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Darrow's Family Restaurant

301 Louvingney, Mackinaw City, MI 49701f
231-436-5514
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
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English first
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We always have breakfast here when we are in Mackinac City. Great food, friendly staff, overall great way to start the day.

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Pellston, Michigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The Food Here Is Great. When I Come The Waiters Are Nice. They Usually Have Conversations With Me. Thanks To The Family!

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Terrace Bay, Canada
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My daughter and I were going on a shopping trip to Birch Run and decided to stop here for lunch. We were glad we stopped here. What a nice little surprise, the food was great we both order the whitefish basket. The service was great. I would stop here again.

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PA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Glad we left other place & came here. Good food, friendly staff. A little on the small side so timing is everything.

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Millersburg, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Even though we are local, we love to go to this restaurant. Their whitefish is incredible. My only complaint against them is that their restaurant is so popular that the wait times in the summer are beyond brutal. I almost wish they would expand to accommodate all the people that like to eat there. Nothing over the top fancy or... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

After looking at the TA reviews and being referred to this restaurant by some of the locals as "best in town", I tried it. First night showed up at 5:45 and encountered a long line out the door and into the parking lot. No reservations accepted. So, OK, went back the next night a 5 Pm and only had to... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

When heading to the U.P. or back down, we usually stop here to fuel up. Great food and desserts. We've had just about everything on the menu, and you can't go wrong. But be prepared to wait in line if you're there at lunch or dinner times as you will wait 15-30 minutes, and some times the line heads out... More 

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L'Anse, MI
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Oct. 18, 2014. Off the chart wonderful. Great staff, Fast service and fantastic food as always. We had a group of 54 and we were in, fed and out in no time. I highly recommend.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Had the local favorite, "pastie" and soup. It was fine. Appeared to be a local recipe and cooking. Service was awesome. It's always nice to get away from the tourist crowds and be pleased with a local fare. Very good, must do place.

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Delton, Michigan
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Only open from early May to mid Oct. Just across the street. Fresh local fish, all food is made from scratch. The place is clean & service is good!

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Additional Information about Darrow's Family Restaurant

Address: 301 Louvingney, Mackinaw City, MI 49701f
Phone Number: 231-436-5514
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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