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You can order take-out online from our website, or phone in your order. Customer favorites include the award-winning ribs and pulled pork sandwich. We also feature several other menu items that have become most popular with our loyal customers - particularly our smoked chicken wings, Sandwich of your Dreams, French dip sandwich and the Friday Fish Fry. Our dine-in capacity remains limited by staff shortages. We’re open 5 days/week – lunch and dinner Tuesday through Saturday. We are closed Sunday and Monday. We apologize for the increased wait times caused by staff shortages, but we continue to promise an exceptional dining experience. As always, we look forward to the opportunity to serve you
PRICE RANGE
$9 - $24
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed October 13, 2022

My wife and I went to Frankfort on a lark as part of our fall color tour in northwest lower Michigan by Traverse City, and walked in for lunch. It turned out to be an amazing surprise! We both had the adult grilled cheese sandwich,...which was quite generous and delicious. As an appetizer I had the potato soup which was amazing and accompanied by a piece of warm corn bread which was fabulous! The sweet potato fries and Cole slaw were terrific! The server was pleasant, helpful, and professional. Enjoy your meal!More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed August 24, 2022 via mobile

Great food and service! We all tried some variety of the pulled pork, which was excellent. I’ve never had a grilled cheese with pulled pork, but it won’t be my last! AJ was our very attentive and kind server. Enjoyed him and the entire experience!

Date of visit: August 2022
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Trip11929327088, Owner at Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2022

Thanks. Our pulled pork has been a customer favorite for over 25 years. Yes, AJ has been a star performer for us this year. Thanks for the time you took to submit your review. We look forward to serving you again.

Reviewed June 11, 2022 via mobile

Went for lunch. Nice decor, good menu choices. Burger was very good as was the pulled pork. Fish sandwich had tiny pieces on it. Fries were good, nice local beers. Good service.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed May 19, 2022 via mobile

Only good restaurant open in mid May. Waitress was very sweet! I got the pulled bbq sandwich, husband got twice baked potato soup and the fish sandwich. Both were big size, and tasted wonderful!

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed March 4, 2022 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch while exploring northern Michigan in the winter. Beautiful little town and the restaurant didn’t disappoint. Pulled pork sandwich with sweet potato fries was a win as well as the pulled pork nachos. Nice beer selection, awesome sweet potato fries, historic decor...and friendly, fast service.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed October 30, 2021

Food and waitress were both great. I know the restaurant business has been tough the last couple years but both of our meals we were charged more than the menu's stated price. Even at the over charged price the food was still reasonable. I would...suggest adjusting you menu prices to reflect what is actually being charged, That would look better to your diners. Otherwise this has the appearance of shady business practices.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed October 27, 2021

The atmosphere here is nautical themed. It doesn't smack you in the face with it, just enough to make an enjoyable feel to the place. There's not a ton of seats, just enough to be cosy. I went a little crazy ordering, thinking I'd have...leftovers. I ordered the Bacon Wrapped Sausage ($9). Then a half order of Honey Chipotle Wings ($8). Finally a half order of Ribs ($20). I started with the wings. They were excellent. Very tender and sweet and spicy. Not burning spicy, just smack you spicy. They were juicy and came right off the bone! The bacon wrapped sausage is a spicy andouille. Sadly it's just six small bites. That being said it is very good. Lol after the wings the slice in andouille was mild! The Ribs were spectacular. Fall off the bone tender and between the spices and bbq sauce on it it has amazing taste profile! It also came with coleslaw and bomba fries. The coleslaw was amazing, soooo good! The fries were good, but nothing special. I had no left overs. The service was excellent. Very friendly. They check on you and treat you like a normal. Overall an easy 6 star review. I mean 5, lol. Would I return? I don't know when, but heck yes I'll be back!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 17, 2021

We stopped in here on a Friday afternoon. We sat at the bar instead of waiting for a table. The beer was reasonable $5 draft oberon. I got a hamburger and my wife got wings. Both were very good. It’s on mainstreet. The bill came...to around $30. I’ll come again.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed August 31, 2021

fantastic sandwiches, the best blooming onion bar none! service was quick and food was hot and delicious! This is a must stop for lunch when in Frankfort.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed July 3, 2021 via mobile

Quaint atmosphere and amazing food and service. We couldn’t have asked for a better experience. Honestly the Adult grilled cheese was to die for. The service was fast and friendly.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 1, 2021

The food here are very good. The service is very good. This is another restaurant you want get to early. Enjoy

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed March 14, 2021 via mobile

This is my husband’s favorite sandwich bar none. It is huge and full of delicious ingredients. Turkey, sautéed onions and mushrooms, provolone, lettuce, tomato, banana peppers and mayo. Big enough to share but he rarely does. Soups are good and served with tasty corn bread....I tried the ribs for the first time. They can be ordered wet or dry. I opted for wet and they were some of the best ribs I’ve ever had. Served with coleslaw and fries. Yummy. I prefer the sweet potato fries but they have regular fries and spicy fries also. Full bar. Popular so plan for a wait to get in or order takeout.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed February 21, 2021

Truly a great small town bar. The burger, pulled pork sandwich and hand-cut fries were excellent. A generous pour in our cocktails. Staff was friendly and great service. Felt very comfortable as they adhere to Covid guidelines. Will definitely stop again when in the area.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed January 1, 2021

Love it when a place sells good salads. The cobb is really good. Friendly service and a neat decor with a long bar. Definitely a stop if visiting Frankfort area.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed July 24, 2020 via mobile

Order online easy and efficient. Came to door and handed food to you at time they indicated. Food cod dinner and burger was good. However, Mac and Cheez was bland, noodles undercooked and tasted very weird.

Date of visit: July 2020
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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4