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Bennethum's Northern Inn

$$ - $$$American, ,
3917 Old US Highway 27 S, Gaylord, MI 49735-8438
+1 989-732-9288
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
16:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3917 Old US Highway 27 S, Gaylord, MI 49735-8438
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stayed at The Ridge for an outing and then stayed an extra day. Decided to wander away from the restaurant there and try something different. What a wonderful surprise. Dinner was amazing and local entertainment (singer and guitar player) made for a great night. If...More

Thank Pager47
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bennethum's is the place to go for a good meal. It is consistently tasty, no matter what I have tried. My only hesitation for a 5 star is it can get a bit pricey. But, please know, if you are looking for an awesome meal,...More

1  Thank DBoughner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always check reviews. This place lived up to its reviews and so much more. This is a definite stop. Both for dinner or enjoying music in the adjacent bar. Our waitress was excellent, I am sorry I don't remember her name. But she clearly...More

Thank Birkie2
Joshua B, Owner at Bennethum's Northern Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Birkie2, we're so happy to hear that you had a wonderful experience at Bennethum's. We take great pride in our hardworking staff and appreciate your high praises. We look forward to having you back again soon. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The exterior of the building is deceiving. Take a step through the front door to be greeted warmly and shown to either the bar or a table of this lovely restaurant. There are a number of Happy Hour appetizers (priced $6-8) and all drinks are...More

Thank Meech531
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I never write reviews, but our experience here was excellent. The food was superb and the service was top-notch.

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there with 4 people after golf on Saturday of this Labor DAy weekend. We all ate and drank different items. Everyone enjoyed their meals alot and we had a great waitress. Plus fro 4-6 on Saturday they even had half off drinks which was...More

1  Thank jkn371
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us decided to stop at Bennethums for drinks on Saturday late afternoon...it was 'happy hour'...great...we ordered drinks ....not all of us were pleased....Bloody Mary ...tasted like vodka and tomato juice, not a lot of flavor...not memorable...black cherry mule...was ok....the other ...just got...More

Thank laonee h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was the perfect spot for a birthday celebration on a lovely summer evening. This was my first time on the Bennethum's patio, with beautiful flowers and a delightful atmosphere and the dinner didn't disappoint. Both my companion and I had the lemon parmesan sole,...More

Thank MarmeladeGypsy
Joshua B, Manager at Bennethum's Northern Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey MarmeladeGypsy, we're so glad to hear that you were able to celebrate your birthday with us! Our Seafood Month is extremely popular, so we're happy you were able to experience it. We look forward to having you back again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Bennethum's tonight. Have been there several other times and it never disappoints. Our server was Amy and she did an outstanding job not only serving but answering any questions we had and giving recommendations. The wine list is very unique and fairly extensive....More

Thank RFels
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is the third time in three years that I've reviewed Bennethum's Northern Inn. It's usually the first stop for our 8 man golf group when we visit Gaylord in August. This year, as in the past, everyone was well satisfied with the food preparation...More

Thank William K
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13 August 2016|
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Response from jeff b | Property representative |
Casual is great!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3917 Old US Highway 27 S, Gaylord, MI 49735-8438
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Otsego County  >  Gaylord
  • Phone Number: +1 989-732-9288
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