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Drenthe Village Dipper

6394 Adams St, Zeeland, MI 49464-9316
+1 616-688-7400
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good35%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
2 Oct 2017
“Good, fast BBQ”
5 Jan 2017
“AMERICAN CHAR- no longer Drenthe Village Dipper”
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
6394 Adams St, Zeeland, MI 49464-9316
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Good BBQ in an ice cream place? Yep. Service is fast and friendly. Be sure to try the Alabama Sauce. Not your typical sauce.

Thank Jerry S
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Wherever Chef Len goes, we follow. His American Char (located in the Drenthe Village Dipper) offers excellent BBQ choices. Chef Len began offering Pop Up Lunches and Taco Truck (Wednesday and Fridays of his choice) this past summer. The Taquitos are my personal favorites. This...More

Thank ZeelandScoutMom
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Exquisite is the only word. Great Southern, Western, and Northern (if there is such a thing) barbecue recipes. Beef, pork, and chicken are magnificently presented. The seating is comfortable; remodeling of an older business is tasteful and spotless. Took no time to receive our order....More

Thank Bergmensch_WRS
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

As an ice cream lover I'm very easy to please. village dipper is a winner. Cool old time setting an atmosphere, you can also sit outside.

Thank financialrep
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Like my title states, it has changed ownership and is now called American Char. American Char is a restaurant specializing in ribs, pulled pork, chicken & brisket. So, I'll talk about the new restaurant. The ribs are a dry rub so you can put various...More

1  Thank CaribbeanSoul72
Reviewed 21 June 2015

I had a large hot fudge sundae and couldn't believe all ice cream I got with it. My daughter was upset when I told her she had to get a small flurry. But, she couldn't even finish it. Would highly recommend.

Thank rwtimmer
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Stopped by on a whim, glad we did. It's,a bit,off the beaten path. Ice cream was good, portions were fair and off we went. Interesting history of area on the walls for your reading enjoyment. Not sure if we will stop back this summer but...More

Thank Impala guy
Reviewed 17 March 2015

We live right down the road and make this our special summer place. We use it as a reward system for our son and needless to say he is on his best behavior all summer. The variety of ice cream treats is great and prices...More

Thank baking_b
Reviewed 17 March 2015

The kids can't wait until The Village Dipper opens in the spring. Great place to go and enjoy an ice cream treat. They have food, too, but we have never tried it. Like that we can sit inside (kids love the tractor seats at the...More

Thank leonatravels
Reviewed 16 July 2014 via mobile

Great Butterscotch Malt!! Yum. Friendly service, and quaint little place to relax. Worth the side trip.

Thank TCarr_1313
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11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6394 Adams St, Zeeland, MI 49464-9316
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ottawa County  >  Zeeland
  • Phone Number: +1 616-688-7400
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