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Douglas Lake Bar & Steakhouse

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10990 Douglas Lake Road, Pellston, MI 49769-9112
+1 231-539-8588
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17:00 - 21:00
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Cheboygan, Michigan
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We have never had a bad visit to the DLB. The service, View and food are always top notch! It's a little of the beaten path however it is well worth the drive! Sue and her entire waitstaff will go out of their way to make sure you leave happy!

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Thank James C
Lebanon, TN
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Great steaks with a diverse menu! Excellent wine list with a wide variety. This visit was no different than the many visit over many years!!

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Lebanon, TN
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Great steaks and great atsmophere. Reasonable wine list with a varied selection. We have been going there for many years!

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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 October 2016

What a cozy dinning spot just steps from Dougals lake. As we walked into this rustic log cabin that had been converted into a restaurant, I knew we were in for a great meal. The staff was very friendly and efficient. I was dining with family members that are food connoisseurs in their own right. The four of us were... More 

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Little Rock
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Usually eat one or more times every summer. The food is always excellent and if you have good timing and get great weather, eating on the patio / screened in porch, provides fantastic ambience and scenery. Nice wine list and staple menu items include the DLB fillet or planked whitefish. I just spoke with them on the phone earlier this... More 

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Thank Regajohn
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The Best, most consistently good food anywhere Up North. Wonderful wait staff, excellent service and the view isn't too shabby, either. My "go to choice" everytime I have company or first time visitors to the north country!!

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Thank Diane R
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Friendly service, beautiful presentation and excellent flavors. This place is really a treat but call first, they have a schedule during the off season.

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Thank Anne J
Rolling Prairie, Indiana
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent steaks,friendly knowledgable staff,relaxed atmosphere ...this place hits all the right notes. If you are on vacation Up North and want fine dining without crazy prices..this is your spot.

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Naples, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 September 2016

It's hard to say enough about the "DLB". My wife and I have dined here for years, through 3 owners and the most recent owner does not disappoint. The DLB has great, consistent support from the Douglas Lake residents (of which we once numbered ourselves) plus a large area wide following. The food is consistently good and the service is... More 

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Charlevoix, Michigan
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Eight of us made the 30 mile trek to celebrate my husband's birthday. It was a summer Sunday evening so there was live entertainment on the patio (Charlie Reagee.). DLB does a fine steak au poivre dinner but other entrees are great as well. I can't recall too many dinners that i have willingly sat 3 hours for! Service was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 50
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10990 Douglas Lake Road, Pellston, MI 49769-9112
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Emmet County  >  Pellston
  • Phone Number: +1 231-539-8588
Description
The Douglas Lake Bar & Steakhouse, known to locals as the "DLB", has a rich history of providing great food and service in a rustic log building overlooking Douglas Lake. The two giant fieldstone fireplaces offer the perfect dining ambiance during the winter* and shoulder seasons. Summer guests enjoy live acoustic music at the lakeside patio or dinner on the screened-in dining porch.

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