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“Service perfect. Food, just ok” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Gilbert's Lodge

Gilbert's Lodge
22335 Harper Ave, Saint Clair Shores, MI 48080-1817
(586) 772-9720
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Cuisines: Family Fare
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Burnsville, North Carolina
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106 restaurant reviews
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“Service perfect. Food, just ok”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

Susanne was the perfect waitress. The busboys Vince C and Mike(new) were the best young men I have seen in a long time. Scouring the tables, polite and courteous. Hopefully they are properly rewarded. The stew was awful. Tasted like a bottle of bar-b-que sauce was poured in the mix. Over powering. Someone should taste it prior to serving. Country fried steak, pork on squewers over deep fried. Greasy and boring. Fish tacos were great but needed some more stuff on them. Tomatoes, cheese that you could see and taste would be nice. The staff and service made up for the lousy food. I cannot understand why this place was so busy. Music was blasting loudly.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Allegan, Michigan
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Good Family Visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

We went to Gilbert's for a family dinner, 4 adults and 1 child. We enjoyed our visit. Burgers and shepards pie were ordered. The burgers were great, very tasty and the Gilbert fires were a good choice too. Nicely seasoned. We'll be back on our next visit to the area.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Macomb, Michigan
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Good experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

I enjoy Gilbert's. The food is good and reasonably priced. They have a lot of regulars so I get to see familiar faces when I visit there. In addition, they have a complimentary banquet room.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Brentwood, Tennessee
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great specials”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

At Gilbert's you can always find a good hot special for less than $9. We've tried our share of them and have liked them all. However, one of our favorites is the Monday night half off pizza. The sauce is flavorful and there's just enough topping to crust ratio. Pretty fast and efficient service too. They also have a coupon on their website. You have to look for it, but it's worth up to $7 off regular prices.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cleveland
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153 reviews 153 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 47 cities Reviews in 47 cities
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
“Bent Over Backwards to Accomodate Large Group”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

I've been to Gilbert's several times and was never overly impressed until this last time. 13 of us showed up with no reservations on a Sunday evening and were immediately accomadated. We had 8 children with us (ages ranged from 1 to 16). It was a lot for any establishment to handle, but our waitresses were extremely gracious about the whole thing. We were isolated from other diners (which made perfect sense) and were also very close to the bathrooms (which was helpful). Everything came quickly and correctly and the one of us who had issues with the food was immediately given another entree free of charge. The waitresses were also very nice to the children. Two of the younger ones ended up dancing around a bit once they finished their meals and no one batted an eye. The hockey game on tv kept the teenage boys' attention. The food was good and filling and all the kids ate. All in all, what could have been a disaster in another restaurant turned into a pleasant evening.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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