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The Fish Restaurant

2983 S State Rd, Harbor Springs, MI 49740-8873
+1 231-526-3969
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“walleye” (22 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2983 S State Rd, Harbor Springs, MI 49740-8873
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

This is a fabulous little restaurant in a countryside setting just outside of Harbor Springs. My personal favorite dinner entree is the Wasabi Encrusted Scallops. Wait staff is top notch. In the summer, request a booth by the window. They have feeders that attract dozens...More

Thank Rehsom
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Yes ... The Fish is fresh gourmet seafood at its Best in February 2017 !!!!!!!!!! Always a great atmosphere ... no hummingbirds in February ... just great food and drink. Pleasant service ... never a rush through courses ... nice wine and drink selection ......More

Thank VintageVF
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I took my bride to The Fish for her birthday. We have eaten at Chef John's many times before and this time was just as excellent as our previous visits only this time our visit was in February. John used to close for winter so...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 6 February 2017

So happy that they have stayed open for the winter this year, coming up on Lent and this is one of our favorite spots for fish. My personal recommendation is the sunset/sunrise (can't remember which) potatoes. Sweet potatoes combined in mashed potatoes. Wonderful

Thank Cynthia Z
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Great dinner, great service by Lorna and of course, great conversation. Thanks to Chef John and his staff for a wonderful experience.

Thank Marty D
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Love most every thing i've had there. good service.Excellent wine selsction and good cocktails.Fun location in the country. Though easy to get to.

Thank Pablo529
Reviewed 21 September 2016

From the moment we walked in we were laughing with the hostess. Everything that is great about mid west, pure Michigan hospitality was found right here in the service from the Fish Staff. From the management to the waitress everyone of them was welcoming and...More

Thank LStevensHamill
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

In the vicinity of Petoskey, MI, nice seafood. Attentive service. Worth seeing out. Not seafood but I had the Chicken Pasta Primavera on this visit .... excellent!

Thank Daytexas
Reviewed 14 September 2016

It is a little drive out of Harbor Springs and in a modest enough setting but this place cooks up the local fish fare with a fine dining flare. Never disappoints me, love the perch and walleye and the chef specials like fried squash blossoms...More

1  Thank atomterp
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We are frequent visitors to Fish. We love the friendly service, and the excellent food. We all got the clam chowder which is our favorite part. We then had the stuff squash flowerettes. They were excellent. We had the calamari which was excellent as usual....More

Thank Zlch0c
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Are you open today?
17 October 2016|
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Response from menachemle | Reviewed this property |
I dont know.Call them at 2315263969.Enjoy
sharon m
When do you close for the season?
8 October 2015|
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Response from BertAkron_Ohio | Reviewed this property |
The Fish will be open weekends at least through New Years Eve. and will then close then until early May. Often open during the week too but you’d best call if it’s not Thursday, Friday or Saturday. The number... More
How can I apply for a job at The Fish?
15 March 2015|
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Response from kilborndebbi | Property representative |
We will reopen in May...sometime between 1st and Mother's Day. At that time you can come in and fill out an application. Thanks for inquiring!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2983 S State Rd, Harbor Springs, MI 49740-8873
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Emmet County  >  Harbor Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 231-526-3969
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