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Olde Owl Tavern & Grille

) #19 of 59 Restaurants in Alpena ₹₹ - ₹₹₹, American, Bar, Pub
121 W Chisholm St, Alpena, MI 49707-2445
+1 989-340-1082
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible13%
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American, Bar, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
121 W Chisholm St, Alpena, MI 49707-2445
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Reviews (46)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here on Saturday night of Mother's Day weekend. Place was really busy. Wait staff seemed a little frazzled. Slow with service. Food quality was very good and at reasonable prices. Just would have been nice to have better service.

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 31 March 2017

My husband, myself and four of our very good friends celebrated St. Patrick's Day evening at the Owl. The were featuring a band that evening and the atmosphere was indeed festive. The menu was limited as they had tons of patrons. Since it was a...More

Thank rosanneo1954
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Just here visiting. Hoo Fries are to die for! Southerner, shredded pork sammich was awesome. Grilled chicken and baked beans, coleslaw....was yum. Nothing but good things here! Jack & Coke was an added plus :)

1  Thank Mgal1997
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I might have rated this higher based on some of the meals our group received however I will explain my reason for this very low rating...one of the diners in my group ordered the breaded fish dinner with two sides (roasted asparagus and potato salad)....More

1  Thank justthe2ofus
Reviewed 3 February 2017

I've been to the new and revamped Owl twice now, both times for lunch. I'm excited about the changes the new owners have made. I had the burger with bleu cheese which was very large, and cooked just right. I also had the brussel sprouts...More

Thank QueenJustine2014
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I ate the steak meal which had a European flair to it. I also have eaten Sunday brunch here, which was also a fine meal. Wine is served, as well as cocktails, but children are welcome too.

Thank 484karlc
Reviewed 13 January 2017

My first time eating at The Owl since the new owner's took over. I've heard mixed reviews, not about quality, but mostly about price. And while $10 is fairly steep for a grilled cheese and fries, it was worth every penny. Undoubtedly the best grilled...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 11 January 2017

My DH and I have eaten here several times over the last couple of months and have been very happy with both the food and service. Service is a little slow but the food reflects the extra time. We were a bit hesitant to try...More

1  Thank lesilek48
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Visited on a Saturday in November..We were asked to wait in the lounge for almost 20 minutes , but 3 tables were open ..I ordered a buttermilk fried chicken sandwich. The Plath's bacon, ham and sauce were excellent but for some reason they served up...More

Thank 7eaters82
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

The food and the service were very good. Large selection of eats and drinks. Selection of sandwichs and entrées was varied. Good atmosphere a little noisy.

Thank Joan R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 W Chisholm St, Alpena, MI 49707-2445
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Alpena
  • Phone Number: +1 989-340-1082