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Chamberlin's Ole Forest Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner

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Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
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All reviews prime rib cake perch dinner potatoes steak whitefish chicken overlooking the lake off the menu great atmosphere full bar upper peninsula great dinner bud appetizers tender michigan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love visiting Kelly and Bud and the staff. The cozy feel of their bar area is the feel of everyone knows your name. The dining is great and the food is the best so far in the UP. Right on Big Manistee Lake you...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 209natalied
Reviewed February 22, 2019

Nice atmosphere, good food... walk into this Victorian Inn with a fire roaring in the fireplace and live music in the corner. The menu is reasonable and the food is good. A nice place to dine in the U.P.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ChefTravelerDan
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

We have a cottage in the area and make a point to go here regularly. The atmosphere if great and very cozy in the winter. I have never had a bad meal here, and I eat a wide variety of things off the menu. They...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 655catherinec
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Don’t miss this hidden gem in Curtis. We found it luckily just by googling places to stay. Awesome place!

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Ameliapost
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

We were referred to this special place by our motel owner. We were looking for a place to celebrate our anniversary. We loved the warm, welcoming dining area and the attentive staff. We ordered the perch dinner and thoroughly enjoyed it. The waitress ((Tammy) was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cruiser003
Reviewed September 17, 2018

This has been recommended very highly, and the atmosphere, history and location were just as described. With the beautiful weather and sunset, it was wonderful to sit outside and have an adult beverage before being called to dinner. The dinner was good, but not great....More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

Husband and I attended the dinner theater Sat night. We had eaten here a few times before and were very satisfied. Definitely not up to last visits. The appetizers were great. Salad so-so. I don't like the lettuce is such big pieces it has to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Sharon G
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Great atmosphere, beautiful building. I had the Cajun whitefish with a side of steamed broccoli. It was SO good. Perfect service. Very attentive staff even though they looked short staffed. The hostess even ran around to make sure tables were happy. Highest prices in this...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Wes S
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Have been here several times. Never had bad service. Had prime rib with a bone and they seared it on the outside (they only do the searing if you request it), very good (no complaints). Got to try different appetizers and they were all very...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank willy911
Reviewed April 18, 2018

The food here is great. The atmosphere is great. The service is great. A beautiful setting on a bluff overlooking Big Manistique Lake.

Date of visit: October 2017
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Response from UP_SpartanFan | Reviewed this property |
They are closed for lunch and dinner on Monday and Tuesday.
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