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Thistle Pub & Grille

American, Seafood, Contemporary, Pub
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12500 Crystal Mountain Drive, Thompsonville, MI 49683
800.968.7686 Ext 5100
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  • 34
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  • 17
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Hometown feel in a Pub offering local products

Excellent food offering choices made from local farmers and vendors. Service was a little slow. The cheese starter plate is highly recommended as are the ribs and beef tips. A little pricey but well worth it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Melbourne, Florida
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Ann Arbor, MI
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366 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Had dinner here after golf. It was fairly full due to a wedding. Sat at the bar. Great service. The burger and fish sandwich was great. Amazing how fast it was cooked too given the crowd. Also a nice seating area outside. Nice interior decor. Not much competition but this has got the be the nicest place in 10 miles.

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Melbourne, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Excellent food offering choices made from local farmers and vendors. Service was a little slow. The cheese starter plate is highly recommended as are the ribs and beef tips. A little pricey but well worth it.

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Canton, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We really enjoyed our dining experience at the Thistle Pub and Grille. The food was excellent. Very nice atmosphere.

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South Lyon, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

My wife had the steak i had the ribs and we both liked our dinner. another time we shared some appetizers and they were very good. we will for sure go back. service was good too.

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Iron River, Michigan
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Sat outside on the patio one night for dinner, very enjoyable. My grilled shrimp and sausage with polenta meal was excellent. A wide variety of beers were available. Dessert was okay, but nothing to rave about.

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Muskegon, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Just awesome ambiance! The Scottish themed restaurant was a pleasure to dine at. The menu was fantastic and we had a steak and scallop special and the ahi tuna. The portions were large and neither of us could finish. The crowd is mostly people staying at the resort or golfers. It was admittedly a bit pretentious especially since I am... More 

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

small portions, overuse of herbs, overcooked baked salmon and expensive for what you receive, location next to golf carts so not picturesque

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Longview, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Love this restaurant and the manager Becky gets it right every time!! Beautiful resort on top of it!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The setting on the patio is great, the food is higher end, but really worth the price. The only down side, the wait staff seems a little low caliber.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Loved this place! Hit this restaurant if you're visiting Crystal Mountain Resort! Excellent wine choices from the great Northern Michigan vineyards. The appetizers were spectacular! We had the rock steak and ordered a second. The beets carpaccio salad with grilled chicken was great! I had an Italian cream cauliflower soup that had bacon in it - amazing. Bread was fresh... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12500 Crystal Mountain Drive, Thompsonville, MI 49683
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Benzie County  >  Thompsonville
  • Phone Number: 800.968.7686 Ext 5100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Contemporary, Pub

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