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Western Avenue Bar and Grill

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6410 Western Ave, Glen Arbor, MI 49636-5101
+1 231-334-3362
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Gregory, MI
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yup, my last review here was good, but not now. The entire online menu is fictitious! The only good things about this place were Riley and Brook, who took good care of us even though the food was awful. I saw Brook bring food to the table next to us and I told my wife, "Oh my God that food... More 

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Thank Bill K
Indianapolis
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62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Pulled in on a Thursday night near the end of season. It was rather empty and a pleasant atmosphere. Service was ok but the food, not so much. We shared the crab cakes, rather mushy and so so flavor, and each had a side salad, bland and plain. We made the mistake of trying the lava cake dessert. It came... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

We stopped here for a late lunch after a beautiful drive up north. When we arrived there was no wait, which should have been our first sign as every other place in town was packed. My husband went in first to check if the menu would work with my food allergies. We went in. The sign posted said "wait to... More 

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Thank PennyG944
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I ate here right after we got engaged at sleeping bear sand dunes. We sat in the bar area which was very nice. We each got a drink, a cup of soup and the calamari. The service was quick and friendly, and the calamari was delicious!

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1 Thank katie c
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

We went to the Western Avenue Bar and Grill on a Tuesday night. My husband and I both ordered the scallops. They were the special that night and they were amazing. The service was very good and we had a very enjoyable evening.

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1 Thank Gerri K
Fort Wayne
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Ordered steaks medium rare and were served RAW steaks!! Really gross. Other food was subpar. I won't return.

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Thank raechelhorner
Portage, Michigan
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

We visited last night and we're extremely disappointed. Servers looked harried and irritable. I ordered a cherry chicken salad and asked for no cheese because I'm lactose intolerant and when it arrived it had cheese on it. I was going to pick it out but my husband and waitress wanted them to fix it. Then it came back with lettuce... More 

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Thank RunnerGirl0922
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

We recently visited Glen Arbor for a three day weekend and decided on the Western Ave. grill for one of our dinners. We enjoyed the restaurant and food. We actually just sat in the bar area since the restaurant area was a little busier and not as casual. The service was very good and our food came out fast. We... More 

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1 Thank Lynn V
Truro, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We were blown away by the food we had here. The service was brilliant and the steak was the best I'd ever had. Would love to come back however we live in the UK so will have to save up. Thank you for a fabulous evening.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

We visited here with a small group of friends. Took us 30 mins to order food. We have not been to a place this bad for a long time. Good was just ok for the prices. At the end we asked the server to split our bill between the couples she states we don't split bills here. We asked a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6410 Western Ave, Glen Arbor, MI 49636-5101
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Leelanau County  >  Glen Arbor
  • Phone Number: +1 231-334-3362

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