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“Friday night fish fry”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Cedar Tavern

Cedar Tavern
Ranked #2 of 6 Restaurants in Cedar
Cuisines: Bar, Mexican, American, Pizza, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Waitstaff
Description: A fun local bar/restaurant with outdoor seating on a patio, pool table inside. Just a great place to hang out and have fun
Clarkston, Michigan
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41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Friday night fish fry”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2013

The Cedar Tavern has an excellent fish fry every Friday night. All you can eat cod or perch. I think the perch is ocean rather than lake perch. Both are very good. Rather then spending extra money I stick with the cod. The portions are generous and I don't require seconds but they are happily served on request. Drink prices are very reasonable. The Cedar Tavern has an authentic Up North feel and reminds me of the bar in the tv show Northern Exposure. If you are looking for a friendly place serving bar food the Cedar Tavern is the place in central Leelanau county.

  • Visited October 2013
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2 Thank Pat O
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Apache Junction, Arizona, United States
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Perfect for wings, beer, and football”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2013

If you are looking for a gourmet meal, the Cedar Tavern is not the place to go. The Cedar Tavern is, however, a great place to belly up to the bar, order some delicious wings, a beer, and enjoy the company of locals while watching a football game. The wait staff was friendly and when I asked them to turn down the jukebox, they happily complied. My companions ordered a burger and a taco salad and they both enjoyed their meals very much. My wings were excellent and the perfect food to go along with football, rainy weather, and a cold beer.
It's small town hangout/bar at it's best. Sit back, relax, have a cold one, and enjoy.

  • Visited October 2013
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2 Thank Linda J
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Traverse City, Michigan
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Not Really A Restaurant...A Bar that happens to sell food”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2012

When we moved to the area, we were told that the Cedar Tavern had a good steak dinner. So one day we figured we would give it a try. We had never been there before. Just to be clear.... this is a bar that happens to sell food. Not really a restaurant. Patrons LIKE to drink and a little on the rowdy side. And don t even think about asking to have the blaring juke box turned down. Apparently the large group of regular patrons are in love with their national anthem. A country western song where the singer swears on a regular basis during the song. If you are looking to eat food in a civilized environment.... just drive a little farther to the north end of town. You can get a drink there too.... and the food there is actually prepared by a trained chef. Oh... and the Cedar Tavern has a bad habit of over serving their customers.... maybe not on purpose, but they should pay a little more attention. Don t park too close....

  • Visited August 2012
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5 Thank mongoose1954
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