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Levering Cafe

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5707 US Highway 31, Pellston, MI 49755-9778
+1 231-537-2299
07:00 - 21:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This place has big portions for a great price. My girlfriend and I came here for slate lunch and will definitely be back soon! Our waitress was great! Don't know her name but she was very friendly this is a must come place

Thank Aaron B
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106 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We ate here because we had been on the Tunnel of Trees drive to Cross Village and the places there to eat were overwhlemed with vey long lines to we headed for the Levering Cafe and we had a nice meal and got back to the Tunnel of Trees in less time than if we had waited to get into... More 

Thank Yooper5
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is a small diner on US 31 which is also known as the Big Chicken. If you ever passed it you know why. My wife and I dined there on a Saturday night around 5 p.m. Aside from a couple of local residents we were the only ones there from the time we arrived til the time we left.... More 

Thank Emojonation
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112 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Nice little cafe in Levering which is just befor Pellston. Hamburgers are ok as is their soup of the day, Certainly nothing fancy about this place and bathrooms are not handicap accessible

Thank Brian S
Portland, Oregon
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

The Big Chicken cranks out the best broasted chicken in Michigan. Other food is fine, especially the simple but good open faced sandwiches, and I've not had the pizza, but forego all of that for the fantastic chicken. Crisp, perfectly cooked, moist, delectable and branded "broasting", a pressure fried wonder of goodness.

Thank Andy S
Petoskey, Michigan
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72 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

You can only get a 1/2 chicken. We just wanted a brosted breast. No can do. . This place also needs a good cleaning and face-lift. I don't think anything has changed in 20 years. Go south to Pellston (small town grill ) or north to mackinaw city (darrow's). Drive past the big chicken.

Thank d b
Brooklyn, Michigan
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015

had biscuits and gravy, omlets, chicken strips and french fries. all was delivered hot, very tastey food. great size portions

Thank princessbiotch
Detroit, Michigan
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103 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

We stopped in for a late breakfast on Sunday. Not very friendly. Asked for a scramble instead of an omelette but it came out as an omelette with American cheese rather than the Swiss requested. Potatoes were just ok. The side of corned beef hash was salty and greasy. Toast was ordinary store-bought and over-buttered. Didn't offer coffee refills. We... More 

Thank ElizabethZ131
Peoria, Az.
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231 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2015

Best big breakfast in the northern Michigan area. The staff is all local and so friendly and pleasing and the food is wonderful, especially the breakfast. If you want a BIG breakfast that is delicious be sure to come to the Big Chicken place. That's what the locals call it.

Thank macstraits
Gibsonburg, Ohio, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 October 2014

Good food...large portions...we split a dinner to save room for pie.the white fish was great...will be back again

Thank Jamie R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5707 US Highway 31, Pellston, MI 49755-9778
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Emmet County  >  Pellston
  • Phone Number: +1 231-537-2299

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