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Bennethum's Northern Inn

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
3917 Old US Highway 27 S, Gaylord, MI 49735-8438
+1 989-732-9288
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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3917 Old US Highway 27 S, Gaylord, MI 49735-8438
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to Bennethum's on Saturday for dinner.Our waitress, Theresa was both knowledgeable of the menu and friendly. I had the almond chicken and loved it! My husband had the pork chop and said it was cooked just as he asked. Presentation, taste, and service...More

Thank 327mae
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our first visit to Bennethum's last night for dinner was fantastic. We had their Parmasean Encrusted Walleye and Filet Steak. Both were wonderful! Everything is homemade and tastes great. The service and atmosphere are both terrific. So glad we found this place. Looking forward to...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really liked this restaurant find in gaylord. We were looking for some nice food selection, fancier than normal. The drink selection is great especially the michigan old fashioned. Appetizers and bread were wonderful. The tomahawk pork chop was spectacular and we also had homeade...More

Thank goattie420
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Live music on a Tuesday night was pleasant. Service was excellent. Food and drinks both fantastic. Chicken Parmesan was cooked perfectly with the palomino sauce adding the right amount of spice. Thai chicken flatbread was fresh and plentiful. All in all a wonderful meal and...More

Thank theottomatic1
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Well planned menu. Family owned business who places customers satisfaction above all else. Owner is usually present with a watchful eye over all operations and is accessible. We've always have been please with the food the drinks and the overall dinning experience. You can order...More

Thank Bruce A
Joshua B, Owner at Bennethum's Northern Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the feedback, Bruce! I'm happy to see you've enjoyed all of your visits with us. We look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 29 March 2018

My husband and I love every chance we can get eating at Bennethum's. The service is phenomenal, everyone is so friendly and attentive. The food is outstanding - great quality, perfectly prepared and tastes amazing. We enjoy the happy hour from 4-6pm with half off...More

Thank Stephanie S
Joshua B, Owner at Bennethum's Northern Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thanks so much, Stephanie! We are so glad you enjoy it!

Reviewed 27 February 2018

Went here with my husband and children on January 31, 2018, for my 50th birthday. The food was outstanding and the portions were plentiful. If you can handle the heat, try the St Elmo's style shrimp cocktail. It's phenomenal!!! I ordered off of the themed...More

Thank TheMaterFamily
Joshua B, Owner at Bennethum's Northern Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

TheMaterFamily- Thank you for joining us for your special birthday! I am thrilled to here that the themed menu was a hit and that everyone had a wonderful time. We look forward to serving you all again soon.

Reviewed 8 February 2018

Bennethum's is BY FAR my favorite restaurant of all time. Anyone who rates this place as terrible is probably a terrible person. My family and I are from Grand Rapids, Michigan, and when we go to Gaylord we will ALWAYS make it a point to...More

Thank Chelsea C
Joshua B, Owner at Bennethum's Northern Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Chelsea- Hello and thank you for such a glowing review (and the chuckles that came with reading it)! This kind of feedback is exactly why we love doing what we do. We at Bennethum's are honored to provide an exceptional dining experience each and every...More

Reviewed 4 February 2018

After I moved to Gaylord this summer, I ended up working as a delivery helper for a local store. We drove past Bennethum's often and it seemed like their lot was always packed at dinner time. Now that I've eaten there a couple times ,...More

Thank scottb211
Joshua B, Owner at Bennethum's Northern Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

scottb211- Hello and thank you for sharing your feedback. I absolutely love your review style- the details are amazing to see! I am thrilled that you and your wife have had multiple wonderful meals with us and we look forward to many more to come.

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Great place for a nice dinner, great food and great service. The themed monthly menus are always great and give you even more choices.

Thank Hymie1982
Joshua B, Owner at Bennethum's Northern Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Hymie1982- Hello and thank you for the review. I am pleased to hear that the monthly menus are a hit with you, we are very proud of our ever-changing creations. Thank you for your support, we look forward to serving you again very soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 40
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3917 Old US Highway 27 S, Gaylord, MI 49735-8438
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Otsego County  >  Gaylord
  • Phone Number: +1 989-732-9288
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Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate event, we welcome you to experience Bennethum’s Northern Inn. We are a family-owned and operated restaurant that specializes in genuine hospitality, diverse high-quality cuisine and a cozy rustic environment. You'll be met by a seasoned staff, who are prepared to indulge your group with an extraordinary dining experience. They will attend to every detail so that you may enjoy your special evening with your guests. We feature a private dining room and two semi-private coves, which can accommodate intimate celebrations or more formal occasions. Our menu changes monthly to incorporate seasonal and specialty items. We source locally, but never compromise quality for locality.Our wine list is a compilation of favorites from around the world and are showcased in our climate controlled walk-in cellar. This world-class wine selection can help to ensure an extraordinary and memorable dining experience.
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