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Doherty Hotel Restaurant

604 N McEwan St, Clare, MI 48617-1404
+1 989-386-3441
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible19%
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“salad” (9 reviews)
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6:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
604 N McEwan St, Clare, MI 48617-1404
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

A charming hotel that has stood the test of time. Nice dining experience in an area that really does not have much to offer.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 19JustinW
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

The food and service is awesome. Had the fish and fries and they were to die for. The service is awesome also.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lori S
Reviewed October 10, 2018

We ate at the Doherty Restaurant for lunch while traveling through Clare. The menu is somewhat small but with a good variety. Food was freshly cooked and tasty. Service was very friendly and attentive. Atmosphere was pleasant - there are two sections to eat in:...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dwight K
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Stop there frequently while traveling. Historic hotel. Food and service are always good. We have been stopping there for years. Would not hesitate to stop there for a meal (or stay there.)

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank L8302QCjohnk
Reviewed September 2, 2018

We had to check out the cocktail lounge because it sounds so retro. It was actually a very nice little pub inside the hotel lobby area. The bartender Shirley was great, she brought us popcorn and great cold drinks. I had a very delicious cider...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Scorecard
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

My friends and I stopped by here for lunch during a bike ride on the Pere Marquette Trail. The six of us were promptly seated in the serving area located next to the full bar. The Friday lunch buffet was $13.95 (which we did not...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Nyormirror
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Wanted to meet old friends from central MI while staying "up North" so we found the Doherty Hotel for lunch. Perfect choice, still that wonderful touch of old elegance and warmth. Had a great soup/salad bar and diverse menu that was tasty. But what we...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Janet M
Reviewed July 12, 2018

This is family owned local hotel restaurant and bar. It is one of the favorite places for friends to meet and enjoy. The menu is varied and has something for every taste. Service is fast , and staff is friendly and welcoming.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Carol G
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Have always heard good things about this place. Went there after a funeral we attended in Clare. The menu selection wasn’t anything special and the food was average. Would eat there again if I had to but wouldn’t drive to Clare just to eat at...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank deant810
Reviewed March 11, 2018

The place was crowded and I'm not sure why. Tight quarters. I was bumped into several times while eating. The food was okay but overpriced for what we received and the service was a little slow. Not on my list of places to return to.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Medic_Hart
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March 27, 2017|
Response from rrburnie |
Probably not. I have not been there but the next time I am passing through I am going to make it a point to have lunch or dinner there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
6:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 604 N McEwan St, Clare, MI 48617-1404
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Clare County  >  Clare
  • Phone Number: +1 989-386-3441
  • This restaurant is at Doherty Hotel
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