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Empire Village Inn

) #2 of 5 Restaurants in Empire $$ - $$$ American, , Pizza
11601 S Lacore Rd, Empire, MI 49630-9402
+1 231-326-5101
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (51 reviews)
“breadsticks” (3 reviews)
“curly fries” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pizza
$$ - $$$
11601 S Lacore Rd, Empire, MI 49630-9402
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great local place with good pizza and great drinks. Perfect spot to stop and relax after a hot day on the dunes.

Thank Jacqueline S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place for a beer or cold drink after a day hiking or at the beach. Sports bar feel inside with pool tables and pinball machines. Pizza is solid.

Thank SKR944
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped here with family for lunch. The service was good as were the pizzas. Prices like everything in this area are a bit much.

Thank Jerry K
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We got the pizza with brisket and pulled pork. It rocked. The crust was perfect, it had a crispness to it, but also soft (not too thick,not too thin) the BBQ sauce on the pizza was the perfect mix of sweet and tangy. The price...More

Thank Mommyx4kids
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The staff was very friendly and pizza was pretty good. A little over-priced but we were on vacation so not a big deal. They seemed to do a lot of take-out business, at least when we were there. Very comfortable place to stop by after...More

Thank rdhxrt2016
Reviewed 26 April 2017

My sister and I took our kids to the beach in Empire (which is gorgeous) and we needed dinner on our way home. We saw this place (on the main drag/M-22 in Empire) but had never eaten there before. Turns out it's casual, great service,...More

Thank Heidi G
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Ate pizza with my family. Also had breadsticks, a pulled pork sandwich, and a kids chicken nugget meal. Pizza was delicious. Breadsticks are good, but opt for the cheese on top. Nuggets were so so. Price was high, but if you stick to pizza and...More

Thank TeamMoe
Reviewed 1 December 2016

My husband and I visited during the winter, and the inn was recommended to us for breakfast. We had the best meal in a friendly atmosphere and the price was so affordable!

Thank weirbarbara
Villageinnempire, Public Relations Manager at Empire Village Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2016

Thank you for your review, glad you enjoyed.

Reviewed 24 October 2016

Not sure if it was because of the all-day hiking we had just finished, but the pizza here was SO GOOD! We ordered a pepperoni pizza. It really hit the spot. Had a few slices left over, and man did they taste good the next...More

Thank kaite5028
Villageinnempire, Public Relations Manager at Empire Village Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2016

No, it's not you imagination....the Empire Village Inn pizza is really that good! Thank you for sharing your experience, we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 13 September 2016

Go here for a big pizza and beer it's very good👌👌👌 nice variety of beers and the staff is friendly.

Thank Michael F
Villageinnempire, Public Relations Manager at Empire Village Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2016

The staff is very friendly because the Village of Empire is very friendly. Glad our pizza and selection of Michigan craft beer satisfied. Thank you for your review, please visit us again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11601 S Lacore Rd, Empire, MI 49630-9402
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Leelanau County  >  Empire
  • Phone Number: +1 231-326-5101
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