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American, Bar, Pub
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Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
FEATURES
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for Mother’s Day brunch, had to make a reservation. When we got there we had to wait for our table, table was vacant but hadn’t been cleaned. Finally got seated and waitress took our drink order. Went to the brunch buffet and there wasn’t...any chicken and half of the serving trays were empty. Got some eggs and biscuits and sausage gravy. After finishing that went back still no chicken and no more sausage gravy and half the trays still empty. Got a small amount of Salisbury steak and potatoes. Went back 3rd time and happened to get there just as they brought out some chicken but there were so many people waiting that I was only able to get a leg and wing. Half the trays still empty! How can you have people make reservations and not be able to keep up with food when you know ahead how many people you have to serve? We had a party of 8 and nobody came away happy! Will not be back!More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed January 30, 2023 via mobile

This establishment is truly a gem in Shepherd, MI. Not only is the food fantastic & the beer cold but what we love most is Kathy. She makes everyone smile. If you’re having a bad, check this place out & tell Kathy “HI”. We eat...there occasionally & have never left hungry. Kuddos to Kent & staff.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed June 16, 2021

We needed gas and we needed dinner and we landed here. What an awesome place! We will definitely find a way to come back here! Great food and great service as well as great prices! Cathy and Emily provided great service and also great recommendations...on food choices. The maple bacon cheddar burger was amazing and does not need any other condiment on it. We loved the homemade chips and even got a couple of sides to go which didn’t last very long in the car ride home. The shrimp dinner was delicious as well. I couldn’t decide on the BLT, the chicken bacon ranch wrap or the club sandwich, so I ended up getting a recommendation of a club in a wrap with ranch! It was fresh, hug and delicious. I had more than enough for lunch the next day. This was definitely one of the best meals we have had in a long time and we will be stopping back soon.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed December 7, 2019

This was my first visit to the Shepherd Bar. Because I am eating low carb, I checked with the waitress about the vegetable of the day. She double checked, and let me know that it was corn. So, I went with their Cobb Salad. It...was very good, although I did not care for the maple vinaigrette dressing that came with it. Next time, I would choose a different dressing. My companions got a pizza which looked very good. Our waitress, whose name we did not get, was very nice and checked on us appropriately. While we were eating, someone who I assume was the manager came over and turned up the heat when he noticed that we were still wearing our coats.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 8, 2019 via mobile

Always great fish. Only problem for me was way to much food. I had to take about half of it home with me.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 27, 2019

My wife and I often go to the Shepherd Bar when we are in the area. On this occasion, we had breakfast with another family member. The service was outstanding, typical of a friendly, small town establishment. They treat you like family! The food was...also excellent. Pancakes were huge and tasty. Eggs, sausage, and hash browns were perfectly done. We will continue to come to Shepherd Bar!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 29, 2019 via mobile

Great location; great food; friendly staff; easy street parking; just off 127 to the west As I work in this area I keep coming back both for meetings and for meals I’m “almost a local” they say Highly recommended

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 10, 2019

Stopped here because it was listed on bringfido as being dog friendly. Sat on the patio with our pooch. The food was excellent! I had a steak hoagie with homemade chips and a huge ice tea. My husband had the special sub that was loaded...with meat and came with yummy pasta salad. There was a park right across the road, which was great for our pup too.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

Business lunch destination and tasty variety of classic burger menu and edgy Mexican fish and other tacos Coming back when I’m near

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 20, 2019 via mobile

It's actually Shepherd Bar and Restaurant, in town. Really clean, great seating and food. Very reasonably priced and a very good selection of food and beers on tap. Service was great and with a smile. First and third Wednesday is a one pound porkchop special...which we have not tried yet but were told to get there at 5 because when they are gone they are gone.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

Really nice and fun local pub, large TVs, great beer and food - chicken dinner was huge and delicious - good burgers and fries. Very friendly service and relaxed atmosphere. We will be back!

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

I always love going to the Shepherd Bar. You always see someone you know!Or it's a place to meet new friends!

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Great place for Thursday night $1 taco’s! Would love to have music but other than that great place for drinks and food!

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Nachos were outstanding! Great atmosphere. Great service. Definitely will stop back next time I'm through that part of Michigan.

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed February 11, 2018

We've only eaten here a few times but look forward to coming back. The food was very good and the beer on tap was great and varied in selection.

Date of visit: May 2017
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Kent R, Owner at Shepherd Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Thank you for your support. We have a couple local cool brews waiting to go on in the next few days.

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Yes, Shepherd Bar offers takeout services.

Shepherd Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5
  • Atmosphere: 5