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Bennethum's Northern Inn

) #1 of 61 Restaurants in Gaylord $$ - $$$ American, ,
3917 Old US Highway 27 S, Gaylord, MI 49735-8438
+1 989-732-9288
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb chops” (5 reviews)
“walleye” (16 reviews)
“spaetzle” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3917 Old US Highway 27 S, Gaylord, MI 49735-8438
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This restaurant was fabulous!! If you had more than 5 stars they would certainly be above. Exceptional food and service. We had a summer salad that was wonderful. The house bread was delicious. We got a bone in pork chop and a ribeye. Both were...More

Thank Sks1251
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to this establisment because our faulty internet wanted us to go there, LOL. The place had a nice crowd. The guy behind us was in love with his pork chop!!!! The drumettes were unique and very tasty! We had a pizza and were not...More

Thank Betsy N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good food and fantastic service. The menu had a lot of unique and delicious options. Highly recommended.

Thank Kelly Q
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family wanted a nice dinner while we were in Gaylord and Benethums really did a great job fulfilling that for all eight of us. We had two little ones and they loved playing out back while we waited for dinner. The perch dinner was...More

Thank LaurenSutton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went with my husband for a nice dinner while we were in Gaylord for a conference. I'm a vegetarian and my husband is a picky eater. The menu was accommodating to both of us. We had an appetizer of Morel mushrooms (to die for)....More

Thank TravelingWithRog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A chance to take our visiting niece and her husband to one of our favorite places in Northern Michigan!! To begin with they have an awesome happy hour from 4-6 with 1/2 off all drinks, if you love cherries try the black cherry margarita. Yum!!...More

Thank hartwick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for Happy Hour and was greeted by Becca with a big smile. Sat in the bar where Paige and Liz also welcomed n me warmly. Enjoyed a Limoncelli Margarita, this month's featured cocktail, and the Ahi Nacho appetizer. The owner Josh stopped by...More

Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

We had wanted to eat our anniversary dinner in the dining room, but we were seated in the area adjacent to the bar. It was somewhat loud with a solo entertainer on guitar. Waitress gave nice tips about several dinner choices. Ended up with perch...More

Thank ccmkeri
Reviewed June 13, 2017

During our visit we enjoyed General Tso's Crimini Chicken and Spinach Fettuccini Alfredo. Both meals were delicious. Love the homemade pasta. Our server, Theresa, was very knowledgeable about the menu/wine selections. She is a conscientious server with an upbeat attitude. She made our our visit...More

1  Thank LarsLivingood
Reviewed June 11, 2017

First time driving through Gaylord and stopped here for dinner and drinks with a friend this past weekend. The happy hour was impressive and our cocktails were fantastic. The food was also great too but our server Theresa seemed to be rushing us out the...More

Thank Cheyenne S
Joshua B, Owner at Bennethum's Northern Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are very happy that you enjoyed your food, but are sorry to hear the service was not exceptional. We do value your feedback and will surely follow up on this. Thanks again.

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Casual is great!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $40
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3917 Old US Highway 27 S, Gaylord, MI 49735-8438
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Otsego County  >  Gaylord
  • Phone Number: +1 989-732-9288
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