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“Great atmosphere but poor food and service”

The Side Door Saloon
Ranked #10 of 108 Restaurants in Petoskey
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $18
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: We provide great service, food and beverages delivering a quality experience comfortable for families, friends and sports fans in a friendly environment.
Reviewed August 27, 2012

Unfortunately the service was poor and the food was below average. The atmosphere and the man at the door seating were great!!!! But the waitress seemed "too busy" for us, even though we, the guests, are the only reason she works there! The beer was great but the appetizer and salad and sandwich we shared were things I could put together at home. I have had better salads at Wendy's! I might go back and try something else on the menu but what we had was bad.

2  Thank Mary B
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Reviewed July 28, 2012

The Side Door was packed when we arrived and there were people waiting when we left. Their hamburgers looked awesome but we chose the fish which was also excellent. Atmosphere is neat. Only downfall was that it had a small menu but the quality of food was very good.

Thank WaterfallsLover
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Reviewed July 19, 2012

Excellent food and great service at reasonable prices.

Thank mznb1u
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Reviewed July 16, 2012

Love the burgers and the chicken wrap.. Would go back again and again and again..

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Thank kellie-jo
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Reviewed June 15, 2012

I frequent this place often. It's kind of a local place, with good food. Expect a wait if you go on the weekends and during the tourist season. I don't think it's ideal for large groups. It's a small restaurant, sometimes the service is hit or miss, but when you're Up North, it's all about relaxing and taking your time anyway! I love their quesadillas! The Sonora and Buffalo Chicken quesadilla's are awesome. They have a fun drink menu and the Shot-ski. See pic for that! If it's a nice night, request a table on their outdoor patio (sometimes it's covered). If you are looking for something casual with good food and a decent atmosphere, this is the place to be!

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Thank Missy C
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