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Willow Tree Restaurant

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633 Court St, M-30, West Branch, MI 48661-9390
989-345-0660
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 96
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 6
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  • 5
    Terrible
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
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Love this restaurant for a romantic dinner with my husband. I have taken the children and they are treated very well. Food is excellent and tastes fresh. Wait staff are very attentive and provide lots of information. Love the Crème Brule.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
Jeanette N
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West Branch, Michigan
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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West Branch, Michigan
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Love this restaurant for a romantic dinner with my husband. I have taken the children and they are treated very well. Food is excellent and tastes fresh. Wait staff are very attentive and provide lots of information. Love the Crème Brule.

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Michigan
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60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We've been well pleased on previous visits to the Willow Tree and on our visit last night, we were not disappointed. Pricey? You bet, but worth every penny. This is an upscale restaurant in rural (and unlikely!) West Branch, with a very attractive decor, just the right volume on the background music and very nicely appointed. We were greeted/seated promptly... More 

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Traverse City
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The service is always top notch at the Willow tree, from the moment we walk in the door to the moment we leave. The food is incredible. We always order the Ahi Tuna for an appetizer. It is simply the BEST. My husband cannot stop ordering the prime rib. He is never disappointed. I have tried the shrimp, the perch,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This was our second time at the Willow Tree. Last time, we had a buffet which was mediocre, so this time I was hoping that off the menu would be better. We started off with the bruschetta appetizer, which was excellent! My husband and I had the steak sandwich special, which was not really that special. A little tough and... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Willow Tree is incredible. High quality service, great presentation, and fanatic food. They have an excellent 11AM to 6PM happy hour that has $2 off drinks and around a dozen appetizers to choose from for only $5 each. The lake perch was simply delicious, the salmon special was out of this world, and the open face steak sandwich was tender... More 

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Clinton Township, Michigan
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55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Been going to Willow Tree since it was in the West Branch Country Club and am never disappointed. The food, wait staff and atmosphere are really good. If you are in West Branch and looking for a great meal, this is a must

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Highland, Michigan
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

What a nice surprise. Fine dining at its best. The wait staff was very attentive. We were brought hot rolls with sweet butter melting on top. My mom ordered lobster bisque; there may have been 3 pieces of lobster in it. I had clam chowder. Very good. We shared chicken salad on a buttery croissant. Nice discounted cocktails during happy... More 

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Gladwin, Michigan
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3 restaurant 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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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: Special occasions, Doing business, Romantic, Large groups
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?