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Willow Tree Restaurant

633 Court St, M-30, West Branch, MI 48661-9390
989-345-0660
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Ranked #1 of 36 restaurants in West Branch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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82% Recommend
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English first
Midland, Michigan
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Servers were very attentive and personable, Grade "A" for their efforts. Food was very good as well. Terrific comments on the prime rib and the Mahi Mahi was also perfectly cooked. Both owners took the time to make sure we were all taken care of, a rarity these days. Appetizers were great as were the drinks. I really can't think... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Walking into originally from a Lon drive up north to our cottage, we thought we might be underdressed so we started back for the car. The host, seeing we had a young child, came out and told us we were very much welcome here. We were blown away. The food was great! The servers were really nice and speedy. Loved... More

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Bath, Michigan
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

All set for a special occasion dinner. This place sounded awesome. 1) wait person never told us about any specials 2) walleye had mouthfulls of bones in the fillet. That's a stomach turner for us. 3) lake perch fillets had the same problem, with the same net effect. We told our wait staff about it but no response. 4) dessert... More

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Prudenville, Michigan, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Dinner with business friends, never hurried. Great service. Large square table sot that everyone could talk to others. Appetizers were excellent. Dessert was outstanding. Great evening for all.

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Mullett Lake, Michigan
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I like when the timing of my travels on I-75, Exit 212, coincides with lunch or dinner. I stopped last night for an early dinner and was, again, delighted with my meal. I had the rib eye with the Madeira sauce on the side. The meat was just delicious and cooked to perfection. I was surprised at how little fat... More

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Traverse City
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

If you're ever visiting West Branch Michigan, forget the chain restaurants (for a while) by the strip mall at the I-75 exit and head over to the Willow Tree Restaurant on Court St. I never knew it was there after all these years of stopping to buy gas and shop! It was bright, clean, cozy, and the staff was top... More

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Port Hope, Michigan, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Pork Chops and fries were great, Prime rib was just ok again fries were great. I thought it was a little pricey for what you get. Wait staff was very good.

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West Branch, Michigan
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Great food and service. We take our kids and always enjoy ourselves. The desserts are wonderful and we usually never have to wait.

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northern michigan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Again another magnificent dining experience at Willow Tree. My husband and I took the adult children and spouses to dinner. Everyone's food was delicious and perfectly prepared. From the appetizers to main course and desert we could not have asked for better. We ordered steak, rack of lamb, sword fish, crab stuffed salmon and 2 chicken entrees. The service was... More

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Kalkaska
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We were part of a larger group at this restaurant, 30+ people. The service was outstanding. We could choose from three entrees, chicken pasta, fish or prime rib. My wife and I both chose the chicken. It was ok but seemed to have a strange texture, might have cooked too long. Overall the pasta chicken dish was quite tasty. My... More

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