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V.I. Grill

201 N Saint Joseph St, Suttons Bay, MI 49682-5103
+1 231-271-3300
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“perch” (29 reviews)
“burgers” (26 reviews)
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Pizza, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 N Saint Joseph St, Suttons Bay, MI 49682-5103
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Quick breakfast before watching the sunrise. Good food and excellent service. Comfy rustic atmosphere

Thank Brenda F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I've been coming to VI since a while now. Had their specials or regular dishes. I do love specials night 1/2 off Mexican Wednesday, Friday Fish&Chips, Saturday 1/2 off pizza... always accommodated my demands. VI is a place where you feel comfortable, either at the...More

Thank Vanessa G
Richard R, Owner at V.I. Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for making the V.I. a regular stop. I'm glad you are able to take advantage of some of our Winter Specials and i'm happy to hear the staff is taking good care of you! Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch after driving up to see the lighthouse. We were pleasantly surprised with the place...nice decor, clean, spacious. We were seated promptly and our service was great. The food was very good also. I had the fish tacos. I would definitely...More

Thank Vickie D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down the best bloody Mary I have ever had. We got perch bites, Cobb salad and grilled chicken salad. All very delish and fresh. Our server was friendly and knowledgeable and recommended a few wineries to try out. VI is a tradition to stop...More

Thank Amy T
Richard R, Owner at V.I. Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review of the V.I. Grill. I am glad you enjoyed your food and drink and I am especially happy to hear that the server gave you great service. Thank you for taking the time to recognize the staff. I will pass...More

Reviewed 4 February 2018

We live in the village of Suttons Bay and find ourselves frequently out to dinner at the VI Grill. Everyday in the winter they have great specials such as Friday night perch, Saturday night half price pizza and Wednesday half off Mexican. You will find...More

Thank Maureen041
Richard R, Owner at V.I. Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

Thank you for your kind review and thanks for being a regular guest during our Winter specials. It is fun to see new and familiar faces enjoying their night out. I’m glad you are spending time with us this Winter:). Thank you for your feedback

Reviewed 26 January 2018

Went out for sandwiches and had a great experience. The roasted turkey I ordered was excellent. Tracy served us an amazing desert- Oreo pie with Moomer's vanilla ice cream and fortunately I saved 1/2 the turkey for lunch the next day- it was that large.

3  Thank jaddps
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Good pizza! Even the GF the was good. Excellent Moscow Mule! Nice and gingery. Good beer selection. Will be back! Heard from others the burgers and salads were highly recommended.

1  Thank Christine K
Richard R, Owner at V.I. Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thank you for your review of the V.I. Grill. I’m glad you enjoyed the gluten free pizza and the drink selections. I hope you come back soon and try one of our Steakburgers or the fresh salads. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 27 October 2017

We stopped at the VI Grill for lunch on a Saturday afternoon. My nachos were great! Generous portion and full of toppings. My husband ordered the perch basket and was not pleased, as it only came with 2 pieces of perch. He ended up eating...More

1  Thank MariaLynO
Richard R, Owner at V.I. Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Thank you for your feedback. I’m glad you enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. I’m sorry to hear that your husband didn’t like the amount of perch in the basket. Our lunch perch has two fillets and our dinner perch platter has 4 fillets. Thanks,...More

Reviewed 27 October 2017

The best food in Suttons Bay, ,Always good food.service and fair prices. Can't say enough good about it.

1  Thank bigdogg2017
Richard R, Owner at V.I. Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

You have said plenty! Thank you for your support of the V.I. There are a lot of places to eat in Suttons Bay and your comments are very much appreciated. Thank you for the feedback.

Reviewed 24 October 2017

My sister and I recently traveled here to meet up with my daughter for a wonderful fall weekend! The weather was awesome allowing for leisurely walks through the local towns and time to enjoy the restaurants as we spent time away from stess and work....More

1  Thank Take-a-Break-Girl
Richard R, Owner at V.I. Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you for your feedback. I’m glad we were part of your nice weekend getaway on the Leelanau Peninsula. Please extend a special thank you to your daughter for recommending the V.I. Grill!

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5 August 2017|
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Response from Richard R | Property representative |
Yes we can accomadate special requests We have to know in advance of all food allergies. The process for preparing the food is unique to each food allergy Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 N Saint Joseph St, Suttons Bay, MI 49682-5103
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Leelanau County  >  Suttons Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 231-271-3300
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The V.I. Grill serves fresh and local American fare in a family friendly atmosphere. Some of our specialties include Fresh Whitefish, Black Angus burgers, natural hand cut fries, fresh salads or unique sandwiches. Don't forget to save room for our local fresh daily desserts including Moomers Ice Cream. Enjoy a outdoor dining around a stone fireplace with a full bar area. Our Tavern is accented with hand scraped Hickory floors and Mahogany back bar with 22 taps, tv's are visible and our dining room includes a two story stone fireplace and specializes in large groups. Next time your in Suttons Bay, experience the history of Leelanau County Est. 1871!
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