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Ausable River Restaurant

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412 N Morenci Ave, Mio, MI 48647-9473
+1 989-826-3590
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6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Black River, Michigan
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

After reading the reviews we drove an hour to have lunch there today. Place was not very busy although there was a small "Red Hat" group having lunch. My wife ordered the salad bar and cup of soup and I ordered soup and 1/2 sandwich. 40 minutes later with nothing served we were told "Well the group was here before... More 

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Thank Rick Y
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

Food was delicious- had the cod and you can get it fixed 4 ways. Nice fresh ingredients on salad bar; with a wide variety of items. Even includes bar cheese and crackers. Superb service !!

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Thank Ed K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Very pleased with the service and food. Small town atmosphere was perfect for breakfast. I will be coming back next time I'm in the area.

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Thank Sara S
Saginaw, Michigan
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269 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

We were on our way to a retreat at Camp Barakel nearby and HAD to get food before we got there. We were a little concerned but stopped anyway. The decor was pleasant (think Mom & Pop local place) and the server was friendly. I loved the salad bar and the others thought their meals were good, as well. I'm... More 

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Thank Sherry L
Detroit, Michigan
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

I was surprised at the quality of the food. I was expecting mediocre small time diner food, but found more! The prices are good, the food was great, the service was spotty. I ate there twice - the first time, service was almost non exisistent, the second time the service was good. I recommend that you give it a try... More 

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Thank Eric18_13
Livonia, Michigan
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81 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

I have tried this place many times over the years and every time we leave with disappointment. The food is less than par and the service is SUPER slow.

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Pinckney, Michigan
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90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016

I ordered a hamburger and the salad bar and both were good. My wife ordered the Cha Ching Chicken Melt Skillet dish that was so overcooked she could hardly eat it. We were part of a large group and 3 people wanted to order steak but we weren't told they were out of steak until we tried to order. The... More 

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71 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

We were traveling and found this place. Nice restaurant with the typical offerings. Good food and the service was good as well.

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Thank DeeDeeee
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

This place has just had a remodel done. Looks great. They also now serve beer and wine. Locally owned and operated by a family that has lived in the area for decades. Friendly with a varied menu.

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Thank Ron T
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

Class of 1980 reunion dinner with great friends and surprised a friend coming back to town for a visit from Florida . Great food and great staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $12
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 N Morenci Ave, Mio, MI 48647-9473
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Mio
  • Phone Number: +1 989-826-3590

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