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Big Buck Brewery and Steakhouse

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550 S Wisconsin Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735-1742
+1 989-732-5781
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Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Flint
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is ok. Food is ok some of the craft beer is good. The wait staff is attentive. They need to spruce up the menu a bit.

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Thank themac3s
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great server; disappointing food. It's been a couple years since we ate at Big Buck and weren't impressed last time so we thought we'd give them another try on New Year's Eve. Aside from a good mug of beer, the dining experience was still not worth the time or the money. Food was served lukewarm and when we brought it... More 

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Thank Brian M
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I would say, go somewhere else!!! I am allergic to dairy and the waiter said, "WOW that must suck"! Over priced food. Everything is extra, salad, soup. Food is ok at best. Hardly seen our waiter. And is very cold Temps inside.

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Thank Dee S
East Lansing, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

I have been here several times, and have always found the wait staff to be friendly and helpful, and the food to be well-prepared and good. The menu is innovative as well as offering the standards. The decor is awesome and definitely evokes the northern Michigan experience.

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Thank Barbara B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Beer selection good,little pricy atmosphere nice. Service with a smile. For the time of year it was busy.

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Thank Connie C
Livonia, Michigan
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We visited new years day and we had the place to ourselves in the mid afternoon. The decor was breathtaking, I had never seen a big buck brewery and was VERY impressed. Waitstaff was very attentive. Food arrived quickly. Prime rib was EXCELLENT, as was the otsego pasta dish which was just DIVINE. The chicken breast was cooked to PERFECTION... More 

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Thank emilvee74
Indianapolis, Indiana
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Building and decorations are nice and that's about all. Food was terrible and way overpriced. We have been to Gaylord 3 time's now and always wondered why this place was never packed and now we know.

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Thank broughtonfamily611
Royal Oak, Michigan
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

I can barely remember when this place used to have great beer and food, and always be really busy. The last few years, it's really gone down hill and there's never anyone there when we go. Today was probably our last visit. Only 8-10 customers, but service was non existent. Planned to eat lunch, but with the lack of service,... More 

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Thank beersteve
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

I visited the brewery on November 19th and had a wonderful meal. I had the Reuben and it was delicious! I also had a Pineapple beer and it was incredible :) The decor is neat and the atmosphere is wonderful. I had an amazing experience. Thank you!

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Thank Elizabeth D
Brighton, Michigan
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33 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

My boyfriend and I were staying at the Baymont which is right next to the restaurant and decided to order carryout because we wanted something close. I tried to check their website to find their menu, and unless it is hidden, I could not find it anywhere. I ended up having to use an outdated menu that I found on... More 

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Thank Bailey A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 550 S Wisconsin Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735-1742
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Otsego County  >  Gaylord
  • Phone Number: +1 989-732-5781

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?