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Dusty's Cellar

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1839 W Grand River Ave, Okemos, MI 48864-1840 (Marsh Rd)
+1 517-349-5150
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun 09:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The food menu here is small but dependably tasty. There are very few options for a vegetarian and nothing substantial for a vegan. We ordered the fish with a Caesar salad which was excellent. The bread basket had wonderful warm white dinner rolls. The special offering here is the extensive cocktail and wine menu. I plan on returning some evening... More 

Thank SkiCat_810
Urbana, Ohio, United States
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119 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are looking for a little twist to your basic meal and a nice relaxing dinner this is the place to try. The wait staff was excellent. We each had a different type of steak, both cooked to perfection. The seasonings were different than other places but a nice change and very good.

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Thank Holli G
Lansing, Michigan
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried to have a meal on the pub side. Ordered food which still didn't come, even after an hour waiting. There was no explanation from the waitress, who expressed her clear disappointment that we were not drinking alcohol (ordered pop). Eventually, we walked out. Done with Dusty's!

Thank muckab0uts
Owosso, Michigan
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love sitting at the small bar - kind of feels like home! Matt Rhodes and his staff do a wonderful job providing excellent service and delicious food. Recent menu changes have revitalized their fare and the wine selection, while great, can be kicked up with a trip to the store adjacent and choosing your own bottle.

Thank Linda R
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80 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first trip here since the change in chefs/management, and I was happy to see Dusty's is still Dusty's. We had a nice pinot noir and the Hanger Steak entree was as tasty as it always was. Love the chopped salad. We also had the coconut fried shrimp appetizer and that was good. Love the dipping oil for... More 

Thank Zach G
Haslett, Michigan
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

One of the few very good restaurants in the area. While the quality can vary somewhat. ( change of chefs usually ) the food is generally very good. The last 203 times I have not had a bad meal there. Service is good and excellent wine list.Preaentaation of food is excellent and the quality is also excellent although in the... More 

Thank don k
Michigan, USA
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has relied for too long on an undeserved reputation. The menu is old, uninspired, and the execution is careless. Often, food that arrives to the table does not match what is described on the menu, substitutions are arbitrary and never an improvement. No one seems to care for even notice. On my last visit, food was either burned... More 

Thank MIAlejito
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Dusty's is the place to goif you are looking for a higher end place to eat. The food is delicious. The serving sizes can be a bit on the smaller size, but you do not leave hungry. My parents are very sensitive to restaurant food and tend to get sick from eating out. This is the only place they will... More 

Thank Kerianne F
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I usually just come here for the desserts and wine. I have not yet had any lunch or dinner there, but I love the selection of wines and experts are always there to help you pin point your taste buds.

Thank Jessica L
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Great service and great drinks. The server was very knowledgeable and informative about the wines. Would definitely come back.

Thank Kristopher H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 35
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1839 W Grand River Ave, Okemos, MI 48864-1840
    (Marsh Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  Okemos
  • Phone Number: +1 517-349-5150
Relaxed "Wine Bar"-Bistro atmosphere.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?