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“decided to check this place out...im glad we did” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Depot Restaurant

Depot Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 9 Restaurants in Alanson
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Kids
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Charlevoix, Michigan
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583 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
“decided to check this place out...im glad we did”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2014

ate at the bar. great drinks, and beer selection. good margarita too. burger was good...I would go back again.

Visited August 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Geneseo, Illinois
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great Place for breakfast”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2014

One of our stops along our road trip was Alanson Depot Restaurant. We had great service ,and the food was excellent . We wish we had a place like this in our town , Enjoyed the vintage photos . I had the breakfast special and the "small" pancakes were BIG ! Husband loved the sausage gravy . We will stop again .

  • Visited August 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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New Madison, Ohio
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Quaint Setting with Great Food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2014

The setting was originally a train depot and the decorations fit this well. There was also an abundance of historic photos. The service was great, and the menu selection was good.

Visited June 2014
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Beverly Hills, Michigan
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188 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Disappointed”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2014

On FRIDAY June 28th my wife and I stopped in wanting to be able to sit outside and enjoy the beautiful summer evening. With the area lacking many places you can dine outside we decided on The Depot. At 7:45pm we went to the hostess station and she informed us the outdoor dining was closing for the evening. I was surprised because its June and the weather was nice. Also it doesn't get dark for another 2 hours. Being disappointed we left and went across the street. When we left the restaurant we dined at we saw the patio full of people still dining. Perhaps the hostess made a mistake. I'm not sure. In northern Michigan with the summer season being extremely short, I wouldn't be turning away any business. We could have dined inside. The whole point was to dine outside. We weren't going to the Depot for the food. It's not that great.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Clark W
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Lake Forest, Illinois
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Don't bother”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2014

Terrible food. Cold whitefish without seasoning. Nothing to recommend it. Even the hostess seemed lackluster. This place needs one of those restaurant make-overs because Alanson is in need of a good place to eat for dinner.

Visited June 2014
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