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Ruckle's Pier

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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405 N McEwan St, Clare, MI 48617-1402
+1 989-386-9531
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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55 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Didn't have what I wanted, had nachos instead which were loaded down with lettuce and cold, wings were alright. Took food to go as there weren't tables available hotel stayed at was close with no stops. Likely won't be returning

Thank grneyes131
Metro Detroit, MI
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134 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I went here on a Tuesday evening with some co-workers to grab dinner. I was very surprised how busy this place was. I just ordered a steak sandwich and some stuffed jalepeno peppers. The food was decent - nothing special - what was to be expected for bar food. The bartender/waitress that served us was very friendly.

Thank tprkolbas
Clare, Michigan
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We've visited Ruckle's many times for lunch or dinner, we've had great meals and the patrons seem to know each other.

Thank lsines2015
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The food cheese ravioli, pizza and wings were all very good. Great service and atmosphere. Will surely visit next time.

Thank Chinmay N
Houghton Lake, Michigan
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

I took my mom and daughter here for lunch at about 1;30 on Sunday. We found a table and tried to have a conversation but the music was blasting so loud we had to yell and still couldn't hear each other. It was so annoying I just wanted to leave. The waitress said she would have it turned down. The... More 

Thank Judy W
Coleman, Michigan
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a great place to go in Clare to have something to drink or a bite to eat. Great food , and its reasonable. Clare is also good place to go to celebrate St Paddys Day, although rather busy. Wasn't crazy about the service though, could have been better

Thank Robert W
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

The burgers were good. I only give it 3 stars because the service was average. We had to ask for things over and over again. It was a bit frustrating.

1 Thank hemlockmommy
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Great bar atmosphere! Well lit, lots of people having fun! The food was good, the beer was cold, the service was great!

1 Thank leave-it-lay
Clare, Michigan
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Love this local bar, great soups and really good blue cheese dressing! Service is always great, and it's got quite a selection of brew and liquor!

1 Thank dmjenks
Moorpark, California
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82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

A local pub and bar that has friendly servers, good service, fair prices and very good pub type food. Would definitely recommend and will go again.

1 Thank Teddy452014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 N McEwan St, Clare, MI 48617-1402
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Clare County  >  Clare
  • Phone Number: +1 989-386-9531

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?