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Boyne River Inn

American, Bar, Pub
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229 Water St, Boyne City, MI 49712-1244
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can't beat the BRI for a fish fry! Family stlyle fish, cold slaw, and fried... All you can eat! And lots of activity outside with bands, street vendors, ect. Been coming here for 20 years for Friday night fish fry- the best!

Thank Cheri B
Owosso, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On Fridays they offer All you Care to Eat or a 3 piece Fish Dinner. Very good fish and fries. The wait staff is friendly and fast. Seating may take a little time if you arrive around 6pm. They also have the best burgers around.

Thank Carzrich
Clinton Township, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Stopped in on a late Sunday afternoon. We were seated immediately and ate on the balcony overlooking the river. I was a very nice view and experience. The wait staff was very friendly and attentive. I has a bacon cheeseburger with onion rings. It was excellent. My wife had ribs and fries that was equally great. This will be a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick early dinner and ended up with exactly what we were looking for. The BRI has some of the best burgers around, made fresh with local Circle M Ranch hamburger. Chose to sit out on the patio where a local feathered friend named Franklin shared some of our burger bun with us;)

Thank Kali M
Livonia, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

We had read the reviews and were looking forward to dining here, although we expected more of a bar & grill. We were pleasantly surprised to find a lovely interior, delicious meals, happy and helpful staff, and a beautiful view overlooking a park and river. We will definitely return in the future - the outdoor seating looks very inviting.

Thank SassyTwo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Since discovering the Boyne River Inn, this is where we go 4 out of 5 times when visiting the area which is often. I've eaten meals that would rival any high end restaurant in the area for an amazingly reasonable price. The specials are something to watch for and try. We've never had anything but good food, friendly service and... More 

Thank Dori S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

5 couples out on a Thursday night. Great food, great service. Loved the Reuben, others said the ribs were really good. No problem moving tables to accommodate a large group.

Thank Lindsey A
Lady l
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

All around excellent dining. Would recommend for all ages. Friday fish fry is delicious. Followed on Saturday by the best prime rib around.

Thank Younger49712
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

We went with a large group of friends on Friday and Saturday night for a couple of drinks. Full bar and not very expensive. Excellent service! The barmaid was serving great cocktails and beers and was very friendly! We also popped in for late Saturday lunch after skiing and had delicious wild mushroom burger (definitely top 5 I've ever had)... More 

Thank Małgorzata T
Harrison Township, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016 via mobile

Great drinks, great food, great waitstaff. What else can you ask for. I have been here several times with friends. Have seen various items come from the kitchen. Everything has been fantastic. Burgers, fish, Mexican. Food is great. Would highly recommend to meet friends or family.

Thank Craig S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Television
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 229 Water St, Boyne City, MI 49712-1244
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Charlevoix County  >  Boyne City
  • Phone Number: 231-582-6300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?