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VI Grill

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201 N Saint Joseph St, Suttons Bay, MI 49682-5103
+1 231-271-3300
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07:00 - 22:00
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Suttons Bay, Michigan
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

VI Grill is a local favorite and one of our go-to places when we want a great meal, great service and a diverse menu at a fair price. The owner-managers keep food quality high and consistent. 22 beers on tap, great Mexican entrees, fantastic handmade pizza and excellent popcorn perch. Yum!

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1 Thank Rob C
Onekama, Michigan
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52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fries remind me of five guys burgers, taste great. Had herb turkey sandwich and avocado chicken wrap with chips. Herb turkey light and fresh. Avocado chicken somewhat bland and not a stellar choice. Very busy for a Thursday in early February. I noticed many people ordered Mexican entrees or the burgers. That is what I would get next time. Staff... More 

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1 Thank onekama_mi
Richard R, Owner at VI Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Five Guys and Panera are my go to spots when I am traveling to a soccer game for one of my boys. So I am familiar with five guys fries. I think they taste similar to the V.I. fries as well. We hand cut our fries from Idaho but I do not know what farm... More 

East Tawas, Michigan
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for dinner before a concert at Leelanau Sands casino , not much parking so had to park across the street in the bank parking lot after hours. Pizza was half off for the night so we bit service was quick dinner and a drinks 45 minutes tops and we were out the door.Will definitely return when in the... More 

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1 Thank toolbox63
Richard R, Owner at VI Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping in before the concert. In the winter, we have various specials and half off pizza night on Saturday is popular night out. I'm glad we were able to get you in and out in a timely fashion so you could make the concert. Thank you for your feedback rrr More 

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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding lunch and great beer selections. The Moscow mule was fantastic. The wedge salad is a great option with bacon and the blue cheese. Great local place. Will be back again.

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1 Thank Barry P
Richard R, Owner at VI Grill, responded to this review

Hi Barry, Thank you for stopping into the V.I. I am glad you had a nice afternoon with some good food and drink. The perch bites are a house specialty and they hand cut and lightly breaded. Thank you for your feedback. rrr More 

Holland, Michigan
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65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a late lunch. The food and drinks were good. Our server was very patient with us as we were slow to order and ordered various dishes in stages. The chicken wrap was very tasty but I could only eat half, it was so large. Kinda bummed I forgot the other half in our hotel refrigerator the next... More 

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1 Thank cstader
Richard R, Owner at VI Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice feedback on our food and service. I'm glad to hear the waitperson served you at the proper pace with a positive attitude. It is so important to make people feel welcome and not rushed. Thank you for making the trip up to Suttons Bay. Hope you you can comeback and visit the area soon! rrr More 

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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We stopped here for the breakfast buffet. The dining room is nicely decorated, we sat near the stone fireplace. The food was home cooked well worth the money.

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1 Thank LMcEwe
Richard R, Owner at VI Grill, responded to this review

I am pleased to hear you enjoyed the food and the atmosphere in the dining room. We just finished remodeling a few months ago. Thank you for your feedback and thank you for visiting the V.I. More 

Saticoy, United States
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Visited during "all you can eat perch" last Friday. Fantastic and very popular. Good selection of local brews and a knowledgeable bar tender that walked us through our options.

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1 Thank Jeffrey B
Richard R, Owner at VI Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and thank you for visiting the VI. Grill on Friday Perch Night. I'm glad you enjoyed your meal and I'm glad Becky took good care of you. More 

Grand Rapids, Mi.
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40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We dined here on my birthday, and had a very good meal. After ordering, I was later told baked potato was not available. No problem.....I love mashed potatoes. I liked the fact that on a very cold night, the restaurant was plenty warm, even sitting by a window. The outside Christmas tree and decorations, made the place so inviting!

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1 Thank Mi.Flower-Child
Richard R, Owner at VI Grill, responded to this review

Happy Belated Birthday! Thank you for stopping in on your special day. Sounds like it was a nice evening out with good food and a nice warm atmosphere. I'm delighted you enjoyed your evening at the V.I. Grill More 

San Jose, California
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

In the land of good burgers, this is one of the best-- just the Classic with cheese and some fries, but really well done and pretty large. Excellent selection of local and regional craft beers on draft. Server was very knowledgable in his beer recommendation and steered us both to beers we really enjoyed. We'll be back.

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1 Thank Molly C
Richard R, Owner at VI Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the V.I. Grill Burger. The burger meat is quality beef and not frozen. It is a combination of sirloin and chuck and it undergoes a 2 step grilling process (the first step seers in the juices and the second step cooks to temperature) with our own spices. The largest craft beer selection in the... More 

Austin, Texas
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We love the meat lovers pizza here. We ordered this to go twice during our month long stay and both times, were very satisfied. The turkey sandwich is amazing and HUGE! The fries that came with the sandwiches were very good a well. Very good value.

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1 Thank AR1350
Richard R, Owner at VI Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting several times and thank you for your nice review regarding the food. The herb turkey sandwich with in house slow roasted hand carved turkey served on a grilled cranberry walnut bread and natural hand cut fries is one of my favorites. I'm glad you enjoyed this sandwich. Thank you for your feedback and I hope you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Cuisine
Pizza, American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 N Saint Joseph St, Suttons Bay, MI 49682-5103
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Leelanau County  >  Suttons Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 231-271-3300
Description
The VI Grill serves fresh and local American fare in a family friendly atmosphere. Some our specialties include Fresh Whitefish, hand crafted burgers, natural hand cut fries, fresh salads or unique sandwiches and save room for our local fresh daily desserts including Moomers Ice Cream. We have a outdoor seating area with a stone fireplace and full bar. Our Tavern is accented with hand scraped Hickory floors and Mahogany back bar with 22 taps, tv's are visible and our dining room includes a two story stone fireplace and specializes in large groups. Next time your in Suttons Bay, try the first eatery in Leelanau County Est. 1871!

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