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Hobo's Tavern

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American, Steakhouse, Brew Pub, Pub
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1411 Whitehall Rd, Muskegon, MI 49445-1346
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Food!

Visiting this past weekend for lunch. Great food & service. Will be visiting again when we are back in town.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Sarah R
Ionia, Michigan
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Twin Lake, Michigan
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10 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have visited Hobos Tavern numerous times over the years. Most times everything is okay, nothing exceptional. However, my visit today was horrible. First, I had a chicken salad wrap, which they are famous for. The wrap was 90% lettuce, and 10% chicken salad. The 10% chicken salad was pretty bad too. It consisted of white and dark meat chicken,... More 

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Gillette, Wyoming
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Met another couple at Hobo's on a cold, winter Tuesday night to find the parking lot packed. There was a booth available by the window, we took it and found it comfortable. I tried the loaded burger and the rest of the table had the perch. The burger was acceptable...no objections...meat was tasty...served hot...lots of toppings...so too was their perch.... More 

Ionia, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting this past weekend for lunch. Great food & service. Will be visiting again when we are back in town.

Thank Sarah R
Muskegon, Michigan
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

ribs are to die for! the burgers are always top shelf and the fish is something else. I would recommend this place to anyone who enjoys food!

Thank bsmathiot68
O'Fallon, Missouri
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Every time I visit Muskegon, I have to eat here at least once! They have great food and great service!!

Thank 1280Sparky
Oak Brook, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Ribs were excellent. Service was excellent. Craft beer was excellent. Price was right. Portions were big. Nice to finish the next day.

Thank Shogresc
Whitehall, Michigan
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

You'll have to wait to get a seat, but it is worth the wait. Awesome burgers. Menu offers a variey of foods, their mexican fare is excellent as well.

Thank 3hutts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

They food here is amazingly amazing. Everythin g was great. We had some ribs and salads. The BBQ salad was unbelievably good. I would recommend that to everyone. Worth the wait and the food was great.

Thank ttrees79
Temperance, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Staff were friendly and service was great. We had 7 people in our group. Their prices are reasonable. I had steak and perch special and my steak was perfect.

Thank Lynn W
Swartz Creek
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Went to the Hobo's Tavern per the suggestion of the staff the Comfort Inn where we were staying for our two-night get-away. We actually got two suggestions, but chose to go here and boy we are glad we did. No regrets as the food was exceptional. We all ordered the ribs and two sides. It so happened we got in... More 

Thank Etter D

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1411 Whitehall Rd, Muskegon, MI 49445-1346
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Muskegon County  >  Muskegon
  • Phone Number: 231-719-0247

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Brew Pub, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?