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Bostwick Lake Inn

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017, 2019 Winner
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APPETIZERS‏
10.00
Grilled Tiger Shrimp
Sweet corn reduction, baby arugula, saskatoon pot wine sauce
8.50
Red Quinoa
Roasted mushrooms, grilled asparagus, currants, truffle oil, roasted almonds, chives
8.00
Truffled Black Lentils
Sauteed mushrooms, shallots, garlic, thyme, vegetable stock, truffle oil, chives (grilled bread upon request)
8.50
Crispy Brussels Sprouts
Ginger-blood orange glaze
8.50
Corn and Shrimp Fritters
Peppadew pepper-onion maramlade this item is gluten free
9.00
Applewood Smoked Trout Dip
Baked herbed‏ cheese, house made crackers
9.50
Natural Chicken Tenders
Ranch, barbecue sauce
10.50
Pot of Mussels
Coconut curry broth, onions, bell peppers, grilled ciabatta bread
7.00
House Queso
Black-eyed peas, green peppers, pico de gallo, nacho cheese, el matador tortilla chips
8.50
Nachos
El matador tortilla chips, black olives, banana peppers, colby-jack chesse, scallions, pico de gallo, sour cream this item is gluten free
DESSERTS
5.00
Chocolate Mint Pie
5.00
Brownie S'more Goblet
This item is gluten free
5.00
Vanilla Bean Cheesecake
5.00
Peanut Butter Candy Pie
5.00
Pecan Whiskey Pie
5.00
Winter Fruit Cobbler
5.00
Spiced Apple Pie
ENTREES‏
Served with monkey bread
13.00
Tomato Alfredo
Shallots, sweet corn, cherry tomatoes, roasted garlic, spaghetti pasta, tomato alfredo sauce, fresh basil, parmesan cheese
14.50
Marsala Pasta
Roasted mushrooms,‏ sun- dried tomatoes, broccoli, spaghetti pasta, marsala wine cream sauce, parmesan cheese
13.50
Cast Iron Lasagna
Grilled eggplant, squash, griddled onions, roasted red peppers, home made tomato sauce, herb cheese blend, parmesan cheese, fresh basil
13.00
Natural Chicken Tenders
Ranch, honey barbecue sauce, crinkle cut fries
15.00
Top Sirloin
Red wine mushroom gravy, monkey bread, redskin smashed potatoes
14.00
Beef Culotte
House steak sauce, monkey bread, redskin smashed potatoes
19.50
Grilled Beef Tenderloin
Roasted pepper puree, monkey bread, redskin smashed potatoes.
13.50
Smoked Pork Loin
Saskatoon port wine sauce, monkey bread, redskin smashed potatoes
19.00
Grilled Bay of Funday Salmon
Roasted artichokes, grilled asparagus, cherry tomatoes, shallots, green olives, roasted pepper puree
PIZZAS
Hand rolled herb crust, substitute gluten free crust for 3.00
9.00
Build Your Own Pizza
Choice of sauce: house red, basil pesto, garlic oil, honey barbecue, roasted garlic alfredo, toppings available for 1 each
12.00
Veggie
Asparagus, artichoke hearts, red onions, roma tomatoes, roasted mushrooms, house alfredo sauce, herb cheese blend
13.00
Pulled Pork
Applewood bacon,‏ pineapple, red onions, green peppers, honey barbecue sauce, colby-jack cheese
11.00
Caprese
Fresh mozzarella, fresh tomatoes, fresh basil, garlic oil, herb cheese blend
14.00
Pulled Chicken
Slow roasted tomatoes, roasted garlic, pinenuts, basil pesto, herb cheese blend
13.00
Italian
Italian sausage, pepperoni, roasted mushrooms, green peppers, red onions, tomato sauce, herb cheese blend
SALADS‏
Bli Caesar
White anchovies (upon request), parmesan crisps, roasted artichokes, heirloom tomatoes, green olives, creamy mustard dressing 4/ 9
Chopped
Romaine lettuce,‏ cherry tomatoes, hard salami, fresh mozzarella, roasted artichoke hearts, petite croutons, sweet onion vinaigrette. 4/ 9.5
Michigan Apple Salad
Smokey bleu cheese, baby arugula, romaine, sugar spiced walnuts, green tea vinegar 4/ 9
Baby Spinach
Dried michigan cherries, toasted pecans, goat cheese, black pepper maple vinaigrette. 4/ 8.5
Baby Greens
Cherry tomatoes, avocado, radishes, petite croutons, choice of dressing 4/ 7.5
SANDWICHES
Served with crinkle cut fries, substitute handcut truffle fries or sweet potato wedges for 4.00, substitute hand cut tarro chips for fresh fruit 2.00
15.00
Lake Monster Burger
8 oz patty, barbecue pulled pork, applewood smoked bacon, fried egg, smoked provolone, American cheese, fresh jalapenos, fried onions, lettuce, tomato, toasted bun, crinkle fries
8.50
Roast Local Turkey
Cranberry chutney, baby spinach, griddled onion-goat cheese spread, toasted ciabatta bread
