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“The chef and sous chef put great thought and care into their recipes, and into the preparation and presentation of everything I order.  It's not uncommon for them to come to the front of the house and ask me about the meal.” 



"First time today all 4 of our meals were OUTSTANDING!!! Great Ambience and Service as well! Make sure you get here soon before it's standing room only!“ 


David G. ~ Facebook Review

“I love the beautiful decor and ambiance. My soup and shrimp tacos were delicious, flavorful and fresh. Great job!” 


Rose W ~ Facebook Review

“Cheboygan is a small tourist town on the straights of is small but charming and offers some good restaurants. This one, open for two weeks is especially unique. As you might suspect by the name the décor has a nautical theme. It is relatively small but is comfortable. The owners, definitely sophisticated boaters are delightful and they had obviously hired good people. Their chef, very talented had the time to come out and greet us and explain his specials for the night...Wine selection was carefully thought out and included an adequate pour. Prices for this excellent restaurant presented an excellent value also.” 


J.F. ~ Trip Advisor Review

“Wonderful! Exactly what Cheboygan needed! Classy but comfortable atmosphere. Unique food prepared with great ingredients and care.”  

Audrey M ~ Facebook Review

“I've eaten there a couple of times so far and have been totally happy. Food is very good, presentation is very nice, staff are happy and helpful. A nice selection of wines. Beautiful decor and very comfortable atmosphere. Happy they are here.


Darinda A ~ Facebook Review

“Our experience at the Nauti Inn Barstro was great! The atmosphere is an inviting setting. The bar has a large selection of craft beers as well as a good wine list (I don't drink wine but overheard someone) and our service was top-notch. Then there was the food. Did I mention the food? A taste bud wonderland!...this restaurant is a real plus for downtown Cheboygan."


Jill K.~ Trip Advisor

“We love this unique restaurant. We have been there several times. The service, atmosphere and food are refreshing and out of the ordinary. So happy we can have this dining experience! ”  

Linda K ~ Facebook Review

“Excellent food! Excellent service! If you are tired of the same old food selections that all the other places have then Nauti Inn is for you...Cheboygan is lucky to have this hot little restaurant”  

Karen M.~ Facebook Review

“This is my favorite spot in Cheboygan! The staff are attentive and friendly and the food is to die for! A welcome change for sure!”  

Olivia C.~ Yelp Review

“An absolute jewel of a restaurant in Cheboygan. We have tried various things from starters to desserts and find them comparable to big city 5 star presentations. What a find in a casual atmosphere. ”  

William B.~ Google Review

“Fantastic upscale dining in a casual environment, with both traditional and tapas menu with daily specials. Food and service were both top notch and we look forward to going back.”  

Nathan S.~ Google Review

“Beautiful ambiance! Fantastic food! Great service. We just stopped in for appetizers and drinks, but will return! Ginger Lime Oysters were the best I've ever had! Gorgeous presentation!”  

Amanda B~ Facebook Review

“Our experience at the Nauti Inn Bastro was great! The atmosphere is an intimate setting. The bar has a large selection of craft beers as well as a good wine list (I don't drink wine, but overheard someone), and our service was top-notch. Then there was the the food. Did I mention the food? A taste bud wonderland!”  

Jill K ~ Trip Advisor Review

“Best food in the area and the staff is super friendly!! Would highly recommend!!”  

Christian S.~ Google Review

“I had the Margherita flatbread, and it was amazing. It tasted like an upgrade pf Bruschetta which I’m a huge fan of. The plate was introduced professionally, and I felt I was on food network! The service was friendly and welcoming, as the atmosphere created a new spin on nautical theme. The design is flawless, and it made me feel I was on a yacht. I highly recommend the flatbread and a visit to The Nauti Inn!”  

Rita J. ~ Facebook Review

"I had heard very favorable comments about The Nauti Inn. Wow!!

Our dining experience was wonderful even in the restaurant's first week of operation.

The experience began with the clean, bold, dark color palette of the setting, including an impressive bar that will soon be operational. The menu is ambitious, creative, and sophisticated. The meal portion sizes, thankfully, are not overwhelming. Service is friendly, and I got the message that they want you to have an outstanding dining experience. I will look forward to the very soon extension of hours to include dinner, and anticipate another great menu of choices.“ 


MP ~ Trip Advisor

“Fantastic food, great ambiance, and a focus on community and locally-sourced goods.” 


