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Douglas Lake Bar & Steakhouse

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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New Zealand Mussels
White wine sauce with fresh tomatoes and grilled bread
Seafood Trio
Four poached shrimp, jumbo lump crab salad, smoked whitefish pate, remoulade sauce, and sea salt crackers
An Italian three cheese blend, wild mushroom risotto fritter with marinara
Baked Crab, Spinach & Artichokes Dip
Served with toasted parmesan pita points
Shrimp Lenny
Four jumbo shrimps stuffed with crab, wrapped in bacon and topped with hollandaise
Duck Confit Eggrolls
Confit of duck, chipotle slaw, and plum sauce
Southwest Chicken Flautas
Marinated chicken, mixed cheeses, and fresh roasted peppers Wrapped in tortillas, baked to a crisp, with tomato salsa and avocado cream
Cup $5.95
Bowl $6.95
DLB Signature Chowder
New England style with fresh salmon, shrimp, whitefish and clams
Bowl $5.5
French Onion Soup
Our Chef's classic creation
Topped with Tender, Char-Grilled Chicken $15.95
Topped with Delicious, Char-Grilled Shrimp $16.95
Topped with Fresh, Char-Grilled Salmon $19.95
Caesar or Seasonal Salad
DLB Steak Salad
Romaine lettuce with grilled steak, roasted bell peppers and fresh tomato. Served with a caramelized onion, bacon and bleu cheese dressing
With Entree $3.75
DLB Wedge
Iceberg lettuce with blue cheese dressing, caramelized onion, bacon, and tomato
With Entree $3.5
Side Caesar or Seasonal Salad
Enhancements $1.50: Cheddar, Jake, Swiss, American, Sauteed Onions or Mushrooms
Half Pound DLB Burger
USDA Prime burger, grilled and served with lettuce, sliced tomato, red onion, and beer battered fries
Steak Sandwich
Grilled steak with roasted peppers, caramelized onions, jack cheese sauce, and beer battered fries
Served with fresh bread and fresh vegetable. Dinner Salad $2.75 with entree. Cup of Soup $4.50, Bowl $5.50. We are flexible and happy to prepare your dish as you like: however we do not deep fry
Enhancements $2.75, Bleu Cheese, Carmelized Onions, Sauteed Mushrooms, Beamaise, Bordelaise
The "DLB" Steak Au Poivre
The finest 8 oz. filet, rolled in cracked peppercorns, with our courvoisier cognac dijon sauce. Served with sour cream and chive mashers
16 oz $34.95
12 oz $28.95
Excellent marbling and flavor. Served with sour cream and chive mashers
14 oz New York Strip
A firm, well marbled steak. Served with sour cream and chive mashers
16 oz Double Cut Pork Chop
With whole grain mustard leek sauce. Served with sour cream and chive mashers. Chef recommends a medium temperature
8 oz Bistro Steak
Flavorful and tender, with bordelaise sauce. Served with sour cream and chive mashers
Great Lakes Perch
Sauteed with lemon beurre blanc and capers, with rice
Lake Superior Walleye
Parmesan encrusted, roasted garlic cream sauce, with rice
Herb Crusted Salmon
Pan seared with artichoke hearts, wild mushrooms, tomatoes, and shallots, with lemon beurre blanc and sherry. Served with parmesan risotto
Great Lakes Planked Whitefish
Baked to perfection on an oak plank. Served alongside duchess potatoes and a crowned Roma tomato
Seafood Douglas
Sauteed jumbo shrimp, sea scallops, and crab tossed with fresh linguine. Choice of Parmesan cream, homemade marinara, or white wine sauce
Shrimp Lenny Dinner
Six jumbo shrimp stuffed with crab, wrapped in bacon, topped with hollandaise, with sour cream and chive mashers
Blackened Chicken Pasta
Linguini in a gorgonzola cream sauce, fresh Roma tomatoes, green onions and blackened chicken breast
Full $25.95
Half $17.95
BBQ Ribs
Tender baby back pork ribs covered with a tangy sauce. Served with sour cream and chive mashers
Pork Tenderloin
Wrapped in bacon, rolled in cracked peppercorns. Char-grilled with our courvoisier cognac dijon sauce. Served with sour cream and chive mashers. Chef recommends a medium temperature
Stuffed Chicken Marsala
Fresh chicken breast stuffed with Italian cheeses and baby spinach with a wild mushroom marsala sauce. Served with sour cream and chive mashers
Topped with Tender, Char-Grilled Chicken $23.95
Topped with Delicious, Char-Grilled Shrimp $24.95
Butternut Squash Ravioli
Finished with a sage pesto cream and shaved parmigiano reggiano
Pan-Seared Sea Scallops
With roasted cauliflower puree and lemon beurre blanc. Served with Parmesan risotto
Michigan Otto Farms Chicken
Pan Roasted with potato gnocchi, wild mushrooms, and sugar snap peas
All desserts are made in house by our own Pastry Chef, Subject to Availability
Ask your Server for Chef's Weekly Special
Chocolate Sin
Chocolate Cake Served Ala Mode
Carrot Cake
A Flavorful Glazed Carrot Cake. Topped with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting
Bailey's Creme Brulee
Rich Custard Dessert, Topped with Caramelized Sugar
Hot Fudge Sundae
Vanilla Ice Cream, Topped with Hot Fudge
The Douglas Lake Bar & Steakhouse, known to locals as the "DLB", has a rich history of providing great food and service in a rustic log building overlooking Douglas Lake. The two giant fieldstone fireplaces offer the perfect dining ambiance during the winter* and shoulder seasons. Summer guests enjoy live acoustic music at the lakeside patio or dinner on the screened-in dining porch.
US$15 - US$50
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
American, Steakhouse
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Six of us enjoyed dinner there last night and everything we ate was delicious! The mussels were the best we have ever eaten and the bruschetta was amazing. The Boursin cheese added so much. We also tried the seafood chowder. Thick with seafood with a...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Marcie V
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I eat in seafood restaurants across the country and this can stand up to any of them. Off the charts food, wonderful service, nice decor and layout. The clam chowder (with salmon and shrimp) was the best I've ever had. Each dish was perfectly balanced....More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Falcon1981
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

