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Alden Bar & Grille

) #2 of 4 Restaurants in Alden $$ - $$$ American, ,
9149 Helena Road, Alden, MI 49612
+1 231-331-6214
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good34%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
9149 Helena Road, Alden, MI 49612
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Alden is a marvelous little town on the southeast shore of beautiful Torch Lake. When we first stopped in here 20 years ago on vacation, the bar looked like something out of Northern Exposure—dark, knotty-pine walls, old maps and posters on the wall, an old-school...More

Thank biblioverken
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our waitress seemed put out by anything we asked for or about (a glass for my hard cider, a question about one of the other ciders). My sister and I ordered simple meals...a salad for her and a cold wrap for me. After waiting at...More

Thank CMMWis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very basic decor. Friendly wait staff. Excellent burgers. Really the only place in town opened on a Sunday evening, very glad we stopped in for dinner.

Thank Susan515796
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We've been here twice before. Outside of one visit being on our wedding day, there was nothing memorable. Alden is an adorable town. This place has an opportunity to appeal to tourists, locals, and boat people, but it doesn't. Our recent visit was in mid-June....More

Thank Teri D
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The kind of place you look forward to going to, to relax, have a great burger and enjoy people. Great being close to Torch Lake with the little town of Alden waiting out the door for exploring. The Alden Burger is amazing and their Bloody...More

Thank Shasti534
Reviewed 20 May 2017

What a great place to eat, we just took s chance, 8 of us, the device was great and the food was good and plentiful and very reasonable.

Thank Buicklover
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Fun place to eat, good service, good burger and great french fries. An excellent choice for low cost, good food on the east side of Torch Lake. It is where the locals eat. They even made my wife something that was not on the menu...More

Thank tom H
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Whenever my husband and I are up north we love going here! The staff is great. The menu is very large. They have something for everyone! The food is good, yes it's bar food but down well and consistent.

Thank Kaitlin J
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Bar/restaurant in small village on Torch Lake. Friendly service, great sandwiches. Fair pricing. Has salad bar Friday fish fry. Right off public dock.

Thank Spartydano
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We came here for a snack one evening. We had soup and mac and cheese wedges. Both were decent, although the wedges were probably frozen. Service was okay but could have been friendlier.

Thank pseudoengin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9149 Helena Road, Alden, MI 49612
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Antrim County  >  Alden
  • Phone Number: +1 231-331-6214
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