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Alden Bar & Grille

$$ - $$$American, ,
9149 Helena Road, Alden, MI 49612
+1 231-331-6214
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good32%
  • Average23%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (9 reviews)
“cod” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
9149 Helena Road, Alden, MI 49612
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The service was really good when we visited, with our waitress taking good care of us. They have a nice selection of beers and the menu is you classic pub/bar menu of pizza and sandwiches. There are lots of bar games inside and video claw...More

Thank The_GR_Blade
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for dinner and drinks. Food was just bad. Beer was cold and that was great but wouldn't eat here again.

Thank Jim N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate there last night and ordered pizza. It was mediocre at best. My family and I eat there frequently when we're in Alden because of the convenience. The menu is nothing to write home about and service is hot and cold. We had a...More

Thank sandyknitwit
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This is a fun, casual bar/grill and it is located near beautiful Torch Lake. The food is good and is reasonably priced. The staff is friendly and fast. Indoor/outdoor seating. I recommend this for a quick lunch with the whole family.

Thank Angela R
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Alden is a marvelous little town on the southeast shore of beautiful Torch Lake. When we first stopped in here 20 years ago on vacation, the bar looked like something out of Northern Exposure—dark, knotty-pine walls, old maps and posters on the wall, an old-school...More

Thank biblioverken
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Our waitress seemed put out by anything we asked for or about (a glass for my hard cider, a question about one of the other ciders). My sister and I ordered simple meals...a salad for her and a cold wrap for me. After waiting at...More

Thank CMMWis
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Very basic decor. Friendly wait staff. Excellent burgers. Really the only place in town opened on a Sunday evening, very glad we stopped in for dinner.

Thank Susan515796
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We've been here twice before. Outside of one visit being on our wedding day, there was nothing memorable. Alden is an adorable town. This place has an opportunity to appeal to tourists, locals, and boat people, but it doesn't. Our recent visit was in mid-June....More

Thank Teri D
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The kind of place you look forward to going to, to relax, have a great burger and enjoy people. Great being close to Torch Lake with the little town of Alden waiting out the door for exploring. The Alden Burger is amazing and their Bloody...More

Thank Shasti534
Reviewed 19 May 2017

What a great place to eat, we just took s chance, 8 of us, the device was great and the food was good and plentiful and very reasonable.

Thank Buicklover
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9149 Helena Road, Alden, MI 49612
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Antrim County  >  Alden
  • Phone Number: +1 231-331-6214
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