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Depot Restaurant

7568 S US 31 Hwy, Alanson, MI 49706-8528
+1 231-548-1296
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“prime rib” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
7568 S US 31 Hwy, Alanson, MI 49706-8528
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went here based on the great reviews and were very happy we did. We split the skillet with bacon, onions, cheese, Hashbrowns, and eggs and sourdough toast. We also had a half order of biscuits and gravy. It was more than enough for the...More

Thank BakeMoreCake
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped here on a motorcycle trip for dinner and the food was amazing!! BBQ is excellent and the Mac & Cheese is to die for!!

Thank amedlen75
Reviewed 2 days ago

This historic train depot was wonderful. Service was fantastic. Decor was 'early depot' whatever that is! Menu offered many choices and each item sounded better than the last. ... and the food proved to be great also. A special thanks to our server Marisa who...More

Thank Storyteller-N03
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped today for lunch while on the road traveling in out RV. While you never know what you are going to get having never been here before we were very surprised. I had a Chicken Caprese sandwich and ordered onion rings....More

Thank tlk1948
Alansondepot, Owner at Depot Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks We Love To Hear This. Hope See you Soon! I am so Blessed to Have The Great Team We Have Hear At The Historic Alanson Michigan Depot

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We are always satisfied with the food and service here. Strongly recommend. It's easily the best restaurant/bar in this small town.

Thank Capt_Jeff66
Alansondepot, Owner at Depot Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank You For the Review All Our Food Is Made Fresh Daily Hope To See You Soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Travled by boat from Indian River onto Burt Lake then Crooked river Parked our boat by the benches and walked a block to The Depot restaurant it was a nice relaxing boat ride had a wonderful lunch you got to try the crab artichoke dip....More

Thank Dawn L
Alansondepot, Owner at Depot Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank You For The Boat stop At The Historic Depot hope to see you Soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & Aunt totally enjoyed The Depot. Our server was awesome, sorry I don't recall her name. Delightful margaritas. I had the Buffalo chicken wrap, it was amazing. The best part of all was the skins on homemade golden crispy french fries. The Depot...More

Thank Prankstermary1
Alansondepot, Owner at Depot Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank You For The Review I Have The Best Chef and Staff in the Tip Of The Mit! Hope To See You Soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quality food, beautifully presented. Whether it's breakfast, lunch or dinner you can't go wrong. Did you know they have the best ribs in Emmet county? I'm not surprised, everything that my wife and I have tried is delicious, fresh and eye appealing.The well trained staff...More

Thank d b
Alansondepot, Owner at Depot Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review! All our Food is Freshly Prepared made to Order.We smoke our Ribs in House and Make all our own sauces.

Reviewed 1 August 2017

This place has excellent food any time of the day. The owner came and talked to most diners at some point during the meal. Beautiful historic building. It can be a little busy, but it is well worth any wait. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Thank steveV1365LZ
Alansondepot, Owner at Depot Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thank you! Yes, we have a broad menu and take great pride in being family friendly!

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

No lunch tastes good after waiting nearly an hour to be served. It was beyond lunch crowd so there were only a few tables of people waiting. Although there were 6 of us - 3 ordered salads - we shouldn't have had to wait 50...More

Thank Ajoy2b
Alansondepot, Owner at Depot Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Oh no, I'm so sorry to hear this, it is not supposed to happen! Please contact me: Greg@alansondepot.com so that we can work on correcting your concerns.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7568 S US 31 Hwy, Alanson, MI 49706-8528
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Emmet County  >  Alanson
  • Phone Number: +1 231-548-1296
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