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3018 M 119, Harbor Springs, MI 49740-9587
+1 231-242-4777
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is the best in the Northern area! I love the new menu and how they have so many wonderfully different options. Some may say that it is expensive but the amount of food you get it is such a bargain. Not to mention the price is on point with other establishments in the area. The only difference is... More 

Thank Hungrymicfull
Corydon, Indiana
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading reviews,We thought we would really enjoy this place for our last night of a short 4 day trip North from Indiana. Our meals were good. Husband had filet and I had a special whitefish picatti. Best steaks in Mi? If so. My hubby will stick with steaks in Kentucky and Indiana. They were not bad just not the... More 

1 Thank Betty R
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Husband and I frequent Vernales for a handful of reasons- they offer an atmosphere, menu choices and drinks that suit any mood. From the sandwiches to the steaks, everything is awesome, and I love the rotating beer taps and great wine list, there is always something new to try. The staff is knowledgeable and attentive, and the owners are very... More 

Thank kaylarmd
Alanson, Michigan
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was outstanding a restaurant that has three different dinning experiences in one building. A sports bar for the causal dinner, a wine bar and a chop house. The menu included items not normally found in a Northern Michigan restaurant.

Thank Ironmunger
Boyne City, Michigan
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146 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped for a late lunch and our burgers were great! Although a bit loud, the lunch was satisfying. We will be back and my thought was that this would be a perfect stop on a motorcycle ride.

Thank Bryan M
Harbor Springs, MI
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've never had a bad meal here, always wonderful. Prime Rib is the best I've had in the area and so is the French Dip.

Thank Cynthia Z
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

I wanted to A steak and they have steaks. In fact they have steaks up to $100, I'm really not thinking that I want to eat a $100 steak but if I did they have it. I ordered the chef special which was nice fillet. I don't usually order fillets but this was exceptional. The service was professional and attentive... More 

Thank Dan B
Vernales, Front Office Manager at Vernales, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your visit with us at Vernales! We have some wonderful steak choices among other things. Come again soon! Thank you for reviewing us. :) More 

Great Northwest
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106 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2017

I can't honestly say I was really crazy about Vernales. It was fairly typical bar food and atmosphere, and I thought it was very loud. Not anything horrible, just nothing that made it stand out either.

Thank Vacationpatrol
Grand Blanc, Michigan
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130 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

We have always drove past this place on our way to skiing and wanted to try it out. We had a large group of skiers (25-30) with adults and young adults. They were able to accommodate us and gave us our own section of the restaurant. Our waitress and staff were prompt, friendly, and made us feel at home. The... More 

Thank Anesthesia-man
Vernales, Front Office Manager at Vernales, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We really appreciate it. Also very glad to here you had a wonderful time here with us at Vernales. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Harbor Springs, Michigan
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411 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
Reviewed February 18, 2017

Vernales has now been in business for approximately 4 years and is still going strong. Having three diverse dining options, an up-scale chop house, an intimate wine cellar, and a popular sports bar, adds to the attractiveness of this restaurant. To be sure, both the food and service are positive attributes. Four of us dined on a winter Friday evening,... More 

Thank LouBobHarborSprings
Vernales, Front Office Manager at Vernales, responded to this review

We are happy to hear you had a nice meal and great service! We love hearing from our customers. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Thank you for your review! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $40
Italian, American, Steakhouse, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3018 M 119, Harbor Springs, MI 49740-9587
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Emmet County  >  Harbor Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 231-242-4777

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