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“Good Food And An Even Better View” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bay View Inn

Bay View Inn
Ranked #4 of 7 Restaurants in Naubinway
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Grand Blanc, Michigan
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134 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Good Food And An Even Better View”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2012

Sitting right on the bay overlooking Lake Michigan, this place has an incredible view with good food. Sit inside or on the deck overlooking the water. A decent array of food with reasonable prices. A friendly staff in a clean environment.

Visited August 2012
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58 reviews from our community

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Au Train, MI
Level Contributor
149 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Good quality, reasonable price, spectacular view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2012

Beautiful view on a bluff overlooking Lake Michigan. My wife and I both had the BLT. It was stacked high with bacon and lettuce with a slice of tomato on Texas toast and home made potato chips, and a dill pickle!
We arrived just before closing(winter hours). The owner was there and served as waitress, cook, and hostess. The three of us were the only ones in the place.
The sandwiches were fresh, tasty,and served quickly, so we could continue on our trip.
We will definitely stop again on our next time through.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Jim S
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Greenwood, Indiana
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129 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Best food in the area, friendly service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2012

I eaten at the Bay View Inn numerous times over the past 9 years, and have always enjoyed the food. Our group hosts an annual snow shoe trip and stay near by each February. The white fish is the best--very lightly breaded--more of a coating than actual batter style breading. There is a small salad bar and choice of veg or potato with the meal. Breakfasts are cooked to order and offer everything from blueberry pancakes to breakfast sandwiches. Note the outdoor seating is seasonal, but beautiful view of the lake from the deck.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank Kelsie05
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Linwood
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great place to stop”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2012

Great place to stop for something to eat & the view is great!

  • Visited February 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Tanya B
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Skip this one”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2012

We've eaten here before when passing through, and the food was good, but it has changed hands probably 3 times since then, and it's now not worth the stop. We ordered a lake perch dinner and a whitefish dinner. The lake perch was over cooked, tough to cut, with a very thick batter, and simply didn't taste good, and the baked potato was mealy. Certainly not worth the $16 asking price. The baked whitefish was layered with several seasonings which totally covered up the taste. My wife couldn't even finish it, the spices were so strong. And this was a $16 dinner. Pass this place up.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank DigitalDon
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