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Big Buck Brewery and Steakhouse

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550 S Wisconsin Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735-1742
+1 989-732-5781
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is way overpriced for bland diner quality food. Don't waste your time or money here. Fast food is better than this place

Thank J I
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

The restaurant is ok. Food is ok some of the craft beer is good. The wait staff is attentive. They need to spruce up the menu a bit.

Thank themac3s
1 review
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Great server; disappointing food. It's been a couple years since we ate at Big Buck and weren't impressed last time so we thought we'd give them another try on New Year's Eve. Aside from a good mug of beer, the dining experience was still not worth the time or the money. Food was served lukewarm and when we brought it... More 

Thank Brian M
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I would say, go somewhere else!!! I am allergic to dairy and the waiter said, "WOW that must suck"! Over priced food. Everything is extra, salad, soup. Food is ok at best. Hardly seen our waiter. And is very cold Temps inside.

Thank Dee S
East Lansing, Michigan
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I have been here several times, and have always found the wait staff to be friendly and helpful, and the food to be well-prepared and good. The menu is innovative as well as offering the standards. The decor is awesome and definitely evokes the northern Michigan experience.

Thank Barbara B
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Beer selection good,little pricy atmosphere nice. Service with a smile. For the time of year it was busy.

Thank Connie C
Livonia, Michigan
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We visited new years day and we had the place to ourselves in the mid afternoon. The decor was breathtaking, I had never seen a big buck brewery and was VERY impressed. Waitstaff was very attentive. Food arrived quickly. Prime rib was EXCELLENT, as was the otsego pasta dish which was just DIVINE. The chicken breast was cooked to PERFECTION... More 

Thank emilvee74
Indianapolis, Indiana
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Building and decorations are nice and that's about all. Food was terrible and way overpriced. We have been to Gaylord 3 time's now and always wondered why this place was never packed and now we know.

Thank broughtonfamily611
Royal Oak, Michigan
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

I can barely remember when this place used to have great beer and food, and always be really busy. The last few years, it's really gone down hill and there's never anyone there when we go. Today was probably our last visit. Only 8-10 customers, but service was non existent. Planned to eat lunch, but with the lack of service,... More 

Thank beersteve
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6 reviews
Reviewed 23 November 2016

I visited the brewery on November 19th and had a wonderful meal. I had the Reuben and it was delicious! I also had a Pineapple beer and it was incredible :) The decor is neat and the atmosphere is wonderful. I had an amazing experience. Thank you!

Thank Elizabeth D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 550 S Wisconsin Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735-1742
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Otsego County  >  Gaylord
  • Phone Number: +1 989-732-5781

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?