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8448 W Hazel Rd, Mears, MI 49436-9679
231-873-5257
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7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner
Description: Located close to Silver Lake Dunes

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  • 11
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  • 27
    Very good
  • 25
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  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good food but nothing steller to mention

We ate here. Overall it was good food but nothing great to talk about. The staff was very friendly. They ofered maps and other fun things to do around.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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English first
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We ate here. Overall it was good food but nothing great to talk about. The staff was very friendly. They ofered maps and other fun things to do around.

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Indiana
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The ribs here are to die for! They said award winning so my boyfriend had to try them and holy smokes! Delish!!!!

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We were staying in Mears just for few days in mid April.Our hotel was right next door, so it was very convenient ( not that we had any other choice, as it was the only open restaurant because off season timing. So, we had here few breakfasts and dinner. Food was really good, lot of choices, service friendly and quick.... More 

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Pocahontas, Illinois
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The food here was not bad but I felt it was overpriced it was nothing special I would not go back. The waitress was very nice and did a good job

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Out In The Country
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152 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Only had breakfast here. Service was quick and friendly and efficient. A lot of breakfast choices. Located in the center of activity in town. Would eat here again.

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Plymouth, MI
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67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The food was just not very good in general. The restaurant was not very clean. It looked run down and as if the management had given up. We went there after being referred by someone working at Mac Wood's Dune Rides. We were hoping for a good local restaurant but were greatly disappointed. The service was good, but everything else... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We ate hear twice during our stay in town. Once for dinner and once for lunch. The food is home cooked and very good. The portions are large and the prices are very reasonable. The staff were very friendly and accomodating. They have a soup and salad bar, although not huge, but it has all you need and it is... More 

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Belle River, Ontario, CAN
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65 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This restaurant was conveniently located right next door to our hotel, so we decided to check it out. The decor needs updating, but the food was decent. I especially liked the waffle fries as they were seasoned perfectly and very crispy. We also both enjoyed the salad bar on 2 occasions. The salad bar seemed to have fresh items and... More 

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St. Ignace
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We visited this restaurant on Monday, July 28th. We stayed at the Dunes Waterfront Resort and decided on this restaurant because of its convenient location. When we arrived, our first impression was needs updating, dingy, and uncomfortable. We figured this is a Mom & Pop type place and decided to look past these minor details. Our service was good but... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I'm not the type of person to write a review about anything. Good or bad. Any bad experience I have I just take it as a learning experience and know where not to go back to. My wife and I met two of our friends for a relaxing 2 day mini vacation. We arrived a bit late so ended up... More 

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Additional Information about Sands Restaurant

Address: 8448 W Hazel Rd, Mears, MI 49436-9679
Phone Number: 231-873-5257
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Oceana County  >  Mears
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8448 W Hazel Rd, Mears, MI 49436-9679
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Oceana County  >  Mears
  • Phone Number: 231-873-5257

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

Located close to Silver Lake Dunes
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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