Cate O ~ Facebook Review

“Excellent food, friendly staff, great decor and atmosphere!”  


Heinrich S ~ Facebook Review

“What a gem! The decor, ambiance, service, menu selections and food are all outstanding... This will definitely become a regular spot for us. The artisanship of the bar is unique, gorgeous and one of a kind.... Worth stopping in to see... Then enjoy a wonderful meal (had shrimp tacos.... Best I've ever had!).”  


Diane R. ~ Facebook Review

“I've been back twice, no end to the delicious discoveries of their menu... A Must! If you love a great atmosphere, lunch/dinning~cocktails. Not to mention a wonderful music ambiance.”  


Lisa B. ~ Facebook Review

“Very reasonable prices for very pleasant high quality food and service. I had ordered the first mate and instantly fell in love. Everything was fresh. Melted cheese on a toasty crispy sourdough (not over done) bread. The atmosphere was awesome. Beautiful rope trim. And the service was excellent. Walked in and felt more than welcomed. Also it's more on the healthy all natural side as well, another thing that stood out was the self ground sea salt, whole bread, use of fresh basil that complimented my couscous.”  


Andrew S. ~ Facebook Review

“We have been coming to Mullet Lake since the 1940's. We have been hearing about the Nauti Inn all summer and we made our first visit tonight. It exceeded all expectations. The oysters were so tasty, the Brussel sprouts were great, and the lobster mac & cheese outstanding. We are so happy we have a place like this in Cheboygan and hope it will be here for many years. You can't miss by stopping in here!”  

F. ~ Trip Advisor

“We tried EVERYTHING on the menu! EVERYTHING was delicious. My favs were the peppers and tuna tower. The bar is beautiful and very unique. Brian, Sharen, Emily, Mark and Tim were so welcoming. We will definately be coming back to sample the fall menu selections.”  

Sherry B. ~ Facebook Review

“Well worth leaving MC. Great local hang out. Get away from the tourist places and enjoy conversation and atmosphere. The owners were here and they're very nice. Exceptional food and great service. The Tapas offering is a no-brainer, you could order anything on the menu and its tasty...the mixed drinks were well-made..waitstaff is friendly and service is timely.”  

Stephanie F. ~ Yelp Review

“The decor is terrific. A nautical theme envelops patrons in this small but exquisite restaurant...The menu is not your average menu. It represents alot of unique flavorable choices. The staff is well trained, the service was excellent...Both Brian and Sharen Lange, the owners, took time to come out and say hello...The food was great...This is the place to go in Cheboygan if you are looking for trendy upscale yet reasonably priced food!  Make sure to check out the bar top, which is a glass expansive rendition of the Inland Waterway, which shows the owners dedication to the assets of Cheboygan. What a unique tribute to the town for a new owner willing to invest in our future. Great place! This kind of change is what it is all about! ”  

Jim S. ~ Trip Advisor Review

“Everything was great from the service to the food!!!”  

Scott M.~ Google Review

“We came in based on prior reviews.  We were not disappointed.  We did 4 Small plates which 3 of us shared.  Outstanding.  Elegant dining in a casual setting.  And even the bathrooms were nice.”  

J.B. ~ Trip Advisor Review

“Treated my employees to dinner and it was amazing. We opted to try one of each dish on the tapas menu. Great atmosphere and service as well. Will definitely visit again once the cottage is opened up for the summer!”  

Cory B. ~ Facebook Review

Terrific experience. Cheboygan is small town and we don't have a lot of "good cusine" to offer. We also have almost no "unusual food eateries".

Nauti Inn fills the void is a very big way.

Our group of 4 loved the place.
Full service bar (no sports TV thank goodness), very good wine list, good beer selection. Food is excellent. The "tapas (Spanish small plate) concept" is very interesting and enjoyable. It facilitates a slower more relaxing eating style and also allows you to taste many different house dishes. We went with two couples that had a need to spend some time reconnecting and we spent 3 hours over a wonderful eating experience.
Atmosphere is smallish but bar is large and eating area tables and chairs are very comfortable.
My spouse and I, and the other couple in our group, will go back in a heartbeat. 
Price is very reasonable for the quality you get.

Buddy B. ~ Trip Advisor 

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