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“Very tasty”

The Yankee Rebel Tavern
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Michigan
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Very tasty”
Reviewed August 27, 2008

The Yankee Rebel Tavern was our first food stop on our visit to the island, and it was a tasty one. We started out with a portobello and hummus appetizer, which was artfully arranged and very well prepared. For our main courses, I ordered the 6 oz filet and my husband ordered shrimp and mussels diabolo. It did take a while for our food to come, but when it did it was also pleasing to look at and very yummy to eat. We both ate everything because it was so good, but it left us too full for desert. However, we had a coupon for a free desert, and so we got it to go. We didn't even open the box until we got back to our hotel, and when we did we were surprised at how large and tempting the piece of chocolate cake looked. We were very full, but we had to have a bite of it anyway, and man was it good! We saved the rest until the next night, and it remained moist and scrumptious.

Overall we liked the atmosphere and the food, but the wait time was a little long as our waiter appeared to have too many tables to handle, and was quite chatty with another table. It took us almost 15 minutes to pay the tab because he was slow with it. However, the food was great, so if you have a bit of time I definitely recommend eating there.

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Cleveland
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Best restaurant on the island”
Reviewed August 5, 2008

We visited this restaurant based on the reviews here on Trip Advisor and we couldn't be more pleased.

The service was awesome and the food was excellent.

I had the pot roast sandwich and my wife had the ceasar salad, both portions were huge, more than we could eat in one sitting. I believe both dishes were under $10.

On this island of tourist trap restaurants, the Yankee Rebel Tavern is a real winner.

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“This is where we held our wedding reception. The food was decent, but service was not great.”
Reviewed August 4, 2008

This is where we held our wedding reception. The food was decent, but service was not great.

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minneapolis
2 reviews
“So-So”
Reviewed August 3, 2008

I would like to consider myself an easy person to please,but the Tavern didnt do it for me.Tried the pot roast,meat was tender but the flavor was not there,the dish was sitting in some sort of flavoured water and the veggies had no seasoning at all.Buyer beware the trip to the island is 25$ a head

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Ferndale, Michigan
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Wonderful- great fish!”
Reviewed July 28, 2008

We had a great experience here with good service, and great food- highly recommended.

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