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Fischers Happy Hour Tavern

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7100 North Manitou Trail, Northport, MI 49670
+1 231-386-9923
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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The food is predictable, but good. Waitstaff attentive and professional. Try the homemade raspberry and strawberry pies, with shortbread crusts (in season) - yum. Family run, we've been going there for many, many years.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
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Lake Leelanau, Michigan
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Lake Leelanau, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The food is predictable, but good. Waitstaff attentive and professional. Try the homemade raspberry and strawberry pies, with shortbread crusts (in season) - yum. Family run, we've been going there for many, many years.

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East Lansing, Michigan
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160 reviews 160 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

Fischers seemed to pop up out of the middle of nowhere while we were tooling around the Leelanau Peninsula, so we picked up some broasted chicken to take back to our room after a day of wine tasting. The chicken was delicious and cooked to perfection. The chicken dinner came with cole slaw, french fries, and a roll. Everything was... More 

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Northport, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Overall food was ok. Could not get our whole party seated together so we were split in to two tables.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

A little hidden gem in the middle of Northport. Some girlfriends and I went for a drink and ended up staying all night because we loved talking with Ralph and Tank, two locals at the bar. If you ever have the chance to meet Ralph you'll be lucky... We hear he is there everyday and he can light up a... More 

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Suttons Bay, Michigan
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113 reviews 113 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

As other reviews indicate, Fischers has a homey, up-north feel to it that we always enjoy. We were there for a late lunch, were chilled from a walk on the beach and decided to have their chili. As always, the chili was outstanding, though people who like really hot seasoning would have to doctor theirs. The chili was thick and... More 

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midland, mi
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193 reviews 193 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

Recommended by a local, met friends for dinner here. Seems like the lace has always been there. It was packed full, so went to the small bar to wait. Owner bar tending and telling stories. Got our table in a few minutes. Felt like I was at grandmas house for dinner. We had chicken, whitefish and steak. Everything was good,... More 

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port huron, MI
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53 reviews 53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

This was our second time here for lunch and we were happy we stopped. At 2pm during the week, the place was packed. Mostly older folks (60+). We sat at the bar and had great service. The perch sandwich and split pea soup were perfect. Great stop along the wine trail.

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Toledo, Ohio, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Stopped in for dinner our first night. The atmosphere was much nicer than we expected. The food was well prepared and the service was prompt and friendly.

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Petersburg, Michigan
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149 reviews 149 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

Our group of six all had different meals for lunch and we all loved them. Our server, Monica, was a treasure - friendly, helpful with a sense of humor. The split pea soup was delicious, as were all the different sandwiches we had. It appears to be a favorite among the locals too. But don't drive too fast or you... More 

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Sarasota, FL
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Stopped by for lunch and dinner and they never disappoint. Very friendly staff, great bar chicken and peppermint ice cream for dessert. They also put up a wonderful Barnett's gin martini.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7100 North Manitou Trail, Northport, MI 49670
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Leelanau County  >  Northport
  • Phone Number: +1 231-386-9923

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Pub

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