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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%
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“pizza” (60 reviews)
“breadsticks” (3 reviews)
Opens in 17 min
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
11601 S Lacore Rd, Empire, MI 49630-9402
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Great food. We had pizza, breadsticks, hamburgers, and tator tots. Yum! We've really struggled this vacation with finding decent places to eat. Great service! Definitely recommend and will return:

Thank Stephanie K
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We were looking for somewhere to eat and we came across a you tube video for this place so we tried it out. When we were there it was not busy. Some of the menu items were unique and others were your usual. The Dune...More

1  Thank Ruey90
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Great local place with good pizza and great drinks. Perfect spot to stop and relax after a hot day on the dunes.

Thank Jacqueline S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Good place for a beer or cold drink after a day hiking or at the beach. Sports bar feel inside with pool tables and pinball machines. Pizza is solid.

Thank SKR944
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Stopped here with family for lunch. The service was good as were the pizzas. Prices like everything in this area are a bit much.

Thank Jerry K
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We got the pizza with brisket and pulled pork. It rocked. The crust was perfect, it had a crispness to it, but also soft (not too thick,not too thin) the BBQ sauce on the pizza was the perfect mix of sweet and tangy. The price...More

1  Thank Mommyx4kids
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The staff was very friendly and pizza was pretty good. A little over-priced but we were on vacation so not a big deal. They seemed to do a lot of take-out business, at least when we were there. Very comfortable place to stop by after...More

Thank rdhxrt2016
Reviewed 26 April 2017

My sister and I took our kids to the beach in Empire (which is gorgeous) and we needed dinner on our way home. We saw this place (on the main drag/M-22 in Empire) but had never eaten there before. Turns out it's casual, great service,...More

Thank Heidi G
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Ate pizza with my family. Also had breadsticks, a pulled pork sandwich, and a kids chicken nugget meal. Pizza was delicious. Breadsticks are good, but opt for the cheese on top. Nuggets were so so. Price was high, but if you stick to pizza and...More

Thank TeamMoe
Reviewed 1 December 2016

My husband and I visited during the winter, and the inn was recommended to us for breakfast. We had the best meal in a friendly atmosphere and the price was so affordable!

Thank weirbarbara
Villageinnempire, Public Relations Manager at Empire Village Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2016

Thank you for your review, glad you enjoyed.

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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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