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Dam Site Inn

6705 Woodland Rd, Pellston, MI 49716-9705
+1 231-539-8851
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“noodles” (38 reviews)
“peas” (28 reviews)
“chicken dinner” (21 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
6705 Woodland Rd, Pellston, MI 49716-9705
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Reviewed yesterday

We were not disappointed with our fried chicken...DELICIOUS!! All the side dishes were equally good. We had a wonderful table close to window so we could see out in yard. Wonderful scenery. Our waitress, Valerie was excellent. Definitely a DO AGAIN.

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our fourth visit to this restaurant. The management and staff are wonderful. The food was a bit off this visit. Normally the food is fantastic. I loved that they decorated for the Halloween holiday.

Thank dmendelss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is a little gem in Northern Michigan. Tucked away on a side street off M 31 south of Pellston, MI, The 'Dam Site Inn' offers an excellent array of fine dining choices to satisfy the most demanding palette. If you want to check...More

Thank mikeloyson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always love seeing the decorated pumpkins...food and atmosphere GREAT as always. Service was outstanding ‼️

Thank littlecottagedesigns
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

I heard a lot about this restaurant, so we decided to take a drive and check it out. We weren't disappointed! We were greeted at the door by the owner and seated promptly. Very nice and pleasant dining atmosphere. They're known for their pan fried...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 31 August 2017

My wife and I made a anticipated trip to eat at Dam Site Inn. Service was excellent. We were terribly disappointed in the quality of the food served. My "Pork Chops" and my wife's "Four Piece Chicken Platter" were essentially tasteless. Her chicken was greasy....More

1  Thank Dave_and_Barb_08
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Returning to Harbor Springs after visiting Mackinac Island, we drove to the Dam Site Inn. Wow. What a piece of history. The place is worth visiting for its slice of Americana. Interesting atmosphere and venue. But, the food is so good. Get the signature all...More

Thank lckirkwood
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We just ate at the Dam Site Inn. Everything was so good! Friendly service. We especially enjoyed the chicken. Even the side dishes were very good. Try their poppy seed dressing. It's great!!

Thank Penny T
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

What a special place! The Dam Site has held on to its history in all the BEST ways. We went as a group of 7-- grandparents, parents and kids. It was absolutely perfect. We had the 9 piece relish tray, the family style chicken dinner...More

Thank 123mommy
Reviewed 8 August 2017

From the mid century bar to the 60's era dining chairs this place is tops. It's very popular with families and special occasions. The atmosphere is relaxed and the dress is very casual to a little dressy...sport coat but no tie. Great food...chicken, home made...More

Thank archytek
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Questions & Answers
Robert B
19 September 2016|
Response from BC W | Reviewed this property |
I am unaware of a reduced price offer. I have been there in various months during their season and it always seems to be the in the same general cost for our group.
Jake E
13 June 2016|
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Response from David P | Reviewed this property |
I honestly do not know what their hours of operation are.
Joie Quinn L
29 May 2016|
Response from Pamela E | Property representative |
Yes we do!
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6705 Woodland Rd, Pellston, MI 49716-9705
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Emmet County  >  Pellston
  • Phone Number: +1 231-539-8851
Famous for All You Can Eat Southern Pan Fried Chicken dinners. House-made oodles of noodles, fresh mashed potatoes, house-made gravy and house-made buttermilk biscuits. Full menu, children's menu and on-request allergy, gluten free and vegan menus.
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