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Showboat Restaurant

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242 W Broad St, Chesaning, MI 48616-1205
+1 517-845-2830
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“soup” (4 reviews)
“perch” (3 reviews)
“bacon” (3 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
242 W Broad St, Chesaning, MI 48616-1205
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Reviewed July 31, 2018

We stopped for a late lunch on our way up north. Gigunga portions. Reuben was too big but delicious. service was attentive. My wife had to take her leftovers with. Great salad bar. Cute liquor cabinet. see for your self.

Thank detroitdrugrep
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

We were passing thru and wanted to stop for breakfast. We have been here before for dinner. Good selection, good service. Lots of locals came in. Give this a try, we will next time we are in the area

Thank Bob0409
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Unfortunately this restaurant has new owners. The food is not as good - example is why would you put dried spices on green beans? There is no soup at the soup and salad bar. When we ate here for Valentine’s Day, they were out of...More

2  Thank theresa h
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Several of my family members and I went here after a significant family event thinking we would enjoy some food and each other's company. Well, we were right about only one of those goals, each other's company! The food was not fresh at all---tasted old,terrible,...More

Thank Sally H
Reviewed February 25, 2018

This is a great place to eat. Good food, good service. I would recommend this for anyone traveling thru Chesaning.

2  Thank dmille708885
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

This is a very popular spot. Had the perch, sweet potato and salad bar which were delicious. It wasn't busy during the middle of the week so we chose a great spot for work conversation. Service was impeccable

2  Thank Sue S
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Downtown home cooked meals. Great place to eat. Located in the heart of Chesaning. Prices very reasonable

2  Thank Terry B
Reviewed November 10, 2017

I had the Fruit Salad: Romaine lettuce, grapes, apples, shredded parmigiano, grilled chicken, with pomegranate dressing. Great size and delicious. Hubby had the 16 oz prime rib with sautéed mushrooms and rice with the salad bar. He said it was very good and the meat...More

2  Thank FLPhotochick
Reviewed August 10, 2017

Their under new ownership. They kept the same menu and salad bar. the food is very good. I had one of the dinner specials which was boord chicken with mushrooms and bacon and it was awesome, it came with potato ( I had baked) and...More

1  Thank lsap1951
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We had breakfast, it was good;. Homemade taste and fresh. Nothing fancy or different. The food and service is consistent every time we go, which is why we continue to go.

1  Thank Melody W
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Questions & Answers
Cherie B
December 18, 2016|
Response from KIP1958 | Reviewed this property |
I would guess YES, but I have not been there since September. I believe they do decorate though.
Mary Lou G
April 26, 2016|
Response from tina g | Reviewed this property |
They have both tables and booths.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 242 W Broad St, Chesaning, MI 48616-1205
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Chesaning
  • Phone Number: +1 517-845-2830
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