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Powell's Restaurant

3257 W Houghton Lake Dr, Houghton Lake, MI 48629-8241
+1 989-366-8721
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible8%
29 Sep 2016
“Good Basic Food”
1 week ago
“Rude waiter”
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3257 W Houghton Lake Dr, Houghton Lake, MI 48629-8241
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have never experienced such a rude waiter! The unpleasantness started when he threw the menu on the table and was very curt. He never checked once to see if I needed anything. I am surprised Powell's is still in business with a waiter like...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite place for breakfast and also fish & chips. Goood home cooking Love the decor too always something to look at! Overall a quiet place to have a good meal. Bill does the serving, buses the tables and everything but cook! Interesting to talk...More

Thank Michsouthy
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Consistently great food! Immaculate restaurant!love the BLT. Have only tried breakfast. Will definitely try dinner soon. Bill is an awesome server too.

Thank Prankstermary1
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

The food we received at Powells was basic and not fancy but good tasting and inexpensive. Some other reviewers talk of an overly friendly server. He definitely was friendly but not out of the ordinary as we like to talk and joke around with our...More

Thank RMB634
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Very good food Great service Kid friendly Very clean Very clean Wide variety of breakfast and lunch selections

Thank lianpow
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here several times over the years. We have never had a bad meal, but it takes longer than most. Average prices. Small, so not seats easy to get a table, especially for more than 4.

Thank Juli S
Reviewed 28 April 2016

This place is a cozy little cottage, good breakfast foods & Hot beef sandwiches. I love the cute little salad bar on fridays after 4. The salads are all home made. Potato salad, cole slaw, baked beans, pickled beets (yummy) not out of a store....More

1  Thank RondaSpears
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

We stopped in with the family not realizing they were getting ready to close. We were welcomed in and had a wonderful meal. The gentleman who served us was very friendly. If you ever have the urge to try pickle soup, this is the place...More

1  Thank Tammy B
Reviewed 13 August 2015

My family has been patronizing this establishment for years. The owner loves my family and always (jokingly) picks on my dad, Jerry. The food was good and the service good, despite the crowd of people.

1  Thank Lynn R
Reviewed 7 July 2015

One of our favorite breakfast stops while in Houghton Lake area. Family owned and operated. Jerry cooks and Bill waits tables. Bill is always entertaining! The food is very good and a very good value.

1  Thank Margaret B
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  • Address: 3257 W Houghton Lake Dr, Houghton Lake, MI 48629-8241
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Houghton Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 989-366-8721
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