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Doherty Hotel Restaurant

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604 North McEwan, Clare, MI
+1 989-386-3441
06:30 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 06:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 06:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 06:30 - 23:00
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170 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For those of us who've come to Clare for many, many years, or had the good luck to live here, the Doherty has been one of the primary symbols of high quality in the Mid-Michigan area. The restaurant/bar is iconic in many ways. It's been there forever, first of all. The bar is solid, beautiful wood and is old style.... More 

Thank RPata
Brighton, MI
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114 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Dined in the dining room after check in to the hotel. Adequate menu choices. Soup/Salad bar available with dinners. Food arrived in a timely manner. Service was excellent. Never felt rushed. Cheerful staff. Some unusual traffic in the dining area due to use of adjoining rooms. Nice cozy fireplace in dining area.

Thank TwoTravelers-OntheGo
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We have been at the door Doherty many many times. Still family-owned Historic Hotel and restaurant. Great service complimentary home cooked breakfast in the morning. Also a great place to have a business meeting in the center of the state.

Thank Kim H
Windsor, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Small home town atmosphere,clean rooms ,close to every outdoor activity you can think of.Walking distance to pubs and coffee shops,park your ride and enjoy the best of mid Michigan.

Thank 835rose
Windsor, Canada
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stayed at the hotel and ate here a few times. Our dinner was really great. Hubbie had the salmon - big portion and perfectly done. I had the corned beef sandwich and it was really awesome. The value was great. Would definitely go again.

Harrison Mills, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

we had our meal in one of the conference room.clean comfortable and pleasant.staff right there to serve you .entrance was close by to confence room.bathrooms were very clean and tidy.over all great place.

Thank pennymcglaughlin
Grand Blanc MI
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309 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

I ordered Grilled Turkey Monterey Honey-smoked breast of turkey, Monterey Jack cheese, guacamole, fresh spinach and cranberry mayonnaise; served on grilled cranberry walnut bread which was delicious. I highly recommend!

Thank gwkelley
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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85 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Stopped in for a quick lunch. Our family had the mac and cheese, fish tacos, and chicken enchiladas. The food was basic, but good. Service was attentive. This is a good choice if want basic menu items prepared well.

Thank sambra41
Memphis, Tenn.
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Since I recently discovered by DNA test that I'm 15 percent Irish, I found myself staring at the murals of leprechauns and such here and thinking, I really know next to nothing about Ireland, and this visit isn't helping much. I did enjoy the old hotel atmosphere and a fresh Michigan salad. It was a stopover on our way from... More 

Thank noriboy
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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298 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

I'm normally not a buffet person. Too much food and most of it isn't even close to homemade. This one is different. It offers something for everyone, but isn't overwhelming. The eggs taste as though someone broke each one and scrambled them up - ditto the bacon, sausage and even the muffins...made by someone who cared. It is usually built... More 

Thank spencersbride

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 604 North McEwan, Clare, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Clare County  >  Clare
  • Phone Number: +1 989-386-3441
  • This restaurant is at Doherty Hotel

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Barnesville, Ohio
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?