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A J's Salt Docks Restaurant

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7493 River Rd, Marine City, MI 48039-2821
+1 810-765-2800
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
“grouper” (9 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
“burger” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
7493 River Rd, Marine City, MI 48039-2821
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Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

We visit this area once a year and always fit in time to have a meal here on the patio by the water. Food always good, especially the grouper and fries. We love it.

Thank ccwiegand
Reviewed August 8, 2017

first time there this summer was rough - food was good, service was slow (as in customer-leaving-terrible - but it's gotten better each time we've been there (5-6 times) - advertises Sunday music but that's hit or miss - service has greatly improved, but that's...More

Thank TLG48230
Reviewed July 28, 2017

Very nice dinner out. Food and service were both excellent. Look forward to another visit. Outside dining is the only way to go.

Thank Becky P
Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

Live in the neighborhood, owner is a loud foul mouth! I've seen him run the few customers he does get through summer boat traffic right outta there. Closes for 2 months at a time.... how fresh could the food be? I wouldn't eat, or visit...More

Thank patronadvisor
Reviewed June 21, 2017

This place is a favorite of family members who live in Algonac. We had lunch on the patio, on a perfect summer day. The view of the river, with the boaters, fishermen and freighters, is beautiful. Our waitress was prompt and courteous. The menu offers...More

Thank LoopyM69
Reviewed June 6, 2017

Loved to have lunch on the patio and order the halibut sandwich and fries. In my opinion the quality of food and staff turnover have hurt their business.

Thank BigDMI
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

My visit was months ago, but writing this review now brings back horrible memories of this restaurant. We sat by the window so we could see the water, the window was filthy, there was food splatters on all surfaces within a 10 foot radius (not...More

Thank Sparrow_Field
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Great place on the water! We went by boat and sat outside! Good food, good service despite being short staffed. We will return!

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

The food took forever and was over cooked, this was the second time we have gone thier and each time had a bad experience.....

Thank Rob B
Reviewed July 14, 2016

AJ's sits so far back from the road that despite its sign and the grounded boat at the entrance it's a bit easy to pass on by. Don't do that, though, if it's a beautiful summer day and you'd like to sit in the patio...More

Thank NJArnfield
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June 4, 2016|
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Response from gardens100883 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any dogs. I would call and ask though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7493 River Rd, Marine City, MI 48039-2821
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Marine City
  • Phone Number: +1 810-765-2800
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