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Big Buck Brewery and Steakhouse

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550 S Wisconsin Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735-1742
989-732-5781
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We happened upon this place purely by accident. We were visiting the 48th parallel Harley Dealership in Gaylord and since we were off the highway decided to grab a bite to eat. Saw the sign "Steaks and burgers" (or something close to that) and knew my husband would like it. We had no idea it was a brewery! When you... More 

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Brenham, Texas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

stopped for beer and snack, beer was great, growlers are filled here, wait staff, Jeffery, was pleasant and helpful, he made the stop more enjoyable. THANKS JEFFERY!!

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Thank etafski
Gaylord, Michigan
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food and atmosphere of this place used to be amazing but after many years it just isn't that way any more. It's an interesting place but the way the set up is, it gets loud quickly. Not really a place to take kids, date night, or meetings.

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Thank aliciah682
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm sure if we visited on a regular Friday or Saturday night things would be more lively. The food selection was standard but with a pleasant twist. Being a winery and a brewery the selecting of beer and wine was vast. Homemade cream sodas also on the menu are a sweet change from your everyday Coke or Pepsi. The food... More 

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Thank Wa66ace
Jackson, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice place, good service and food. Prime rib for $32? C'mon! Steaks, none over 16 oz., were crazy expensive too. Our waiter was great, I can't remember his name...a big guy. He worked hard to keep us satisfied. We don't mind spending a little extra on vacation, but this was nuts.

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Thank parttimet0urist
Akron, Ohio
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101 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at the Big Buck because it was next to our hotel. Spectacular interior and the food was quite good. Everything tasted fresh. I though the prices a bit high but everything up north is costly. I would recommend this eatery/brewery.

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Thank Randy G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just saw the mirbcrobrewry off of I 75 so stopped to have a beer in the early afternoon while on vacation. Good selection and service. Clean. Enjoyed the taxidermy, especially the buck with fake antlers and the bear with a dog-fence collar! Did not have any food.

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Thank Karen M
Yale
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not know what to expect since it was so large. I was cozy, and comfortable The menu and food quality were exceptional we will return.

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Thank Jacklin K
Alger, MI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

We were camping at Hartwick Pines State Park and journeyed a few miles north of Grayling to find this restaurant and brewery. My husband and I both loved our food, and enjoyed the "lodge" decor. The cook even came to our table to ask about our food. We would definitely recommend a stop if in the area.

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Thank Maryl0u43
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Hubby and I came here with our 2 year old son for Mothers Day. The food was decent and prices are a little high for what you get. I recommend the fish n chips with coleslaw. Hubby plate of Pasta was pretty small for the price. He said it was an ok dish. Wasn't very busy but seems like every... More 

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Thank Elisha R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 550 S Wisconsin Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735-1742
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Otsego County  >  Gaylord
  • Phone Number: 989-732-5781

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