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Douglas Lake Bar and Steak House

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7314 Douglas Lake Road, Pellston, MI 49769
(231) 539-8588
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Food and Service

Went here for dinner with friends and the food was great with a pleasant view of the lake. Although they were busy, the waitress ( Kristine ) did a very good job of taking care of us with our dinner and drinks.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Cheboygan, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went here for dinner with friends and the food was great with a pleasant view of the lake. Although they were busy, the waitress ( Kristine ) did a very good job of taking care of us with our dinner and drinks.

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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

At the positive recommendation of a friend, my husband and I stopped here on our way home from a road trip. We were pleasantly surprised by the entire experience. Fortunately we arrived early, otherwise I'm not sure we would have been able to get a table. Their reservation book was full. The ambience was lake side cabin charming. The service... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Awesome place been here many times and it is always excellent. Service and the atmosphere are outstanding as well. Sit in the patio and enjoy the view of Douglas lake.

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I vacation in Northern Michigan and have been coming to DLB for 20 years. The food recently is better than ever, wait staff always good and beautiful lakefront location. Music on Sunday nights which was great last night-Mike Thomas. Love the DLB steak and whitefish. Do not miss Shrimp Lenny. One of my favorites anywhere.!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great steak house. It's only open for dinner (5-9) so anticipate a wait. (Most patrons appeared to have made reservations). We sat on the porch looking out over the lake, which was nice. I had the Bistro Steak ($27), and it was one of the best steaks I've had in years. My glass of wine was a little pricey for... More 

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MI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We visited DLB for the 2nd time, as we really enjoyed it the first. Went on a Thurs night, with a reserv at 8pm. Arrived early. Packed! Seated right away. My cosmos were WEAK. Don't even bother! We started with the Charcuterie tray. Very good. Lots of Italian meats... . THen I had the French onion soup and Flautas (I... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We has heard good things about this place, but wow, the food was so good. It is on a small lake, quite a ways off the main road. Didn't expect to find such a gourmet restaurant there. It is not cheap, but quality meals cost a bit more. We sat out on the deck and had a pretty view of... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We have been going to the DLB for years and it is very reliable and good. The waitstaff is terrific and the views of the lake from the porch are lovely. It's an essential meal for every visit to the area.

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Beaufort, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The food was delicious -both the appetizers and the main courses. The view of Douglas Lake is lovely. I went with some children in the party and we enjoyed sitting on the swinging bench and chairs and walking on the dock while waiting for our meal. Probably the best restaurant at which one could eat in the area. It's worth... More 

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Clinton Township, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Celebrated our best friends 16th Anniversary at this lovely up north restaurant while staying approximately 25 minutes away at Boyne Highlands Resort for July 4th. There is outside, covered dining with plastic drapes which can be rolled down in case of rain. We enjoyed a table for four at a window just inside off the porch. The menu is rich... More 

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Additional Information about Douglas Lake Bar and Steak House

Address: 7314 Douglas Lake Road, Pellston, MI 49769
Phone Number: (231) 539-8588
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Emmet County  >  Pellston
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Barbecue, Pasta

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7314 Douglas Lake Road, Pellston, MI 49769
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Emmet County  >  Pellston
  • Phone Number: (231) 539-8588

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Barbecue, Pasta
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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