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Big Buck Brewery and Steakhouse

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550 S Wisconsin Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735-1742
+1 989-732-5781
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the brewery on November 19th and had a wonderful meal. I had the Reuben and it was delicious! I also had a Pineapple beer and it was incredible :) The decor is neat and the atmosphere is wonderful. I had an amazing experience. Thank you!

Thank Elizabeth D
Brighton, Michigan
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29 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

My boyfriend and I were staying at the Baymont which is right next to the restaurant and decided to order carryout because we wanted something close. I tried to check their website to find their menu, and unless it is hidden, I could not find it anywhere. I ended up having to use an outdated menu that I found on... More 

Thank Bailey A
west branch, United States
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5 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

I never thought I would say don't go somewhere but I am.. The service was very poor, the food taste and quality was not worth the price and the ladies bathroom was not stocked.. This was my first and qarantee last time.. very disappointed

Thank Christine K
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Great food and great beer selection, just a little on the expensive side. I would like to go again eventually, and definitely recommend it if you've never been there.

Thank Brendan W
La Feria, Texas
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

The menu appeared intriguing however the results were very average at best. The mussels were very bitter in a white bitter sauce. The shrimp was average. The beer cold with a bite as well. Spicy pasta was also average.

1 Thank Robert M
Webberville, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our steak and potatoes, as well as the root beer. Our server Jake was awesome!

Thank Brett N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I had a so-so baked potato side dish with the Ale Cheese Soup (I didn't like the flavor). My husband had the Caesar Salad (good) with a regular burger (good). Waitress's perfume was too heavy. Nice and quiet on a Sunday evening--we could actually have a conversation -- which is rare for alot of restaurant dining these days.

Thank LuckyLindy16
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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93 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

My wife and I had lunch at the Big Buck Brewary recently after seeing it for years treaveling from Grand Rapids to Drummond Island. We decided to give it a try. Boy, were we happy we did. I had the chicken and waffles. It was wonderful but very different from the version I had gotten used to in PA. My... More 

Thank Drumisl
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here to waste some time because our hotel wouldn't let us check-in for 4 hours. Anyway it's a great place to spend a few hours. The beer is good and inexpensive, the food is tastey, and the staff was friendly. The ambiance is nice although the place isn't as busy as it should be. I would definitely recommend... More 

Thank Jeremiah F
Cadillac, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

Excellent service, great food, great value for the pricing. Will return to this location again. Recommend for family meals. Kids loved it and all the attention they got from staff.

Thank cynthiadaveb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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: +1 989-732-5781

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