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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 - 9:30 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: Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 109
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 8
    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
Cooking at your own table--on a Lava Rock was awesome!

They have a fairly large menu to choose from. We dinner for Lunch on a Saturday. They have everything from wraps and gyros to 3 types of lobster and Lava Rock cooking. I had the scallops (on the Lava Rock) with a side of shrimp. It was excellent! The wine list is equally impressive. Can't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Ann H
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Oscoda, Michigan
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was actually pretty good and place looked nice. French onion soup was good too. However main entry of baby back ribs was absolutely disgusting. I like meat and can eat almost anything made out of meat, but this was just gross. I think ribs were pre cooked a week or more ago, they had a rancid taste of stale... More 

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Thank MECT_HET
West Branch, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Willow Tree for Valentine's Day and were sorely disappointed. I ordered the sea bass with lobster and when it came to the table I couldn't find the lobster. I asked the waitress where the lobster was and she pointed to a piece no bigger than a small shrimp and said that was the lobster! I paid $45... More 

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Thank Cara T
Oscoda, Michigan
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have a fairly large menu to choose from. We dinner for Lunch on a Saturday. They have everything from wraps and gyros to 3 types of lobster and Lava Rock cooking. I had the scallops (on the Lava Rock) with a side of shrimp. It was excellent! The wine list is equally impressive. Can't wait to go back.

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Thank Ann H
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

We traveled from Frankenmuth to West Branch to eat at this restaurant and were very satisfied with the experience. Several of us in our party ordered the Lava Rok at the table and it was a unique way of dining. The restaurant staff was very friendly and our waitress served us very well. The food was excellent and I would... More 

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Thank missionteam
Prudenville, Michigan
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Raspberry almond chicken was very flavorful. I wasn't sure about the hot raspberry sauce until my plate arrived and I took the first bite. My friend ordered the Mediterranean wrap and she was only able to eat half. It was early afternoon and they weren't crowded so we were seated by the cozy fireplace, with soft songs of the season... More 

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Thank Carolyn R
Houghton Lake, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

As always Willow Tree delivers. Either lunch or dinner you never have a bad meal. The specials are great along with the everyday menu. Must have, warm spinach salad with bacon. A meal in itself.👍👍👍

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Thank Sue N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

We dine here a few times a year as we head up north for the weekends. This restaurant is always one of the highlights of our trips and we go out of our way to make it here. I have added a few photos as those speak volumes as to the quality of the food. We stopped on a Friday... More 

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Thank Anesthesia-man
Gladwin, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

We visit The Willow Tree 3 or 4 times a year and always have enjoyed excellent service and very good food. This time the service and atmosphere were excellent as always but the food was excellent to below average. The steamed mussel appetizer was excellent and the broth was great with the mussels and also soaked up in the accompanying... More 

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Thank Doug G
Harbor Springs, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

A must go to restaurant in West Branch, MI. Always consistent - always very good food. We stop traveling from Northern Michigan.

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Thank Hugcrossvillage
Prudenville, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Dinner entre had a great flavor and the presentation was delightful. The filet was cooked as ordered and full of flavor. The service was exceptional with Kelly.

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Thank Carolyn R

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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: Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?