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The Garden Cafe at Pond Hill Farm

5581 S Lake Shore Dr, Harbor Springs, MI 49740-9784
+1 231-526-3276
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (4 reviews)
“trout” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
5581 S Lake Shore Dr, Harbor Springs, MI 49740-9784
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at the Garden Cafe with two other couples and everyone had a great meal. One of the group is vegan and one is gluten free, but there was plenty on the menu to satisfy everyone. My husband and I had the Cherry Berry...More

Thank Donna A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Left hungry and dissatisfied. Ordered a Nacho platter paying extra for hamburger, and sour cream. The sour cream was nothing more than a thin drizzle over the chips. When served it looked very dry and we asked for extra salsa. We were charged $2 for...More

Thank Carol D
TunnelVisionBrewery, Manager at The Garden Cafe at Pond Hill Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're very sorry you had a less than excellent experience during your visit with us. We strive to please every guest and we hope you will reconsider and visit us again. It is always helpful to know at the time that something is not satisfactory,...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017

Good food, great samplings of wine and beers. Rural home spun atmosphere and great service for our group of 17.

1  Thank VicJr
TunnelVisionBrewery, Manager at The Garden Cafe at Pond Hill Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Thank you for your positive review! We are happy you chose us for your group event and that it was a great experience for you. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 17 March 2017

This was our first stop on a day-long visit to all the Harbor Springs/Petoskey area breweries. I'd been here on beer/wine tasting visits before but had never eaten at the cafe. We knew we needed a good tummy full of food before we started our...More

Thank vwp11
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I visited Pond Hill about a year or two ago, I was the only one there, went back again (10/2016) and you could hardly find a parking spot. Excellent lunch, hay ride, pumpkin bowling, trout feeding, animal petting, pig race, giant sling shot to feed...More

1  Thank DebbyAnnArbor
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Pond Hill offers many things--the Garden Café for lunch, wine tastings, fresh produce from the farm, prepared items for purchase, childrens area and special dinners....just to name a few. I attended the Farm to Table dinner which was delightful. It took place in the Garden...More

Thank Patsy P
Reviewed 27 August 2016

It poured so we looked for a place to hang out for a couple of hours while the rain did its annoying run. The downstairs is a shop worth browsing. We did purchase a few items later when we left. The upstairs was the restaurant...More

Thank chasmore52
Reviewed 17 August 2016

First time visitor and could not be more pleased with the quality, freshness of the food and the outstanding service. Definitely a cut above and so unexpected. Everyone loved their food and the craft beers were outstanding also. You will wait for seating like any...More

Thank Micro S
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our lunch. My husband had a terrific burger, and I had a sampler plate of all their side offerings -- because I had a hard time deciding. Add a tasty IPA, and it was a great lunch. So glad we also blocked...More

Thank KathleenBR
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Worth the stop for a nice lunch and a drink. We stopped for the brewery and sad to say had lunch elsewhere. Great place for kids. I liked the squash trebuchet (10 foot tall slingshot). You can try your skills shotting a squash. Very popular...More

Thank Billwtz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 18:00
Monday
09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 18:00
Thursday
09:00 - 18:00
Friday
09:00 - 18:00
Saturday
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5581 S Lake Shore Dr, Harbor Springs, MI 49740-9784
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Emmet County  >  Harbor Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 231-526-3276
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