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Bluebird Restaurant & Bar

) #4 of 8 Restaurants in Leland ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Pizza, Seafood
102 River St, Leland, MI 49654-5039
+1 231-256-9081
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“pizza” (21 reviews)
“walleye” (15 reviews)
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American, Pizza, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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102 River St, Leland, MI 49654-5039
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Reviews (241)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been here before and realized it was a good place to take the kids when we were younger. Our palates have matured and the food was just ok.

Thank Mickie T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We've been coming to this place for years. It's unfortunate that the quality of food has gone down so low. We will not be going back for the food!! Great old bar.

Thank jirwin58
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bluebird used to be a good restaurant--we've been coming for many years, now they are average, at best. For what they charge for fine dining, you expect a lot better than this Their whitefish is average (portion size has gotten smaller over the years...More

Thank terriudv
skipt1955, Owner at Bluebird Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Terry, Whitefish dinner consists of a fresh fillet, fresh local vegetable, bread, roll, and as many trips to the Salad bar as you like. $25. I'm not sure where else you can get all of that for $25. Our Salad bar has a choice of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We sat out on the patio and it was perfect. I had fish tacos that were fabulous. Our daughter enjoyed the fish and chips and my husband had the whitefish entree. All of it was superb.

Thank Lu H
skipt1955, Owner at Bluebird Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Lu H, Thanks for your kind words about our signature whitefish and I'm glad you enjoyed our outdoor seating along the river.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bluebird came highly recommended and I was eager for good steak when I went at 3 p.m. I had to wait an extended period to be seated since a group of ten was in front of me and a group of six after me. I...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family has been coming to the Bluebird since I was a little kid. It's still an annual trip to eat in the dining room for my mom's birthday every year in May. It's one of the best restaurants to find fresh fish, incredible cinnamon...More

Thank MittenStateGirl
skipt1955, Owner at Bluebird Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words! We are all about tradition, and as we move through our 90th year, we take great pleasure in hearing from long-time customers that return year after year, the ultimate compliment for our establishment. Good to hear you also enjoy...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious meal and visit here with family and friends after the evening cruise along the lakeshore aboard the Manitou Island Transit ferry. An absolutely spectacular sunset awaited us over Fishtown after dinner!

Thank UPProud
skipt1955, Owner at Bluebird Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your nice review. It sounds like you had a great day in Leland, and our sunsets are special as well, rounding out the Leland experience.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for dinner on our way back to Northport after a day in Traverse City based on a recommendation from a friend. Our first impression when walking in was one of confusion. There were 2 hostess stands one for the bar and one...More

Thank katydid1974
skipt1955, Owner at Bluebird Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Katy, Thanks so much for your review of our food, we put a lot of love into it. I was confused as to why you were confused, however. We have hostesses at both dining areas to avoid just that, they are there to answer questions...More

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

So very outdated. My daughter was giggling when she saw the carpet, and I can't remember the last time i saw a salad bar. That being said, if you want fresh water fish for dinner, walleye, perch, whitefish, trout etc etc you might be pleased,...More

Thank Derek K
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The burger was decent. The hot wings were way overpriced for some really small pieces of chicken. A basket of fries ( less than one potato) was $6.00. REALLY

Thank ladyk30
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Marsha P
14 April 2016|
Response from skipt1955 | Property representative |
Anything from shorts and a t-shirt, to a tux. Oh, you must wear shoes, Health Dept. Code. We love everyone! See you in May
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 River St, Leland, MI 49654-5039
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Leelanau County  >  Leland
  • Phone Number: +1 231-256-9081
Menu you have listed is completely wrong and embarrassed me over and over, please remove the ancient and faulty menu from my page. Also, most of the profile info is wrong, where do you find your info on restaurants?
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