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Walloon Lake Inn

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4178 West, Walloon Lake, MI 49796
+1 231-535-2999
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17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Boyne City, Michigan
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very small crowd but willing staff to serve us. Menu was more limited than I expected for an advertised "brunch". But my wife loved the quiet, the view and he ambience.

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Thank James R
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Very good filet, was a little disappointed that it was dark out to not enjoy the water view, go in the daytime for a nice view. My wife's birthday was mentioned and usually at other restaurants a little dessert would be offered, none here. A little disappointing.

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Thank Donald H
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Accessible by boat and car. The restaurant is known for Fine Dining and it's suggested to make reservations. Make sure to try the traditional Michigan Adult Desert the "Hummer " and their own creation the Hummingbird. Dine indoor or outdoor

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Thank Rob M
Bentleyville
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant did a great job with our party of ten. The food was perfectly prepared and served hot. The wine list was also outstanding. We will be back.

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Thank flyfanatic
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

The rooms are first class, the service top notch, and The Walloon Lake Inn was fantastic. We sat outside and enjoyed a wonderful meal of whitefish as well as walleye.

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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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87 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Recently, my wife and I dined at the Walloon Lake Inn. For our entrees we both had the Porcini Crusted Whitefish that was outstanding. The crust was crunchy and full of porcini mushroom flavor. However, the whitefish was so moist and flavorful. This was served over Mushroom Risotto, an Asparagus-Basil Coulis and Red Cabbage Mustard. This was best preparation of... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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188 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

There's a real chef at work here, and the food couldn't be better. We've been dining here for many years and the new chef, who recently took over from the previous chef/owner is producing some truly delicious menu offerings. The menu itself eschews the exoctic in favor of delivering on the basics, although the basics are often executed with creative... More 

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MI
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

This is a lovely place to see the sunset and then go for a candlelit dinner at this beautifully restored old home on the lake. The food is wonderfully prepared, great wine selection, and service is always friendly and unobtrusive. We love it here and it is a special treat.

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Thank MMSaad
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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43 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

My wife and I had dined at the Old Walloon Lake Inn for 25years and always enjoyed the charm, the view and the food. There are few great restaurants in the area--Andante in Petoskey rose to that level and occasionally the dining at the Little Harbor Club or the Walloon Lake Country Club achieved a higher level. Don't get me... More 

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Westchester, NY
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142 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

The interior of the restaurant was dark paneled with small chandeliers hanging over each well spaced table. A pianist tickled the keys in the clubby bar area in the foyer as the waitstaff stood at attention, but this Tuesday night in mid June the place was nearly empty. Our waitress informed us that the restaurant would be full come Friday... 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$ 14 - US$ 29
Cuisine
American, Contemporary
Meals
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4178 West, Walloon Lake, MI 49796
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Charlevoix County  >  Walloon Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 231-535-2999
Description
Fine Dining on the pristine shores of Walloon Lake.

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