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“Favorite Place to Go” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bayview Grille

Bayview Grille
Ranked #7 of 25 Restaurants in Frankfort
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, View, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: We are a full service restaurant with a beautiful view of Betsie Bay. Outdoor dining and a full bar.
Brierfield, Alabama
2 reviews
“Favorite Place to Go”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2014

When you go to Frankfort start out your day at the Bayview Grille. It is one of our favorite places. Sit on the front porch, have a delicious Bloody Mary, read the paper, enjoy the food and the view. This is a family owned business where the owners are always there and they know your name when you walk in. The food is always good, fresh, and some dishes are very creative. They use younger staff in the summer and sometimes they are not as on top of things but the owners are always there. They recently quit serving dinner which is a bummer but they are still open for lunch so one can have lunch and go watch the sunset at dinner. Love this town!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Mount Pleasant, Michigan
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93 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Consistently Inconsistent -- Win, Lose or Draw ???”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Food and service here is truly restaurant roulette. Sometimes, the food is good and the service is painfully slow. Other times, the staff are cheerful and friendly and the food is poorly prepared. Once in a while you get lucky and both are good. Keep your expectations low and you won't be disappointed. Now closing at 4:00 pm so that the owners and their staff (kids) can enjoy life up north. One of the good things used to be their evening music on Thursdays....I guess that they are rich enough now not to have to work evenings over the peak summer months when everyone is in town to spend money. Hard to understand that business model, especially since the season is so short. Maybe it is a hobby instead of a real restaurant business.

Visited May 2014
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65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Sunday Breakfast”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2014

Stopped their on the way out of town from a long weekend. It is a normal stop for us, primarily for breakfast. Food is good and homemade.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank John K
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Honor,MI
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“New addition in town”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2014

This place is new, not pretty, but clean. The food is expensive, but good. The service is friendly & efficient.

Visited March 2014
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Detroit, Michigan
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102 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Cute place for breakfast”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2014 via mobile

Cute little diner. Good service, although be patient in waiting for food, refills, check, etc... Omelette was really good. Eggs Benedict were yummy. Corned beer hash were ok. Good coffee. A bit pricey but I would go back.

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