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Loon River Cafe

££ - £££
American, Bar, Pub
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34911 Van Dyke Ave, Sterling Heights, MI 48312-4662 (15 mile)
+1 586-979-1420
06:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 08:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 06:00 - 22:00
Fri 06:00 - 23:00
Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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103 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It suffers greatly from being connected to the Wyndam Gardens which is a terrible, run down motel. It spreads to the Loon. People are very nice but the atmosphere is bad and the food only OK.

Thank CobblerRi
Whitmore Lake, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Monica, provided us with great service. The Prime Rib special was very tasty. Would highly recommend.

Thank stevenaldridge91
Detroit Michigan
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here while staying at the hotel. Im always leary of hotel restaurants being boring and bland. This was not that at all. Great food, good fast service with a smile. You can tell the Chef as put together a menu with is style and flair. Lots of little touches and sauces that bring out the flavors of many... More 

Thank Gregory S
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the loons cafe and had a few appetizers and a couple of beverages we had a waitress very nice young lady and great service from her as well her name was Alexis and she deserves to know she made our night thank you Alexis!

Thank jillytoon
Nichelino, Italy
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

I Really don't understand the positive reviews, the food is terrible and price as a "normal" restaurant. I went for a gift card but for sure it is the first and the last time. hope you can improve...

Thank fabioroscilli
Warren, Michigan
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225 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Woodsy eatery inside the wyndham garden hotel specializing in regional fare including fish & wild game--uses a groupon coupon also--

Thank al-diana
Macomb, Michigan
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204 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

We stayed at the adjoining Wyndham hotel for a conference. We ate here for Saturday night dinner and breakfast on Sunday. Saturday night was very quiet. The waitress was super nice. Although there only seemed to be maybe 10 folks in the there, it took a while to get our food. The pizza was delicious and the salads are huge... More 

Thank Tarainjag
Clatskanie, Oregon
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Food was good and reasonable We ate dinner and breakfast Family friendly menu was adequate with choices from dinners to hambergers and pizza.

Thank 774julie
Sterling Heights, Michigan
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300 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

We went here after a 2 or 3 year hiatus. The décor was totally different than in the past. It used to have Deer heads, stuffed fish, etc.on the walls, to make the feel of a log cabin. They still have the beautiful fireplace. When I asked the waitress about it, she said it was recently bought by Wyndham and... More 

Thank Maryann B
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Sorry folks, go somewhere else. Food was buried in cheese from the nachos (cold and greasy), the chicken pasta was a brick of cheese and oil (cold). Understaffed in the front and can only assume the same in the back. Definetly a lower rated hotel restaurant, priced like it was a 5 star hotel.

Thank Chris C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$40
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34911 Van Dyke Ave, Sterling Heights, MI 48312-4662
    (15 mile)
  • Public Transportation: M-Dot stop right in front of our hotel facility.
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Sterling Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 586-979-1420

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