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Pancake Chef

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327 East Central Avenue, Mackinaw City, MI
(231) 436-5578
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 129
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    Very good
  • 60
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  • 20
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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great breakfast place

Thank you,Donovan! Very clean restaurant that is the local breakfast spot. Service was great and portions are huge. We opted to order off the menu,but lots of other tables chose the buffet.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
PKarll
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Bettendorf, IA
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Waverly, Iowa
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Ate breakfast 2 days in a row here. Excellent food and excellent service! A lot of pancake choices along with alot of other options.

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Bettendorf, IA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Thank you,Donovan! Very clean restaurant that is the local breakfast spot. Service was great and portions are huge. We opted to order off the menu,but lots of other tables chose the buffet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Absolutely amazing breakfast! Pancakes come with practically every dish so, bring your appetite. Angie provided us with incredible service. Will definitely be back on our next visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The staff was vey courteous thru the entire time. Older feel to the restaurant but they know how to cook! Husband hit the buffet which has lots of home cooking dishes. He said the pot roast was amazing. I ordered fish & chips which was allot of food. Came with salad, soup, Cole slaw, fries & lots of delicious fish.... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

With pancake in your title you better have unforgettable pancakes. My family and I stopped in on Friday morning before heading out from our vacation. Service was a little lack luster we had Inga. She took our order and we did not get the breakfast buffet we ordered off the menu. May have been our mistake but we were not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We visited this restaurant for dinner three nights during our vacation. Don the greeter was great, friendly and inviting. We had a different waitress/waiter each night, I remember the waiter Zack specifically, fantastic job taking care of all of our dinner needs. The buffet was excellent, and we had several different sandwiches that were great including the burger, chicken sandwich,... More 

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Waterford, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We just had dinner at the pancake chef, me,my husband and our 2 kids. We looked all over town for a place for dinner after our day on the island and decided to try out the Pancake Chef. We were greeted by staff and saw a buffet that looked yummy! Our server Zach was very helpful and friendly and took... More 

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Winchester, IN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Whenever we are in Mackinaw City, we make it a point to visit The Pancake Chef. Love the atmosphere. It drew us in the first time. The food has always been really good. This time, we chose the breakfast buffet for all. It was good and had a good variety. Kids were satisfied with their picks. We will continue to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We decided to try this place for breakfast on a Sunday morning. They were very busy and we had to wait which we were completely ok with, not the problem at all. Once seated our waiter arrived seeming very rushed and annoyed. We were looking at the menus and he advised us the kitchen was very slow and we would... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We came rolling in with a party of 17 people! We were accommodate and sat at our table within 5 mins! Jennifer was our waitress and she knocked this one out of the park! She was organized and efficient and even sang Happy Birthday to our birthday duo. I had the buffet which was way above average with a great... More 

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Additional Information about Pancake Chef

Address: 327 East Central Avenue, Mackinaw City, MI
Phone Number: (231) 436-5578
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 327 East Central Avenue, Mackinaw City, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City
  • Phone Number: (231) 436-5578

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?