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Willow Tree Restaurant

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633 Court St, M-30, West Branch, MI 48661-9390
+1 989-345-0660
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Clarkston, Michigan
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233 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a friends recommendation we tried the Willow Tree for lunch. Diverse menu with lots of temptations. Excellent list of $5 appetizers at lunch including the lobster bisque which we also got one to go before we left. My daughter was crazy about the French Onion Soup but the $12 sliced pork tenderloin over potatoes with Marsala sauce was excellent.... More 

Thank Clarkston_Rambler
West Branch, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

food was cold and took to long. way over priced for the poor service and cold food. liked it much better when Fred owned it.

Thank Ed O
Midland, Michigan
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Meet here couple of times a year for lunch with old classmates. We all live away from west Branch and it is central for us. Great place with great service and they don't care if we sit and talk all afternoon.

Thank Tedder589
Saint Helen, Michigan
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Can NOT be surpassed! Mid Michigan is pretty rural, so finding this great location was a TOTAL surprise! Beautiful location, all men attendants, FANTASTIC menu! Will be spending all of our holiday meals here! Thank SO MUCH, Susie

Thank susieN7518FA
West Branch, Michigan
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

One of the nicest restaurants you'll find in Mid-Michigan with high end food and high end prices. Go there for special occasions but plan on spending $$ for the meal. Service is good and Ophelia and Tony are great hostess and host. Sunday brunch is the best--plenty of selections from the buffet line and have them create a great omelet... More 

Thank marqc2
West Branch, Michigan
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Over priced-left hungry after spending over $100 for just myself and spouse. We live local and have given them a try about once a year and are always disappointed. We are not even picky people! The high class establishment they portray is a farce; with only two other couples in the whole place we were asked if we had reservations,... More 

Thank RACEng
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed going to the Willow tree in West Branch. It is a remarkable restaurant in northern Michigan. I had the opportunity to cook my meal (Filet Mignon) on 750 degree hot rock. Now you need some basic cooking skills to do this. But it is fun!! Maybe a little bit dangerous if you have small children. I strongly recommend trying... More 

1 Thank Jeffrey M
Gladwin, Michigan
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167 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Excellent food, Excellent service This restaurant is consistently the best restaurant in central Michigan. But it is a little pricey. The appetizers - Tenderloin Marsala was great and Barbecue Bacon Wrapped Shrimp (a little too much BBQ sauce) was very good. For entrees my wife had Alaskan Halibut that came with a topping of shrimp and scallops that was fantastic.... More 

1 Thank Doug G
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Great food, service and atmosphere! We stopped in for lunch on our way up north. This is the second time we have stopped here because the food is so good and reasonably priced. The choices of lunch specials made it hard to choose!! We had the pan fried Grouper fillet served over garlic mashed redskin potatoes with sautéed vegetables. What... More 

1 Thank Chris R
Petoskey, Michigan
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

My wife & I were returning home from a trip to lower Michigan, and spotted this by using the amazing "iExit" app on my phone, which has helped us more than once in finding food & fueling stops off the interstate. Anyway, tho' it was getting later in the evening, we wanted more than fast food; and were soon accurately... More 

Thank FrankWHawthorne

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 633 Court St, M-30, West Branch, MI 48661-9390
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  West Branch
  • Phone Number: +1 989-345-0660

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