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The Green Well

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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APPETIZERS​
$10
Avocado Toast
Smashed avocado, buttermilk white bread, soft boiled egg, arugula, sunflower seed, pesto olive oil
$12
Mussels
PEI mussels, caramelized onion, caramelized fennel, roasted garlic, spinach, orange juice, brewery vivant farmhand ale broth, grilled flatbread
$6
Breads & Spreads
Assorted​ house made breads, rotating spreads
$7
Truffle Fries
White truffle oil, tossed with fresh herbs, served with dijon aioli
$9
Pimento Cheese
roasted pepper and cheddar spread, IPA pickled vegetables, flatbread
$10
Chicken Wings
Crispy chicken wings, honey-dijon BBQ sauce, crispy garlic, bread & butter pickles, buttermilk dressing
$9
Smashed Brussels Sprouts
GW​ chorizo, queso fresco, chipotle aioli
$7
Deviled Eggs
Mustard filling, scallion, radish, smoked paprika
$10
Spinach & Artichoke Dip
Warm goat cheese & italian artichokes, arugula salad, everything spiced focaccia chips
SOUPS & SALADS​
Cup $4
Bowl $6
Tomato Basil Soup & Our Daily Offerings
$6
Mixed Greens Salad
Tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, croutons, herb vinaigrette
$11
Cobb Salad
chopped romaine, avocado, marinated tomato and onion, hard boiled egg, cucumber, chive, Monterey jack cheese, torn garlic crouton, red wine vinaigrette
$12
Michigan Harvest Salad
gala apples, Traverse County dried cherries, red onion, mixed greens, toasted walnuts, goat cheese, Michigan honey-cinnamon vinaigrette
$12
Warm Kale Salad
Kale, butternut squash, pumpkin, red onion, dried cranberry, pecan, cranberry dressing
$12
Beet Salad
Marinated red beets & fennel, toasted quinoa, arugula, orange segments, hemp seed, citrus vinaigrette
$11
Chipotle Avocado Salad
Arugula, mixed greens, sweet corn, cherry tomato, avocado, peppers, tortilla, chipotle avocado dressing
SANDWICHES​
$11
Quinoa Falafel
Crispy quinoa falafel, marinated red peppers, cucumbers, red onions, spinach, feta cheese, herb vinaigrette, house made flatbread
$12
Grilled Cheese & Ham
ham, white cheddar, Swiss, fried egg, sourdough, tomato soup
$12
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Green Well Burger
Michigan Craft Beef patty, housemade American cheese, lettuce, onion, pickle, fancy aioli, brioche bun
$12
Michigan Turkey
All-natural​ local turkey, sweet potatoes, creamy coleslaw, smoked bacon, white cheddar, tomato vinaigrette, sourdough
$12
Cuban
braised pork, ham, onions, Green Well pickles, Swiss cheese, Dijon aioli, ciabatta
$12
Turkey Burger
Michigan​ ground turkey, spinach, pickled red onion, goat cheese, cranberry aioli, brioche bun
PLATES​
$15
Brazilian Black Bean Stew
cilantro rice, black beans, pork, chicken, Rakowski Farms fried egg, salsa, Lime sour cream
$16
Mac & Cheese
Corkscrew pasta, chicken, ham, bacon, peas, caramelized onions, mushrooms, four cheeses, bread crumbs, white truffle oil
$16
Vegetarian Spaetzle
Whey spaetzle, mushroom, red cabbage, red onion, brussels sprouts, mushroom gravy, sunny side egg
$16
Green Well Curry
rice noodles, julienne veggies, shiitake mushrooms, green curry, scrambled egg, cilantro, Lime, peanuts
Notice: Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, fish, seafood or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions. Please inquire with your server about menu items that are cooked to order or served raw.
$18
Amish Chicken & Waffles
Cornmeal-crusted pan-fried amish chicken, red bean-sweet potato hash, cornbread waffle, smoky bourbon maple syrup
$19
Michigan Pork Schnitzel
Whey spaetzle, mushrooms, red cabbage, red onion, brussels sprouts, mushroom gravy, sunny egg
$16
Rice Bowl
Wild rice, balsamic roasted pearl onion, roasted cremini mushroom, butternut squash, kale, mushroom broth, sesame seeds, scallion vinaigrette, soft boiled egg
$16
BBQ Pork & Polenta
Braised pork, BBQ sauce, caramelized onion, spinach, sweet corn, cajun sausage, creamy polenta
DESSERTS​
$7
Malted Chocolate Brownie
caramel powder, almonds, Mackinac Island Creamery vanilla ice cream
$7
Banana's Foster Bread Pudding
Bourbon caramel, fresh banana Mackinac Island Creamery vanilla ice cream
$8
Peanut Butter Mousse
Chocolate ganache, whipped cream, peanut shortbread cookie
$4
Mackinac Island Creamery
Ice Cream Ask your server for offerings
$6
Apple Brown Betty
Spiced apple, oat crumble, house-made caramel pecan ice cream
About
At The Green Well, we’re dishing up something better: different food and beverage offerings, a different standard of service and quality, and a higher expectation of what dining out should be. Don’t just settle for “just fine.” We’re more than just “meh.” The Green Well: Always Better, ALL WAYS fun!
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Brew Pub
FEATURES
Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The service is great because they are attentive and helpful with meal suggestions. When I have an appetite for fries this is the place. The fries are made with white truffle oil and herbs and a special dipping sauce. I do like their Michigan Harvest...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Rhonda H
Natalie T, Brand Representative at The Green Well, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey there Rhonda, thanks so much for being a loyal guest of ours and taking the time to write this awesome review! We agree—the fries are the bombbbb! Definitely the best to satisfy your fry craving. ;) We hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