DLB is an annual dinner date for my husband and me. This week was no exception. The seafood Douglas and prime rib were excellent. They have a great wine selection too. We are always happy to see our favorite staff member, Sue!

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Mary S
Reviewed 7 July 2017

They've lost a customer of over 25 years. This used to be one of my favorite restaurants but it has gone seriously downhill. Our family has been going to the DLB for years and years the service has always been wonderful. The last time we...More

Date of visit: July 2017
4  Thank alannaeh
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Excellent food, staff, servivce and atmosphere! Appetizers are very good as well as main courses. Nice view of the Lake with sitting inside, in a screened in area or outside.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank PandG2015
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Fabulous laid back lake atmosphere with excellent food, drinks and lake view. Must try the Shrimp Lenny appetizer. Steaks were all perfectly cooked and delicious.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Kristin P
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This place is so great...food....service ...atmosphere. It is pricey but worth it. This trip my husband had his usual.. rib eye. It's his favorite. I had the planked whitefish and it was excellent.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank K6583AMcarols
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

First time eating on the patio. The DLB was top notch as always and the seafood Douglas was very good. Salads were fresh and very tasty. Service was very good also. Only negative is the drinks are average at best. We will be back in...More

Date of visit: June 2017
1  Thank Maps676202
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Our favorite place to meet friends as often as we can. Food, service, location can't be beat. I came with a friend the night that they reopened and everything was super. Reservations are always recommended no matter the season. AND, we have recently discovered, you...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank MichiganTess
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We have never had a bad visit to the DLB. The service, View and food are always top notch! It's a little of the beaten path however it is well worth the drive! Sue and her entire waitstaff will go out of their way to...More

Date of visit: December 2016
1  Thank James C
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30 July 2016|
Response from 327mae | Reviewed this property |
No there is not a dress code. Some people arrived by boat and were a little more casual than others. I think you would feel comfortable in any casual clothing.
30 July 2016|
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Response from trueblue121 | Reviewed this property |
No. I saw everything from resort wear to business casual.
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