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Olde Owl Tavern & Grille

121 W Chisholm St, Alpena, MI 49707-2445
+1 989-340-1082
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good19%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
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“burgers” (8 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
121 W Chisholm St, Alpena, MI 49707-2445
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Very nice place to grab a beer. Excellent crab cakes and the bacon wrapped peppers were fantastic. This place is a must stop in this small town

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I had not been to the restaurant in many years, they redecorated a few years ago. The updated decor has a nice vibe. Waitress was great and gave recommendations, even gave me a couple samples of the soups as i could not decide. Nice variety...More

Thank TammiV64
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for a drink and appetizers this past Saturday. We stopped in about 2pm and the restaurant was completely empty which resulted in quick service for us! We each ordered a Blonde Ale from Atwater and then we ordered the...More

Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Loved our build your own pizza and a cocktail I asked them to mix. Server was very pleasant and helpful. Surroundings are pleasant and relaxing. We'd go back in a minute.

Thank Marge905
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Great service on the dog friendly patio, awesome selections on menu, super friendly chef made recommendations for our late lunch after Shipwreck tour! Perfect day, we love Alpena! Friendly town and we will be back! Thank you👍

Thank Amy D
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Ate here twice hoping for better. Decor lovely, but service overall was not. Barely anyone during the lunch crowd, but we still had very slow service. Food was average. Went back for dinner the next night and waited almost an hour for our food. Server...More

Thank OriginalFrau
Reviewed 26 September 2017

The OWL has burned down at least twice and has been closed periodically after re-openings. It has had almost as many incarnations as the Rocky movies. We ate there yesterday. My green olive burger with bacon was good, but not worth the price. The chicken...More

Thank dennisaroy
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Our family has a vacation home near Allen's and we were looking for a place to celebrate my Mother's birthday. Apparently this restaurant name has been changed to The Owl Cafe. We had a group of 9 and they pushed a couple tables together for...More

Thank MichiganWildflower
Reviewed 4 September 2017

A nice surprise. Wandered in off the street, looking for a good meal and a cold beer - and found both. Some of the best chicken wings I have had - real big, great taste. As for the beer - you have to try the...More

Thank Advisor0057
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Waitress very attentive, but service very very slow! We had just ordered burgers and waited almost 1/2 hour to get meal. Waitress even went to check on it. When it finally came it was excellent . Also the decor and ambience was very relaxing. All...More

Thank Karen W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 W Chisholm St, Alpena, MI 49707-2445
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Alpena
  • Phone Number: +1 989-340-1082
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