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Piper Restaurant

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2225 South Shore Dr, 5 miles west of Holland, Macatawa, MI 49434
+1 616-335-5866
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: The Piper is a waterfront dinner restaurant and banquet facility...
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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Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Scenic view
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 66
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Water Front Delight

One of the best views in Holland/Macatawa, Michigan. Indoor seating and in the summer they have deck seating as well. Nice selection on the menu from Pizza to Fillets. Nice selection of wine too. for a special evening or a quick meal the piper has been my go-to spot for years.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Marty O
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Holland, Michigan USA
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Scenic view
  • Entertaining clients
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Westfield, Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Loved the view. We sat right by the big window that overlooked the marina. The food was delicious with interesting options!

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Michigan
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92 reviews 92 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Had 5 in our group for the brunch which was a set menu; nice but pricey. Our starting drinks too a while and were messy / spilled on the outside..no apologies or offer to correct.; just an additional cocktail napkin. Food was tasty, the lasagna and egg dishes were ample and good. The lamb was skimpy...; fish was cooked to... More 

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Recently had dinner here due to recommendation from nearby hotel staff. Very good wood brick oven chicken pesto pizza. Great view. Table overlooking marina. Reasonable prices

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Holland, MI
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185 reviews 185 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My wife, daughter, and I use the Piper for all of our special occasions, and we are never disappointed. We had a great table overlooking the icy harbor at sunset on a Saturday night at 7:30. Our waiter, Adam, had an excellent demeanor and was always there at the right moment to respond to our needs (he did forget a... More 

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Holland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Went for dinner with some of my friends to celebrate my birthday. Not the friendliest hostess but was cooperative in adding to the our reservation. The drinks and appetizers were served in a timely manner. Appetizers were good. I ordered the steak for my entre and unfortunately it was over seasoned - way too salty and surprised that it was... More 

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grand haven
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51 reviews 51 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We arrived by boat late in the season, and again, we had a wonderful meal! The lamb lollipops are some of the best we've ever had and the daily specials are wonderful! Now for the but part. We arrived by boat while it was still light out, docked and headed up to the restaurant. After our fabulous meal, we went... More 

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Holland, Michigan USA
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266 reviews 266 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

One of the best views in Holland/Macatawa, Michigan. Indoor seating and in the summer they have deck seating as well. Nice selection on the menu from Pizza to Fillets. Nice selection of wine too. for a special evening or a quick meal the piper has been my go-to spot for years.

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Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Excellent food for very reasonable prices here with a good view! Definitely worth a visit. Unique foods as well. Just an overall good restaurant nestled on the lake.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We love unique, quality food however we expect the price to be fair. Ate there this evening, food was great, service was top quality. Appetizers: bay scallops with grits were amazing flavor (but 3 small scallops $12), goat toast very good also. Entree: valentine special prime rib cooked well (but $32) Like I said, food is good we just believe... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I was visiting Holland Michigan for a weekend training seminar and the class took the Saturday evening meal at Piper (about 10 of us overall). We tried scallop appetizers as well as goat cheese toast, and then a mix of seafood linguine, walleye, and steaks, and really, all the plates were polished clean at the end. Very tasty, nicely proportioned... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2225 South Shore Dr, 5 miles west of Holland, Macatawa, MI 49434
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Allegan County  >  Macatawa
  • Phone Number: +1 616-335-5866

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 35
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients

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.
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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