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Olde Owl Tavern & Grille

121 W Chisholm St, Alpena, MI 49707-2445
+1 989-340-1082
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good21%
  • Average16%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible15%
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Restaurant Hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
121 W Chisholm St, Alpena, MI 49707-2445
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family has a vacation home near Allen's and we were looking for a place to celebrate my Mother's birthday. Apparently this restaurant name has been changed to The Owl Cafe. We had a group of 9 and they pushed a couple tables together for...More

Thank MichiganWildflower
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice surprise. Wandered in off the street, looking for a good meal and a cold beer - and found both. Some of the best chicken wings I have had - real big, great taste. As for the beer - you have to try the...More

Thank Joe H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waitress very attentive, but service very very slow! We had just ordered burgers and waited almost 1/2 hour to get meal. Waitress even went to check on it. When it finally came it was excellent . Also the decor and ambience was very relaxing. All...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Had a meeting and lunch to reminisce times together in years past! Had a great lunch And cold drinks while talking about or life ! Food and service was great and will meet there again!

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We discovered this place and were so happy we did! As yearly visitors to Alpena, we try to find places that are kid-friendly and have a variety of offerings--we're a motley crew! This place had something for everyone...we dined with an Alpena native and she...More

Thank SallySTravel
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Very simple. Came for dinner. Can't remember what anyone of the four of us had. Just an average place to eat. Nothing stands out. Wasn't great, wasn't bad. The place has been remodeled and looks nice. The staff was friendly, but not outgoing. Have no...More

Thank christopher c
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Had lunch on a Saturday afternoon. Waited about 30 min for food, even longer for drinks. Food was very good, served was terrible.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

An old Alpena restaurant that has changed hands a year or so ago. Nicely remodeled and cool outdoor seating. The food is pretty good but the service! So slow! I've been here like 5 or 6 times since the new owners took over and it's...More

Thank Daveo196110
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Had a great experience! Our waitress (Ashley) was spot on and the Fish sandwich was awesome. Can't wait to go back and try a new dish.

Thank scooterp22
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I asked someone in the hotel where I was staying for a couple of restaurant suggestions. This was within walking distance so I chose it. The food was fair. The mac and cheese wasn't hot and I asked them if they could put it in...More

Thank kenm2711
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 W Chisholm St, Alpena, MI 49707-2445
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Alpena
  • Phone Number: +1 989-340-1082
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