10.00
Cuban
Pulled pork, sliced ham, swiss, red onions, dill pickles, mustard, honey barbecue, toasted ciabatta bread
10.00
Grilled Salmon
Baby arugula, red onions, fried capers, red pepper aioli, toasted pretzel bun
8.50
Bli Burger
8 oz patty, iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, griddled onions, toasted bun, bli burger sauce on the side
9.50
Bleu Cheese Burger
8 oz patty, smoky bleu cheese, green olives, griddled onions, iceberg lettuce, toasted bun, bli burger sauce on the side
9.50
Applewood Bacon Burger
8 oz‏ patty, American cheese, chopped dill pickles, honey barbecue sauce, red onions, iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, toasted bun
8.00
Homemade Veggie Burger
Baby arugula, avocado, curried aioli, pretzel bun
8.00
Savory Turkey Burger
Dried michigan fruit chutney, griddled onions, garlic aioli, baby arugula, toasted ciabatta bread
SIDE DISHES‏
All sides are vegetarian
4.00
Crispy Brussels Sprouts
Ginger- blood orange glaze
4.00
Red Quinoa
Roasted mushrooms, currants, grilled asparagus, truffle oil, roasted almonds, chives
4.00
White Cheddar and Onion Potato Gratin
2.00
Red Skin Smashed Potatoes
4.00
Sweet Potato Fries
House ketchup
5.00
Truffle Fries
Truffle aioli
3.00
Roasted Cauliflower Mash
Melted leek butter, chives
4.00
Truffled Black Lentils
Sauteed mushrooms, shallots, garlic, thyme, truffle oil, chives
3.00
Grilled Asparagus
SOUPS
8.50
8 Bean Steak Chili
Colby-jack cheese, onions, tomatoes, corn chips
4.95
Tomato Basil
Petite croutons
4.95
5 Onion
Swiss cheese toast
4.95
Local Turkey White Chili
Pico de gallo, colby-jack cheese, el matador tortilla chips
GLUTEN FREE‏
8.50
Corn and Shrimp Fritters
Peppadew pepper-onion maramlade
8.50
Nachos
El matador‏ tortilla chips, black olives, banana peppers, colby-jack chesse, scallions, pico de gallo, sour cream
7.00
Sweet Potato Chips
Griddled onion goat cheese
4.00
Red Quinoa
Roasted mushrooms, currants, grilled asparagus, truffle oil, roasted almonds, chives
4.00
White Cheddar and Onion Potato Gratin
13.50
Cast Iron Lasagna
Grilled eggplant, squash, griddled onions, roasted red peppers, home made tomato sauce, herb cheese blend, parmesan cheese, fresh basil
14.00
Beef Culotte
House steak sauce, monkey bread, redskin smashed potatoes
5.00
Brownie S'more Goblet
5.00
Spiced Apple Pie
19.50
Grilled Beef Tenderloin
Roasted pepper puree, monkey bread, redskin smashed potatoes.
About
With the soul of a snow-covered lodge and the repose of a sun soaked beach house, Bostwick Lake Inn sits aside the tranquil waters of Bostwick Lake on the outskirts of Rockford, Michigan. A century's worth of history and character can be felt amongst the warm hues and knotty pine of the "BLI". The four-season deck is the favored spot for dining, with the option to enjoy a craft beer or cocktail on the beach during warm weather months. The restaurant menu is highlighted by farm-fresh fare, smoked tinged shareables and imaginative takes on traditional American cuisine. Our regular guests rate the Potato Crusted Walleye and Crispy Brussels Sprouts as can't miss classics. Whether you are seeking
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our date night out brought us to Bostwick Lake Inn. We had a short wait since we requested to sit outside. The weather was nice enough to have sit outside on the massive lakeside deck. Metal patio tables and chairs, it was a really nice...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank sunquest4me
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a local. I forgot I reviewed them in 2013! I just went back for weekday dinner date with my husband. I’d say it is a bit better than 6 years ago but not that much different. Still a lovely view with nice ambience....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank genieb071065
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not the Bostwick Lake Inn I remember! The food was mediocre at best. I ordered a Black & Blue burger, it was very small with only a sprinkle of blue cheese. My husband's was meal was the same. Our child wanted Mac &...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank RovingReporter2016
Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

