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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
  • 64
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 9
    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
Most recent review
very high standards

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
tromba61
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Holland, MI
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Scenic view
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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112 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Holland, MI
Top Contributor
181 reviews 181 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

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
6 helpful votes 6 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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46 reviews 46 reviews
44 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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232 reviews 232 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Woodridge, Illinois
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78 reviews 78 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This resturant is off the main street. It was very loud and made it hard to talk or hear the people you were with. The food was good, but I expected more flavor. What I choose - the beef enchilada's were bland. The guac was made table side and was good. The staff was very friendly! Large portions of food... More 

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Holland, Michigan
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We were celebrating my wife's birthday, and had a very nice time. I love the view, and the quiet relaxed atmosphere here. The food and service are never terrible, but never excellent. My wife loved her shrimp linguine and would order it again. I tried to order the Cajun pork chop, but I wanted to vary the side, and the... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

One of my favorite restaurants in the world - truly! I am amazed at the wonderful creations of this Chef. I order the special combination of the evening - 25 times in a row - and have always been pleased. Also, excellent wine selection. And, of course, there is the view - overlooking the marina and channel with sunsets over... 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?