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Food and ambience

$10 - $40
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Italian, American, Steakhouse, Bar
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Private Dining, Live Music
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Reviewed August 9, 2021 via mobile

The food is very nice. The price for lunch was reasonable and the service was very good. The portions are big so stay with one order.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed July 22, 2021

We dined at Vernales last night after being away for a couple of years. The menu has greatly improved. I enjoyed the Strawberry Salad, my husband had the Beef Dip and the girls had Ravioli with Tomato sauce. The girls had lemonade (Yum!), I enjoyed...the summer Sangria (double Yum!) and my husband had a dirty martini. The service was great. We ate outside on the patio. Perfect summer dinner. We'll be back.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed July 18, 2021 via mobile

Had another great meal here this week. The paddy melt with the unique bread was the best my husband said he had ever eaten. And both their perch and whitefish are light and moist as well as tasty. Loved biking here on the North Western...State Trail and dining on their patio. Service was outstanding super efficient as well as friendly. Will definitely return.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed June 27, 2021

Want a nice meal without hassle—need to go somewhere else. Upon seating we are told that we have the table for 90 minutes, then some 30 minutes later, our server reminds us we have 60 minutes left and then again we are told we have...15 minutes left. We left in 5–do we get a discount? Never have I been hassle like this. Time limited, with reminders, does not yield a pleasant experience. By the way, there were empty tables, so why the hassle? The food was below average. Pizza was less that remarkable and French dip was even less than expected. And the prices are extraordinary high for what is served. There many other restaurants in the area, so don’t waste your 90 allotted minutes here. Go elsewhereMore

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed June 21, 2021 via mobile

This was a mixed experience. Wings were excellent, calimare average +. The dinner was mixed. The steaks were excellent, the fish tacos uneatable and the garlic shrimp side dish was shrimp in butter water with no garlic or other seasoning like salt. The waitress, Tennessee,...was terrific. Kids liked the pizza although one had a burned crust. We had a gluten free member of our group who ended with no meal. She could have ordered a side dish but it wasn't allowed so when the fish tacos were ineatable she left with no dinner.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed January 17, 2021 via mobile

This restaurant had never disappointed in the past, with great food quality and outstanding steaks. We chose online take out for the MLK weekend and most of our entrees were excellent. Ordering side dishes was a little confusing as we ended up ordering extra sides,...though not our intent. For dessert we ordered a variety and I chose their Tiramisu, as it was described as an authentically made mascarpone filling and espresso soaked lady fingers. Being Italian and having enjoyed great Tiramisu by my relatives in Italy, the opportunity to eat authentic Tiramisu was too much to pass up... and all meal long I was looking forward to my dessert. What a disappointment, it was by no means a homemade authentic Tiramisu, in fact it was a cheap store bought moose with a yellow cake rendition of the beloved dessert. The quality was so subpar it was inedible. I can’t comprehend how a fine restaurant offering Italian cuisine, would offer such an abysmal dessert. I hope it was a one off circumstance that they correct soon.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed October 16, 2020

Saw billboard a few times always wanted to try this delicious waygu beef so my wife and I ordered a bit tomahawk die aged waygu for 100 and I have to tell you I've never had die aged waygu but this was worse than a...good new york cut the texture was no diffrent than other tomahawks I've had possible worse at rate big rip off can't wait to try real dryed waygu else where I'm sure it's nothing like I got. Side note salad and bread were good also got good(not great) calimariMore

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 7, 2020

We were there for the Weinerschnitzel night - a great discovery. Add a salad and Loaded Baked Potato and you are full! Very happy to find this place.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 6, 2020 via mobile

Had dinner here three times during a golf outing. We were staying nearby at Boyne Highlands and it was a short drive away. The food was excellent and so was the service. Loved the Perch dinner. Not easy to find a Perch dinner everywhere and...here it was great. They have a happy hour. Nice inside and they do have an outdoor patio. I would love to go backMore

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 5, 2020

My son has Celiac and doesn't always have great choices when we dine out but he left Vernales smiling! We stopped here while passing through the area and were so glad to have found this restaurant. From the baby back ribs to the perch to...the burger our party enjoyed, we all had a great meal. Portions were generous and service was outstanding. Would highly recommend.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Yes, Vernales offers takeout services.

Vernales is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4