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“Soggy and cold fish! Yuck”

Alpine Tavern and Eatery
Ranked #4 of 70 Restaurants in Gaylord
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $18
Cuisines: American, Pizza
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating
Description: Our family has over 50 years of experience providing excellent service in restaurants and catering events. We invite you to bring your family and meet your friends for award winning chili, gourmet pizzas, burgers stuffed any way you'd like, hand cut fries, slow roasted brisket, fresh healthy salads and much more. Or invite them to your home and we will do the cooking for you. Try one of our Chef's daily specials. We even have Gluten free items! Our kids menu is very friendly and comes with Scooby Snacks! Everything is house made and we are committed to serving Michigan-made products whenever possible. For refreshments we offer a vast selection of craft beers on tap and in the bottle, wines, spirits, specialty cocktails and hot chocolate/coffee drinks. Our soft drinks include fresh brewed ice tea and Northwoods Soda which is based right here in Northern Michigan. There is something for everyone. Come to Alpine Tavern for our fabulous food, drinks and service. Stay to watch all of the big games on any of our many tv's or pick up something on the go to take home for those you love. This winter ride the snowmobile trails right to our doors and enjoy. After a long day on our local slopes let us warm your bellies with great food and drinks. The atmosphere here is fun and friendly, we know you'll have a great time- and hope you'll feel like part of the family soon! We'll see ya here!
South Lyon, Michigan
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Soggy and cold fish! Yuck”
Reviewed July 13, 2013

Very bummed out about our meals. Cold, soggy white fish meals with cold fries. Sent back but still mediocre meal. No manager around? More of a bar food type of place

  • Visited July 2013
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Elizabeth, Indiana
Level 6 Contributor
159 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Good food, service, and brews!”
Reviewed June 16, 2013

We had an excellent dinner here. The pretzel sticks were exceptionally good. My husband and I shared the cod dinner. It comes with 2 sides; he chose the mac & cheese and I chose the cole slaw. He enjoyed the mac & cheese--said it was unique. The cole slaw was very tasty--it had red onion in it. The menu is fairly extensive. We would definitely come back.

  • Visited June 2013
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Gaylord, Michigan
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Good food, fast and tasty”
Reviewed April 12, 2013

Friday fish fry is the best. All you can eat for a very reasonable price. The pizza is also excellent as are all of the other choices on the menu. Lunch is also excellent and they usually have some interesting draft beer.

Visited March 2013
Thank Timothy M
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Elgin, Illinois
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great find!”
Reviewed March 25, 2013

LOTS of microbrews on tap, excellent service and unique, delicious food! The prices are very fair too. It's also kid friendly.

Visited March 2013
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Bloomfield Township, Michigan
Level 6 Contributor
205 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
“Pretty Good - Nothing Special”
Reviewed February 17, 2013

My son and I are up north for the week to ski/snowboard, so we thought we would try this place.

Initial impression was that it is not a good idea to have all of your patrons seat themselves during a very busy service time. Saw many people walking around the place looking for a seat and a few parties just walked out.

I had the ribs. Pretty good, meaty, tender and lots of sauce. It comes with two sides. I had mac n cheese (cold) and fries (cold and hard). My son had the brisket. The brisket was really good, but they smothered it with too many onions (I guess he could have asked for no onions). He had the garlic mashed potatoes (really good) and mac n cheese (he said his was not cold). For dessert, he had the brownie with ice cream and hershey syrup and whipped cream. The brownie could have been warmer and no whipped cream.

Here is the odd part: Our waitress never removed our finished plates. She got me a second pop, took the dessert order, brought the dessert, brought the bill and never took our empty plates that we specifically moved to the outside of the table so she would take them....weird.

Glad we went - probably won't go back next time we are in town.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank JeffB32
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