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The Fish Restaurant

2983 S State Rd, Harbor Springs, MI 49740-8873
+1 231-526-3969
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“scallops” (14 reviews)
“walleye” (22 reviews)
“arctic char” (2 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2983 S State Rd, Harbor Springs, MI 49740-8873
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner at The Fish while visiting family and friends in Harbor Springs. This restaurant is located outside of Harbor Springs in the beautiful countryside of Northern Michigan. The first clue this might not be a good meal was the lack of patrons at...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited this restaurant last year and enjoyed it. Last night we arrived at 7:20PM for our 7:30PM reservation and we were immediately seated in a nice booth. While the owners have apparently attempted to soften the loud noise, it was still...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The very best food we've had out in along time. Ate there two nights in a row. Fantastic! Great place for seafood. Salad was perfect. Service wonderful. We will return.

Thank studdog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time, again, at fish. We come back every year to see which dish they'be worked on and enjoy our favorites. We love the clam chowder. As my son says, 'it is the best soup ever'. This time I tried the maple...More

1  Thank Zlch0c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is not your typical planked whitefish type of northern Michigan restaurant despite the name. The menu is very creative and the food is fantastic. Cute little restaurant a few miles north of Harbor Springs. Best to make reservations. Service was very good. Love the...More

Thank PatienceWonderful
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This is a fabulous little restaurant in a countryside setting just outside of Harbor Springs. My personal favorite dinner entree is the Wasabi Encrusted Scallops. Wait staff is top notch. In the summer, request a booth by the window. They have feeders that attract dozens...More

Thank Rehsom
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Yes ... The Fish is fresh gourmet seafood at its Best in February 2017 !!!!!!!!!! Always a great atmosphere ... no hummingbirds in February ... just great food and drink. Pleasant service ... never a rush through courses ... nice wine and drink selection ......More

Thank VintageVF
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I took my bride to The Fish for her birthday. We have eaten at Chef John's many times before and this time was just as excellent as our previous visits only this time our visit was in February. John used to close for winter so...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 6 February 2017

So happy that they have stayed open for the winter this year, coming up on Lent and this is one of our favorite spots for fish. My personal recommendation is the sunset/sunrise (can't remember which) potatoes. Sweet potatoes combined in mashed potatoes. Wonderful

Thank Cynthia Z
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Great dinner, great service by Lorna and of course, great conversation. Thanks to Chef John and his staff for a wonderful experience.

Thank Marty D
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Response from menachemle | Reviewed this property |
I dont know.Call them at 2315263969.Enjoy
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8 October 2015|
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Response from BertAkron_Ohio | Reviewed this property |
The Fish will be open weekends at least through New Years Eve. and will then close then until early May. Often open during the week too but you’d best call if it’s not Thursday, Friday or Saturday. The number... More
15 March 2015|
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Response from kilborndebbi | Property representative |
We will reopen in May...sometime between 1st and Mother's Day. At that time you can come in and fill out an application. Thanks for inquiring!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2983 S State Rd, Harbor Springs, MI 49740-8873
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Emmet County  >  Harbor Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 231-526-3969
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