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Barnacle Bill's

119 Newman St, East Tawas, MI 48730-1209
+1 989-362-5701
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (10 reviews)
“taco” (2 reviews)
“perch” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub
119 Newman St, East Tawas, MI 48730-1209
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Regular bar atmosphere with great food. The baked spaghetti was great as well as the Walleye dinner.

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Food and staff make this an excellent place to dine or just enjoy the evening. Family owned with great food. If you like sports, there are several TVs with all types of sports to accommodate their clientele. If perch is tp your taste, theirs is...More

Thank karent488
Reviewed February 28, 2018

Good food specials every day, soup and sandwich special was good, patty melt was good. nachos were so-so not the best but not the worst I have had. waitress checked on us several times and was friendly.

Thank kmmeyers2017
Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

Came here during the week in the off season. The place was empty so we grabbed a seat at the bar. It's definitely a place where the locals come bc the bartender knew most by name. The service was good. We ordered a couple of...More

Thank fapd733
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for appetizers and beer. Tuna bites were very good. Was told their breakfast was excellent so we came back in morning and had a huge breakfast.

Thank Tina T
Reviewed September 11, 2017

Let me say first that their French Fries were very good. After that, it's all so very average. The only thing that makes this place stand out is that it is in a great spot in a cool Lake Hudson resort town. At least they...More

Thank DuncanRipple
Reviewed August 14, 2017

We ate here for lunch on Friday. We ordered the fried mushrooms holy cow it was a huge order. The were awesome and big hand dipped. I wish they would have warned us we would not have ordered anything else. We ate here again for...More

Thank sunkissedlady
Reviewed August 9, 2017

This was very average. A couple of weeks later and I can't even remember what we had. Service was so -so.

Thank Lyndell O
Reviewed August 3, 2017

This place has upgraded from what it used to be. They've added several drafts and have a nice selection of craft beers to pick from. Daily specials offer some good meal options. Pizza was think crust and very good. Nothing fancy but good food/drink at...More

Thank MichiganTraveler313
Reviewed July 27, 2017

Yes they serve food during the day and have a full bar, but the real fun starts after 9:00 Thur-Sat with a live DJ or a band depending on the night you're there. Pool tables in the back and great drink prices mixed with everything...More

Thank His_N_Hers_USA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Newman St, East Tawas, MI 48730-1209
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  East Tawas
  • Phone Number: +1 989-362-5701
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