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Spikehorn Restaurant and Lounge

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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4955 E Houghton Lake Dr, Houghton Lake, MI 48629-9517
+1 989-366-9698
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michigan
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit of a drive around the lake for us, but well worth the drive. the chicken was excellent as was the fish. Staff was friendly and attentive.

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Thank travelingfools99
Chesterfield, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My husband and I each ordered the shrimp dinner and steak dinner and shared. The steak was exactly medium rare and the shrimp was phenomenal. Only complaint was that the potatoes were nasty. Have you ever purchased a bag of potatoes that one potato is rotten but it makes the entire bag small rotten? Well that was how our potatoes... More 

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Thank beckarae1
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We have a cottage in Higgins Lake and my son lives in Houghton Lane. Every time we head up north we make sure to go to Spikehorn......great food, service, and music on the weekends. Love the patio area and its great seeing a hostess there now especially on those busy nights!

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Thank armyvisit
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76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Went to have the famous homemade pasties, but they don't serve them on Fridays!! 😩 I had the special, lake perch, which was great! My husband had ribs, which were also delicious! We went late on a Friday and didn't want to wait for a table, so sat and ate at the bar.

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1 Thank SummervilleSCLocal
Waterford, Michigan, United States
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183 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We observed people from everywhere enjoying their dining experience tonight. The Spikehorn offers a varied menu plus daily specials! There is a daily special 7 days a week. Tinight, Mexican dishes were the daily special. When we arrived the restaurant was busy. Several tables drawn together seated a large group, another nearby table had a family enjoying one of the... More 

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2 Thank Chuck C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Great food! Been going here for years. Food is hot service is great. It's a nice stop for dinner after a day at Higgins Lake!

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1 Thank Leslie B
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Well, I was NOT disappointed. Having lived in the area and gone to this restaurant MANY times, I was hoping that after 17 years away things would not have changed. I was delighted to find renovations to the building only adding to the atmosphere of the place. The food was even better than I remembered and the service was as... More 

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1 Thank Linda H
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Average burger, great fish. Their service was horrible, I know she was busy but it took 11.5 minutes to get a side of ranch and 33 seconds to get our check. The only thing saving this review is the fish and average burger.

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Thank Brian B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 July 2016

I LOVE the walleye! I went back to get more, and they took off the menu. The food is good, the place is very noisy though. If the place is busy you can hardly have a conversation with the person across the table. I would have given 4 stars except I couldn't have a conversation.

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1 Thank lisa l
Houghton Lake, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

You can not heat their menu at spikehorns, they have a great variety of food from hamburgers to chicken, steak dinners. Their brosted chicken is fabulous, their pizza's are absolutely wonderful and the service is nothing but top notch!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4955 E Houghton Lake Dr, Houghton Lake, MI 48629-9517
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Houghton Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 989-366-9698

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