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Clifford Lake Inn

561 Clifford Lake Dr, Stanton, MI 48888-9363
+1 989-831-5151
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
561 Clifford Lake Dr, Stanton, MI 48888-9363
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

Had the prawns over coconut curry risotto special. Unbelievably good. Loved it so much went back the next day again for dinner. Great outdoor deck on the water. Live music on some nights. Fine dining off the beaten track.

Thank Brent G
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The food is great every time we eat here, the service is friendly and efficient, and what a beautiful view! What more could you ask for?

Thank Roxanne N
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

This is a special place for my family. We have been coming here for more than 70 years since we settled here in 1880. The current management is doing a fantastic job! The menu has a lot of interesting choices and I have never had...More

Thank dfarnsie
Mary S, Owner at Clifford Lake Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you very much. We are trying and appreciate your feedback

Reviewed 5 September 2018

This is a very special place to visit because of the history of the place and Good food.. It is a little higher priced place, but worth it. The food is excellent and good service. A little out of the way, Locals are the main...More

Thank 12franciss
Reviewed 31 August 2018

We had a great visit at the Clifford Lake Inn. Sat out on the deck, overlooking the lake. Enjoyed the Meat loaf, and a salad with onion rings. The meat loaf is formed around ham, and then wrapped in bacon before it is baked. The...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We went to Clifford Lake Inn with friends for dinner the other night. It was a very nice experience. It’s a very cute restaurant on Clifford Lake, with a wonderful patio deck to eat on. Unfortunately it was raining that night and we weren’t able...More

Thank g0blue1
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

The best Prime Rib I've ever had! Pork chops are amazing! Must try! Can't beat the atmosphere too! Clifford Lake Inn has it all!

Thank Randy L
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We love this place. We've been there quite a few times and going again this August. They have such a great atmosphere and outside deck over looking the lake. The food is great, but our reason mostly are the sauteed mushrooms. They are the best...More

Thank Steve-Julie-Michigan
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Hidden gem in the mid-Michigan. Historic inn offers lakeside dining on the deck or quaint dining room. We found this place last fall after purchasing a cottage in the area. The Friday/Saturday night prime rib is usually excellent (only 1 mediocre experience). The mushroom appetizer...More

Thank Adrienne S
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Good food, great view of the lake and superior wait staff. This is one of our favorite go to places to visit in the summer

Thank Paula D
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26 August 2017|
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Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if there is one. Anyway, I am not a happy hour person.
17 October 2016|
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Response from Mary S | Property representative |
We will be opened during the winter. We are closed on Mondays. Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 30
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 561 Clifford Lake Dr, Stanton, MI 48888-9363
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Montcalm County  >  Stanton
  • Phone Number: +1 989-831-5151
  • E-mail
Historic lakeside inn, with a beautiful beachfront view and relaxed atmosphere, offers outdoor dining and cocktails on the lakefront deck. Menu features a variety of steaks, chicken and seafood plus an array of appetizers, sandwiches, salads, and burgers. Admired, respected and culinary trained chefs create the perfect dining experience, using the freshest local ingredients.
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