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Finley's Grill & Smokehouse

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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5615 W Saginaw Hwy, Lansing, MI 48917-2456
+1 517-323-4309
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a great place for dinner. I've never had any problems with our meals. Friendly atmosphere, and clean. Steak is always cooked right. Really good pumpernickel bread too.

Thank Danielle I
Lansing, Michigan
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We eat at Finley's often as we like thier friendly atmosphere and reasonable prices. The Caesar salad is very good, dressing on the side, it's one if the few we still find with romaine and fresh parmesan. The ribs are tender and delicious and the prime rib is very good. Unusual sides include sweet potatoes and corn muffins. Free dinner... More 

Thank Ryaledup
Sebewaing, Michigan
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

Although brisket was our first choice (they were out of it), the combo of ribs and smoked sausage was excellent! Very busy time of day but waitstaff kept up nicely.

Thank Christine D
Grand Haven, Michigan
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81 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

This is what I call an "old folks" restaurant. Good portions, but not huge of home cooking comfort food. I find their BBQ kind of bland, but their meat and potatoes type entries are good for the price as are sandwiches. Good soups and salads. Nothing fabulous here, but for $15-20 per person, it's a fair deal. Take grandma here.... More 

Thank legghorn
Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

This is our second time stopping into Finley's in the past few years, as we broke up our drive from Chicago to Toronto. Again - the number of Michigan beers that were available was astonishing. The bartender let us try as many as we wanted, and was helpful in suggesting what she thought that we'd like. Ordered chicken fingers, and... More 

1 Thank Betty O
Farmington Hills, Michigan
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

I went to Finley's on a Saturday night for dinner. They were starting to get busy but a server came to our table almost immediately. She took care of our beverages in a timely manner and we ordered 2 different cheeseburgers and the Hawaiian chicken. Dinner was served quickly and both gentlemen loved their cheeseburgers. My chicken was very good... More 

Thank Ted S
East Lansing, Michigan
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

The restaurant is very nice with a nice cocktail bar. Happy hour goes on in the afternoon. Without question their ribs are great. Good salads. My friend and I usually go in mid to late afternoon. Small crowd and good service. Not a impressive dining experience but way above any fast food place. I had half salad and soup with... More 

Thank roadglideman
Buffalo, New York
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36 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We went there for dinner on a Saturday. The food was good and plentiful. The waitress was friendly. The prices were reasonable. A lot of local / regional beers on tap. They bring you a couple types of bread before your meal. It was a typical restaurant you would find around hotels.

Thank jzak11
Webster, Texas
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We live near Houston, Texas. We go home to Michigan for our steaks and for baby back ribs, because Finley's does them best. Prices are amazingly cheap, compared to what we pay at home. The steaks are occasionally overcooked, but the management tries to make things right if there's ever a problem. We have met here as a couple and... More 

Thank genknit
Lansing, Michigan
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

I wish they offered the birthday deal during the month of your birthday, not just the day of your birthday. I wanted to get something different but even with all the new items, I ended up getting the Hawaiian chicken, as always. We wouldn't have come if it weren't free for my dinner because this place is expensive for what... More 

Thank Colleen M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5615 W Saginaw Hwy, Lansing, MI 48917-2456
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  Lansing
  • Phone Number: +1 517-323-4309
We are excited to have our own smokehouse located on the outdoor patio of each of our Finley's locations -- where we smoke our meats (Texas Beef Brisket, Georgia-style Pulled Pork, Michigan Raised "White Meat" Turkey, St. Louis Ribs and more) all low and slow for up to 17 hours over apple wood to bring you what we feel is the Best BBQ around!...Now Catering!

Our Black Angus steaks are hand-trimmed prepared the way you like. Not just ordinary steaks! But great tasting steaks!

Baby back Ribs Of course, our menu wouldn't be complete without our award-winning baby back ribs. Positively No Doubt! The Best Baby Back Ribs Money Can Buy. Tender fall-off-the-bone basted with our award-winning Kansas City barbecue sauce.

Prime Rib Our prime rib starts with carefully selected beef. Then we hand-rub each rib with our special seasonings then we slow roast it for hours.

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