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Oscoda Michigan area eats?

cfisch May 4, 2012 12:48 PM

Renting a cottage north of oscoda as we did three years ago. Not much I can remember about food up there! Anything good that I missed or new places to try?

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    SonyBob May 6, 2012 11:17 AM

    We always eat at Tait's in Oscoda. Good steaks and fish. Good bar. Wiltse's is also very good, especially for breakfast. AuSable Inn, as mentioned is also a good place. Just be careful because if the air conditioning is cranked up, some tables can be really cold. If you're there during the marathon, the Inn is a great place to watch the watermelon race. The locals will explain. It's a riot!

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      coney with everything May 7, 2012 05:19 AM

      +1 for both Tait's and Wiltse's. We ate at Tait's this past New Year's Eve and were pretty happy. Salad actually made from non-iceberg greens...big plus up north. Wiltse's has some good house brewed beers, decent bar-type food.

      We like Mama's Place for breakfast...linoleum floors, fake wood, waitress calls you "hon" kind of place. Not gourmet but good for the basics.

      If you're there in the summer, the Oscoda Farmer's Market is on Wednesdays and is totally worth a visit.

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      RedTop May 5, 2012 09:59 AM

      Have you had any experience with the Ausable Inn?

      Two of us only had one dinner there last fall: Bar-b-que, but it was quite good.

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