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Wagon Wheel American Grill

7888 E Grand River Ave, Portland, MI 48875-7701
+1 517-647-4989
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (11 reviews)
“breadsticks” (2 reviews)
“fajitas” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Steakhouse, Pizza, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
7888 E Grand River Ave, Portland, MI 48875-7701
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

We saw the billboard along I96 so decided to check it out. When we walked in an saw the bowling alley we were hesitant. But since we were hungry decided to check out the menu. Ordered the Wagon Wheel burger and fries and BBQ Burger...More

Thank elaine c
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Looking for breakfast spot, waitress provided us with choices but we stayed being close to lunch. Ordered cheese sticks and split the triple club w/onion rings. Sandwich was a monster 5” tall and was loaded with meat and three slices of Texas toast (I took...More

Thank Tony L
Reviewed 4 December 2017

If you're travelling along I-96 and are getting a little hungry, make a point to drive a little further past the fast food places at the exit. That's how we found this place, and we're glad we did. At first, you might be a little...More

Thank Joshua L
Reviewed 14 November 2017

After seeing the billboards on the highway, many times, we finally stopped. Yay! Well worth it. From the minute we walked in everyone was friendly. Taylor, our server, was fantastic. The Poutine was great as were the burgers. Our new stopping place when in the...More

Thank TheScribs
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We live in Ionia, and traveled through Portland last night. The staff aren't friendly unless your a local. Waited forever to get seated and there was no line. We asked if the windows could be closed, waitress said no, moved us then closed the windows....More

1  Thank Janice R
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Nice atmosphere with a wood fire oven in the corner. I stopped for lunch with a couple of business associates, and got the salad and pizza bar. The salad choices were good, but the pizza was under done. It didn't taste bad, but the crust...More

1  Thank michigander311
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Wagon Wheel has excellent food. They have a good menu with many choices. Salad bar is a big plus. They also have a bowling.

Thank Edward S
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Here's the situation. We were there in a separate room for a special occasion. The place is a bowling alley and a casual sit-down restaurant. Even though this is Wagon Wheel AMERICAN Grill, we had fajitas in a buffet line. The food was quite good....More

1  Thank DWbiker
jomadimo, Owner at Wagon Wheel American Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Hi, thanks for the review. Yes we do have fantastic food. Our banquet room is used for special occasions. We dont charge a rental fee and the room is quite nice. To keep the price of things reasonable for our guests they have the option...More

Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

This is a nice place. The food is high quality at a fair price. You can easily eat for under 10 a person, or spend it up. The kids menu is great as well. This place has pizza, burgers, fish - a bit of everything....More

Thank Matthew A
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I go here every Wednesday for trivia, and I always have to order the Breadsticks. They have a salad bar with a decent selection, but their ranch dressing is awesome! I have tried other things, and everything is delicious! They are attached to a bowling...More

Thank Alicia G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7888 E Grand River Ave, Portland, MI 48875-7701
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ionia County  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 517-647-4989
  • E-mail
Great Family atmosphere, or place to enjoy a game of bowling while watching your favorite sporting event with your friends and family. Our banquet rooms are great for meetings and events for family and friends. Conveniently located 35 miles from Grand Rapids and 20 miles from Lansing.
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