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Bennethum's Northern Inn

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3917 N Old US Highway 27, Gaylord, MI 49735-9337
+1 989-732-9288
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16:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Gladstone, Michigan
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137 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We dined there for the first time this past week. My wife had the Cod and I had the the Pork Schnitzel. Both were outstanding dishes. The Cod had fresh tomatoes and a great sauce. My Schnitzel was three large breaded pork medallions with a wonderful mushroom cream sauce. The Grand Marnier Creme Brûlée was to die for.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

The food was quite good, but way too expensive. Luckily, we were there during happy hour and enjoyed some very good beer w/appetizers that were reasonable and very tasty. My husband thought the perch dinner was way over-priced, but tasty.

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Traverse City,
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I love the fact that every time I go to Bennethems the meal is better than the last one!!! The staff knows just what is in each plate on the menu. They are required to taste the theme items before the menu starts and they can answer any questions you might have. I love this place either with my spouse... More 

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We're not big eaters so went at 4:30 for HH. Had the calamari and mushroom bruschetta; both excellent and lots of it. Dana the server was very friendly and helpful in choosing beer and apps. Bar was full; nice atmosphere and if you just want some apps. and a tipple; you can't beat it

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Salmiyah, Kuwait
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77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

The inside of this place is beautiful. I am from Florida so seeing this type of cabin style restaurant was a neat sight. I ordered a blonde draft beer and then an Omission bottle beer. I really liked the Omission (pale ale). We went during happy hour therefore there were half price appetizers. We had the crab rangoons, calamari (spicy... More 

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Ft Worth Tx
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69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We are a senior couple and stopped here after leaving the State Park. I ordered Northern perch and my husband had the German Snitzel. Both of us enjoyed our meals and the atmosphere was casual. The food is a little pricey for our budget at 60 dollars for two with no alcohol. We did enjoy our meal!

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Gaylord, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Service good and cheery multiple times my wife and I have dinned. Meats, fish and pasta's all very good to excellent. We both had lamb chops on this visit, always excellent! Atmosphere most accommodating. Eat just about anywhere you like....at bar, at dinning area in the bar, at a separate dinning area and if in season outdoor dinning is so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped on a Thursday about 5:30 or so after checking Trip Advisor for restaurants in the area. We were very pleased. Service was timely. Our waitress was friendly and attentive, but the best part was the delicious food. The Walleye cheek appetizer was generous and tasty as well as beautifully presented. The perch entree was great as well. We... More 

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Thank Marian S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The monthly regional menu is something that I look forward to each month. Last night I had the lemon chicken spaetzel and it was one of the best meals I've ever eaten in any restaurant anywhere. I Highly Recommend.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

We met friends here for dinner and had the Lake Perch dinner.The perch was very good and my wife had the Perch also. We also went theer for happy hour and had the Crab Ragoon as an appetizer. It was the best with real crab. Restaurant is quite loud and some tables real close.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3917 N Old US Highway 27, Gaylord, MI 49735-9337
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Otsego County  >  Gaylord
  • Phone Number: +1 989-732-9288

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