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Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
415 Main St, Frankfort, MI 49635-9142
+1 231-352-4702
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (61 reviews)
“french dip” (15 reviews)
“cornbread” (15 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
415 Main St, Frankfort, MI 49635-9142
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They had a great value for restaurant week- 2 rib dinners for $25. The food was ok but at that price, how can you go wrong. The meal filled the tummy and quick. Not sure it was good enough to make me want to return...More

Thank ramblervball
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going to Dinghys for over 25 years and have enjoyed it immensely. Went there last night for the Friday fish fry which used to be superb. I had noticed the last few times we had fish fry at Dinghys the filets were...More

Thank LGR2013
Steve C, Owner at Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Yes, you’ve been a good customer all these years and we’ll miss seeing you. However, I just have to reply to your review to give you some feeling for our position. First of all, the Friday Night Fish Fry serves the exact same fish fillets...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Great food. Had the lunch special, cup of soup and half sandwich. The soup of the day beer, bacon and cheese soup was excellent. The pulled pork sandwich was great. The pulled pork was some of the best I have ever eaten. The Bloody Mary...More

Thank Jdmullins215
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Our group of four stopped for lunch and were welcomed at the bar. The bartender was friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. She recommended the smoked meats and she was right. The ones we ordered were really good ( sausage wrapped in bacon and chicken...More

Thank KimZ28
Reviewed 20 January 2018

While visiting Frankfort, MI. for a few days in mid-January, I dined at Dingy's...twice. Guess that's about as good an endorsement as I can give. Great food, service, menu variety and reasonable prices. What more can you ask for? And the bar atmosphere did not...More

Thank Ronmsparks
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

This place came highly recommend by co workers.Tara took excellent care of us.The menu is extensive and rather inexpensive!.The food was wonderful and the service was quick and professional.We will return next year on our 2nd anniversary.

Thank hockey1013
Reviewed 3 January 2018

One of the top eating spots in Frankfort. The pulled pork is outstanding. On Fridays the fish and chips can't be beat. Onion rings the best. Friendly atmosphere. Reasonable prices.

Thank fryfort
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Our group of 4 had lunch here during our annual color tour of Michigan and this was a nice little place. Really good food, good service, and Frankfort is a nice little town.

Thank BigDaddy3859
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We were disappointed in our food at Dinghy's. We did not order the ribs which is their specialty. I had the loaded mac n cheese and it didn't have a lot of flavor. My husband had a burger and he rated his as just ok....More

1  Thank ilovegaylord
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Great service and great food. Four of us had a variety of dishes....burrito, taco salad, grilled cheese of two kinds and all were excellent. My choice was grilled American and bleu cheese with smoked chicken, pickle and avocado....try it! Had been here in July and...More

Thank jskinner73
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 Main St, Frankfort, MI 49635-9142
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Benzie County  >  Frankfort
  • Phone Number: +1 231-352-4702
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Casual family restaurant famous for in-house smoked meats including Dinghy's famous ribs. Fresh soups daily. Pulled pork BBQ sandwich, French dip, Sandwich of Your Dreams, salads, steaks, and the legendary Betsie Bay Burrito.
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