The service here is amazing! We have come in so close to closing time (not realizing) and they never rush us or act like we are a bother! Thank you! Also, the very first time I was here I ordered something and didn't realize it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Steffii_R
Natalie T, Brand Representative at The Green Well, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey there, thanks so much for being a frequent guest with us and taking the time to write this awesomely thoughtful review! We're so glad to hear that we've provided you with great experiences time and time again, and appreciate your kind comments! We look...More

Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

We had a special birthday dinner here, it was delicious. Good service, great food. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Paulette Y
Natalie T, Brand Representative at The Green Well, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2019

Hey there, Paulette! Thanks so much for visiting The Green Well for your big birthday celebration! We're glad to hear you had an awesome time with us and it was a birthday to remember. ;) We hope to see ya back soon!

Reviewed January 7, 2019

One day f my favorite lunch spots for soup and salad. The soups are always unique and delightful with an interesting array of ingredients. Always enjoyable accompanied by one of their attractive delicious fresh salads.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank LouieB3
Natalie T, Brand Representative at The Green Well, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2019

Hey there, thanks so much for being a frequent guest at The Green Well and taking the time to write this super-kind review! We're glad to hear that you consistently love our soups and salads and look forward to serving you again soon. :)

Reviewed January 5, 2019

We went here on a Saturday evening. Showed up just after five and were able to sit right down. Started to get busy around the time we were leaving at six. We got the Truffle Fries as an appetizer. The were served with a mustard...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank David B
Natalie T, Brand Representative at The Green Well, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2019

Hey there! Thanks so much for dining with us this Saturday evening and taking the time to write this detailed, thoughtful review! We're thrilled to hear that you had an awesome dining experience with us from start to finish—including food quality and especially service! We...More

Reviewed December 18, 2018

Terrific food. My wife had the Brazilian black bean stew and it was wonderful - great mix of delicious flavors blending into a top-notch stew. I had the chicken and waffles - chicken terrific - very light, not at all heavy or greasy like fried...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JoseTheWrangler
Natalie T, Brand Representative at The Green Well, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2018

Hey there! Thanks for dining at The Green Well and taking the time to write this wonderful review. We're glad to hear you and your wife loved the Brazilian Black Bean Stew and the Chicken & Waffles (sorry about the waffle—that is not typical!), as...More

Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Our server was terrific and very responsive. We had reservations for 830 on a Saturday night and the place was packed. The rice bowl was recommended, as was the black bean stew. The rice bowl was fabulous, and the black bean stew was good but...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 10feetdiep
Natalie T, Brand Representative at The Green Well, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2018

Hey there, thanks so much for dining at The Green Well and taking the time to write this thoughtful review! We're glad to hear you loved the rice bowl, our brownie, and our Devour Hour specials. We look forward to having ya back soon. :)

Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Came here for lunch with a couple colleagues. The burger I got was big, and pretty good. My colleagues both got sandwiches which looked good and they said they enjoyed them. Maybe not the most convenient location for a lunch spot unless you’re already in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mprach024
Natalie T, Brand Representative at The Green Well, responded to this reviewResponded November 26, 2018

Hey there, thanks so much for choosing The Green Well as your lunch spot and taking the time to write this review. We're glad to hear you all enjoyed your burgers and sandwiches and do hope to see you back again sometime!

Reviewed November 13, 2018

Everything about this pub tells you they care. The bartender is great and comfortable. The service is always on time and courteous. but the main point is the food. Not the largest menu but what they serve is as described and affordable with class!More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank pkripli
Natalie T, Brand Representative at The Green Well, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2018

Hey there! Thanks so much for dining at The Green Well and taking the time to write this thoughtful review! We're glad to hear our bar service team makes you feel comfortable and welcomed! We'll be sure to pass along the compliments to our entire...More

Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Went with a few friends shopping then out for light dinner. We shared a few appetizers and had some wine. Apps are generous size so great for sharing. Food was great, service could have been better. Was not busy but waiter was hard to track...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tkinnary
Natalie T, Brand Representative at The Green Well, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Hi there, thanks for choosing to spend Girls Night at The Green Well, and taking the time to write this thoughtful review! We're glad to hear you enjoyed your apps and wine, but do apologize for the not-so-snappy service. We promise that is not typical...More

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boogiecoss
April 12, 2016|
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Response from Lance C | Reviewed this property |
They do have a range of gluten free food and beverage selections.
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EricEzEmo
May 23, 2015|
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Response from robbycarts | Property representative |
Hello everyone. There actually is a kids menu available at The Green Well. The service team will bring them out for youngsters, however if they miss that, please just ask. The menu has food options as well as some games for... More
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Jordan B
February 15, 2015|
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Response from rblacks64 | Reviewed this property |
I recently went there for lunch and sides did come with entree
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