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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: Dinner, Late Night, 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
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Always good

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Oak Brook, Illinois
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Business meetings
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Oak Brook, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Muskegon County, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I stopped here for lunch (on a Sunday) altho they were busy we were seated immediately. We did'nt wait long for our food so that was nice, but I think the food could have been alittle more flavorful. I ordered a marinated grilled chicken salad dish. It had water on the plate under the lettuce and a... More 

Thank DonnaKoning
North Muskegon, Michigan
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hobos Tavern is one of the towns best eateries. An extensive menu offers meat, fish, pork, pasta, salads and combinations thereof. Serving time from 11AM to 11PM or a little bit later. Live music on Wednesday and Thursday from 8PM to closing. For summer dining there is an outdoor pavilion which opened last summer to great accolades. There is ample... More 

Thank joebumski1
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

On a recommendation from a friend we stopped for dinner. Ice cold beer and mug, great perch dinner and creme brule for dessert. Everything was excellent, and the service was exceptionally good. We will be back! And it wasn't overpriced either.

Thank readytoleavethesnow
Muskegon Michigan
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333 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

They have some really good food at this restaurant. The staff is great, quick and friendly, and the restaurant is clean. The atmosphere is great especially if you like big screens to watch sports.

Thank Geogh3
Spring Lake, Michigan
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Thoroughly enjoy my time at this restaurant each time I visit. From brats and beer to burgers and onion rings this is a fun place to eat if your desire is for more hearty fare that is also available hobo's can be loud and raucous or calm and quiet but either the food and service stand out.

Thank David K

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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: Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine


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?