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“Hope you are not in a hurry”

Holly's Restaurant and Pub
Ranked #4 of 149 Restaurants in Michigan City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$18
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Good for: Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Brunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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!
Denver, Colorado
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“Hope you are not in a hurry”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2013

Food was good. Service was terrible. She never checked on us. Spent 2 hours to order, receive, eat, and pay to get out of there. Had to get up to track her down for our bill. She claimed she was busy with a larger table. Doesn't mean you treat the rest of your guests like crap. She must not have known I was going to write a review on trip advisor.

  • Visited September 2013
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Michigan City
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“Great wings”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2013

My husband and I go here often during football season to watch games. We always enjoy the wings (I think they are the best in Michigan City) and a large beer. The servers do a great job. We like to sit the bar, especially since it is a non-smoking adult environment. I like that this is a locally own and operated business and not a chain.

  • Visited September 2013
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LaPorte, Indiana
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“Take the Michigan City exit North, 1 mile”
4 of 5 bubbles 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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“Great food at a great price”
5 of 5 bubbles 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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“Want a great steak dinner?”
5 of 5 bubbles 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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