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Piper Restaurant

2225 South Shore Dr, 5 miles west of Holland, Macatawa, MI 49434
+1 616-335-5866
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Ranked #1 of 1 restaurants in Macatawa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $28
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: The Piper is a waterfront dinner restaurant and banquet facility overlooking beautiful Lake Macatawa and Eldean Marina, just 5 miles west of Holland. Experience the innovative cuisine and quality that sets us apart. Voted "Most Romantic Restaurant in West Michigan" several years, this romantic setting is perfect for receptions, rehearsal dinners and outdoor weddings.Hours for Summer is 7 nights starting at 5 PM and Tue.-Sat. After Labor Day. Complimentary boat docking is available when you dine with us.
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Wheelersburg
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

The dinner was outstanding and the atmosphere was refreashing. Service was great and the waitress was full of local information.

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East Grand Rapids, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Not what I expect for the type of price point attached. I visited the Piper on a Tuesday. As a table of 3 we did not have a reservation but the restaurant was able to accommodate us after a short wait. That was my fault but the restaurant not being on OpenTable did not help as I would have used... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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41 reviews 41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Gumbo gets a C+. Couldnt find the jumbo prawns in it. Caesar salad a B. Scallops and tuna were very small and not worth the price. See my picture. Tuna was raw. I had to send back. The waitress said they serve it rare to medium rare. There is difference between medium rare and raw. Upon being seated i asked... More

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Middleville, Michigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Weather was nice enough to sit outside and watch the sailboats head out to Lake Michigan. Special was a sockeye salmon that was very good, but we went there for desert! I had the Sticky Toffee and T had the Campfire Cheesecake. Both worth the trip!!

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Chicago, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The panoramic sunset view at the Piper Restaurant is worth the 15 minute drive from downtown Holland. The food was pretty decent, but not nearly as upscale and fancy as the prices would suggest. It was seasoned well and the portions were large but I was expecting more. We were here on a Monday night and the service was painfully... More

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Rochester, Michigan
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

Service was great. Went there with three colleagues and sat outside. I had the Ginger Prawns and it was very tasty although the portion could have been a little larger. The view looks over many docked boats and the sunset is nice.

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Essexville, MI
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I am very picky about restaurant and do not give 5 stars out easily, but Pipers was a very solid 4+stars. Both my friend and I had delicious entrees (duck and tuna/scallops) as we enjoyed the waterfront view.

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Holland, Michigan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

My husband and I had another great dinner at the piper! The walleye is fabulous and I live the scallops. Great service too!

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Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

While staying in Holland, we were introduced to this wonderful spot just outside of the city. Top drawer service, an excellent meal ( I had their newest menu addition the duck breast, delicious) and a surprise sunset over the harbor. It was a recommendation that surpassed our expectations. We have put it on OUR favorites page. A reservation is a... More

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Georgia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Heard so much, and read the reviews, on how great this place is. Maybe another time but certainly not with our party. We took our Mother, who is 92, there for a family dinner for Mother's Day.We arrived early so we knew we would wait but never expected to have to stand up and wait. We were offered stools at... More

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