigan' and the rest of the name (cafe, tavern, etc) won't matter. It's right downtown. We arrived after 1 pm for lunch and the parking lot was very full and the restaurant only had a few... More 

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Naples, Florida
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158 reviews 158 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

It had been years since my husband and I ate here and the current restaurant/atmosphere and menu bears little resemblance to the original place. It is a cute little rustic type place, the menu offered good choices of sandwiches and dinners, waitstaff was very friendly and efficient. They were offering a special "Octoberfest" menu with German themed dishes so we... More 

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Beckley
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Cobb salad. Best ever. I had it w blue cheese dressing. Husband had soup and reuben. All tastefully presented and tasty. We will be back. On Elm Street a few blocks east of the old hotel.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Small town home-made comfort food in every bite at this casual family restaurant. B,L&D are all good. Just a block east of the downtown Kalkaska traffic light on 131. Don't waste your time at McD's or the other chains. This is where you want to be. The parking lot is packed with locals and they certainly know where the food... More 

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Kalamazoo, MI
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131 reviews 131 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We went for a late breakfast and it was good. Unique atmosphere. Great service and good value. Good local food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 306 Elm St., Kalkaska, MI 49659-9654
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalkaska County  >  Kalkaska
  • Phone Number: +1 231-258-2701

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?