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Cowboy Up

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22046 M 60, Mendon, MI 49072-9749
+1 269-496-7956
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Mendon, Michigan
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Great live music, line- dancing lessons, large dance floor, great atmosphere. Home of "Cow Jam" music fest!

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Thank kistianna2016
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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93 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed July 24, 2016

We stopped on a Saturday at 4:30 pm to the restaurant. There were only a couple customers at the time and a few while we were there. I am sure that once the bar area opens it gets packed. First problem is that the restaurant does not have a web site. Cowboy up website focuses on everything else but the... More 

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Centreville, Michigan
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 9, 2015

Good food, good music and line dancing. Normal bar and service. I love getting the pulled pork bbq sandwich with coleslaw on top. The service gets frenzied when it starts to get busy.

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Thank Mia J
Evansville, Indiana
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 9, 2015

These guys smoke and barbecue their meats on site. It's all good but the brisket is outstanding. Garlic mashed potatoes are a nice addition but if you order the baked potato, they will bring you margarine instead of butter. Yuck. Afterwards, you can go to the dance hall out back and take country dance lessons or just dance. A lot... More 

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Thank Jane M
Monee, Illinois
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61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed June 29, 2015

We decided to take a road trip with a group of our friends go dancing at The Cowboy-Up in Mendon, Michigan. After having a great dinner a Brewster’s which is attached to The Cowboy Up we walked from the restaurant through a hall to the dance floor. We were there on a Friday and it was not that busy. From... More 

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Thank Bill G
Amsterdam
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106 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed June 30, 2014

We went to the "smokehouse" expecting some good Barbeque. Being a southern boy, I am still looking for some good barbeque-and, unfortunately, I haven't yet found it. I tried the pulled pork and it tasted like it had been boiled, not smoked. The salad bar was a 6 or 7 out of 10. The Tomato Bisque soup was a 10... More 

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Thank Neill B
Kalamazoo
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112 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed April 13, 2014

Cowboy Up is really a two step experience. First step, stop in the smokehouse, which is the front part with boring décor. The meats from the smoker are good - I like the smoked flavor of the wings and the variety of the sauces are good. My husband really likes the brisket. Second step, is to go to the dance... More 

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Thank Janene P
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2014

Great cowboy atmosphere, great food, and a good value for the money. There is an attached line dance bar that is huge and impressive as well.

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Thank CivilWarTraveller

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Dinner
Open Hours
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22046 M 60, Mendon, MI 49072-9749
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  St. Joseph County  >  Mendon
  • Phone Number: +1 269-496-7956

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?