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Levering Cafe

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5707 US Highway 31, Pellston, MI 49755-9778
+1 231-537-2299
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07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Brimley
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105 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We ate here because we had been on the Tunnel of Trees drive to Cross Village and the places there to eat were overwhlemed with vey long lines to we headed for the Levering Cafe and we had a nice meal and got back to the Tunnel of Trees in less time than if we had waited to get into... More 

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Thank Yooper5
Michigan
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is a small diner on US 31 which is also known as the Big Chicken. If you ever passed it you know why. My wife and I dined there on a Saturday night around 5 p.m. Aside from a couple of local residents we were the only ones there from the time we arrived til the time we left.... More 

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Thank Emojonation
Escanaba
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110 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Nice little cafe in Levering which is just befor Pellston. Hamburgers are ok as is their soup of the day, Certainly nothing fancy about this place and bathrooms are not handicap accessible

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Thank Brian S
Portland, Oregon
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

The Big Chicken cranks out the best broasted chicken in Michigan. Other food is fine, especially the simple but good open faced sandwiches, and I've not had the pizza, but forego all of that for the fantastic chicken. Crisp, perfectly cooked, moist, delectable and branded "broasting", a pressure fried wonder of goodness.

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Thank Andy S
Petoskey, Michigan
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69 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

You can only get a 1/2 chicken. We just wanted a brosted breast. No can do. . This place also needs a good cleaning and face-lift. I don't think anything has changed in 20 years. Go south to Pellston (small town grill ) or north to mackinaw city (darrow's). Drive past the big chicken.

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Thank d b
Brooklyn, Michigan
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

had biscuits and gravy, omlets, chicken strips and french fries. all was delivered hot, very tastey food. great size portions

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Thank princessbiotch
Detroit, Michigan
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91 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

We stopped in for a late breakfast on Sunday. Not very friendly. Asked for a scramble instead of an omelette but it came out as an omelette with American cheese rather than the Swiss requested. Potatoes were just ok. The side of corned beef hash was salty and greasy. Toast was ordinary store-bought and over-buttered. Didn't offer coffee refills. We... More 

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Thank ElizabethZ131
Peoria, Az.
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199 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2015

Best big breakfast in the northern Michigan area. The staff is all local and so friendly and pleasing and the food is wonderful, especially the breakfast. If you want a BIG breakfast that is delicious be sure to come to the Big Chicken place. That's what the locals call it.

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Thank macstraits
Gibsonburg, Ohio, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2014

Good food...large portions...we split a dinner to save room for pie.the white fish was great...will be back again

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Thank Jamie R
Tampa, Florida
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2014

Had dinner at the "Big Chicken." Substantial plates of food which were "down-home" and very tasty. The liver and onions was excellently done; the sautéed onions had mushrooms and crispy bacon for just the right touch of flavor. The baked potato had a salted jacket and was very fluffy inside. The hot roast beef sandwich was definitely from a real... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5707 US Highway 31, Pellston, MI 49755-9778
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Emmet County  >  Pellston
  • Phone Number: +1 231-537-2299

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