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“Competent With Decent Food”
Review of Bayview Grille

Bayview Grille
Ranked #7 of 25 Restaurants in Frankfort
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: We are a full service restaurant with a beautiful view of Betsie Bay. Outdoor dining and a full bar.
Reviewed September 24, 2012

Well, to start with - I rarely go to a local restaurant when Frankfort is infested with tourists and their odd expectations, so my experiences here are different than some people.

A group of us came here for lunch after a morning of hiking. Our orders ran the gamut from burgers to pulled port to the grilled ham and cheese - and an extra order of sweet potato fries. We don't expect a lot, but the service was good and the food well prepared. The corn and bacon chowder was slightly bland, but decent after a cold, windy, morning. All six of us were served promptly and enjoyed the food. People liked the pulled pork and found it smoky and tasty. The sweet potato fries were very good, crisp and not greasy.

A decent meal, nothing special, but in a nice place with good service. A little pricey, but par for a tourist town where free spending vacationers drive up prices for everybody else.

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Thank Gerald W
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Reviewed September 24, 2012

We were visiting Frankfort, Michigan recently and had the pleasure of visiting the Bayview Grille for breakfast. The restaurant has a cheery small town feel. It is decorated with fun colors and wall decorations. Our waitress was super friendly and helpful. We all enjoyed our breakfast and the cranberry walnut toast was a special treat. The front porch looked very inviting and would be a great spot to sit and enjoy breakfast in the summer. The next time we visit Frankfort we will definately have breakfast at Bayview Grille! Try it..you'll like it!

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1  Thank LARRYANDSALLY
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Reviewed September 18, 2012

In Frankfort late morning looking for a breakfast place with our 11 year old son and 8 year old daughter. Did not have some of the items on their breakfast menu remaining. Longish wait, but we had nowhere else to be. Overall, a good restaurant, maybe not the best choice for breakfast.

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Thank sambra41
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Reviewed September 1, 2012 via mobile

This is not a grab and go place, this is a sit and enjoy the view.

If possible, sit in Jenny's section, she was fantastic and her suggestions were awesome!!

The split pea and garlic hummus was a refreshing start to an amazing meal. Sandwich choices include bread, cheese, and any add-ons you like.

A must is the chips option over French fries!!! The homemade chips were seasoned perfectly!!

Save room for the fried cinnamon ice cream and you won't be disappointed!!!

Wait time is understandable due to size of establishment and time of day.

Definitely a place to return to!!!!

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Thank Raza88
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Reviewed August 27, 2012

On 3 separate occasions over 2 years, my husband and I dined at the Bayview Grille. Breakfast was perfect. We also enjoyed 2 excellent dinners--one was fish, the other was a collection of side dishes including a very good gazpacho.

We always sit on the screened in front dining room. The decor is very casual, funky cool. The view of the bay is excellent. Service is a little slow. But we enjoyed the time to linger. Visitors from the big cities may need to cut some slack in that area. After all, don't we visit Frankfort to get away from the fast pace and hustle?

We will visit the Bayview Grille when we are in town. Give it a try.

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Thank SkeeterDiva
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