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Hobo's Tavern

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American, Steakhouse, Brew Pub, Hamburgers
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1411 Whitehall Rd, Muskegon, MI 49445-1346
231-719-0247
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Good for:
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 66
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food! Long wait time.

We had some of the best fish and potatoes at the Hobo. Parmesan cheese and crunchy bits covered the fish, hot and flaky on the inside. Seasoned fries were crisp and plentiful, and a fresh salad with a tasty dressing. Very long wait for a table, service was spotty, but on the whole, worth the wait... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
MelissaIowa
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Entertaining clients
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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133 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We had some of the best fish and potatoes at the Hobo. Parmesan cheese and crunchy bits covered the fish, hot and flaky on the inside. Seasoned fries were crisp and plentiful, and a fresh salad with a tasty dressing. Very long wait for a table, service was spotty, but on the whole, worth the wait. Not cheap and not... More 

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Muskegon, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I've been here for lunch and dinner and can totally recommend this place for either one. The food is very good and the service is exceptional. You cannot go wrong at Hobos.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We really liked the food and Atmosphere. We were in a group of 9 people and had great service. It didn't take long for our food to come. It is family friendly Restaurant.

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Top Contributor
159 reviews 159 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

A group for work went to hobos, about ten, for lunch. We had made reservations and were seated promptly. The servers are always very attentive. I had grilled chicken salad. Greens were fresh and chicken tasty. Size was more than enough for lunch. Others in the group had cheese stuffed burgers. All liked them. Menu has variety- burgers, wraps, salads,... More 

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Holland MI
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We had a bit of a wait, but it was well worth it! Great service and food! Atmosphere about as good as it gets along the lakeshore in the dead of winter!

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Muskegon, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The best bet at Hobo's is to sit at the bar and order the beef tenderloin special. It's only available at the bar and, if they get back to procuring the cuts they once used in this special, it's very good. (Of late they've been serving smaller medallions rather than a quality filet mignon cut. OK but a less special... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I'd go there every night...The service is fantastic..!!!!,, servers are the best great personnalities..They make the rest.

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Muskegon, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Hobo's Tavern is a very nice and clean place to eat dinner with your family or makes a perfect start to a date night with that someone special. They have a great menu, a friendly staff, it is very clean and a nice atmosphere. Would recommend it if you are visiting the area, and did I mention the food is... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Definitely will return. Food and service were excellent. Wasn't sure as it was a Friday night but we were seated immediately and food arrived just as quickly.

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Gillette, Wyoming
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343 reviews 343 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

1st time back in a year, and much has changed. Filet has become filet(s) which means that a 6oz piece becomes 2 3oz pieces, and they are so small that it renders it filet-less. Hard to sear a 3oz piece of meat to med-rare without overlooking, so it doesn't get seared, it gets boiled. The FFries are stock GFS crinkle... More 

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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, Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
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?