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Empire Village Inn

11601 S Lacore Rd, Empire, MI 49630-9402
+1 231-326-5101
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (61 reviews)
“breadsticks” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
11601 S Lacore Rd, Empire, MI 49630-9402
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought their pizza was average. I did like the folks who worked here. The service was fine. Their pizza was too cheesy and doughy for my taste. I think a decent Pizza Hut or the equivalent would "outclass" the pizza found at Empire Village...More

Thank photoguywisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yummy pizza the whole family enjoyed. Splurge the $1 extra for flavored crust. Kids enjoyed the specialty pop flavors like black cherry and orange cream. Waiter even asked if we wanted a to go cup when we were finishing up.

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow...we went three nights in a row, for dinner (they are open for breakfast) and were blown away by the fantastic fish selection (special). Whitefish, Blue Gill, Smelt and Walleye!

Thank averyjentzen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Place to go for pizza! Great sandwiches, salads and breadsticks. Very casual place for any family function. Service is great!

Thank bobricketts77
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Nice people and good service. We ordered a pizza to go. Would have been a great pizza but the center of the crust was under cooked. Still was tasty just not the top drawer crust I expect in a pizza.

Thank MichealWhelan
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Delicious food and excellent service this is truly the Hidden Gem of Sleeping Bear Dunes the hamburgers are the specialty the best hamburgers in Michigan!

Thank Jak2605
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

This place exceeded my expectations! We were passing through and it doesn’t look my much from the outside, but the food was amazing! Definitely not your typical bar food. The Brussel sprouts were one of my favorite items we got. Walked across the street to...More

Thank Stacieeh
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We stopped here on our way to Sleeping Bear Dunes to get a couple sandwiches to go as we were headed for hiking and park event. Waited a few minutes on our french fries, results were they were VERY HOT = delicious. Very friendly, clean...More

Thank coeletti
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Truly enjoyed this Restaurant. The pizza was great. Ambiance was comfortable. Serving sizes were great.

Thank mmbeaches
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Great place to stop in for a bite to eat. Waitress was super friendly. I had the burger and my bf had the porky BBQ sandwich. Both were amazing. French fries were fresh and hot. We didn’t try the pizza but man did it smell...More

Thank alidavis2017
Villageinnempire, Guest Relations Manager at Empire Village Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Thank you for checking out our little establishment. We are glad you enjoyed. Hope to see you again, soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11601 S Lacore Rd, Empire, MI 49630-9402
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Leelanau County  >  Empire
  • Phone Number: +1 231-326-5101
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