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Pier 23


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Seafood, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Seating, Table Service

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They were closed Very disappointed because we have a had their sautéed perch that was delicious. Not sure if this is permanent . We stopped around 5 PM and it looks like they have been closed for a while.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank orangecrate150
Reviewed May 30, 2019 via mobile

A sign on the door says the restaurant is closed for the 2019 season due to a severe leg injury. Remains to be seen if it will ever open again. Regardless, the quality of food has steadily declined over the years.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank visamastermichigan
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

My family and I used to enjoy this restaurant 20-25 years ago. Now it is a dirty, run down business. Filthy bathrooms, dirty floors, dirty windows, broken and dirty tables and chairs on deck. I can’t help but wonder what the kitchen looks like. Stay...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank LaurieJeann
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We were unfamiliar with East Tawas and we wanted fresh perch. Read the earlier reviews, including the rundown condition of building. A good friend had recommended ‘best perch dinner’ at ‘a’ restaurant across from Walmart. It was Pier 23. We didn’t think the outside was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mark48328
Reviewed August 8, 2018

As many times as we passed this restaurant, we were never tempted to go in because the outside looked so sad and dilapidated. However, after checking their menu and the recent reviews, we decided to give the restaurant a try, and we are very glad...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank U5832LSwilliams
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

We had never been to Tawas before so when we found this great little restaurant we were really pleased. The fish dishes we had for dinner were delicious and reasonably priced. We would definitely recommend this restaurant to others.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank larryschmitt
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

This is becoming one of our regular stops whenever we're in the Tawas area. Tonight we both had Shrimp Del Rey. Marinated shrimp, cooked on a skewer on a bed of wild rice. Delicious. Two craft beers, one hard cider for wife, two shrimp del...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Deetroit
Reviewed June 12, 2018

The building does not do this place justice, it is a fantastic restaurant , we met the chef and owner she is amazing. the food was amazing and the bar tender , I think is is Mia or something was on the spot with service....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Anthony M
Reviewed April 1, 2018

This place has great food and a full bar. We have only eaten there a limited times mainly because they are closed during the winter.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Michael V
Reviewed January 22, 2018

This place might not be the most glamorous place, but the food is good and the service was exceptional. Unfortunately, this is a seasonal restaurant.

Date of visit: September 2017
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Response from oletroop | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately they are only open between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
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