Always a fun place to visit, especially during the summer months. It's on the water and has an outdoor bar in the summer and a large deck to take in the scenery. .

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Robb W
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Bostwick Lake Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review Robb!

Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

We joined our friends at Bostwick Lake Inn to celebrate a birthday. It was our first time there and we will go back. I'd love to enjoy dinner on the deck overlooking the lake when it's a bit warmer outside. :) The restaurant was busy,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 765kimberlyk
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Bostwick Lake Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you 765kimberlyk for the great review! We certainly look forward to seeing you enjoying dinner with friends and family on the patio this coming summer!

Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

We have been to Bostwick Lake Inn a few times. It was the place that popped into my head when we were deciding were to celebrate. Even though it is about an hour from home we made the trip. Have not been disappointed ever. Excellent...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Maps825199
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Bostwick Lake Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are pleased to hear that you decided to celebrate with us! Thank you for the great review and we hope to see you again soon, Maps825199!

Reviewed March 31, 2019

Great view of the lake and the food is always good. A wide variety on the menu of sandwiches and dinners. Casual atmosphere...just a fun and relaxing place to dine out.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Dianne B
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Bostwick Lake Inn, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2019

Hi Dianne, thank you so much for the excellent review! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed everything from the views to the food. We hope you stop by again soon (especially when it's warmer and the patio is at its peak!).

Reviewed March 24, 2019

We live an hour away and have never been disappointed. The wait staff is always great and knowledgeable. The food is always what you expect. We have brought many friends here and they all agree..it’s worth the drive.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank lenny s
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Bostwick Lake Inn, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2019

Thank you lenny1948 for the review! We love to hear that you bring friends with you and they enjoy as well, we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed February 12, 2019

When the Gilmore company took over the BLI, it wasn't great. Food was inconsistent. Creative items on the menu didn't live up to the hype. But they have steadily improved and it has become a go to for us along with the Honey Creek Inn....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JohnMayanRental
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Bostwick Lake Inn, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2019

Thank you for the review John! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed January 16, 2019

Go to restaurant for my wife and I. Service & Food are always good- our favorite is the spinach salad, she adds chicken & I add salmon. Excellent draft beer choices which rotate.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Opa_Je_
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Bostwick Lake Inn, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2019

We are glad to hear that you had a great experience with us! We hope to see you both again soon.

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Hello, please call our GM, Brett Powis at (616) 874-7290 to make arrangements. Thank you!
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