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The Garden Cafe at Pond Hill Farm

5581 S Lake Shore Dr, Harbor Springs, MI 49740-9784
+1 231-526-3276
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5581 S Lake Shore Dr, Harbor Springs, MI 49740-9784
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food. Service okay. Neat interiors. A bit pricey. Chicken salad wrap $10.75 excellent Beef burrito pretty good $11.25 Can Diet Coke $2.00 Bottle Wild Bills root beer $3.50 I'd recommend going.

Thank greeneyecutie76
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Fresh! Don't expect cheap food but rather, very fresh, very nutritious fruits, vegetables, and products.

Thank gregborgman
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Terrific food! Great staff - very attentive and seem to genuinely like what they're doing. Large variety of food items the majority of which are fresh and healthy. Don't let that fool you - they are big on flavor, too! I love PHF and return...More

1  Thank emweave
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We ate at the Garden Cafe with two other couples and everyone had a great meal. One of the group is vegan and one is gluten free, but there was plenty on the menu to satisfy everyone. My husband and I had the Cherry Berry...More

Thank Donna A
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Left hungry and dissatisfied. Ordered a Nacho platter paying extra for hamburger, and sour cream. The sour cream was nothing more than a thin drizzle over the chips. When served it looked very dry and we asked for extra salsa. We were charged $2 for...More

Thank Carol D
TunnelVisionBrewery, Manager at The Garden Cafe at Pond Hill Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2017

We're very sorry you had a less than excellent experience during your visit with us. We strive to please every guest and we hope you will reconsider and visit us again. It is always helpful to know at the time that something is not satisfactory,...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017

Good food, great samplings of wine and beers. Rural home spun atmosphere and great service for our group of 17.

1  Thank VicJr
TunnelVisionBrewery, Manager at The Garden Cafe at Pond Hill Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Thank you for your positive review! We are happy you chose us for your group event and that it was a great experience for you. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 16 March 2017

This was our first stop on a day-long visit to all the Harbor Springs/Petoskey area breweries. I'd been here on beer/wine tasting visits before but had never eaten at the cafe. We knew we needed a good tummy full of food before we started our...More

Thank vwp11
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I visited Pond Hill about a year or two ago, I was the only one there, went back again (10/2016) and you could hardly find a parking spot. Excellent lunch, hay ride, pumpkin bowling, trout feeding, animal petting, pig race, giant sling shot to feed...More

1  Thank DebbyAnnArbor
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Pond Hill offers many things--the Garden Café for lunch, wine tastings, fresh produce from the farm, prepared items for purchase, childrens area and special dinners....just to name a few. I attended the Farm to Table dinner which was delightful. It took place in the Garden...More

Thank Patsy P
Reviewed 27 August 2016

It poured so we looked for a place to hang out for a couple of hours while the rain did its annoying run. The downstairs is a shop worth browsing. We did purchase a few items later when we left. The upstairs was the restaurant...More

Thank chasmore52
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5581 S Lake Shore Dr, Harbor Springs, MI 49740-9784
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Emmet County  >  Harbor Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 231-526-3276
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