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Suttons Bay

V.I. Grill


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The V.I. Grill serves fresh and local American fare in a family friendly atmosphere. Some of our specialties include Fresh Whitefish, Black Angus burgers, natural hand cut fries, fresh salads or unique sandwiches. Don't forget to save room for our local fresh daily desserts including Moomers Ice Cream. Enjoy a outdoor dining around a stone fireplace with a full bar area. Our Tavern is accented with hand scraped Hickory floors and Mahogany back bar with 22 taps, tv's are visible and our dining room includes a two story stone fireplace and specializes in large groups. Next time your in Suttons Bay, experience the history of Leelanau County Est. 1871!
$7 - $24
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Pizza, American
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Table Service
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All reviews perch burger fries salad sandwiches fish tacos omelette potatoes chicken bread nice patio outdoor bar service was great service was prompt great option great lunch bike ride
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My husband and I had dinner with friends at the V.I. Grill last evening. Although the waitress was good, the food was terrible. The grilled chicken in my salad was dry, and the lettuce not particularly fresh. The corned beef and bread in my husband's...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Emmiegram
Reviewed 1 week ago

Atmosphere is great whether it is on the patio in the summer or in the cozy restaurant in the winter. Servers are very good. Food is great!! It's always sad to see summer end and our long winter begin, but we can always look forward...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Valerie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our party of 8 was very pleased with everything. Food was great, atmosphere was great! Suttons Bay is an awesome little town.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Ross S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We didn't plan on having dinner here, but a water main break in Traverse City had temporarily closed our planned destination. This was a very good substitute. Seating is comfortable inside and out. There are heaters for outside. Service was very good even with an...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Stategt
Reviewed October 10, 2019 via mobile

We are local and spend a lot of time eating in Sutton’s bay. It’s rare when I write a negative review. Food at the V.I can be up and down. I recently had a Ruben which was impossible to eat. The server indicated it was...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Cal1942
Reviewed October 7, 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed delicious sandwiches after a bike ride from Traverse City. Nice decor. I loved the herbed chicken sandwich. All ingredients very fresh and the bread was exceptional. Husband loved his white fish sandwich. We were there on a Monday at lunchtime, and our food arrived...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Weedwacker_11
Reviewed October 7, 2019 via mobile

We were looking for a local restaurant with fresh lake perch. VI Grill did not disappoint! One of the best perch dinners we have experienced. Will be back when we are again in the area to try some other tempting menu items.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank gregt891
Reviewed September 24, 2019 via mobile

Number 2 for Suttons Bay? We waited and waited for the waitress to come to our table. Then we waited an inordinately long period of time for a salad and sandwich. After this crazy amount of time waiting, we advised the waitress we were leaving...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Irene B
Reviewed September 22, 2019 via mobile

We ate here because it was the number two rated place on trip advisor. So, I feel sorry for the people of Sutton’s Bay if this is their best. It was average and everything was okay, but just okay. Nothing had great flavor. Some sauces...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank DTH4
Reviewed September 4, 2019

Biked the Tart Trail from TC and stopped at the V I Grill. Sat outside and enjoyed a good lunch and a beautiful day. We had the fish & chips, perch platter and the house nachos. All were served promptly and tasted very good. And...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Kenneth M
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Response from H9459QIrichardr | Property representative |
Yes we can accomadate special requests We have to know in advance of all food allergies. The process for preparing the food is unique to each food allergy Thank you
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