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Willow Tree Restaurant

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633 Court St, M-30, West Branch, MI 48661-9390
989-345-0660
Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 91
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  • 12
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 6
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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
If you are looking for a gourmet meal, try the Willow Tree

The food, atmosphere, and service have always been great. It's more expensive than other restaurants in the area, but well worth it. The food is something you would expect to find in a fine restaurant in Chicago or New York City. For special occasions, this is the place to go in mid Michigan.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
Kim V
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Gladwin, Michigan
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Gladwin, Michigan
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The food, atmosphere, and service have always been great. It's more expensive than other restaurants in the area, but well worth it. The food is something you would expect to find in a fine restaurant in Chicago or New York City. For special occasions, this is the place to go in mid Michigan.

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Gladwin, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Food is good but far too expensive. We go here a couple times a year. They do accommodate large groups nicely.

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We went to West Branch for my birthday weekend, and my husband said he was going to take me to a really nice restaurant in West Branch - HE WASN'T LYING!! EVERYTHNG was perfect! We both enjoyed the filet on the Lava Roc : A-MA-ZING!! Chef Tony came to our table and chatted with us - he's a really nice... More 

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Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The Willow Tree is a casual upscale restaurant with a nice menu and good food. The atmosphere is of a more urban setting, but somehow it works in the small mid-western town of West Branch. Lunch and dinner menus available. Will definitely return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

I have gone to the Saginaw Willow Tree location and am impressed each time! Fabulous and friendly service. Their spinach/bacon side salad is so tasty, I get it each time. And you don't want to miss their Saganaki!

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Traverse City, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Not being mean but restaurants like this just don't exist in mid michigan. The food is great and the setting is beautiful. If you're in town this is the place to go.

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Clarkston, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We started by being greeted by the door, very pleasant person seated us immediately. The wait staff was very nice and very professional. The food was phenominal. the dessert selection was great and the lemon cake I had was really good. We finished with an expresso and left feeling very satisfied that it was money well spent. The price is... More 

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Gladwin-Sugar Springs, MI
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The food was spectacular. The whole evening was great. The food, the service...everything. Will surely be back again, and would definitely recommend!

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Longmont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I ordered the Lava Rok grilled Yellow Fin tuna entree with a side of raw asparagus (available by special request at the suggestion of our waiter). The meal was wonderful and because I cooked each bite before I ate it, my meal was warm from beginning to end. The menu is extensive, the portions generous and the service very pleasant.

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Tawas City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

My wife and I have come here a few times, and we have fully enjoyed ourselves every time. The staff was genuinely nice, the food was great, and the selection was great as well. I feel the prices are a little high for the area, but still worth it.

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Additional Information about Willow Tree Restaurant

Address: 633 Court St, M-30, West Branch, MI 48661-9390
Phone Number: 989-345-0660
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  West Branch
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 633 Court St, M-30, West Branch, MI 48661-9390
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  West Branch
  • Phone Number: 989-345-0660

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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