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Darrow's Family Restaurant

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301 Louvingney, Mackinaw City, MI 49701f
231-436-5514
Today
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Takeout

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  • 476
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  • 198
    Very good
  • 64
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 22
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Had a good breafast.

WE went there for a very good breakfast. It was neat and clean, had a fast polite waitress, and the restaurant itself is very beautiful

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
bigmaccy2013
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Beaverton, Michigan
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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English first
Beaverton, Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

WE went there for a very good breakfast. It was neat and clean, had a fast polite waitress, and the restaurant itself is very beautiful

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Howell, Michigan, United States
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63 reviews 63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Really good fish. This is a little family restaurant. No reservations. First come, first serve. We only waited about 15 minutes for a Friday night. Service was efficient. Overall, we would recommend Darrow's for some good fish.

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Fargo, North Dakota
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59 reviews 59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Cheesecake was awesome. Sharon our waitress was top notch. Shrimp and whitefish were delicious, but walleye was greasy and had bones.

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Mackinaw City, Michigan
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We loved the roast beef and parmesan encrusted white fish. Potatoes are real and not from a box....green beans were so fresh and the pies are just huge. Great service. Oh and come hungry because there's a lot on your plate.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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107 reviews 107 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

In town for business and staying across the street so a natural to try for the first time for breakfast. Great food and waitress. Had the Mackinaw breakfast and it was awesome. Chose the biscuits with honey as well in lieu of toast. Great coffee also to complete the meal. Will definitely go again if in town.

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MI
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Our family of 5 all ordered different menu items, and we all shared bites, every single dish was delish, fresh and hot, big portions, and the Dessert... We each ordered a different pie and shared...beyond good! The lemon, peanut butter, chocolate cream, chocolate peanut butter, all wonderful! We went back for more the next day! Will return when in the... More 

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Novi, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I go here every time I visit Mackinaw City. Great food and service for a reasonable price. You might have a little bit of a wait if you come at peak hours, but it's worth it.

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Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

We always have to eat here when we are in town. Great fresh homemade food and wonderful service. You have to enjoy their soups and leave room for pie! 😊

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Very expensive for what you get. The so called homemade biscuits and gravy are clearly out of the can. Very low quality food. Suggest trying somewhere else first.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A must stop when in the Mackinaw City area. Food is absolutely some of the finest and the servings are "awesome". Service was very good and a great surrounding. A waiting line is normal, but definitely the wait is worth it by all means. Pies are out of this world as well.

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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 301 Louvingney, Mackinaw City, MI 49701f
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City
  • Phone Number: 231-436-5514

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
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

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