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Bear Trap Inn

N7294 County Road H15, Shingleton, MI 49884-9613
+1 906-452-6364
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub
N7294 County Road H15, Shingleton, MI 49884-9613
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Decided to come here for dinner with my fiancé and the sign said to ‘seat yourself,’ so we did. Waited 10 minutes before any server acknowledged us and before we got our drinks. After over an hour waiting for food, it came out cold. The...More

Thank krowley0018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hotel staff recommended this place, and it was probably one of the better dinner places in the area of Munising, though a ways out of town. Be prepared for lots of stuffed bears and animal hides. The salad bar and vegetables were disappointing, though...More

Thank ruth4005
FrankH4064, Manager at Bear Trap Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your visit to us. We appreciate your candid comments, as they help us. We are sorry to hear that the salad bar did not meet expectations. We will use this information to fix and improve that area. We hope to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I stopped here after our 10-mile hike at Pictured Rocks. It was a cozy and comfortable restaurant with everything we could want after a long hike. The meals were mainly American food. There were burgers, onion rings, fries, and chicken tenders here....More

Thank Jessica H
FrankH4064, Manager at Bear Trap Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for this wonderful review. We strive to provide an excellent dining experience each and every time for our guests. We are so happy to know that you and your boyfriend enjoyed all aspects of your visit with us at the Bear Trap Inn....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sign said seat yourself, and we could see Many tables were not cleaned. We stood by one and 3 waitresses ignored us for over 10 minutes. One finally took the dishes and said she would be back to wipe it off. After another 5 minutes...More

Thank sgeiger2015
Frank H, Manager at Bear Trap Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your candid feedback, Sgeiger2015. We are sorry to hear that your service was not up to par. This information is disappointing and please note that this review has been passed on to our concerned staff. Despite this, we hope to be able...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They still serve excellent pasties. Decent bar with a good selection of beers. Also offer burgers, etc. Service is very good (our group was 15!) with reasonable prices. Ask for directions, as it is out of town on a less-traveled road.More

Thank alanrL6853ZO
Frank H, Manager at Bear Trap Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so very much for this fine review, and for choosing us to serve your group of 15 people. We are pleased to know that you and your guests enjoyed wonderful food and service. We sure are looking forward to serving you again soon! Thank...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here on way home from Pictured Rocks based on a recommendation from a fellow that was staying at same hotel as us. The service at bar was a little slow and fried whitefish basket was average. Cole slaw was not that great and hamburger...More

Frank H, Manager at Bear Trap Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking time to leave us this review. We sincerely appreciate feedback, good and bad, as it helps us fix, improve and grow.Thank you!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We needed to eat and get a drink and this seemed to be our best bet. It was a throwback sort of bar and the staff was very friendly. Although they did not have the type of alcohol we wanted we made do and the...More

Thank Michael K
Frank H, Manager at Bear Trap Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Michael, thank you for your very interesting and fun review of us. We are so very happy that you found us, and that you enjoyed great service, beverages and food with us. We hope that you will come back and visit us again soon,...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Nice restaurant. All staff was very friendly, food was great! Great white fish, soup & salad bar too. Ate there for breakfast also! Definitely will return next time.

Frank H, Manager at Bear Trap Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow! Thanks for such positive feedback. We are so pleased to know that your dining experience with us was fabulous. We not only appreciate your patronage, but your loyalty as a return customer. Thank you, LOVEMEXICO213

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The food is good. Not spectacular, but good. We were told it has the best pasties in town. My daughter had a pastie and liked it. There is a wide variety of food. We also had pasta with alfredo sauce and a wet burrito -...More

Thank FamilyTraveller043
Frank H, Manager at Bear Trap Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Thanks for the kind review, FamilyTraveller043. We are so glad to hear about your pleasant experience at our restaurant. Hopefully we will have the pleasure of serving you and you again!

Reviewed 14 August 2018

They literally give you a whole pot of coffee when you order it!! 10/5 stars!!! Friendly staff! I just can't stress enough how thankful we were for the coffee. We visited every day we were on vacation! BEST COFFEE!!

Thank Courtney M
Frank H, Manager at Bear Trap Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Thank you Courtney for your excellent 5 star review. How incredibly flattering of you to make positive note of our delicious coffee served in a pot and friendly staff . We strive to keep great customers like you coming back again and again. Thanks,Courtney!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: N7294 County Road H15, Shingleton, MI 49884-9613
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Shingleton
  • Phone Number: +1 906-452-6364
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