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“Great Ribs” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Boyne River Inn

Boyne River Inn
229 Water St, Boyne City, MI 49712-1244
231-582-6300
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Ranked #9 of 29 Restaurants in Boyne City
Cuisines: Pub
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Oakland, Michigan
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Great Ribs”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2010

My wife and I stopped in this small bar restaurant based on a recommendation from a local resident we met in town. It has the look of a typical northern Michigan bar from the outside. Inside, we found a busy bar, with several open tables for dining, as well as a nice deck which overlooks the Boyne River. We sat on the deck and it was enjoyable.
The restaurant was clean, the waitress was prompt and pleasant. The menu was simple, and the food was good. I ordered the ribs --- their specialty --- and they were terrific. I have tried BBQ ribs in all the famous "rib-cities" (Memphis, St. Louis, Kansas City, Dallas, Raleigh, etc.) and these were as good as any of those. And at a very reasonable price --- about $12 for dinner.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Excellent staff. This is one of those...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2010

Excellent staff. This is one of those hidden jewels that the locals go to.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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michigan
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“Love it!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2009

The staff is great, the food even better! The portions are amazing for the price!!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Boyne City, Michigan
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 46 cities Reviews in 46 cities
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
“Great food & atmosphere!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2008

Great selection for dinners. Don't forget to check the specials.

Full bar available too!

Loved the outdoor dining along the Boyne River.

The staff here was pleasant and very helpful!

Kick back and play Keno or watch one of the many TV's.

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