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Olivia's Chop House

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205 E Chicago St, Jonesville, MI 49250-1002 (Formerly Chicago Water Grill)
+1 517-849-3663
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Jonesville, Michigan
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I eat here every once and a while. I love there BBQ pulled pork and my wife get the BBQ pulled chicken. Home made chips are included or for a dollar you can upgrade to fries. The meals only cost 6 to 7 dollars, great value.

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Thank Todd S
Jonesville, Michigan
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go there several times a year for special occasions. We really enjoy there specials. The atmosphere is wonderful. Very intimate.

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Thank _heatpro
Detroit
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Totally amazing discovered by mistake. The entire staff very friendly. Connie waited on us and she knows her menu. Very friendly. We will be going back soon and often. Fine dinning where you wouldn't think possible. The owner and staff did / do an outstanding job. Thankful the freeway was closed so we were able to discover something new. Thank... More 

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Akron, Ohio
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

For such a small town, this restaurant is surprisingly good. My mother and I ate here while traveling and we were not disappointed.

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Thank snowy1677
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

I am remiss in reviews of Olivia's Chop House. Every time I go back to Hillsdale College to either drop off my son for college for the start of the new school year or pick him up at the end of the school year, my wife, son and visit Olivia's. The best restaurant in the area is always worth another... More 

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Thank Stew C
Cincinnati, Ohio
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105 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Our group of 4 adults enjoyed a Friday evening meal. Service was very spotty! Most of servers appear to be learning of the job. Decor is modern and I think out of character for the community. Steaks were better than average and a reasonable value. Surprising the rack of ribs did not have a half rack option? (or perhaps server... More 

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Thank Albert B
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner on the recommendation of the front desk clerk of our hotel in the area. Very impressed especially considering we were kind of out in the middle of nowhere. I had the Capri salad, ribeye and hubby had the sirloin and perch special with a caesar salad. Everything was delicious. Slightly disappointed that we missed the prime... More 

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Coldwater, Michigan
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

The meal was ok. I had chicken Alfredo. Seemed to take a bit long for service. Waited for drinks waited for the meal all the while sweating. It didn't feel like the AC was on. Hard to enjoy the meal when its so uncomfortably hot.

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Thank tamtruitt
Middlesboro, KY
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Bland food in a loud restaurant with lots of wasted space. I've been twice to purchase dinner and once after a Sauk production for their "after party". Food was just meh and I wouldn't know about the food from the after party as we were there within 15 minutes of it starting and there was no food left. No thanks.

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Thank Debbie R
Ohio
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105 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

My wife and I visited Olivia's Chop House on July 23, 2016. The place is nicely decorated in a modern style - very nice atmosphere. We sat at a booth. The appetizer was excellent, especially the eel sauce. My wife had the duck with risotto I had the pork ribeye with a baked potato. Both entrees also came with green... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
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: 205 E Chicago St, Jonesville, MI 49250-1002 (Formerly Chicago Water Grill)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Jonesville
  • Phone Number: +1 517-849-3663

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