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Western Avenue Bar and Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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6410 Western Ave, Glen Arbor, MI 49636-5101
+1 231-334-3362
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17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

It is a cute restaurant with a cozy log cabin feel inside. The food overall was good. I liked the white fish.

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Thank Patty D
Houston, Texas
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Good food and a good location, it gets very busy during the holiday season so you might have to wait for a seat.

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Thank holjack
Schererville, Indiana
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Our trout meals were very good, cooked perfectly. Service was friendly and helpful. Pleasant decor and casual atmosphere. Price was reasonable. A pleasant surprise!

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Thank HoosierHikers
Champaign, Illinois
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3 reviews
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Just my wife and I for a dinner. Service was friendly and atmosphere was great but the food was not good. A shame as this place has tremendous potential. As we asked around later, the word is that the ownership doesn't really care.

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Thank Don H
Gregory, MI
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Yup, my last review here was good, but not now. The entire online menu is fictitious! The only good things about this place were Riley and Brook, who took good care of us even though the food was awful. I saw Brook bring food to the table next to us and I told my wife, "Oh my God that food... More 

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Thank Bill K
Indianapolis
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79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Pulled in on a Thursday night near the end of season. It was rather empty and a pleasant atmosphere. Service was ok but the food, not so much. We shared the crab cakes, rather mushy and so so flavor, and each had a side salad, bland and plain. We made the mistake of trying the lava cake dessert. It came... More 

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Thank elliottq
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We stopped here for a late lunch after a beautiful drive up north. When we arrived there was no wait, which should have been our first sign as every other place in town was packed. My husband went in first to check if the menu would work with my food allergies. We went in. The sign posted said "wait to... More 

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Thank PennyG944
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I ate here right after we got engaged at sleeping bear sand dunes. We sat in the bar area which was very nice. We each got a drink, a cup of soup and the calamari. The service was quick and friendly, and the calamari was delicious!

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1 Thank katie c
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We went to the Western Avenue Bar and Grill on a Tuesday night. My husband and I both ordered the scallops. They were the special that night and they were amazing. The service was very good and we had a very enjoyable evening.

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1 Thank Gerri K
Fort Wayne
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Ordered steaks medium rare and were served RAW steaks!! Really gross. Other food was subpar. I won't return.

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Thank raechelhorner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6410 Western Ave, Glen Arbor, MI 49636-5101
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Leelanau County  >  Glen Arbor
  • Phone Number: +1 231-334-3362

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