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Wood Fire

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134 S Front St, Dowagiac, MI 49047-1737
+1 269-782-0007
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Wed 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016

A great place for foodies, with outstanding staff. We have been going to Wood Fire for years and have always enjoyed our experiences there. The unique specials are varied, the Italian foods are always top-notch, and the staff takes wonderful care of us, every visit. The martinis are great too! Sometimes there is live music, which they take care not... More 

Thank Peggy F
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 21, 2016

I was quite surprised when I walked into the restaurant on a Sunday evening. Almost all the tables were full with couples, families, or small groups even though all businesses on the "main street " were closed . The menu offered "homemade items" such as pasta, pizza crust, bread and crackers. As tempted as I was to try the pizza... More 

Thank stgabs01
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

We made early reservations on a Friday night. I was a little nervous because we had a commitment in the early evening and there were some comments from others that the service was slow. Our service was prompt. Our server was pretty young and didn't know the beer and wine selections well. She also forgot to ask my wife how... More 

Thank Hastingsbass
Elkhart, Indiana
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed July 23, 2016

Love the food, ambiance and service. The mushroom lasagna is amazing! Great menu, and it's not all pasta and pizza.

Thank Jac22964
Chicago, Illinois
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed July 13, 2016

Great ambiance , wonderful bar with many martini options. The food is amazing I have never been disappointed with the service, food or prices. Highly recommend

Thank MBKR1
Fishers, IN
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188 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit to this lovely restaurant in downtown Dowagiac. We had martinis before dinner and all were good-I only wished my Cosmo was colder, but this was a minor issue. Our server did an outstanding job-she was very professional yet friendly. She explained rather complicated specials in a loud enough voice that all could hear, warned us... More 

Thank MackinacMegan
Houston, Texas
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500 reviews
327 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed July 8, 2016

The menu is very Italian. The service starts with bread and a cracker with flavored olive oil for dipping. I ordered a (wood fired) pizza that had unusual toppings (various vegetables and a bit of meat with a vinegar drizzle). It was perfectly cooked. The crust was especially flavorful. Interesting wine list with a good choice by the glass. An... More 

Thank cgny1fwd
Massillon, Ohio
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71 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

We are in the area for a week vacation staying at a wonderful Lake house on Diamond Lake. Not a lot of restaurants in the immediate area but Wood Fire restaurant in Dowagiac Michigan is worth the trip! We had another family with us and everyone was raving about their meals (4teenagers 5 adults). The atmosphere is very cool in... More 

Thank tgolbs
Bartlett, Illinois
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63 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed July 5, 2016

Whenever am in Dowagiac, MI at our family's cottage, we stop at the Wood Fire. They start the meal with artisan breads, crackers, and olives. Really good! I have tried many of the items on the menu over the years. The salads are fresh and have good quality ingredients, the soups are really good, and the fish options are great!... More 

Thank 276elizabethl
Niles, Michigan
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed June 29, 2016

This is one of our "go to" places for important occasions. The food is excellent. They have a nice wine list and get craft beers from around Michigan. Dinner and Sunday Brunch are always a treat.

Thank Doug H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $40
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 S Front St, Dowagiac, MI 49047-1737
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cass County  >  Dowagiac
  • Phone Number: +1 269-782-0007

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