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Dam Site Inn

6705 Woodland Rd, Pellston, MI 49716-9705
+1 231-539-8851
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“noodles” (38 reviews)
“peas” (28 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
6705 Woodland Rd, Pellston, MI 49716-9705
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I heard a lot about this restaurant, so we decided to take a drive and check it out. We weren't disappointed! We were greeted at the door by the owner and seated promptly. Very nice and pleasant dining atmosphere. They're known for their pan fried...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I made a anticipated trip to eat at Dam Site Inn. Service was excellent. We were terribly disappointed in the quality of the food served. My "Pork Chops" and my wife's "Four Piece Chicken Platter" were essentially tasteless. Her chicken was greasy....More

Thank Dave_and_Barb_08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Returning to Harbor Springs after visiting Mackinac Island, we drove to the Dam Site Inn. Wow. What a piece of history. The place is worth visiting for its slice of Americana. Interesting atmosphere and venue. But, the food is so good. Get the signature all...More

Thank lckirkwood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just ate at the Dam Site Inn. Everything was so good! Friendly service. We especially enjoyed the chicken. Even the side dishes were very good. Try their poppy seed dressing. It's great!!

Thank Penny T
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

What a special place! The Dam Site has held on to its history in all the BEST ways. We went as a group of 7-- grandparents, parents and kids. It was absolutely perfect. We had the 9 piece relish tray, the family style chicken dinner...More

Thank 123mommy
Reviewed 8 August 2017

From the mid century bar to the 60's era dining chairs this place is tops. It's very popular with families and special occasions. The atmosphere is relaxed and the dress is very casual to a little dressy...sport coat but no tie. Great food...chicken, home made...More

Thank archytek
Reviewed 27 July 2017

They are famous for their fried chicken dinner with homemade noodles. I have visited multiple times since the 1960s, growing up in the area.

Thank mischief2290
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I had heard about Dam Site Inn being a good restaurant but when I saw their sign on the highway, I was dubious about going there because the sign looked old and ragged. I should have followed my instincts and kept driving. It was a...More

Thank lla82
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Always have loved this restaurant, though I find in recent years the value isn't as good; things that used to come with meals don't anymore but the quality is still good.

Thank Cynthia Z
Reviewed 12 July 2017

You're going to pay $25 per person here (or more). But it is oh-so-worth-it!! Their chicken family style meal hasn't changed in years. I could seriously live on the noodles - be sure to tell your server to keep them coming! Wait staff was polite...More

Thank GreeneMomma
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Questions & Answers
Robert B
20 September 2016|
Response from BC W | Reviewed this property |
I am unaware of a reduced price offer. I have been there in various months during their season and it always seems to be the in the same general cost for our group.
Jake E
13 June 2016|
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Response from David P | Reviewed this property |
I honestly do not know what their hours of operation are.
Joie Quinn L
30 May 2016|
Response from Pamela E | Property representative |
Yes we do!
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6705 Woodland Rd, Pellston, MI 49716-9705
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Emmet County  >  Pellston
  • Phone Number: +1 231-539-8851
Famous for All You Can Eat Southern Pan Fried Chicken dinners. House-made oodles of noodles, fresh mashed potatoes, house-made gravy and house-made buttermilk biscuits. Full menu, children's menu and on-request allergy, gluten free and vegan menus.
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