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Larkin's Restaurant

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301 W Main St, Lowell, MI 49331-1609
616-897-5977
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 5
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  • 1
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Local bar atmosphere

Personally I enjoy a local bar--friendly wait staff, decent food, games on the TV, people knowing each other. Larkin's is a fixture around Lowell and Mike Larkin is a great community supporter. Good enough reason to be a regular, if you're so inclined. But the food is pretty good, and the servings... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 16, 2015
Bayboater9
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Lowell, Michigan, United States
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Lowell, Michigan, United States
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Personally I enjoy a local bar--friendly wait staff, decent food, games on the TV, people knowing each other. Larkin's is a fixture around Lowell and Mike Larkin is a great community supporter. Good enough reason to be a regular, if you're so inclined. But the food is pretty good, and the servings are large and fillimng. Larkin's keeps trying out... More 

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Thank Bayboater9
Tampa, Florida
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68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

My boyfriend brought me to Larkin's since he use to live in Lowell 15 years ago. This was one of his favorite restaurants. I had a meat burrito, it was huge! I couldn't even eat half and I really tried. There wasn't anyone there, however we went on a Sunday during lunch hour. It looks like a neighborhood bar, couple... More 

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Thank JK113012
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

We had our wedding here. They told us that we could do a 4 hour party. Wedding and reception. They charged us almost $200.00 dollars more than they originally told us just to have the recital the night before! On the day of our wedding they told us that we could come early to get ready! Now they are saying... More 

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2 Thank Jackiebeasle
Zeeland, Michigan
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304 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We were very impressed with this place. Ordered the petit sirloin and was cooked to perfection!! Great service, nice view & good drinks. We'll defiantly go back!! Oh and the food was very reasonably priced!!!

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Thank Cinnilouwho
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

3 Years ago i went to larkins and i say it left a lot to be desired ...but in the past 2 years the food ,staff and drinks have blown me away. The staff are the most hardworking and friendly people ive seen in a long time...finally...teamwork to make everyones dining experience awsome...felt like a queen thanks Larkins you made... More 

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1 Thank rclassy
Farwell, Michigan
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Skip this place if you want a good meal and a good mixed drink. Steak was like cardboard, bloody mary tasted like watered down tomato juice. This place is good if you just want a beer or maybe play keno. They also have karoke if you like that.

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Thank readytotravel222
Lowell, Michigan
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

the place is not fancy but the food is good and home-cooked Prices are very reasonable and portions large with quick service with a nice view of the river.

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Thank vimana12
Wisconsin
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

This is Your neighborhood bar and grill. nothing stands out, service is not the speediest nor the slowest. Food is fair and the staff do their be to be friendly. A fair place to get a couple of beers and talk silly with the boys while munching some nachos and watching the game.

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Thank Tony K
Portland, Michigan, United States
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Service can be slow at times. They do have some specials that make up for the mediocre food. For a local bar they do have a good beer selection.

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Thank Michael M
Sacramento, California
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Even though short staffed and busy, waitstaff was friendly, courteous and efficient, our ice tea glasses were never empty.. Meals reasonably priced and filling.

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1 Thank Patrick T

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 301 W Main St, Lowell, MI 49331-1609
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Lowell
  • Phone Number: 616-897-5977

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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