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Willow Buffet

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2700 Orchard Hwy, Little River Resort and Casino, Manistee, MI 49660-9752
+1 231-723-1535
00:00 - 23:59
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Remus, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

If you are starving it's ok. Don't make the trip for the food. Desert bar very boring. Food used to be worth the drive. Guess you have to cut corners somewhere to pay for all the new mackinaw and the remodeling.

Thank haroldwinnington
Chicago, IL
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

This casino buffet has been refurbished and renamed recently. This is a smaller casino buffet but still has plenty of choices and worth the money. They do keep it well stocked, hot and fresh. The best deal is the 'over 55 players card holding' $5 breakfast buffet in the morning. Make sure to have your players card, as they won't... More 

Thank KimberlyLane
1 review
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Worst casino buffet we have seen. Embarrassing we brought an out of town guest. No selection. Cold leftover entrees,decimated fruit tray,lettuce cores for salad, coagulated cream soup,indifferent management. Avoid at all costs!

Thank MIisMine
Boerne, Texas
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103 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

The total revision of the whole casino did not miss the Buffet, the area has been opened up and modernized so that you are no longer cramed together. The food is very good and a good deal for Players Club members. The salads were all fresh and the Carving Station fit for a King. My favorite was the fresh fried... More 

Thank johnbitter
Traverse City, Michigan
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379 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

This buffet is now a step up from what it used to be--better quality and a far more cleanlier feel--I simply do not care for buffets that much so it is very hard to impress me on this front. Great "curb" appeal - nice presentation.

Thank diamondbabydoll
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

The buffet surroundings have been updated and the food is priced fairly and is tasty. You will leave full and enjoy the food and service.

Thank 352joef
Algonac, Michigan
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

The Menu has a very nice selection of food, we were with 6 other people & we all had something different & it was all very good !!

Thank Suzy P
Beulah, Michigan
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We went for the seafood buffet on Friday. It was quite good, all except the lobster tails, which, in my opinion, were horrible. I guess when you are used to fresh, frozen just doesn't do it. Other than that, the selections were great. We will go again.

Thank Jim A
Swartz Creek, Michigan
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83 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Went to the buffet on Valentines Day, they had a higher price so we assumed it was something special. At 5:00 pm many of the containers were empty and those that were not empty looked like leftovers. Tried the oriental noodles and the were like chewing rubber bands. There was a beef dish that was cold and tough. The Cornish... More 

Thank dnovak5282
Petoskey, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Great everything. Rooms clean, staff friendly, food outstanding slots pretty good, a class act, even free rooms, just ask. They have great receptionists. We visit often. Also drive 2 1/2 hours to get there. It's worth it.

Thank 2016shopper

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2700 Orchard Hwy, Little River Resort and Casino, Manistee, MI 49660-9752
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Manistee County  >  Manistee
  • Phone Number: +1 231-723-1535
866-466-7339 Located in the Little River Casino

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