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Gates Au Sable Lodge

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471 S Stephan Bridge Rd, Grayling, MI 49738-9594
(989) 348-8462
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Grayling, Michigan
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

had a wonderful dinner at gates lodge, food and service were top notch! I recommend the hot chocolate cake for dessert or any time day or night.

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Thank Pat E
Ohio
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here on our way to Mackinac Island for dinner after a friend highly recommended it recommended that. Unfortunately when we called earlier that day we were unable to get reservations, but decided to stop and see the area anyway and perhaps get a sandwich from the walk up window. So glad we did! They were about an hour... More 

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Thank OhioJackie
Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were driving through town on our way back from vacation and stopped in for lunch - this place is fantastic! Could not believe the variety on the menu. The smoked trout chowder was the best chowder we've ever had, and they had over 50 sandwiches to choose from. The Reuben had cheese grilled onto the outside, really crispy and... More 

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Thank Oscarbola
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I used Gates Lodge for a 4 hour guided fly fishing trip on the Au Sable. Jordan was just what I needed. I am 63 with some casting experience but limited local knowledge. He really knows his stuff and was patient and friendly. Great conversation and we caught some fish. Highly recommend Jordan. Al Sabin

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Thank SharIllinois
Bloomington, Illinois
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here and ate here many times. Specials every day are very good. The menu is somewhat limited, but everything is excellent.

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Thank glcaddis
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love eating here with a view of the ausable river. Love the fly shop and the cabins to stay in. Beautiful place. Peaceful and very nice. Very nice people around this area. An adventurers dream

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Thank Tom H
Westland, Michigan
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

people are very nice, food is average but convenient as on site at the lodge. gets buys as very small restaurant make sure you make a reservation

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Thank Laura S
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Fantastic fishing charter and a clean, comfortable room. Great food as well! Nice rooms, a full service fly shop and awesome restaurant! A must stop for the outdoorsman.

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Thank Michael S
Grand Rapids
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

A must go for breakfast during your fishing trip in the Grayling area. Always enjoy the food here. Hard to beat the view of the Holy Waters.

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Thank Lance C
Birmingham, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Make a reservation especially during fly fishing season! Try and get an early reservation as some dishes disappear. We had lake perch and walleye. Both marvelous. Portions are on the big size so you might want to share a main and add extra sides. Dessert was peach bread pudding with vanilla bean ice cream. All of it was oh so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 471 S Stephan Bridge Rd, Grayling, MI 49738-9594
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Crawford County  >  Grayling
  • Phone Number: (989) 348-8462

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?