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The Pelican's Nest

5085 Shanty Creek Rd, Bellaire, MI 49615-9105
+1 231-533-9000
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good44%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“shrimp” (5 reviews)
“burgers” (10 reviews)
“brisket” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
5085 Shanty Creek Rd, Bellaire, MI 49615-9105
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nicely decorated restaurant restaurant with typical Up North menu. Food was delicious and servers were helpful.

Thank NCactuary
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Delicious food and great service, we visit often and are actually on way now to eat, watch game and have a cold one. Perch is great too but the smashburgers are dynamite. Check it out at Big Chief entrance. Chow!

Thank Stantz
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We decided to eat there because it was close to our condo and discovered a very nice restaurant with very friendly and efficient service. The perch dinner was outstanding and the sweet potato fries with brown sugar sauce very good. We will repeat and highly...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 31 July 2017

There is inside and outside seating. The service is great - very friendly local staff that are knowledgeable and efficient. I recommend the grilled chicken pesto salad. It has dried tomatoes that are excellent and it also has some pasta in the bottom that adds...More

Thank Angela R
Reviewed 25 July 2017

The food is very good and having the option to eat outside is great. Kenny Thompson offers live music outside on Friday nights (I think) during the summer. If for no other reason than watching and listening to his outstanding talent putting the Pelican's Nest...More

Thank evat77
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We've been visiting the Shanty Creek area for years, and this is our favorite place to eat on Fridays and Saturdays in the summer. We always sit outside to listen to the band and so the kids can play. The place opens up the practice...More

Thank Michsnowbird
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Nice place to eat al fresca. They have a one-time trip to the BBQ buffet where you can get multiple meats and a couple of sides. It will definitely fill you up. Although I'd say the chicken and pork are the best meats. The brisket...More

Thank Scott V
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

The Pelican's Nest is always a good option for either appetizers for full meals. If you're looking for a great place to enjoy all the sports that are happening this is your place. After we ate there we found out from a friend that Roy...More

Thank 00vette48306
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Decent food in good portions. Greeted and seated quickly. Appetizers were a bit disappointing but the main course options are good.

Thank NikonGlass
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Extensive menu offerings, good friendly service. Had gumbo, side salad, parmesan and garlic wings, with homemade ice cream mud cake ... all very good. Good selection of beers. Reasonably priced.

Thank Craig P
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Jim C
11 March 2016|
Response from 81csvc | Reviewed this property |
Fish & chips, but they have a complete menu. The food is delicious!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 24
American, Bar
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5085 Shanty Creek Rd, Bellaire, MI 49615-9105
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Antrim County  >  Bellaire
  • Phone Number: +1 231-533-9000
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