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East Bay Grille at the Springbrook Inn

565 W West Branch Rd, Prudenville, MI 48651-9568
+1 989-366-6347
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good13%
  • Average0%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
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“salad” (6 reviews)
“steak” (3 reviews)
“prime rib” (3 reviews)
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565 W West Branch Rd, Prudenville, MI 48651-9568
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

We dined at East Bay Grill for my niece's birthday. We waited almost 15 minutes before we were provided with menus. Other patrons were seated after us and served before us. I ordered the French onion soup and the only vegetarian option available. They charged...More

Thank Cinda S
Kathy G, Owner at East Bay Grille at the Springbrook Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Thank you for letting me know about your experience. There have been some changes made since your review and I would be happy send you a gift certificate to come back.

Reviewed 17 November 2017

It is out in the woods, and the atmosphere is casual, but the food was as good as the best big-city restaurants we have visited - but without the pretension. Totally unhurried with relaxing views of the forest, it was a great beginning of a...More

Thank Bob F
Kathy G, Owner at East Bay Grille at the Springbrook Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

It was a pleasure meeting you two, and I am so happy you both were impressed with the East Bay Grille and Springbrook Inn. The best part is you live close enough to visit the restaurant even if you aren't staying at the inn. -Kathy

Reviewed 6 November 2017

My husband and I stayed at the Springbrook Inn and ate at the East Bay Grille, located in the Inn, and totally enjoyed our dinner of dressed steak. I was so pleased that my steak was perfectly done dressed with sautee'd fresh mushroom and onions...More

Thank Nila F
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We decided to try this restaurant again after having mixed results in the past. My wife ordered the large prime rib and I had the veal parm. My veal was pedestrian but my wifes' medium rare prime rib came out fatty and way over cooked....More

Thank colonelkabob
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Wow, never had been to the little town of Prudenville, then to find this gem. A must try grille. This place was clean,great food. Ny strip was cooked to perfection, prime rib was full of flavor. Customer service and Waite staff was, there for you!

Thank Ray G
Kathy G, Owner at East Bay Grille at the Springbrook Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

Great, happy to hear you enjoyed your first visit! See you soon. Kathy

Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

A bit upscale for our area, this is a great place for a special dinner and my birthdsy dinner choice each year. The setting is attractive and the dining room cosy. Service is excellent and the menu ecclectic. My husband enjoyed a new twist on...More

Thank dorothymc2017
Kathy G, Owner at East Bay Grille at the Springbrook Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Thank you for your great review!

Reviewed 15 January 2017

Beautiful Ambiance, Great Service, Excellent Food! Could NOT BE ANY BETTER! Fantastic menu! Can't wait to try The Tiki Bar!!!

Thank susieN7518FA
Kathy G, Owner at East Bay Grille at the Springbrook Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

Thank you so much for this fantastic review! See you at the tiki next time. Kathy

Reviewed 14 January 2017

One of my favorite meals out is a tenderloin filet, cooked rare. This meal did not disappoint. As a matter of fact, it was one of the best I've had. Cooked to perfection and tender. My husband had the salmon and was equally happy with...More

1  Thank marshajean52
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We eat here during our stay at Springbrook Inn twice a year, as we live downstate. The restaurant is fabulous: service is fantastic, romantic backdrop with the view, great wine and drinks, and the food is heavenly. We are headed back in January 2017 after...More

Thank MnSFerrera
Kathy G, Owner at East Bay Grille at the Springbrook Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2016

I love to hear you have consistent great experiences with us!

Reviewed 25 August 2016

This restaurant is located inside the Springbrook Inn and offers an upscale dining experience which you do not usually find in the Houghton Lake Area. The meals are on the expensive side so we will probably not dine here again unless it is a special...More

Thank Pam557
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Don't even BOTHER! This place should just fold up and GO AWAY!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 565 W West Branch Rd, Prudenville, MI 48651-9568
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Prudenville
  • Phone Number: +1 989-366-6347
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The East Bay Grille offers a casual, but intimate dining atmosphere serving only the freshest & finest food available. Our chef will be happy to accommodate any special dietary requirements that you might have.
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