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Sportsman's Restaurant and Irish Pub

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American, Bar, Pub, Pizza
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111 W Ludington Ave, Ludington, MI 49431-2021
+1 231-843-2138
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were told this was the only place serving food after 9:pm on a Saturday night. The food was good. Prime rib on special. The waitresses were really nice and attentive- although we sat at in the middle of the bar- kinda hard not to be noticed. They said pizza was the specialty and several other tables had it and... More 

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Muskegon, Michigan
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80 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

For what appears to be a bar, This place has amazing food and super friendly service. If you happen to be in Ludington, stop and give this little place a try.

Thank grasmuss3
Jacksonville, Oregon
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

The Sportsman's has been a favorite of locals for many decades . Back in the 60s and 70s it was the place to go for pizza after every sporting event or movie. I moved away from the area but was "home" to visit family and friends . There are many new great new restaurants in Ludington but somehow we ended... More 

Thank 211Raven
1 review
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Had the Ruben. Wasn't bad but it could have used more meat. Fries are good and beer is icy cold. Service is slow but it's off season and we weren't in a hurry

Thank susanbZ2761PI
Level Contributor
12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I must say, we left disappointed...To be fair, the last time ate there, about 8 years ago, the food was excellent. We are rueben people and the one here was excellent. This time the rueben was okay and the walleye was even less satisfying. Walking away, the best part for me was the breadstick and baby bakers. We will definitely... More 

Thank skdixon
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Stopped in for a beer and ended up with a few and a couple of their prime rib French dip sandwiches. A unique very old bar that's connected to the Mitten and Barley and Rye (A whiskey bar) and you can move about the three establishment at will. Unique decor in all 3 places. Bartender Kayla was very friendly and... More 

Thank JerBearMichigan
Custer, Michigan
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Their food is usually great, especially the pizza. And if you go away hungry it's your own fault! Service is usually good, though once in a while it leaves a bit to be desired, the staff seems to have their set service areas and if you're not in their area you may be ignored. It's not common though, and the... More 

Thank Shawn K
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82 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Long wait to get a table, staff ignored us, finally got table at the back exit. Waitress was unenthusiastic and likely overworked. Forgot to check back with us and we had to go and finder to get silverware, ketchup, etc. Never offered to refresh drinks. Food was OK, again, nothing special. Since service was bad and food just average we... More 

Thank Sand-n-Sun16
Holland, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Our B&B host couple invited us to join them for supper at the Sportsman's. A very nice place to eat with great food. You could tell it was a favorite spot with people... it was busy!!

Thank Ron H
Warsaw, Indiana
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87 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We ate lunch here and were able to get seated right away even though the place was very busy. They have a lot of tables. We ordered drinks and then waited awhile before the waitress asked about ordering food. Once we received our meals they were all very good. There were six of us and we had a variety of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 W Ludington Ave, Ludington, MI 49431-2021
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ludington
  • Phone Number: +1 231-843-2138

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?