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Empire Village Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews pizza breadsticks fries sandwiches blt grilled cheese chicken chilli sleeping bear dunes root beer local craft brews kids menu my bf service was excellent nice stop full bar food was great
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

We stumbled upon this place on our way home from Glen Arbor. Amazing Fried Pickles and quite possibly the best pastrami sandwich I've ever had.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kristinmcgrifka
Reviewed January 1, 2019

Good local beer choices on draft, which is great. Known for pizza, I had the delicious BLT instead. Lively and popular, the place as filled to capacity on a weekday night.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pfefmeister
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

I had been told the Empire Village Inn had great pizza. I was taking a break from a conference and after climbing the Empire Bluffs a Pizza and beer sounded good. Lucky for me it was Monday which is pizza and pint day. Bartender and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dogcentral65
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Stayed in Empire for long weekend for our Anniversary. Friday night was all you could eat fish and fries-which my hubby had and loved :) I ordered the 'Grateful Veg' pizza and was very pleased with my choice. Very fresh and flavorful! Would recommend and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kwake5
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Refreshingly interesting food. Beyond burgers (they make them), pizza (they make them), chicken (they make it)...there are creative and delicious dishes if you like to balance your diet with great options. Wonderful staff, loved the music and nice beer selection.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PeterB10422
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

While visiting the Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore we stopped in for a late lunch at the Empire Inn. They advertise the “Best Burger “ in Michigan and although very good, I would question that, but as busy as the place was the service and food...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Daniel M
Reviewed August 11, 2018

I thought their pizza was average. I did like the folks who worked here. The service was fine. Their pizza was too cheesy and doughy for my taste. I think a decent Pizza Hut or the equivalent would "outclass" the pizza found at Empire Village...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank photoguywisconsin
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Yummy pizza the whole family enjoyed. Splurge the $1 extra for flavored crust. Kids enjoyed the specialty pop flavors like black cherry and orange cream. Waiter even asked if we wanted a to go cup when we were finishing up.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank L5973GXsharonh
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Wow...we went three nights in a row, for dinner (they are open for breakfast) and were blown away by the fantastic fish selection (special). Whitefish, Blue Gill, Smelt and Walleye!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank averyjentzen
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Place to go for pizza! Great sandwiches, salads and breadsticks. Very casual place for any family function. Service is great!

Date of visit: July 2018
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