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Tavern on McGillen

American, Pub
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23901 City Center Cir, Mattawan, MI 49071-8377
16:00 - 22:00
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We love the Tavern on McGillen! The food is great and the staff are top notch! We go about once a week usually on "half off" bottles of wine night 😀

Thank M9414VNandrewh
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I thought this would be just another Pub restaurant. The bar area is surrounded by the dining area, giving the impression that the food is secondary. It's not. They actually have a nice menu. The Grilled Ahi tuna steak was great both times I've ordered it. Excellent wait staff. Super friendly. Hard working. The same folks that run the East... More 

Thank David V
Mattawan, Michigan
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We tried this place a while back and didn't have a great experience. We decided to wait several months and try it again, places have off days. We were seated quickly, then it went down hill. The waitress took our drink orders, delivered them, and walked past us 6 times over the course of 30 min and didn't stop to... More 

Thank A W
South Venice, Florida
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142 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We tried the Tavern on McGillen on a day our regular breakfast place was unavailable. The traditional breakfast (eggs, meat, potatoes, toast) here was very good. Prices were quite reasonable and the service attentive. The atmosphere is small town casual. Worth a try.

Thank dgcrawf
Mattawan, Michigan
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We frequently visit the Tavern because of it close proximity to our home. The menu has many good options. One family favorite is the Tavern Mac and Cheese, it really is good. There are local beers on tap which rotate with the season. The reason for the three stars is their continual problem with good wait staff and lengthy kitchen... More 

Thank Michelle O
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2015

We went here with a large group, I believe they were having some trouble with the oven in the kitchen which caused some delay. Even with the trouble, the food was great. I do not think anyone had any complaints about food quality, which can be tough to accomplish in a large group. It had kind of a pub feel,... More 

Thank JJP2525
Mattawan, Michigan
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 July 2015

My in-laws were visiting from California, and had just gotten in. We wanted to go somewhere close and thought we would try the new place in town. Turns out that was a terrible idea. We got there at 8:45 and quickly put our orders in. We were happy to see our food come quickly, then my father in law asked... More 

Thank A W
Mattawan, Michigan
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 18 February 2015

We hadn't eaten here for over three months, but the sharp bartender remembered our previous drink orders and welcomed us back. That's what makes patrons return. Small menu but good food.

1 Thank Kelly O
Byron Center, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 December 2014

What a great little restaurant! Be it stopping for a beverage or a dress up saturday night dinner you will not be disappointed! Nice selection on the menu, good friendly service and good food. I would say it is priced a bit above average, I feel it is worth it.

Thank Gary G
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Reviewed 13 May 2014 via mobile

My family and I dined here Saturday May 10. Friendly fast service, reasonable prices, wonderful overlooking the Koi pond! The music was a bit loud and decor is sterile and bland. Nonetheless this is a very nice restaurant in Mattawan.

Thank Jackie F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23901 City Center Cir, Mattawan, MI 49071-8377
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  Mattawan
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