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The Pelican's Nest

) #6 of 16 Restaurants in Bellaire $$ - $$$ American,
5085 Shanty Creek Rd, Bellaire, MI 49615-9105
+1 231-533-9000
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good44%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“shrimp” (5 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
“fish fry” (4 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
5085 Shanty Creek Rd, Bellaire, MI 49615-9105
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The food is very good and having the option to eat outside is great. Kenny Thompson offers live music outside on Friday nights (I think) during the summer. If for no other reason than watching and listening to his outstanding talent putting the Pelican's Nest...More

Thank evat77
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We've been visiting the Shanty Creek area for years, and this is our favorite place to eat on Fridays and Saturdays in the summer. We always sit outside to listen to the band and so the kids can play. The place opens up the practice...More

Thank Michsnowbird
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place to eat al fresca. They have a one-time trip to the BBQ buffet where you can get multiple meats and a couple of sides. It will definitely fill you up. Although I'd say the chicken and pork are the best meats. The brisket...More

Thank Scott V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Pelican's Nest is always a good option for either appetizers for full meals. If you're looking for a great place to enjoy all the sports that are happening this is your place. After we ate there we found out from a friend that Roy...More

Thank 00vette48306
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decent food in good portions. Greeted and seated quickly. Appetizers were a bit disappointing but the main course options are good.

Thank NikonGlass
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Extensive menu offerings, good friendly service. Had gumbo, side salad, parmesan and garlic wings, with homemade ice cream mud cake ... all very good. Good selection of beers. Reasonably priced.

Thank Craig P
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

This has been my favorite place to eat ever since we started going up to Shanty Creek. The atmosphere is great, food and drinks top notch too.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We've eaten here on previous visits and it was equally as good as always. Enjoyed the fish fries both Fridays of our vacation. Sports bar atmosphere with TVs inside and music and fun if you sit outside. Staff was friendly and fish was delicious. Had...More

Thank Nancy P
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great fish on Fridays. In the summer you can enjoy great music outside. A full menu and drink slections to choose from. Great service everytime.

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Nice tables outside and food was good. Service that night was OK as one staff person didn't show. Our server did her best with the a smile. Would certainly go back!

Thank Kathy s
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Jim C
10 March 2016|
Response from 81csvc | Reviewed this property |
Fish & chips, but they have a complete menu. The food is delicious!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
American, Bar
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5085 Shanty Creek Rd, Bellaire, MI 49615-9105
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Antrim County  >  Bellaire
  • Phone Number: +1 231-533-9000
  • E-mail
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