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Freshwater Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
Lunch, Dinner
American, Seafood
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are in Harbor Springs/Petoskey several times each year and EVERY time we're there we stop at Freshwater Grill. Sometimes we play 'beat the clock' as we try to arrive in town before closing time! The whitefish is lightly breaded and fried to perfection and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sheryl V
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

My family and I ate here in late July and it’s probably the best deep fried fish we have ever had from the top of Lake Superior and down to Lake Erie. We’ve had Scalawags in Mackinaw and that is great but the staff and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Brian G
Reviewed October 14, 2018

It's saying something to give a rating of the best whitefish in a town known for whitefish - but it's true! The fish was beautifully fresh, mild, and fried perfectly. It came in a basket with dill tartar sauce and a slightly spicy cole slaw,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ERosewall
Reviewed October 7, 2018

While this was not the only chance we enjoyed whitefish, we did not know that when we stopped here. Even with the GPS, we had some trouble finding this place. After doubling back a half mile after missing it, we ended up in a grocery...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mard55
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Always come out hot! Some of the best fish in the state. Just as good as Browns in Paradise Michigan. Wish a basket had another one or two hush puppies though!!!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CherieWiersmaClark
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Place is always packed, but it's always worth the wait. Whitefish is served with large portions of fresh, flavorful perfectly cooked fish, served piping hot. Great family spot to eat.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank David H
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I always get the threes a crowd dish (white fish, cod, perch) love it. I love there dilly sauce it amazing. I never walk away hungry!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank thomasandrachel
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Visiting from Florida and hubby and I had a craving for Michigan fish. He ordered whitefish and perch and I ordered the perch basket. Excellent! Just the right amount of batter on each filet...yum! I'm not a huge tartar sauce fan, but I loved yours....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank nancyann324
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

There was some confusion as to whether they were open in a Sunday night so I called, and, yes, so we hurried on over! This casual eatery is in a strip center and you order at the counter in the back. The menu is written...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank SophieBlue09
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

This is one of those Have to try places. The fish is out of this world and the hush puppies and fries are nice sides with the fish

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Linda J
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no has entrance on side walk small table and 2 chairs out front of restaurant
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