Michigan is known for having some amazing food selections.

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When I hear of a new place my ears perk up and I start to drool just a little.

I recently saw a "Michigan bucket list" but this wasn't for places you need to see, instead it was a restaurant where you need to eat.

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Michigan's Bucket List Restaurant Is Bennethum's Northern Inn Gaylord

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According to the experts at Cheapism Bennethum's Northern Inn is "Michigan's bucket list restaurant."

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Credit: Bennethum's Northern Inn via Facebook
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It doesn't have the floor-to-ceiling windows or white tablecloths of some of the elegant, urban restaurants on this list. In fact, walking in you may feel like you're at camp, especially if you stick to the simpler pub fare.

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Credit: Bennethum's Northern Inn via Facebook
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But start with the filet mignon sliders at Bennethum’s Northern Inn, reviewers say, and you'll begin to understand the appeal.

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Credit: Bennethum's Northern Inn via Facebook
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The perch and Austrian jaeger schnitzel won't let you down either, and the “impeccable” service and big portions will impress.

Credit: Bennethum's Northern Inn via Facebook
Credit: Bennethum's Northern Inn via Facebook
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What Do People Say About Bennethum's North Inn?

"We were a group of 14 and this restaurant blew me away. I am from Chicago and didn’t know what to expect while trying to find a nice restaurant in Gaylord, Michigan. The service was amazing and everything we ordered was A-grade, from vegetarian to the wagyu American steak. The dessert was phenomenal! We have been going on a golf trip for 17 years and we felt this was hands down the best restaurant we have been to in all of our years on this trip." — Passenger355936418 on TripAdvisor

What is your Michigan bucket list restaurant? Email me.

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