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Downtowner Lounge

) #10 of 35 Restaurants in Houghton ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Bar, Pub
100 Shelden Ave, Houghton, MI 49931-1160
+1 906-482-7305
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  • Average20%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“wings” (9 reviews)
“lift bridge” (8 reviews)
“banquet room” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
100 Shelden Ave, Houghton, MI 49931-1160
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Reviews (55)
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

Held an impromptu after hours business meeting with a handful of work colleagues in the back corner. Courteous staff, great location that was within walking distance of hotel. All positives.

Thank YooperRiverRat
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Mostly go here for cocktails but they do have a lot of "bar" foods which are good. Try wings night-can't be beat.

Thank Judy H
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Great place to go when it is nice outside...Enjoy your drinks & Food outside on their Large Deck & Outdoor Bar, overlooking the Bridge & Portage Lake. Pool, Darts, Football games to Watch inside....THey also have a Banquet room upstairs to rent out for special...More

Thank clarerabitoy77
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The group I was with stopped in two different occasions while we were in town, once for dinner and some recreation and again to watch a ball game on a Saturday afternoon. The food is good and the beer is cold, what more can one...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The downtowner has a spacious interior and if that happens to be full you can always head outside in the summer to the tiki bar and patio to enjoy sunsets by the canal.

Thank Anaturenerd
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in one afternoon as it is near the hotel we were staying at, decided to grab a drink and quick lunch. Nice little bar with a lot to it. Quite a few beers on tap, some local even, nice menu selection and good service....More

Thank lucyzim
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Had a family gathering here after a rehearsal dinner. Typical college town bar. Supposed to have food but we were never able to find out as we could never get any table service. Average selection of brews on tap. Very poor selection of bourbons (2)....More

Thank ilbcnuthere
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I've been to Houghton many times but this was my first time at the Downtowner Lounge We were in Houghton for a wedding and the grooms side invited us for some prewedding festivities. Bar is cute quaint...good prices ...friendly staff, nice outdoor area. We would...More

Thank poneill156
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This restaurant bar offers a deck with view of canal. The burgers are excellent and served fresh and hot! The bartender is friendly

Thank John S
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I always feel like I'm inconveniencing the bar tenders when I go here. It's s busy place and they do really well. Local watering hole. I just am always bummed out by the customer service. Food is good, drinks are strong, prices are fair. Great...More

Thank Rachel S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Shelden Ave, Houghton, MI 49931-1160
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Houghton
  • Phone Number: +1 906-482-7305
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