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Barnacle Bill's

119 Newman St, East Tawas, MI 48730-1209
+1 989-362-5701
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“hamburger” (5 reviews)
“onion rings” (4 reviews)
“tacos” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
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LOCATION
119 Newman St, East Tawas, MI 48730-1209
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1 - 10 of 105 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We ate here for lunch on Friday. We ordered the fried mushrooms holy cow it was a huge order. The were awesome and big hand dipped. I wish they would have warned us we would not have ordered anything else. We ate here again for...More

Thank sunkissedlady
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was very average. A couple of weeks later and I can't even remember what we had. Service was so -so.

Thank Lyndell O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has upgraded from what it used to be. They've added several drafts and have a nice selection of craft beers to pick from. Daily specials offer some good meal options. Pizza was think crust and very good. Nothing fancy but good food/drink at...More

Thank MichiganTraveler313
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes they serve food during the day and have a full bar, but the real fun starts after 9:00 Thur-Sat with a live DJ or a band depending on the night you're there. Pool tables in the back and great drink prices mixed with everything...More

Thank His_N_Hers_USA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a cold and rainy Saturday in Oscoda and we were on the search for a sports bar to pass the day. We headed downtown Tawas and hit the shopping district and Barnacle Bill's. The food was good and reasonably priced, the alcohol selection...More

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Bar Menu, very kid friendly. We ate here for lunch.. Wasn't too busy inside, but the wait staff was just not on their game, too slow for drinks, food, refills, etc.. The food was good, kids were happy after they got it.. Might try...More

Thank crazistevo
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Ate here twice and enjoyed good food both times with the soups being number one. The tomato soup and split pea were sooo good. Had salad which was done with a nice selection of greens and fresh vegies. Good beers on tap

Thank Vireobird
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We went to Barnacle Bill's for dinner, normally it's for a good breakfast or lunch, but tonight we felt like trying them for dinner. My wife ordered the taco salad and I ordered the rib eye steak done medium. Out came a hot loaf of...More

Thank Favsanknaves
Reviewed 28 February 2017

great food, nice place definitely return. Liked to be able to see out to the street. Menu is great. service was also very good

Thank Gr8Brit123
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stopped here a couple times during our vacation. They have frequent specials like "hamburger day" or "taco day." Food is served quickly, nice bar, and great local atmosphere. Never had a bad meal here.

Thank Brad M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Newman St, East Tawas, MI 48730-1209
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  East Tawas
  • Phone Number: +1 989-362-5701
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