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Thunder Bay River Restaurant

1315 W Chisholm St, Rt 23, Alpena, MI 49707-1621
+1 989-340-0831
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
“fish” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
1315 W Chisholm St, Rt 23, Alpena, MI 49707-1621
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for breakfast and were not disappointed. The food was good and the staff was extremely pleasant and helpful. We will definitely be back again.

Thank aregier
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Nice Place with Great Service, Can set looking at the River while you eat. When you walk in it is as if you are going into a Light House. Reasonably Priced for Good Food!

Thank Marilyn H
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Our waiter was friendly and personable. Food was not outstanding but good nonetheless, like average diner fare, with decent portions. There were lots of empty tables, and it was prime dinner time, so I tried to figure out what was lacking in this restaurant (it...More

Thank justthe2ofus
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has great views of the river and the food wasn’t bad at all. Staff was very friendly as well.

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

This is a cute place right across from Thunder Bay. The restaurant has some good fried food, but if your looking for low-cal, this is not the place. If your looking for a place to try locally caught perch, then this IS the place!

Thank JediKnights1
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Outside of building is rather “nondescript” so we were not sure but were pleasantly surprised. Menu had plenty of choices and I ordered a ham and cheese expecting a few slices of deli meat but instead was served a generous slice of thick ham. The...More

1  Thank Cindi C
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend this restaurant! They have great tasting food, large portions and great prices. It has great views of the river, is very clean and the staff is very friendly.

1  Thank Dee4824
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Very good food and great service. Can't complain about either of those but this next item had to be a fluke, When we checked out, using our debit card - we were chatting with the cashier. My husband signed, she asked if we wanted a...More

1  Thank Rosemary S
Reviewed May 14, 2018

I couldn't help but laughing when I read the review by KEMMH back a few weeks ago. First off I believe that reviewer either works for the local Chamber of Commerce [hence the tale of the Ludlow family which has no relevance to the food...More

Thank Willie W
Reviewed April 29, 2018

All you can eat cod dinner was delicious. I had four nice pieces on the plate and did not need to order a second plate. Had the last Labatte Blue in a bottle. Elderly mother had the chicken tenders and the french fries were good.

Thank Shawn M C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1315 W Chisholm St, Rt 23, Alpena, MI 49707-1621
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Alpena
  • Phone Number: +1 989-340-0831
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