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“Good basic food at a good price” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Raft

Raft
Ranked #5 of 10 Restaurants in Fair Haven
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Marine City, MI
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94 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Good basic food at a good price”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2012

My wife and I finally made it to the Raft in Fair Haven to try the Famous Raft Burger. When we arrived the sun was setting on the bay. the inside of the restaurant is small but nice. The waitress we had(Valentina) was one of the best waitresses I have had in a long time. She had at least 10 tables and no one had to wait for anything. The burgers were good in taste and a good size. The fries and onion rings were better than most places. We will be back.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank joe_testa
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English first
Palm Beach, Florida
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104 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
“Wonderful find on north end of Lake St. Clair”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2012

Very quaint restaurant with a homey feel ... been here 36 years they tell my on my first visit ... super hamburger & chili ... beer ... a couple of small TV's for sports and a beautiful view of Lake St. Clair. Very nice staff ... clean surroundings and looks like it is crowded most of the time. You can eat out on the lakeside by ordering through a pass through on the south side of the restaurant. Prices are economy minded. You cannot go wrong. Check a map because even though it is right off M-29 by half a block, you can miss it if you are not watching closely. This place is a definite keeper. If I lived closer I would be a regular.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Michael T
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Shelby Township, Michigan
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260 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
“Good bar food, and accessible by water.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2012

I am constantly in search of new places to visit by boat, and I wish I would have found the Raft sooner. There are not many reliable places around this part of the Lake, but the Raft seems to have been around for a while. It is accessible by shallow-draft boats if you are coming by water. Stick to the burger and other bar food. Nachos were also good, with a decent sized portion.

  • Visited August 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Iliketrdls
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Royal Oak, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Best burger !!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2010

The Raft has been around for years. If you haven't had a Raft Burger you haven't lived. I brought a freind in from Chicago a few years ago and he still raves about the "best bar burger in the world".

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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4 Thank kittycatdad
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