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Rainbow Gardens

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1539 S National City Rd, National City, MI 48748-9475
+1 989-756-2611
09:00 - 22:00
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Thu - Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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Beverly Hills, Michigan
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Completely and totally in the middle of nowhere, its worth the drive for the pizza or broasted chicken. Louie, the proprietor, is a friend from the minute you walk in. He will make sure you are well taken care of, with a full-wall beer vault, and his wife in the kitchen making certain the food is consistently worth a long... More 

Thank Cliff R
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

What a great place, they have an new appetizer every month the Mac n cheese one was fabulous. I have never had a bad meal here. Awesome pizza, the perch is delicate and wonderful not heavily bartered or greasy, the broasted chicken and mashed potatoes will stick to your ribs and the crowing jewel is the pot roast beef dinner... More 

Thank Woolbabe
Whittemore, Michigan
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Very friendly place to meet friends and family at. They serve very good food. Pizzas, fish and just about anything. You would want. You can even have a beer or mixed drink. Very friendly people and very accommodating.

Thank Q8457WFkeithh
Whittemore, Michigan
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The service was a lil bit slow but who can complain , Plenty , Plenty of GREAT FOOD!! It is a relaxing place to have a sit down dinner, plenty of room, GREAT FOOD , alot of choice , the perch are excellant!

Thank Susan P
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Can't beat their roast beef, hot sandwich or dinner, very tasty. Clean and fast friendly service. Located a little out of the way, but worth the drive.

Thank larry c
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We have been here several times and every time we have visited the owner is always present and greets you with a warm welcome. You can tell he really cares about his clientele. Great pizza and selection of craft beers.

Thank Ellsbells810
Melbourne, Florida
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97 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

For each visit we've always been welcomed by the owner. This time we had our three grandkids and our daughter with us. First of all she put a $10 bill in the quarter dispensing machine and got $2.50 plus a nickel so obviously something was wrong. The waiter told us to wait for the owner which we did while we... More 

Thank Rtaylor537
Placida, Florida
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154 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

A destination spot that is usually crowded for a reason. Good for large groups, too. They will take a reservation, now take Visa and offer Woodbridge wines as their house wine - for a good price. My favorite is their broasted chicken but the perch is also very good and reasonable. Just a big, open, friendly place (with games etc... More 

Thank CiteeGirl
Waterford, Wisconsin
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102 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Many people recommended this place I guess that's why it was so disappointing.! Terrible acoustics and very friendly owner needs to tone down his conversations with customers. Waitresses friendly, efficient great sense of humor! We both had perch fish itself thoroughly cooked but breading looked anemic. I removed the large leaf of lettuce and tomato slice to enjoy the fish... More 

Thank jalainern
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

The place is out in the middle of nowhere but several hunting cabins around. Place was packed but sat right down. They have a huge bottled beer selection as well as several wine selections. It was perchville weekend in East Tawas so it was a must to try the perch. It is fantastic and the Broasted chicken is also wonderful.... More 

Thank Mark F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1539 S National City Rd, National City, MI 48748-9475
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  National City
  • Phone Number: +1 989-756-2611

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