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Old Channel Inn

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6905 Old Channel Trail, Montague, MI 49437
+1 231-893-3805
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 15:00 - 21:00
Fri 15:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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108 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The setting for this restaurant is an old house . . . The interior is like a cottage complete with knotty pine paneling. While I wouldn't exactly refer to this place as a fine dining experience, it was pleasantly rustic and/or quaint. The service was attentive. We enjoyed the perch dinner and the walleye dinner, which were reasonably priced, nicely... More 

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Thank Joy W
Tampa, Florida
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129 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

An old friend I reunited with took me here recently and, like a lot of things in life, one good thing led to another. My friend explained how this building was the original channel building for the active lumber mills in the area 100 years ago. The channel was re-routed some time ago, and this place became a fine restaurant/bar.... More 

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Thank dgguido
Montague, Michigan
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Four of us dined here in August, service was poor and the food was overpriced for what you got. We've decided to take this off our dining places.

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Thank Karen K
Aurora, Illinois
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

This place was a little difficult for us to find but well worth it. The food was awesome and it's got that summer cottagey feel. Parking can be a challenge as it is an old converted house but once inside the staff is attentive, helpful and friendly. We had the perch and the walleye and they were great. We finished... More 

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Edcouch, Texas, United States
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Saw the place in passing and decided to come back for dinner. Sure glad we did. The place is an old house but don't let that fool you it is a quaint old restaurant inside. They seemed to be noted for have the best perch (aren't they all the same?) We ordered the perch and WOW, they have perfected the... More 

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Thank Thomas C
Whitehall, Michigan
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

OCI consistently delivers...great food, historical environment....always run into people I know. It is relaxing, year round. Whenever I have out of town visitors we end up at OCI. Highly recommend!

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Thank Sandra G
Henderson
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

My daughter took me for dinner here just this week. The restaurant has a quaint, homey feel with food that reflects that. Prices were good... food was great... and afterward we walked to the beach and watched the sunset. Wonderful evening!

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Thank karynshufffler
Sebewaing, Michigan
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

What a wonderful place this is! This is a gem! The atmosphere is amazing, the staff friendly and professional and the food was wonderful. Highly recommended!

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Thank Christine D
Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Took a trip down memory lane and wasn't disappointed. Kirk and Cheryl still run a fine establishment. Perch to die for and the best bloody Mary's complete with their famous Dilled Brussel Sprout. First time I had this drink there 20+ years ago I thought "how original". Get there quick before you miss being served by one of the greatest... More 

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Thank Judy R
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

A great, quaint, friendly place where perch is their featured dish. There were nine of us and everyone had something different ranging from a steak, fish, to sandwiches. All were pleased with the quality of the food. Dessert pies were good as well. We walked to the beach, down a block, and saw a fabulous sunset over Lake Michigan. A... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$26
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
15:00 - 21:00
Thursday
15:00 - 21:00
Friday
15:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6905 Old Channel Trail, Montague, MI 49437
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Muskegon County  >  Montague
  • Phone Number: +1 231-893-3805

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?