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Blue Water Grill & Bar

918 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9644
231-436-7818
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Ranked #31 of 46 Restaurants in Mackinaw City
Cuisines: American
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English first
New Boston, Mich
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Restaurant was busy. Food was really good, but our waitress was the best I have ever seen. She handled our group of 10 with a great sense of humor and ease that you don't see everyday. My daughter and myself told her we thought she was outstanding. I'm sorry I forgot her name. She was fantastic.

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Byron Center, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The service was excellent, the waitress was very helpful when deciding on what to try. My husband and I tried the fried pickles, ribs, and lake perch basket. Best food I've ever had. The fried pickles are a must, I've tried fried pickles just about everywhere, here they were the best! Thanks for making our night after a long day... More

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michigan
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Horrible service, we waited an hour for our food and walked out as it arrived. We complained to manager who could care less, Everyone around us were complaining too. No idea how they are still in business.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Not much of a variety on menu. Very small dining area. Waitstaff were very nice and polite. Need more healthy selections on menu.

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Topeka, Kansas, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

It was close to the motel so we tried it for supper. A lot of fried food on the menu and since I had fried fish for lunch I had to search to find something. I ended up with a hamburger and it was good. Good service, small, with beachy decorations. It was ok.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Gator tail app was great. I had the whitefish sandwich which was good, my daughter ordered popcorn chicken which she liked, but my aunt's burger was thin and dry. On the receipt we noticed he put it in as "well done" which we never asked for. That may have been the problem. Otherwise a good option!

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Winneconne, Wisconsin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Waitress was pleasant, told us of some places the locals go to get good prices on firewood, groceries, etc. Food recommendations were pretty good too.

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Elliot Lake, On, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

To start off the atmosphere is based on Jimmy Buffet with small tiki hut booths and sirius radio playing Margaritaville. The place was full when we arrived but it is a small place and does not hold many people. It took the waitress about 15 minutes to get to our table to order our drinks and then about another 10... More

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Metro Detroit
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The service and time we waited to get our food was unacceptable. I should have run away when I noticed a couple that had been waiting forever. We were not special this seemed to be the case for all people there that night. Waited for what seemed an eternity for the server to come to take our order. Our dinner... More

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Windsor, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Recommended by the hotel. Fresh local fish. Service was good (sat on Bar side). Had both the white fish and trout. Both were fresh. Portion sizes not real big for the prize. Corn bread helped.

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