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The Portage

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5462 E Grand Lake Rd, Presque Isle, MI 49777-8634
+1 989-595-6051
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good50%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“whitefish” (9 reviews)
“local fish” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
5462 E Grand Lake Rd, Presque Isle, MI 49777-8634
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed August 28, 2017

We ate a nice dinner at The Portage. Our table was near a window, overlooking the harbor. The food was moderately priced, the menu large and the waitstaff helpful. I had the prime rib, and my husband had a rib eye steak. There were a...More

Thank 195508Anonymous
Reviewed August 21, 2017

Everything we had both nights was very good. Steak, seafood, pasta primavera, chicken parm. The view is outstanding. Sure there are not a lot of options, but this place exceeded my expectations for such a small town we dined twice in a weekend. Priced a...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Ok, so the harbor view is awesome even on a misty day. This place was recommended but I wouldn't recommend it to anyone. First I must say the French onion soup was delicious. I picked 10 bones out of my piece of walleye & was...More

Thank sanduskywiner
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

The whitefish and chips were fabulous, as well as the baked whitefish and walleye. There are several choices of sides for the dinners if you like to keep them on the healthier side. Our server was excellent, and every course was served promptly. We highly...More

Thank Jane Z
Reviewed July 24, 2017

We thought The Portage was gone because the front of the building is a pizza place, but when we pulled into the side lot we saw the restaurant entrance. It still has the pretty location and nice window tables overlooking the marina with a surprisingly...More

Thank eroof01
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

We had 6. They set up a table for us. All tables were for 4 for some reason Anyway the service was very attentive but there were not many when we came in a little after 11am. They did separate checks that was convenient. 2of...More

Thank AlnSue
Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

The food was Ok with adequate choices. A bit on the higher price side. The service was not so good at the bar if you are not a local. Bartender served 2 others before me and I was there a good 5 mins ahead of...More

Thank diana673
Reviewed January 16, 2017

The food was good, and the choices were sufficient, but the service wasn't bad so much as confused, which I wouldn't have expected so late in the season. We had a porkchop and pork loin. The atmosphere is friendly. If those who regulars, or regular...More

Thank HansPG
Reviewed November 3, 2016

We went to the Portage on recommendations of our resort owners every item we ordered was perfectly prepared the wait staff was excellent and very knowledgable about the menu. I will not hesitate and in fact look forward to dining here again !

Thank Cindi B
Reviewed September 10, 2016

We were staying at Grand Lake and the owner suggested this restaurant.There are not many restaurants close by. We ordered soups and side dishes of clams and potatoes. Food was good and has a nice view. Friendly staff.

Thank Rose M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5462 E Grand Lake Rd, Presque Isle, MI 49777-8634
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Presque Isle
  • Phone Number: +1 989-595-6051
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