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Legs Inn

6425 North Lake Shore Drive, Cross Village, MI 49723
+1 231-526-2281
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
12:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Polish, European, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
6425 North Lake Shore Drive, Cross Village, MI 49723
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1 - 10 of 741 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

This is always a stop when up north, great food and view of Lake Michigan. We go north every year and this is a stop.

Thank Steve O
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were the first ones to arrive so we got an excellent table out on the patio with a gorgeous view of the lake. The flowers all around our table were stunning! Service was okay. It was a little slow. I had the Hearty lunch....More

Thank Yippiehoo
Reviewed 3 days ago

Still cannot believe it! Genuine (really genuine) Polish food served by genuine 'Polish student summer help. All the staff have great stories to tell. I think the prices may have gone up 'but considering it's remote location and amenities' ... you get what you pay...More

Thank Storyteller-N03
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ambiance was great. Lots of things to look at. Lots of seating so the wait wasn't too bad. Lot of guests. Food was very good too. Great service from attentive wait staff. Polish themed restaurant. Gift shop on site. Good for children also.

Thank Columbia T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Expensive and really didn't look homemade. Nice place with a great view of Lake Michigan out back. I would not go back.

1  Thank grdault
Reviewed 1 week ago

legs inn has been around a long time. given its location, that's saying something. this polish inspired roadhouse is at the northern end of m119, the "tunnel of trees" drive north from harbor springs. the wood carvings, unbelievable views, and excellent food make this place...More

Thank dominicandandy35805
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a treat for the entire family. Unique decor and beautiful garden space with a lake view. The food was hearty and well prepared with a nice selection of European and local beers. The two gift shops were filled with wonderful art and...More

Thank mtsono
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived around 11:30 and people were lining up at the door. It is a very large place with inside, patio or garden seating so we had no trouble getting a seat. We sat on the patio overlooking the beautiful gardens. Enjoyed the decor inside...More

Thank Tcincy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My extended family of 13 came here for dinner. We arrived on a Thursday evening close to 5 pm knowing they do not take reservation, or call ahead. We had to wait for everyone ( my brother) in our group to arrive prior to seating,...More

Thank Sue D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were driving south from the UP, and since we weren't in a hurry we figured we'd take the scenic route. We were casually looking for an interesting place for lunch, getting hungry and on the verge of compromising on someplace ... normal. Thank goodness...More

3  Thank Inamuraj
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Questions & Answers
Roberta G
3 July 2017|
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Response from larryj2012 | Reviewed this property |
No reservation is needed.
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JOLIOLIO2014
21 May 2017|
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Response from legsinncv | Property representative |
We just opened for the 2017 season....we are open daily from 12 noon until 8pm.
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Cheri N
21 September 2016|
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Response from JOLIOLIO2014 | Reviewed this property |
Dinner entrees range from $17-24, more for market price fish.$5.50 for a glass of draft beer. A little pricey for my taste, but a special place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6425 North Lake Shore Drive, Cross Village, MI 49723
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Emmet County  >  Cross Village
  • Phone Number: +1 231-526-2281
  • E-mail
Description
*** LEGS INN IS NOW OPEN THROUGH SUN OCTOBER 22, 2017 *** Located in historic Cross Village, Michigan, Legs Inn is a "monument to nature." Built on a high bluff overlooking Lake Michigan, it is unique and mysterious as seen in its architecture and decor. The fantasy-like atmosphere of this medieval looking stone, timber and driftwood landmark was created by one man, Polish immigrant, Stanley Smolak. He fell in love with Northern Michigan and its people, many of them Ottawa and Chippewa Indians and decided to settle in Cross Village in 1921.A blend of Old World European and Indian cultures creates a memorable atmosphere. The entry foyer, tavern, game and dining rooms are all filled with an intriguing collection of nature and hand carved furniture -- whimsical creations made of tree stumps, twisted limbs and roots, driftwood sculptures and massive fieldstone fireplaces.Authentic Polish cuisine is our specialty, but delicious American dishes, including local fresh Whitefish, are also served. The Smolak family and staff are dedicated to making your visit to Legs Inn an unforgettable experience, which will have you returning often with family and friends throughout the years.Throughout the decades Legs Inn has become a famous family destination and restaurant. It has been acknowledged and praised by major magazines, TV broadcasters, newspapers, travel-related web sites, tour guides and guests from across the country and around the world. We look forward to your visit.
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