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Ford River Pub & Grill

££ - £££, American,
E4560 State Highway M35, Escanaba, MI 49829-9616
+1 906-786-2700
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fish fry” (2 reviews)
“perch” (5 reviews)
“prime rib” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, American, Pub
££ - £££
E4560 State Highway M35, Escanaba, MI 49829-9616
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

This is one of the nicest surprises we found in the Escanaba Michigan area. The inside is very nice and the food was good, we also had the best Bloody Mary's of the 2 days we spent in Escanaba. Friendly owners and staff and they...More

Thank Just_Our_Opinion2
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Good fish and nice people. Some unusual items appear on the salad bar, but overall it's a good place to stop. Decent prices and a good wait staff.

Thank Terra V
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Came for Matt's Chicken Dinner and we were not disappointed. Great meal for a great price. Waitstaff was friendly and attentive. Had a wonderful meal and experience.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The food and service is always great with little wait time for the meal. The staff is great at making sure that we are satisfied with the meal and as sometimes happens it can be very busy there, but service never is compromised.

1  Thank nate4man
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Went here for dinner. Located off 41. Tables are located inside as well a nice outdoor space. I ordered the perch dinner. It was good but could only be ordered deep fried. Other party ordered prime rib which was just okay. Both dinners came with...More

1  Thank tokanier
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Great service, delicious food! Owner was on site, very friendly. Beautiful flowers all around the building. Highly highly recommend!

1  Thank old2it
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Saturday night is Prime Rib Special night. We visited Ford River Pub not knowing what to expect. It is a rustic pub/restaurant that could double as a sports bar with the TV's around the room. The people are very friendly and the waiite staff is...More

1  Thank RPS1971
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

We are locals, and try to get to different places sometimes to see what we might be missing. We have always had our go-to spots, but with the closing of the delta pub in gladstone some time ago we didn't have a good place to...More

2  Thank baconisahugfromgod
Reviewed 3 October 2015

This is not a five star restaurant with an eclectic menu. But, it is a great example of UP cooking. No need to dress up, it's mostly locals in jeans. We ate on a Friday night so we had the perch and walleye. So good!...More

1  Thank Nansdudes
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

We go to the Ford River Pub regularly because we know that the food will always be wonderful and the bill will affordable. The staff is fun and the atmosphere is relaxed. Always very clean and consistent.

Thank HarleyGirl61
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, American, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: E4560 State Highway M35, Escanaba, MI 49829-9616
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Escanaba
  • Phone Number: +1 906-786-2700
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