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Willow Buffet

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2700 Orchard Hwy, Little River Resort and Casino, Manistee, MI 49660-9752
+1 231-723-1535
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good14%
  • Average26%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible14%
Sep 20, 2016
“Now named Big Lake Buffet”
Mar 18, 2017
“Food seriously went down in quality”
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$$ - $$$
2700 Orchard Hwy, Little River Resort and Casino, Manistee, MI 49660-9752
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Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

I couldn't have been more happy with my meal. Needless to say I ate a lot more than I planned. I Had the crab legs which were of a good size..hot and cooked to perfection. I also tried the gator, shrimp, bluegill(oh how yummy) lobster...More

Thank Chickybabe29
Reviewed July 22, 2015

As a senior you can't find a better breakfast for the price. Plenty of choices with made to order omelets. I've only eaten dinner during the week, there's a decent selection not overwhelming, catfish was very good.

Thank 6sharon220
Reviewed June 28, 2015

We decided to try the seafood and prime rib buffet on a Saturday night. There was a large selection of food and the crab legs were always full. But, the food wasn't that great. The highlights would be the ribs, the mac and cheese, and...More

Thank brtndr403
Reviewed June 24, 2015

Nothing we tried was good, ended up just eating the cottage cheese with some fruit. Very disappointed in the buffet.

Thank Metamora_mi_Freebird
Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

While staying at the little river we had the buffet on both Friday and Saturday night. The selection of items was good but the deserts could have been much better. Having stated the above....the Saturday night prime rib was Excellent I would definitely go again...More

1  Thank tman5781
Reviewed April 21, 2015

great spot for a quick meal...lots of variety for a group..and quick. great value. mkyndinner was delicious.

Thank Eileen D
Reviewed April 3, 2015

Selection of food choices has declined yet price has stayed the same. Food choices that have declined included meats, pasta dishes, and dessert options. Still good food for a good price, just a bit disappointed compared to 6 months ago. I'll have to stop telling...More

Thank mts3234
Reviewed April 2, 2015

We are over 55 and thus they offer 1/2 off the breakfast buffet Monday through Friday. The buffet was great. Eggs and omelets cooked to order, waffles cooked on site and so much more. Lots of healthy choices too such as light yogurt, cereals and...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed February 4, 2015

The food can be hotter, however, it's all you can eat including non-alcoholic drinks so you really can't complain. If you don't like something then you can just try something else. One dish I tried was very hot and delicious. It was a german baked...More

Thank Brenda S
Reviewed September 2, 2014

We did the breakfast buffet. Food was hot, good and service was great. No waiting, everything was fresh even when we went at 9:15 am.

Thank Linda P
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James R
how much is the buffet tonight
December 19, 2015|
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Response from BCDiane | Reviewed this property |
Its expensive...however its a buffet! Think for dinner its 21 or 22.95 per person.
linda c
Price of seafood buffet
September 25, 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2700 Orchard Hwy, Little River Resort and Casino, Manistee, MI 49660-9752
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Manistee County  >  Manistee
  • Phone Number: +1 231-723-1535
  • E-mail
866-466-7339 Located in the Little River Casino