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Sands Restaurant

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8448 W Hazel Rd, Mears, MI 49436-9679
231-873-5257
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7:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Wisconsin, US
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155 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for breakfast, had to wait for a table, when the restaurant wasn't full. Maybe they were short on staff, but being this is a tourist area, they should be well staffed, especially on a Friday. Food was good for breakfast & we just had to wait for the bill....

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Thank Love2Ctheworld1117
Michigan
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were on vacation for the holiday weekend and happened to stop here for dinner with the kids and it was by far the best meal we had on our entire trip! The pretzels were a great starter and the pizza was awesome. We sat by the kitchen and everything that went by looked great. And even better was the... More 

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Thank ashlynn109
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good service, went there with our son and two of his friends, had good selection for all of us and the price was reasonable. Location was very easy to get to. right there on the main road. will go back next time in town.

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1 Thank Lisa C
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

The food here was excellent! It was a great buy and it was so delicious!!! I tried the baked spaghetti and it was very good! Great small town place for a great bargain!

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1 Thank Ashygrl06
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Not bad, a bit pricy for what you get. Typical American style family restaurant. A little of everything. Service was a bit slow, but they were fairly busy.

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1 Thank cjames_10809
Saint Louis, Missouri
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

This place was just your average restaurant. Nothing amazing, but it met our needs. We actually came here twice, but only because we could walk here from our hotel.

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Thank Liz0418
Port Huron, Michigan
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82 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Honestly nothing special about this place. Standard family type restaurant with a dated looking menu and average food.

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Thank Mia M
Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

My family and I ate here for dinner. It was really good food and the staff took really good care of us. The prices were very reasonable. Plus, if you sit at the window you can watch all the vehicles go by from the Dunes.

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Thank Kathy S
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Thr food was mediocre at best and we sat next to the wait station and could hear the ENTIRE conversation..the waitress kept forgetting things..the food was overpriced

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Thank Melissa P
Milford, MI, United States
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70 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

We had the best baked mostaccioli here that we've ever had anywhere. The meatless sauce (for vegetarians) is also excellent. Apparently, they make their own sauces. On another visit we had their gluten free pizzas. Another delicious entrée. Nice thin crust and excellent flavor. Their cheesy broccoli soup was very good, and their large selection of deserts are wonderful; especially... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8448 W Hazel Rd, Mears, MI 49436-9679
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Oceana County  >  Mears
  • Phone Number: 231-873-5257
Description
Located close to Silver Lake Dunes

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