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Ausable River Restaurant

412 N Morenci Ave, Mio, MI 48647-9473
+1 989-826-3590
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible33%
3 May 2017
14 Feb 2017
“Hugely disappointed”
Closed Now
All hours
$$ - $$$
412 N Morenci Ave, Mio, MI 48647-9473
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

won't go back. food was not good. salad bar ok. soup all brouth, service was ok. been there 3 times thinking it might be better. not.

Thank mustangsallyj
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

After reading the reviews we drove an hour to have lunch there today. Place was not very busy although there was a small "Red Hat" group having lunch. My wife ordered the salad bar and cup of soup and I ordered soup and 1/2 sandwich....More

Thank Rick Y
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Food was delicious- had the cod and you can get it fixed 4 ways. Nice fresh ingredients on salad bar; with a wide variety of items. Even includes bar cheese and crackers. Superb service !!

Thank Ed K
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Very pleased with the service and food. Small town atmosphere was perfect for breakfast. I will be coming back next time I'm in the area.

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We were on our way to a retreat at Camp Barakel nearby and HAD to get food before we got there. We were a little concerned but stopped anyway. The decor was pleasant (think Mom & Pop local place) and the server was friendly. I...More

Thank Sherry L
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I was surprised at the quality of the food. I was expecting mediocre small time diner food, but found more! The prices are good, the food was great, the service was spotty. I ate there twice - the first time, service was almost non exisistent,...More

Thank Eric18_13
Reviewed 19 July 2016

I have tried this place many times over the years and every time we leave with disappointment. The food is less than par and the service is SUPER slow.

1  Thank Tina M
Reviewed 19 June 2016

I ordered a hamburger and the salad bar and both were good. My wife ordered the Cha Ching Chicken Melt Skillet dish that was so overcooked she could hardly eat it. We were part of a large group and 3 people wanted to order steak...More

Thank nitroxscubadiver
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We were traveling and found this place. Nice restaurant with the typical offerings. Good food and the service was good as well.

Thank DeeDeeee
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

This place has just had a remodel done. Looks great. They also now serve beer and wine. Locally owned and operated by a family that has lived in the area for decades. Friendly with a varied menu.

Thank Ron T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 N Morenci Ave, Mio, MI 48647-9473
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Mio
  • Phone Number: +1 989-826-3590
  • E-mail
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