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“Pretty Good”
Review of Thirsty Sturgeon

Thirsty Sturgeon
Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Wolverine
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: American
Description: This little gem is perfectly nestled in the Sturgeon River Valley right off the main road running from Indian River, to Wolverine (US27). Whether you are snowmobiling one of northern Michigan's vast trail networks, or out for a weekend drive, or enjoying a fun filled trip down an exciting river you absolutely must STOP, relax and refuel your belly!! We have an up north decor, including log walls. We are known for our Reuben balls & Schmeer Appetizer. You can also enjoy Finger Food, Sandwiches to Wrap, Salads, and Pizzas. Save room for dessert we have an amazing banana bread pudding.
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Description: This little gem is perfectly nestled in the Sturgeon River Valley right off the main road running from Indian River, to Wolverine (US27). Whether you are snowmobiling one of northern Michigan's vast trail networks, or out for a weekend drive, or enjoying a fun filled trip down an exciting river you absolutely must STOP, relax and refuel your belly!! We have an up north decor, including log walls. We are known for our Reuben balls & Schmeer Appetizer. You can also enjoy Finger Food, Sandwiches to Wrap, Salads, and Pizzas. Save room for dessert we have an amazing banana bread pudding.
Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

We have ate at the thirsty a handful of times, as we live in the area. Food is usually pretty good. We really like their pizza. Grinders aren't bad either. Reuben balls are a nice alternative on the appetizer menu. The food is usually pretty good, but like other reviews have said, the service is a little slow a lot of the time.

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Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is a great restaurant on the Sturgeon River. They have daily specials, all their meals are good and staff is friendly.

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1  Thank skier43
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Reviewed March 1, 2014

The place is along The snowmobile trail and Sturgeon river. Its small but the food and drinks are worth the time.They have specials every day and the menu is great.The service is a bit slow but the servers are pleasant and do a good job.They won best pizza for the area last year from the local survey. The food is consistent which is rare for this area.

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Thank Roscoe3012014
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Reviewed February 19, 2014

Husband and I wanted to go to a different place for dinner so we decided to try it out... Pleasantly surprised I must say :) Food is fantastic, good portion size for the money... Definitely recommend the Reuben Balls for an appetizer... I don't like Reubens; HOWEVER they are FANTASTIC and original!!

I will agree with the others reviews below...Service was slow! we waited almost an hour for our food; however I will say the food was nice and HOT...
BUT I was pretty irritated when it came time to pay the bill, a server that was not ours took our bill and card off the table and then proceeded to hold it while approaching another table to take their order... That was NOT appropriate!... Bill and card should be taken by our server and processed immediately and returned...

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Thank charissa121
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Sheryl M, Owner at Thirsty Sturgeon, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2014

Thank you for share your experience with us. We are so happy that you enjoyed our Reuben Balls they are very popular. I'm very sorry about your slow food service, but was happy to hear that your food was hot when it arrived at your table. Thank you also for pointing out the problems with your bill and credit card issue. We have talked with all of our servers to correct this issue.

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Reviewed February 13, 2014

nice, varied menu, with gourmet quality specials; no reservations so go early or be prepared for a wait (but worth it)

Thank Cynthia E
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