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Bearded Dogg Lounge

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302 S Otsego Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735
+1 989-619-0298
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very unusual (fun) atmosphere. You can tell it is run by the Spud House people as they have infused the same décor throughout. The food is first rate. I have been often for lunch and the soup and half sandwich is the best bet. I will be back

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Thank Robert R
Saline, Michigan
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in to check this little place out and was surprised to find what was inside. This is a very nice cozy place that specialized in Italian food. The food looked great but we didn't order anything. It was packed when we got there so I think the food is probably great. My wife and I sat at the... More 

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Thank Run2fish
Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here at the recommendation of a local who said it was her favorite place in town. The atmosphere was very unique and the food was great. The drink list was extensive, both wine and beer. Also the service was super. We had a thoroughly enjoyable evening and I would definitely return.

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Thank TravelingRandi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

A beautiful local restaurant with great home made food. We had the San Francisco seafood stew which is absolutely delicious. Chris made the Creme brûlée at our table and it's creamy like nobody's business. The open kitchen is fun and the deco throughout is very chic. They also played cool music all night long. A must if you are in... More 

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Thank Xinyu W
Stuart, Florida
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We frequently visit Gaylord & always enjoyed Bennethums. Trip advisor reported good reviews of this restaurant & decided to try it for lunch. We were seated in a booth in the front right corner. Waited over 10 minutes then went to hostess & asked where our server was. Our waitress arrived saying no one told her we were here. Then... More 

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Thank poipupup
Garden City, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Every dish and drink served was expertly done. Taste, presentation are wonderful. From starters, sandwiches, signature cocktails. All done with style. Yet the atmosphere is casual, with unique style.

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Thank Willbey1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Finally got to stop in and try this place that my family has been raving about! The atmosphere was inviting and the food was amazing! Ordered their lunch special...a panko encrusted chicken breast served on a pretzel bun topped with saracha cheeses and portobellos with a red onion/wine marmalade...SOOO good!!! Plus I got to choose any of their sides so... More 

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Thank Kali M
Farmington MI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I would butcher the spelling but this fish is a house specialty. It was delicious! Served with a smoked tomatillo salsa. Yum

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Thank FarmingtonMIPhil
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Ate lunch here with some friends. I ordered Caesar salad with chicken. It was good, but not great. I eat these quite often and feel I'm a good judge. My husband had a hamburger, and same review. It was ok, but nothing extraordinary. Our portions were enough, but not large. Our friend, who ordered grouper, enjoyed her meal and it... More 

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Thank JasperSage
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Extremely impressed. A large cut above they typical diners and tavern food of Northern Michigan. Carefully prepared, homemade food. I had a grouper piccata over homemade tomato pasta which was sublime. Extensive beer selection, focusing on Michigan brews. Enthusiastic service. Bonus was the kitschy and eclectic gift shop attached to the Dogg; one could get lost for hours in there.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 29
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 S Otsego Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Otsego County  >  Gaylord
  • Phone Number: +1 989-619-0298
Description
We are a family owned, fine casual restaurant with a full bar. We have a unique menu, 90% of our food is made in house and is prepared behind an open kitchen. We are connected to The Old Spud Warehouse.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?