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Inn The Woods Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1535 Opal Lake Rd, Gaylord, MI 49735-9009
+1 989-939-8800
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Belleville, Michigan
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318 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had our celebration here and the food was very good. We had the artichoke appetizer. It was great. Main course was fish and it was cooked just as it was ordered, also the ribs were good too. We will be back next time we are in town.

Thank Travelmoorenow
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Our family met for Saturday Prime Rib out at Michaywe. It was delicious! We also enjoyed deep fried breadsticks filled with cheese. The atmosphere is beautiful and not too big. There was also a pianist playing that was just wonderful. The next time I'm in Gaylord I will definitely be going back! I need to try dessert!

Thank LetsGoMom96
St. Augustine, Florida
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

The food here is very good. The lake perch is excellent. We had good service as well. My wife had a beef dish that was good but my perch was excellent. Nice dining room as well.

Thank mjr27
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Our server was great, very friendly and did a great job checking on us and even taking some photos of our group for us. I was less thrilled with the food though. I had the vegetable linguine and came down with a stomach bug shortly thereafter.

Thank Stephanie P
Milan, Michigan
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172 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

We ate dinner here recently while staying at a friend's home in the Michaywe complex. Eating on the pub side was great, we could watch sports on TV and feel warm and cozy, although I could see that the views from the dining room were spectacular over the snow-covered golf course. Our server was outstanding and was careful to make... More 

Thank vwp11
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Stopped out for a pizza and a few drinks. Janee,Mary,Sarah ,& Melissa were so frienldly & attentive. The membership should feel lucky to have such a knowledgable staff. We will definitely return !! Thanks ladies.

Thank Rickey F
Gaylord, Michigan
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122 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015

We have been to Inn the Woods twice in the past two weeks and were pleased both time. A change in restaurant management is usually difficult, but we found the quality of the food and the service has not suffered. We had a great (and very reasonable!) pizza on Sunday night and had good and reasonable drinks/munchies recently at happy... More 

1 Thank 665darryls
Mr_Chester_Doodle, General Manager at Inn The Woods Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you, 665darryls, for your review and your business! It makes us very happy to hear that our guests are pleased. We will look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Went in for the first time since last summer. I learned the manager they has before had passed away. It seems the entire staff is new. I had a problem with my meal. The new manager doesn't seem to know how to do her job. She offered a free dessert. Maybe someone needs to go back to hospitality 101! I... More 

Thank Jennifer S
Longs, SC
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

Discovered Inn The Woods on our annual golf trip. Even though they were very busy, the service was excellent. Prices were moderate for this casual slightly upscale restaurant, with everyone pleased with their meal...which is hard to do with 8 guys. We will definately make it a must choice next year.

3 Thank William K
Mr_Chester_Doodle, General Manager at Inn The Woods Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi, William. Thanks very much for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your experience at Inn the Woods and look forward to your next visit. More 

New Port Richey, Florida
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

All in all, we were pleased with our dinner on father's day. My wife and I had well made cocktails and werer pleased with the wine selection. My dinner was one of the father's day specials (stuffed pork loin) and I was mildly disappointed because the dinner was not hot, but just warm. It must have been sitting under a... More 

Thank dhimber2
Mr_Chester_Doodle, General Manager at Inn The Woods Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi, dhimber2. Thank you very much for your review. I am pleased to hear that your wife's dinner was excellent, but not happy to hear that we could have done better with yours. Please accept my most sincere apologies. I would like to make this up to you the next time you are in the area. I will send you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1535 Opal Lake Rd, Gaylord, MI 49735-9009
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Otsego County  >  Gaylord
  • Phone Number: +1 989-939-8800
Michaywe' Inn the Woods is a full-service, casual dining restaurant located in the Michaywe' Clubhouse six miles south of Gaylord. Inn the Woods offers simple American fare made from scratch, a full bar featuring an excellent wine selection, and beautiful wooded views from a comfortable setting. The friendly, attentive staff will take care of every need while you enjoy an excellent dining experience.

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