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13993 La Plaissance Rd., Monroe, MI 48161.
734-384-3604
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Burgers!

Tried this place for the first time. Walked into a very open Restaurant/Bar facility that had a nautical theme. A lot of windows but unfortunately the view wasn't appealing. I ordered the Mushroom Swiss Burger and my husband ordered the Turkey Club. Large lunch portions! My burger was big and there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Monroe, Michigan
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98 reviews 98 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

We went for a birthday party. We all had dinner and drinks. The party started with about 7 people around 7:30pm. We ended up having about 15 ppl. The waitress had to be asked several times to refill drinks and for the bills, boxes, etc. It wasn't busy enough for her to be that slow. The food was good, I... More 

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Monroe, Michigan
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15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

Tried this place for the first time. Walked into a very open Restaurant/Bar facility that had a nautical theme. A lot of windows but unfortunately the view wasn't appealing. I ordered the Mushroom Swiss Burger and my husband ordered the Turkey Club. Large lunch portions! My burger was big and there was no skimping on the Mushroom or Swiss. Came... More 

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Monroe, Michigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Very nice patio to hang out on a sunny day. Pretty good food as well. We r went there in th summer, and couldn't believe we were the only ones enjoying the outdoors.

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Monroe, Michigan
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

HIA has a super Sunday Brunch that puts most buffet brunches to shame. It has a range of breakfast foods and excellent luncheon foods, including a prime rib. Highly recommend it.

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Livonia
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29 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Great food - prime rib and walleye! Service by Bridget outstanding. Lovely music, a mid winter treat. Would definitely come back and recommend to friends

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Monroe, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

All their food is great, but they have the best fish south of Detroit. All of their daily specials are outstanding. You won't be disappointed. Lots of dining space, great bartenders, live music, cool nautical theme that includes the back of a wood boat! Service has always been very good. They served a party of 20 with ease and totally... More 

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Curtice, Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We went to the Harbor Inn Last night Feb 14th @ 7pm the place was very busy and we still had Very good service all 4 meals were good, I had the Rattle snake pasta dam it was Hot but so good. The Beer sampler was Awesome I loved all of the MI brews. It was a real plus having... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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63 reviews 63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This place was recommended to us by a friend who knew we were in town for a few days. We were intimidated a little by the exterior and since we were there a little early, we noticed mostly elderly people entering the restaurant. However, trusting our friend, we stuck it out and were glad we did. We were seated by... More 

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Michigan
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203 reviews 203 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This is the best restaurant in my opinion in the area so it gets busy. Try getting reservations especially for large parties! Large u shaped bar in center of restaurant with band/dance floor. Can be noisy depending upon when you come. Extensive menu with large portions .... House wine was fine and relatively cheap $5 glass give or take. Attire... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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38 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

They have a large menu and everything from steak to fish and vegetarian items. The wait staff seem to enjoy working there and make your dining experience fun. I have never been disappointed in anything I have ordered there. The food is fresh, hot and large portions.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13993 La Plaissance Rd., Monroe, MI 48161.
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: 734-384-3604

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

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