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102 River St, Leland, MI 49654-5039
231-256-9081
Today
11:30 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
long time favorite

The table with a view of the river was restful, scenic. The salad bar was fresh and varied,the cinnamon rolls yummy, the whitefish was over breaded. Service was very accomodating and attentive d.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Barbara B
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Port Townsend, Washington
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  • Large groups
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Port Townsend, Washington
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The table with a view of the river was restful, scenic. The salad bar was fresh and varied,the cinnamon rolls yummy, the whitefish was over breaded. Service was very accomodating and attentive d.

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Tubac, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Had drinks and food at the BlueBird Tavern, the causual side of the restarurant. Great place with really good food. Loved it.

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Bloomington, Indiana
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

A nice selection of entrees. Salad bar was good and offered a vegetarian option. Cinnamon rolls are to die for! Nice view of the river.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Ordered a pizza to go and needed reading glasses to find the sausage and onion I ordered on it. Lame

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skipt1955, Owner at Bluebird Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Barry, thanks for your review. We take a lot of pride in our pizza, and put a lot of toppings on, so your review surprised me, as we get nothing but high praise for our pies. I take your comments seriously, and since you weren't happy, I will send off a gift certificate for another pizza, or whatever else you'd... More 

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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

My friend and I went here for dinner, all I can say is the Fish Tacos are a must. We have been talking about how yummy the tacos were all year, can't wait to go back again for our now annual trip to the Bluebird

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Lansing, Michigan
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77 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We have been going to the Bluebird in Leland for more than 30 years. Our visit last week indicated that it is still excellent. You have a choice of eating in the bar or in the somewhat more formal restaurant in the back with a splendid view of the riverfront. Meals in the bar are much lower priced, but your... More 

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Churubusco, Indiana
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I had smelt and it was good. I have not had smelt for years. I am glad I did. My son had clams and it was good. Big burgers. good chicken strips.

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West Michigan
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This is a restaurant that we frequented in the past. We went there for a Saturday lunch in May, and the place was deserted. Now we know why. I had their

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skipt1955, Owner at Bluebird Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Bertha's Dad, We were bustling on Saturday afternoon/evening, and our Tavern has been remodeled, so I was a little confused by your review, but thanks for speaking up anyway! Hope you have a better experience if you ever choose to return. Skip More 

Ionia, Michigan
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139 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This restaurant has been around a long time. Very nice dining, good authentic cusine with great chefs. Good service and ambiance.

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Zeeland, Michigan
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The Sunday buffet has been a tradition in my family for over 30 years. Try for a table overlooking the channel for a stunning view of their extensive gardens and you will often get a parade of wooden Chris Crafts going by. The food is fantastic - many of the items on the appetizer table are from local sources such... More 

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Additional Information about Bluebird Restaurant & Bar

Address: 102 River St, Leland, MI 49654-5039
Phone Number: 231-256-9081
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Leelanau County  >  Leland
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 11:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Pizza, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 102 River St, Leland, MI 49654-5039
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Leelanau County  >  Leland
  • Phone Number: 231-256-9081

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?