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804 E Portage Ave, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783-2442
+1 906-253-1728
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Daytona Beach, Florida
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81 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was filled with stuffed animals and many antlers hanging from the ceiling. The kids loved it!. Unfortunately the food was not good. We ordered the smelt and it was just chunks of fried batter. When we told the waiter about it he just said thats the way they are sometime. We saw others served full smelt but the... More 

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the battered white fish which was delicious. The apple strudel is out of this world and the service outstanding. The atmosphere is delightful if you like being surrounded by all kinds of animals and antlers. You should go just to see the decor and if you like burgers and French fries covered in gravy, you won't be disappointed!... More 

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Thank bsmith700
mfs42, Owner at The Antlers Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the kind review. We appreciate it very much. Marilyn Szabo More 

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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A little pricey, but great food! Fun staff with a unique decor. Variety of food on the menu. Offers drinks

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Thank Stacy H
mfs42, Owner at The Antlers Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review! Marilyn More 

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had hot & delicious soup on a very cold and windy day! Wait staff was so friendly, she gave my work partner and I Antlers decals.

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Thank Phyllis B
Toledo, Ohio
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3 reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2017

My son and I were in town for a visit to Lake Superior State University and needed a solid dinner option and found The Antlers on trusty ole' Tripadvisor (note: It was ranked 7th best in town, but 3 weren't open during winter and two seemed more bar than restaurant). I had heard of The Antlers by way of Jim... More 

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Thank DFUpNorth
mfs42, Manager at The Antlers Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. Hope you will visit again if your son choses Lake State for a college. Marilyn Szabo More 

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff and quick service in the off season. First go at poutine, and it was tasty. Even more so with the venison meatloaf and mushrooms added. Stuffed creatures really do stare down on you from everywhere, so read about how they were acquired when you get there. I just wanted to see a moose that looked the the one... More 

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Thank John P
mfs42, Owner at The Antlers Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review. Yes we are one of the few open all year round. Marilyn Szabo owner More 

detroit
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We stop here after our tournament every year for a hearty meal. It doesn't disappoint. The staff are friendly, and the service is quick. My only complaint is that the steaks, while tasty, tend to be thin and on the gristly/fatty side for the price. The place is chock full of taxidermied critters of all sorts to keep the kids... More 

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Thank kdukhan
mfs42, Owner at The Antlers Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, I will tell my son about the steaks. We appreciate you coming after the tournaments. Yes kind of a crazy place. Marilyn More 

Grayling, Michigan
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

After a district basketball game between the Sault and my hometown of Grayling, we were hungry for something different besides McD's. So off to the Antlers we headed, and were not disappointed. Nice quiet evening, lots of nature to see hanging on the walls or up in the rafters, and the food was great. I had the Po-boy fish sandwich... More 

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Owatonna, Minnesota
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128 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I went here with a group of friends and found it to be a very fun atmosphere. The food was average. The taxidermy and antlers in the facility were really fun to look at. Some of us got poutine just to try it and it was average. The cedar planked Whitefish looked great and my friend said it was excellent.

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1 Thank CardanW
Williamston, Michigan
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46 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I have eaten here many times while either visiting the Sault or just traveling through it. The atmosphere is tied to Michigan's outdoors and the food and service are both very good. It's a must stop if you're in the area at lunch or dinner time. While setting enjoying a beverage and your meal you can almost imagine the hunting... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 18
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
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: 804 E Portage Ave, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783-2442
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Sault Ste. Marie
  • Phone Number: +1 906-253-1728
Description
Historic site across from the Sault Locks. Fun atmosphere with numerous stuffed animals, antlers and memorabilia. Northern cuisine, and great Friday night fish fry and fun activities in the evenings during the week. Banquet room available, can take groups up to 200. Casual fun family dining.

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