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323 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9701
231-436-7911
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Lansing, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Been there many times over the years when I get up to Mack city. Its worth the stop. Always a nice little pub for a good burger and a beer

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Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

It was reccomended because of the food but we didn't think it was that special. Weather turned bad so sightseeing was terminated and limited to just shopping in the downtown area close to the bar.

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lansing mi
Top Contributor
201 reviews 201 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Come in an see the keys and add some. Good place to eat and drink. Staff are good. Need a little more selections on beers.

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Marietta, Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

My girlfriend and I visited Mackinaw City from Ohio in August, 2014. We were looking for a place to have a late night dinner and stumbled upon the Key Hole Bar. When we walked in, we were instantly captivated by the atmosphere. All along the wall, under the tables and the bar, and hanging from the ceiling are keys from... More 

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Birch Run, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Our second time here this year, the steak was just as good this time as it was in July, drinks very good. we will go back in the summer

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Choctaw, Oklahoma
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I was confronted by my last review about this place and decided to give it one more shot. Again the profanity flows more in that place than the water in the Great Lakes. I will not be back a third time.

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Sarnia, Canada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The service was OK, the food was OK, but the decor had a little to be desired. I guess for what its worth, its not bad. Give it a shot for something new.

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Sturgis, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

food was good. Service was a little slow, but expected in this laid back town. We stopped for a time out to watch MSU football game. Very clean

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Traverse City, Michigan
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

If you are visiting the Mighty Mack you need to make a stop at the Keyhole. This is the place where locals and tourists can come together and totally enjoy themselves. I ordered the Perch sandwhich and my wife had the Ruben. Add a cup of Ruben soup to mine and you had a great lunch with a local flavor... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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151 reviews 151 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I ate here several times during my stay and was never disappointed. The hotel owner recommended it...The atmosphere is definitely bar-with-food rather than restaurant-with-booze, and that was just fine with me on this trip. Feels like a locals' place but I really don't know if it has any more claim to that than any other spot. I was here for... More 

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Address: 323 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9701
Phone Number: 231-436-7911
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City

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