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Boyne River Inn

American, Bar, Pub
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229 Water St, Boyne City, MI 49712-1244
231-582-6300
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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michigan
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96 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

very good food . great location . plenty of thing to choose from on the menu. staff very friendly plenty of seating .

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Thank jhowie
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looked like a good place to eat. They were busy, so we waited in line. No big deal. About five minutes into our wait and older couple walked in. The hostess came back and seated them immediately. Another five minutes we had a seat. Fish fry going on, so menu was severely limited which while understandable, was disappointing. The entire... More 

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Thank Al S
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 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!

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Thank Cheri B
Owosso, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

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.

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Thank Carzrich
Clinton Township, Michigan
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129 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
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;)

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Thank Kali M
Livonia, Michigan
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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.

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Thank SassyTwo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 

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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.

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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.

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Thank Younger49712

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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?