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810 S. Huron, Mackinaw City, MI
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7:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Description: Large Buffets, Family Friendly

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 3
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Embers

Loved their food, Food tasted home made. Service was very good. Everyone greeted you with a smile and a Good Morning.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 9, 2014
Laurie R
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Rockford, Michigan, United States
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24 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Rockford, Michigan, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Loved their food, Food tasted home made. Service was very good. Everyone greeted you with a smile and a Good Morning.

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Michigan, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

If you only have an hour to eat breakfast, do not eat here. When we arrived, there were only 5 tables, 3 of them had there food. 1 hour later there were 7 tables, and we were all waiting for food. The waitress acted as if our every request was an inconvenience for her, and complained every time she came... More 

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Okemos, Michigan
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stopped at this restaurant because it was close to the ferry line we were planning on taking across to the Island. The service was good, but the food was downright awful. I got a french dip sandwich that was incredibly dry, stringy and very bland. I could not choke down even half of my snadwich.

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We were the only ones in the restaurant at the time and they only came to our table 2 times and they were not very professional laughing joking around like little kids etc. Food was good though and cooked just right.

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Oak Park, Michigan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This seems like a restaurant that doesn't really cater to a younger crowd. When we were there it was almost empty. The drinks were good (margarita and daiquiri) but the pizza we had left a lot to be desired. The crust seemed to be underdone and while I didn't notice it my boyfriend pointed it out as why he didn't... More 

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Echo Bay
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

There wasn't anyone there for lunch. We went in and ordered the french dip. It was fantastic. A huge sandwich and the au jus was very tasty. The meat was piled very high, almost couldn't get your mouth around it but I succeeded lol.

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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208 reviews 208 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Prices have gone up, menu selection is smaller, and the staff is smaller as well. We have found a new favorite in Mackinaw and will not be going back

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Baltimore, Maryland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The food was great and reasonably priced. Lounge was cozy. Staff was very friendly and assisted very well in area information.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

They made us awesome Bloody Maries!!! Then I had my 2 over hard eggs and great bacon. Wife had pancakes & bacon. We're full. Very friendly people. Maria was the best waitress!!! This was NOT overpriced!

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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208 reviews 208 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We have been going to Embers for many years now and we are always happy with the quality of their food and their family friendly service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 810 S. Huron, Mackinaw City, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

Large Buffets, Family Friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm

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