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“Take the Michigan City exit North, 1 mile”

Holly's Restaurant and Pub
Ranked #3 of 152 Restaurants in Michigan City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$18
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Mexican
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: In 1974 Mike Buda, Holly's founder, opened his doors after many years in the hospitality industry at other area restaurants. It wasn't long before word spread that the food was delicious and reasonably priced, the service was excellent, and Holly's became a favorite choice for casual family dining. Keeping the business in the family, Mike Buda's daughters, Jennie and Michele, spent time helping their dad at work during their youth. Following their graduation from Purdue University's Hospitality and Tourism school, Mike turned the daily operations of the restaurant over to his energetic and capable daughters. The restaurant serves traditional American cuisine, with select Mexican specialties and Barbeque favorites to really spice things up! You'll enjoy sandwiches piled high with only the best-quality ingredients, delicious homemade soups and salads, and one of the best French Dip sandwiches anywhere. For dinner, try our strip steak - or feast on a variety of appetizers and late night munchies at our bar. Enjoy your team in action on one of our 15 televisions, complimented by your favorite ice-cold beer, wine, or a cocktail. The Buda family takes great pride in being a locally owned, hometown-dining establishment. And, in today's market of chains and franchises, it's a pleasure to experience the friendly welcome you'll receive at Holly's Restaurant and Pub. So, whether you're new to the area, just passing through, or a born and bred "MCer" - get together at Holly's for hometown family fun!
LaPorte, Indiana
1 review
“Take the Michigan City exit North, 1 mile”
Reviewed 22 August 2013

You won't regret your choice. Holly's was a great experience, excellent staff and the food was good and the prices are quite reasonable. There's also a game area for the kids to be entertained and always free popcorn while you wait.

  • Visited August 2013
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Great food at a great price”
Reviewed 30 July 2013 via mobile

Went to Hollys for some appetizers , we ordered the nachos which were huge and some wings both were very yummy and plenty to share between the 3 of us. Great food and service

  • Visited July 2013
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Laporte
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“Want a great steak dinner?”
Reviewed 29 July 2013

When your in Michigan City, check out "Holly" -- it has the best steak in town.
Along with great food at Holly's, the service is like no other. The staff go out of
their way to ensure you a great meal and a enjoyable experience. If you enjoy watching "Cheers", then Holly's is the place to go.

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank ALICE58225
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Toledo
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“Some plusses some minuses”
Reviewed 25 July 2013

My husband and I had an early dinner at Holly's for the first time this past weekend. I found the atmosphere to be good, fun, casual. We sat at the bar and were hoping to have a cold beer and sandwiches. The bartender seemed to be also waiting on tables so we waited a bit for her. They have mostly domestic beer which was disappointing. They had one craft beer on tap that we tasted but it was really warm. We opted for Heineken and Bud in bottles. We had Calamari fries which were quite good. I wanted some parmesan cheese for these and asked a guy behind the bar for a parm shaker and he said "we don't have those." When our bartender came back she got me a cup of parmesan from the kitchen. The guy seemed to be also a bartender/server but passed us by when I tried to get his attention for a drink or napkin. A shame that he had blinders on. I had the San Francisco sandwich with sweet potato fries. The sandwich was fine and the fries were really good!!! Overall a good experience I guess. Would I go back? Yes :)

  • Visited July 2013
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Danville, Illinois
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“Bar & Grill”
Reviewed 19 July 2013

Nice place, friendly staff. Food was good not to pricey. Popcorn brought to table to snack while you wait.

Visited July 2013
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