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“Very poor service.” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Limberlost

Limberlost
4168 W. Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, MI
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Ranked #17 of 30 Restaurants in Houghton Lake
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Michigan
Top Contributor
165 reviews 165 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 56 cities Reviews in 56 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“Very poor service.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

There are not very many restaurant choices in Houghton Lake but I would advise you keep looking. Five of us stopped in here tonight for dinner. Hardly anyone in the establishment. We informed the waitress of our need to keep things moving as we had an appointment. She said it wouldn't be a problem. Although cole slaw was not on the menu, we were informed they did have it so two of us ordered it. It was plopped down w/o a plate in a tartar sauce size disposable container in front of us. Tasted ok but presentation was terrible and it had a hefty $2.50 price for a 2"by1" round portion. The saga continues when food is brought to three of the five customers. The 4th meal was brought 10 minutes later and was cold. The fifth dinner came when we were leaving!!! Fifth diner didn't have time to eat it. Staff was unapologetic.
Bad form.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Canton, Michigan, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Sunday”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013 via mobile

On Sunday they have a bloody Mary bar that is vary good. Also on Sunday they have wings for 50 cents. In the evening you can grill your own steak on a huge grill set in the middle of the bar.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Alvordton, Ohio
2 reviews
“Awesome!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Had located this place before we got there by googling places for our icefishing trip. After checking in at lees resort we took a little shopping tour. Located this restaurant and decided to go in for a cocktail And check out the events the weekend.met Nicole the hostess and waitress, and she set us at the bar for a cocktails and we ended with reservations for 8 that evening. Went back at 7 with 7 in our party for pre dinner cocktails, again there was Nicole! She did such a good job we decided to sit in her section the rest of the night! The onion rings and mushrooms were awesome. Nicole got the chef for me and he explained how he made them! Roger the grill master was also great! We will be back again next trip!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Grand Ledge, Michigan
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“Great Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Chicken strips are awesome. Homemade onion rings are outstanding! They make a decent drink too. Atmosphere is conducive to family dining. Great view of Houghton Lake. Don't take kids there the 1st weekend in August, they have a fantastic adult Bud Bash Beach Party.

Visited January 2013
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New Baltimore, Michigan
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Nice view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012 via mobile

Nice place to stop and have a drink appetizer and good food, the nachos are awesome and the view of the lake is very nice.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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