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“Excellent Walleye”

Douglas Lake Bar & Steakhouse
Ranked #2 of 10 Restaurants in Pellston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$50
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: 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.
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Being an East Coaster we seldom find walleye available. Douglas Lake had it and prepared it perfectly. Just the right size fillet and with a perfect texture. My wife and friends had the planked whitefish which they also enjoyed. The hostess gave us a seat on the porch to oversee the lake in an air conditioned setting. Perfect in every way.

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ShrimpLenny, Manager at Douglas Lake Bar & Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thanks for the great review. As you know Walleye is a Michigan/Ohio delicacy and the Whitefish is truly an up-north fish. We pride ourselves on the fact that the chef is very adept at their preparations. We're glad you enjoyed your experience and hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

I can always count on this place to have delicious food good service and a calm relaxing view of Douglas lake. I love this place and in the land of fudge and fast Meals it’s a welcome retreat

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ShrimpLenny, Manager at Douglas Lake Bar & Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Thank you. You are correct, a meal is meant to be enjoyed and relaxed, we're glad you feel that way about us. We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

This is a very great place to eat. We ate outside. There was a nice breeze coming off the lake which we had a great view of. I had a 16 oz Ribeye which was cooked to perfection. I usually don’t like steak ate a restaurant because I’m usually let down. I loved the Ribeye! My wife got the scallops and risotto. I tried the scallops and they were great too.

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ShrimpLenny, Manager at Douglas Lake Bar & Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Thanks Ronald, as the reigning "Best Steakhouse" in the Northwest "best of" voting we have a reputation to protect. So glad we lived up to your desired quality.

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Reviewed 11 August 2018

We planned a drive on a beautiful summer day with friends ending here for dinner. We did not expect the stunning setting on Douglas Lake! What a beautiful place that has been here for years, and we had great service from nice people, great food, and just a beautiful dinner. We sat outside on the porch, next to the hummingbird feeders with their busy little guests! It was a wonderful evening and we were impressed with the number of families that dined here and then sat out on the chairs on the beach, enjoying this beautiful place.

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ShrimpLenny, Manager at Douglas Lake Bar & Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thanks Kim, we can only take credit for a small portion of your overall experience and are pleased you had such a wonderful evening.

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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Twenty years later and it’s still my favorite place to dine. The atmosphere is relaxing, the servers are professional, and the food is excellent. I was surprised to find limited seating available at 5:30 on a Wednesday. I guess that means the word is getting out about this gem of a restaurant. ❤️

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ShrimpLenny, Manager at Douglas Lake Bar & Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thank you very much. It's good to know that our hard work is appreciated. Yes, good news travels fast, and it has been a very good summer so far.

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