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Harbor Inn and Ale

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar
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13993 Laplaisance Rd, Monroe, MI 48161-3866
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Frankfort, Indiana
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This venue has a very relaxed, comfortable "pub" atmosphere where staff is friendly and efficient. Our food was excellent and the menu offered a wide range of offerings. Outdoor is also available with a view of the Harbor and Marina. Live music topped off our evening.

Thank Pam D
Monroe, Michigan
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is fantastic. Prime rib , bluegill sliders, liver & onions to name a few . Get there early in Friday and Saturdays for dinner or you will be waiting.

Thank stadler62
Monroe, Michigan
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Harbor Inn and Ale has been a great place for any occasion. My favorite dish is the rattlesnake pasta bowl, which is spicy, but just short of too much. They've always been accommodating for our needs, from a surprise party to an anniversary celebration, or even just the two or four of us.

Thank John F
Muncie, Indiana
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106 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Popular place to eat in Monroe. The food and service is good. This and Pete's Garage are the two best places in Monroe to eat.

Thank Muncie_birder
Crossville, Tennessee, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Friday lunch was very nice. Seated immediately. Service was great but a little slow. Husband wasn't impressed with Walleye but my seafood pasta was great.

Thank Tamara D
Monroe, Michigan
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

First, I really like the outside deck. It doesn't have a great view, but it is comfortable and well shaded. The food is good. I had the perch last time I was there, and it was a good meal. However, it's not quite as good as Angelo's or Joe's French Italian. We have also recently attended a couple of catered... More 

Thank Kenneth N
Pearland, Texas
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68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Many places around Monroe that are just so so. The food is delicious! Will definately return many times. Excellent selection of craft beers too. Staff is funny. Havent been entertainmed like that at a restaurant in a long time. Worth the visit. You will not go away hungry!

Thank Fred D
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

I've never had a bad meal here... The food is always excellent! The brunch they serve its always fresh and delicious. Make the drive to Lake Eries little treasure!

Thank Kim K
Webster, New York
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105 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Walked in, the hostess was welcoming, I sat at the bar and had a pretty good perch diner, no Guinness :( so I had a lager. The waitress was friendly and prompt, while I was there a local band started to play, they sounded good and not too loud so you could still talk, nice. If your in town, I... More 

Thank Robert V
New Boston, Michigan
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190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Asked to sit in quietest area as there was live music tonight, but it was so loud we couldn't hear each other across the table! LONG wait for server to even arrive & RIDICULOUSLY long wait for simple entrees: a salad and fish & chips. There was a couple next to us who finished eating & left... A little later,... More 

Thank raydonna

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13993 Laplaisance Rd, Monroe, MI 48161-3866
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: 734-384-3604

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