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The Lakes Bar & Grille

2528 Union Lake Rd, Commerce Township, MI 48382-3552
+1 248-366-3311
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (7 reviews)
“perch” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
2528 Union Lake Rd, Commerce Township, MI 48382-3552
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Went with "the Girls" a few weeks ago and even though they feature many special fish entrees, I opted for the ribs. I certainly have no bone to pick with my selection because they fell off the bone and had just the right amount of...More

Thank Marlene F
Hank L, Owner at The Lakes Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Your ending line sums it up....as the owner I thank you for the review. The entire staff at Lakes Bar & Grille strives to exceed every customer's expectation as to quality, service and value. As for your dilemma .... the ribs are as you noted;...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017

Went here because we couldn't get a table down the street at a restaurant on the lake. We were a little hesitant about going in as it is in a strip mall. BUT, we were definitely not disappointed. The food is quite good as well...More

Thank Jim N
Hank L, Owner at The Lakes Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you, Jim, for your comments. While we don't have the great lake view....we do pride ourselves on providing our customers with the very best in food quality and service. With the lake season ending and the lake turning to ice....we bring our best in...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

What can I say about my wifes favorite restaurant. Consistently, good food, good service, good value. Look in your weekly news flyer for a discount coupon.

Thank DinDetroit
Hank L, Owner at The Lakes Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thank you for your review. You mention "good" qualities but missed one.........."good customers" that are even better; i.e. "great customers" like you. Again than you for your comments

Reviewed 2 June 2017

Have been here many times. Always have had great food but especially love their pasta dishes. Nice bar and sometimes entertainment.

Thank hlight2017
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

First visit, 4 of us for dinner. Nice, clean little place with great food. The ribs and stuffed burger were excellent and the sautéed perch was spot on. Lots of other good things to try on the next visit as well. Great pour on the...More

Thank mjmphickey
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

It's been a minute but my luv and I just ate here this past weekend. We both got steak just different cuts. My drink was super strong and his beer was crisp. Service was great, oh yeah I'm kinda a PIA when it comes to...More

Thank Danielle D
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

My family and I dine here quite regularly. The food is always great. Haven't had a bad dish in all of our visits. They have a great beer and wine list. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Sharon_April_7
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I visited The Lakes Bar & Grille with my dad and stepmom for dinner. We are frequent visitors of the Lakes Grille in Clarkston, and have been coming here since the fire in Clarkston. (Hope they rebuild soon!) The menu has a good variety of...More

1  Thank Chris R
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We drove by this place before and kind of discounted it because it was in a strip mall. Then I remembered that our neighbors gave us a recommendation a year ago. We arrived about 3:30pm and were warmly greeted. We said we'd like a warm...More

1  Thank Orchardmary
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We , group of four, looked for a great steakhouse and found this treasure! The service was great that we felt like friends. We followed the steak recommendations and had a real great steak experience! No doubt, if I would live in this area, it...More

Thank beitgugb
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15 August 2016|
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Response from Karen M | Reviewed this property |
You can NOT pull your boat up to Lakes Bar and Grille. There also is not a small beach next to the lot. "Lakes" is at the corner of Union Lake Rd. and Willow and in a strip mall. If you want to eat on the lake, in this... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$28
American, Bar
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2528 Union Lake Rd, Commerce Township, MI 48382-3552
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Commerce Township
  • Phone Number: +1 248-366-3311
  • E-mail
The Lakes Bar & Grille is the perfect destination for lunch and dinner, whether a casual lunch, an intimate dinner for two or a large group celebration.
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