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Big Cat Brewing Co

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8699 S Good Harbor Trl, Cedar, MI 49621-8580
+1 231-228-2282
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  • Very good26%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
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8699 S Good Harbor Trl, Cedar, MI 49621-8580
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

Not bad all around Family business, so be patient. Beer is getting better. The triple IPA is quite good, and all the beers are very cold! Food is pretty basic fare for northern Michigan. Try to keep with regional specialties here, they will be the...More

Thank tcresidentTc
Reviewed 13 July 2018

A decent place in general, but seems they are still growing. The menu is pretty basic and tired and the beers are all good. The triple IPA was great, the others not bad. Family fun so be patient. If you are in the area drop...More

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Big Cat Brewing (formerly Cedar Rustic Inn) is a staple of the Leelanau peninsula. Just about the closest good food to the best beaches. Nothing fancy, but it is a nice location and building with a nice outdoor patio for the long Michigan evenings. I...More

Thank 9Elfer
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Cedar is a bit out of the way if staying in Glen Arbor or Traverse City, but we are always looking for a twist. We ate here a couple times as the Cedar Rustic Inn, so thought we would try out the new place. I...More

Thank EricOnVacation
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Friendly place, good menu. Food was good (we had sandwiches). I’d say beer is so-so. Fairly limited choices. I’d still stop if you are in the area.

Thank DrSandyD
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Took a Mother’s Day hike in the Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore. Been to Art’s Tavern in Glen Arbor so often we were ready for a change. Was surprised to find a Falafel sandwich plate on the menu and it was delicious. Husband ordered a burger...More

Thank WGL1
Reviewed 10 March 2018

We have been here in the last year had excellent IPA and food. Unfortunately the experience tonight was horrible. Beer was poor quality and food was horrible. Don't expect a good experience. We used a local incentive program and we were automatically charge 18% when...More

Thank Karenma2016
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Big Cat, which is just down the road from us, used to be Cedar Rustic Inn. Same owners, but now they are brewing their own beer and giving it more of a pub/restaurant feel. I've never had a bad meal here and we eat here...More

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Service was prompt and friendly. The beer was served cold (limited in choices, however). My grilled chicken masala had a masala sauce which I'm quite sure was not an original from the kitchen - tasted exactly like commercially available Indian cuisine. The presentation could have...More

Thank Bugga317
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Stopped in Saturday, July 1. Not overly busy. They only have 5-6 craft beers, the only blond ale was out. The other beers were too eclectic for my taste, stouts and such. Ordered the Cherry Chicken Salad, my husband ordered a salad and an entree....More

Thank whatever017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8699 S Good Harbor Trl, Cedar, MI 49621-8580
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Leelanau County  >  Cedar
  • Phone Number: +1 231-228-2282
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