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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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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Food but Pricey

We were more than pleased with the food here and the outdoor seating is beautiful. It was a little bit pricey but I guess that is to be expected at a resort.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Portage, Indiana
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West Bloomfield, Michigan
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

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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Portage, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We were more than pleased with the food here and the outdoor seating is beautiful. It was a little bit pricey but I guess that is to be expected at a resort.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Our family chose to try the Thistle as we were driving to the resort. We had a long day on Lake Mich and were ready to experience Crystal Mountain. We have a one year old, a five year old and were in shorts and pullovers because of an unseasonably cold evening in July. We were told by the hostess, who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

Wanted something close to Crystal Mountain and was very impressed. The Rock Steak is a must! The scallops as well as the Cherry BBQ ribs had excellent flavor and were perfectly prepared. Service was quality also. After dining at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island and several other highly regarded dining establishments on a week long vacation, Thistle Pub &... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Healthy menu, small menu but choices were appetizing. Large beer selection. Waite staff was excellent, if you are management reading this you have a waitress named Kelli, she is an absolute treasure! Food portions were ample and price was reasonable. I really liked this place!

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Coopersville, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We arrived late and so went directly to the Thistle for some dinner. The 'after-hours' crowd was pretty noisy and there was no getting away from it. The food was good but NOT a quiet or romantic dinner.

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Dyer, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This restaurant has it all, tasty food, warm and inviting environment, and great service. My compliments to the chef, my family loved everything that we ordered.

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Additional Information about Thistle Pub & Grille

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

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?