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Matey's Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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110 Franklin St, Michigan City, IN 46360-3236
+1 219-872-9471
11:00 - 03:00
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Hobart, Indiana
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Great place to day drink! Great bands in the summer on the roof top. Waitresses are spot on. Make sure you try a VooDoo bucket. You can thank me later!

Thank scottflynn
South Bend, Indiana
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95 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Enjoyed lunch at the inside bar area.here recently. Lots of seating both at the bar and tables. Our waitress (Lisa) was very friendly and did a great job of serving us. Food was prepared in a timely manner and we really enjoyed it. Will return again.

Thank loverofcats22
Michigan City, Indiana
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91 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Having been to this locale before when it was more of a dive bar than a restaurant, I thought for a minute it hadn't changed- when you enter near the bar area, it reeks of smoke. But once you escape into the newer dining area, it is as if you are in a different place. It was near empty because... More 

Thank Mary Z
Highland, Indiana
1 review
Reviewed 16 December 2016

We made reservations for a party of 10. When we arrived the bar area was dead. We were seated in the bar area. One person received their martini. The beers and other martinis came about 20 minutes later after asking the waitress about our drinks. The staff seemed really confused and not all that busy. The food was and drink... More 

Thank hentman
Hobart, Indiana
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

The food at Matey's is top quality, but the staff is terrible. Sat for half an hour and got no service. It was the first and last visit for my husband. Super disappointed.

Thank Tammy B
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Don't bother with this one. You'll be better off going anywhere else to eat or drink! We came in (party of 5) and and was practically told that this wasn't a family restaurant that you had to be 21. Ok.. there were 4 adults and a 1 year old in our party.. There were no patrons in the establishment on... More 

1 Thank Terry C
Hobart, Indiana, United States
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Hidden surprise. Dining inside and on deck which is right on lake Michigan. Casual dining. Also have tiki outdoor bar. Have a sandbox and small playground for young children. Dogs are welcome. Also have a sand volleyball court on the property as well.

Thank Jodi T
Detroit, Michigan
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The views from the patio are wonderful. The staff was helpful and friendly. Prices are on the expensive side but you have to pay for the views.

Thank Albanut
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

My chicken sandwich was awful, it tasted like rubber. I took two bites and was done. My impression is it is good place to get a drink but I don't recommend eating there.

1 Thank HRWG
Illinois, United States
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78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

If you have kids don't bother stopping by. This could be a fun place for everyone but we were treated a bit strange when we walked in the dinning room then told to go to the top deck but the gate was locked. Not a place I'd try again. Too bad

Thank Dawn S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Franklin St, Michigan City, IN 46360-3236
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Michigan City
  • Phone Number: +1 219-872-9471
Michigan City's premier destination near the marina, beach, outlet mall and casino boat. Big menu with good variety and great prices -- you'll never leave hungry. Three bars with different atmospheres allows you to barhop without leaving the parking lot. Our service is second to none.

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