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Alden Bar & Grille

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American, Bar, Pub
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9149 Helena Road, Alden, MI 49612
+1 231-331-6214
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United States
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever my husband and I are up north we love going here! The staff is great. The menu is very large. They have something for everyone! The food is good, yes it's bar food but down well and consistent.

Thank Kaitlin J
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bar/restaurant in small village on Torch Lake. Friendly service, great sandwiches. Fair pricing. Has salad bar Friday fish fry. Right off public dock.

Thank Spartydano
Level Contributor
45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We came here for a snack one evening. We had soup and mac and cheese wedges. Both were decent, although the wedges were probably frozen. Service was okay but could have been friendlier.

Thank pseudoengin
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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106 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

It is a nice small town bar - restaurant. It is clean and staff are friendly-attentive. Large selection of beer/liquor/wine. The pizza was very very good.

Thank Jon B
Trenton, Michigan
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76 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch mid-week, crowd about half full. Used to enjoy this place but it's going in the wrong direction. Burgers and sandwiches have always been decent bar fare, but less than impressed on last visit and the service was disinterested at best. Our waitress looked like she'd rather be anywhere than taking our order. Still giving it 3... More 

Thank TraverseCityDiner
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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178 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Came here with the family while enjoying Torch Lake and saw this was #2 on Alden. Had no trouble getting seated but the wait for food was very long. I think some people would have left if there were other options. Had a burger and wraps and the food was jus ok. Nothing special here just a good location.

Thank rodjan5
Rutland, Vermont
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142 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We stopped in at Alden Bar & Grille during a heavy rainstorm and were pleasantly surprised by the atmospher, the buffet that was underway, as well as the quality of the food. Service was prompt, efficient and friendly. We shall return.

Thank VermontStrong
Brillion, Wisconsin
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We were staying nearby in Bellaire and saw this place as we drove through. Big brunch sign. We came back and it was great. Made to order omletts and full buffett with chicken and meatloaf. Excelllent bacon as well. Really worth a stop.

Thank gsx2016
1 review
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We have eaten at this restaurant for the past 3 years when we are vacationing in the area. The food and service have always been top notch; until today. It took 12 minutes for 1 of the servers to head to our table to take our drink order; there were only 3 other tables with customers. She only arrived to... More 

Thank Nick H
Whitehouse, Ohio
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105 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

I wasn't the lucky one, had to stay with the boat with my Golden Retriever. My wife with 4 grandchildren, our daughter and husband along with her in-laws from Lima, Peru had lunch here. They were all very happy with their food and service. My wife brought down my lunch while all of the others eating at this place.

Thank Vermontsteve

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9149 Helena Road, Alden, MI 49612
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Antrim County  >  Alden
  • Phone Number: +1 231-331-6214

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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?