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Roadhouse Roots

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Driving along the rural roads of Salem Township you stumble upon a fully restored log cabin restaurant built in 1947. For over 70 years this storied "roadhouse" has brought joy to its guests offering heart-felt service, classic comfort style food and lively entertainment even once a performance by the legendary Johnny Cash. 

Today, Karl's Cabin in Plymouth, MI specializes in New American Comfort Cuisine.   Local rustic cooking with a twist.  Our Chef's take great pride in creating seasonal menus using fresh locally sourced food with generous size portions.  Complimenting the menu is our bar.  By design,  we offer wines that pair with our food,  20 rotating local craft beers on draft and a craft cocktail list to suit the season.   Our staff, the heartbeat of our restaurant, will always greet you with a friendly smile and take the extra steps to WOW you.  Don't forget to check our entertainment calendar.  You'll always find live music like Dueling Pianos or a fun dinner event to cure your cabin fever. 

Located minutes west of downtown Plymouth & just few miles east of Ann Arbor, "The Cabin" has proudly served families from all of Metro Detroit for decades.  We look forward to seeing you soon.

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It's Patio Season

Enjoy lunch or dinner outside this summer season.  Our patio will help you escape the daily grind and feels like a secret garden oasis.  Listen to the birds chirp in an intimate setting.  Enjoy a glass of wine, craft beer or summer cocktail while the sun beats through your umbrella. Your meal even tastes better. You simply can't beat a warm summer evening in Michigan. 

Private Dining

Celebrate your next occasion in our banquet room. Whether it’s a small gathering or a party for a hundred, we will make the occasion a success. We specialize in providing an array of services including cocktail parties, buffets & formal dining. Karl's Cabin is the perfect venue for corporate events, meetings, showers, surprise birthdays and weddings. 

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Lunch Menu
Monday through Friday 11am-4pm

Dinner Menu
Monday through Friday 4pm-10pm*
Saturday 11am-10pm*
Sunday  12pm-9pm

*Midnight with Entertainment


Reservations accepted for 5 or more.  Parties of 8 or more subject to 18% gratuity.   Sorry no reservations via email or social media.  

We try our best to honor special requests however we can not guarantee specific booths, tables, servers & dining areas/sections.  We may seat 14  or more guests at separate tables side by side.  Parties of 25 or more require a limited menu.   

Reservations accepted for any size:  Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter Sunday, Mother's Day, Father's Day, New Year's Eve, Dueling Pianos (cover charge),  Dale Hicks Band  & other special events.

Dinner & Dueling Pianos

Supper Club-Style Entertainment

Make reservations for any size between 7:30-8:30pm and enjoy our dinner menu followed with a live Dueling Pianos performance at 9pm.  You never leave your seats!  Great for Birthday Parties, Family Gatherings, Bachelor & Bachelorette Events, Corporate Gatherings or a Date Night our on the town.

$7 cover charge for VIP Main Dining Room Seats ($12 without meal).  Ticket Deposit Required for Parties of 12 or More Guests.  Call 734-455-8450.  No Cover Charge in our bar area on a first come first serve basis. 

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Jul 19 & 20 Dueling Pianos

July 25 Tito's Presents Live Music for Scholarships with The Nouveau Honkies
Free Live Music Make Reservations

July 28 Dale Hicks Band on the Patio -   Free Live Music Make Reservations 


Aug 9 & 10 Dueling Pianos

Aug 14  4th Annual Karl's Culinary Scholarship Fundraiser Dinner

Aug 30 & 31 Dueling Pianos

Entire 2019 Calendar

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6005 Gotfredson Rd., Plymouth, MI 48170


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