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The Manor on Glen Lake

7345 W Glenmere Rd, Empire, MI 49630-9464
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible16%
24 Sep 2017
“Great service and delicious food,”
30 Jan 2017
“Winter comfort food at a classic lakefront establishment”
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7345 W Glenmere Rd, Empire, MI 49630-9464
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Stopped at the Manor on Glen Lake as we have passed it many times over the years and thought we would give it a try. The owner was nice as was the waitress as we requested to sit on the porch to enjoy the weather...More

Thank Lansing_MITravelFine
NancyW86, Owner at The Manor on Glen Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

I am sorry you did not like anyting you had we had just taken brunch down at 2 we work mainly by reservations so would invite you to be our quest for brunch with a reservation.No complaints were made to the server about anything if...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017

I loved the setting. An old inn overlooking Glen Lake. Our waitress Sue was very attentive and thoughtful. I had the white fish (breaded). The vegetables were tasty. An excellent meal! A little pricey, but a wonderful place to enjoy a meal.

Thank duckinn1
Reviewed 30 January 2017

On a blustery January Saturday night we ventured to this 1950's throwback for some nostalgia having vacationed as a child on Glen Lake. As the dining room wasn't too busy we had some one on one time with the interesting owner and chef Nancy who...More

1  Thank GreyHareInn
NancyW86, Owner at The Manor on Glen Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

Thanks for your input next time ask for light seasoning on steaks see you in April when we are two on town again

Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

View is very nice. The place is old, but is clean. Part of the charm, I guess. Ambience? Saturday night - 1 other table occupied - was this an omen? Probably. My duck was very good. The wild rice was stuck together and kind of...More

3  Thank jcfrickpa
Reviewed 27 March 2016

This 107 y/o classic structure could provide a warm, wonderful B&B experience. It could, but it didn't. My wife's meat had more fat than flesh and my entree was so undercooked, it needed to be sent back to make it edible. The salad bar was...More

Thank Doc3100
NancyW86, Owner at The Manor on Glen Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2016

I wish you would have let us know about your food so that we could given you something else it was a very busy day all salads were homemade like Grama's we had several happy people letters and calls sorry you were not happy hope...More

Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

As first time diners, we were very pleased with our meal and the service. The setting is perfect. We will be back!

2  Thank Leijhi K
Reviewed 11 May 2015

We went there this past Saturday, during Glen Arbor restaurant week, and had great three course dinners each for $25. Plus, a view of the lake and the sunset. Food and service were great; the place itself probably needs a bit of an upgrade, but...More

Thank faygokid
Reviewed 19 October 2014

I had an birthday party / reunion event here for 60 of my close friends and family. The Manor did an excellent job with both drinks and food. I received a lot of complements from my friends and family afterwards. The size of the place...More

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 16 August 2014

We had a wonderful meal, the service was great, good prices and it's right on the Lake. I'll be back!

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 15 August 2014 via mobile

Our party of 4 came in and had drinks, the tastey appetizer platter, followed by an excellent dinner. Luckily we weren't short on time, as we were on vacation. We were there for over 2 hours, but we did enjoy ourselves thoroughly! We plan to...More

Thank David G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7345 W Glenmere Rd, Empire, MI 49630-9464
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Leelanau County  >  Empire
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A 100 year old restored hotel overlooking Sleeping Bear Dunes Nation Lakeshore and Little Glen Lake. Food is all home-made and servings are generous. Best place around for quality,service and atmosphere.
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