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“A step back in time, old school interior and service” 4 of 5 stars
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Old Channel Inn
6905 Old Channel Trail, Montague, MI
(231)893-3805
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Ranked #2 of 11 restaurants in Montague
Cuisines: American
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Holland, Michigan
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82 restaurant reviews
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“A step back in time, old school interior and service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We stopped in during the afternoon on a vacation day to check it out. The inn is in an old farmhouse and has that up north Michigan feel with ducks everywhere. The wait staff was very informative, friendly and attentive. We had something to drink and a few snacks. All was good. Its one of very few restaurants on or near Lake Michigan, and the beach is really beautiful. This is a fun trip back in time.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Decatur, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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“Great Food with Great Atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

We enjoyed this restaurant for the great food and atmosphere. It was similar to bar food but better. The place was packed but we had super service. The waitress and hostess were friendly and accommodating. A great experience over all.

Visited August 2013
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Michigan
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“Quaint location right off the beach.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

I thought it overlooked the water, but its a short walk to the beach. The food was decent, but not spectacular. Great service.

Visited August 2013
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Ada, Michigan
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“great dining in a rustic knotty pine cottage”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

The perch was fantastic! Be sure to save room for pie - homemade by the woman who runs Amanda's Bequest B & B in Montague.

Visited June 2013
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“STEP BACK IN TIME”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

a small but very cute, cozy restaurant right on Lake Michigan. I wish it was closer to the beach or had beach views...But the views are blocked by homes...
The inn gives you a very up north feel..It has a beautiful fireplace (perfect for winter nights.) Decor could use some updates...dark, and old diner tables & chairs.
We all enjoyed the food..Very good, diner meals..The fish & chips were crispy and tasted very fresh..The grilled cheese had 3 different types of cheese..The best part of the meal were the DELICIOUS homemade strawberry and pech pies. Worth a trip just for them....Maybe a little high price for size and quality of food.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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