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Willow Buffet

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2700 Orchard Hwy, Little River Resort and Casino, Manistee, MI 49660-9752
00:00 - 23:59
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Muskegon, Michigan
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112 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

I recently had the pleasure to dine at the Willows Buffett - ( located inside the Little River Casino in Manistee, Michigan ) . This buffett offers a " Huge Seafood Buffett " for $ 24.99 on Friday and Saturday nights weekly . This " Seafood Buffett " is ' Awesome and Simply Divine " ! This buffett includes the... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2014

The food was good .They had a good variety and the price was fair. We like the senior discount for breakfast. They make an omelet the way you want. They were very good. We also had dinner in there.

Thank Douglas W
Muskegon, Michigan
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269 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2014 via mobile

Dinner Buffet on a Thursday netted us $15 of disappointment. The best thing was the location and convenience if staying here. The food was mostly cold and old looking. The taste was not a lot better. My colleague had a lot more food than I. I eat low carb, so the benefit was eating my fill of the low carb... More 

Thank snipe49445
Midland, Michigan
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238 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2014

I'm surprised by some of the lower ratings, this buffet was exceptional, espeically compared to anything else in Northern Michigan. The crab legs were fresh and tasty. Shrimp skewers were very good, as were the stone crab claws. The tri tip beef and brisket were great, perfectly cooked and seasoned. The seafood poppers,,,,could have made a meal out of just... More 

Thank michigander311
Midland, Michigan
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78 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2014

They have a seafood buffet on Friday nights for $27.99 I believe, but fortunately we had a couple of coupons that covered the cost. It was a good thing, because I would've hated to pay $7 for the food we got. The crab legs were old and no flavor, same with the shrimp skewers and most of the other food.... More 

2 Thank Nelson W
Manistee, Michigan
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

I love going to the willow at the little river casino good food and great prices and fun time.good place run in to friends.lot of variety of food.awesome dessert.

Thank janet k
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

By far the best buffet on Friday and Saturday night. Shrimp, crab legs and prime rib. Best casino buffet you will get anywhere

Thank nmblover11
Northern Michigan
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2013

After experiencing cold food on the buffet line at the Little River Casino's restaurant called the Willows, I have to sound the alarm for others. This was STRIKE THREE for the Willows. Yes, this was the third time in a row that I have had cold food at the willows buffet. Shame on me for allowing this to happen three... More 

3 Thank Tarsu
East Lansing, Michigan
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63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2013

We went to the Willows for breakfast and were clearly too early. While it was open for business, and there were other diners, it was clear we were too early for the staff. The buffet dishes all had very small amounts of food in them. The few pieces of ham under the heat lamp were dried and shriveled up. The... More 

1 Thank TWorkTraveler
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99 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2013

Had a good meal for a good price. we ate at the buffit everything was hot fresh and there is no smoking in the restaurant any more. the chairs are cleaner and the tables seem to also.11/3/13

Thank Dave M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2700 Orchard Hwy, Little River Resort and Casino, Manistee, MI 49660-9752
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Manistee County  >  Manistee
  • Phone Number: 231-723-1535
866-466-7339 Located in the Little River Casino

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?