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Cunningham's Family Restaurant

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312 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9801
231-436-8821
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 89
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 38
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Fast service good food!

Stopped in here for lunch, we only waited maybe 5 minutes for our food. Food was super good, staff were super friendly. Would come her again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Kswett
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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English first
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Friendly staff, great food, family atmosphere. Chuck makes the best beef barley stew on the planet, the grilled white fish is fresh caught, local and amazing! Danny's meatloaf must have! I love this place. Did I mention homemade mile high pie???? If your in Mackinaw city in the summer this is the place to eat! My husband and I eat... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Stopped in here for lunch, we only waited maybe 5 minutes for our food. Food was super good, staff were super friendly. Would come her again.

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South Lyon, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

I have eaten here many times when passing through Mackinaw on vacation and during business travel. They are always very friendly and the food is pretty good. This is not gormet, it is just typical family restaurant food. The bread is better than average. The price is much higher than I would pay at home for the same food but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We' e eaten here before and had a good experience, but its tell tale when you can go back again and still have two or three more good experiences. A couple of years ago we tried this place around the corner that was supposed to be a family restaurant spot and it was horrible. Great service from friendly and happy... More 

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Ludington, Michigan, United States
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The onion rings, mushrooms and cheese curds are hand battered and cooked, not frozen prebattered. Delicious! Not a fancy place, just good food.

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Miamisburg, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This your typical home cookin' restaurant with good service and moderate prices. We had the fish and chips, meatloaf, and kids menu items. The food was served in large portions, appropriately greasy for an inexpensive family restaurant, and came out of the kitchen quickly. You wouldn't want to go here for your anniversary celebration but for a casual everyday meal... More 

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Parma, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Went for lunch on July 20. Awesome chicken pastie. Never had one before. After this experience, cannot wait to have another. Service was excellent.

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Minooka, Illinois
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Second time my family has eaten here. Our waitress was very attentive and came to our table several times asking if we needed anything and making sure the food was good.

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Richardson, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We were told by our hotel this was the best restaurant in town and they were spot on. Incredible menu with down home cooking. Most of the staff have been there ages including our waitress who was 69. She worked her rear end off. The owner Denny was there and went around to every table making sure things were ok.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The buffet for dinner had some good food (pot roast), and some (scalloped potatoes) that were from a box. Service was VERY slow. I guess that's what you get for going to the restaurant without a line to get in :(

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Additional Information about Cunningham's Family Restaurant

Address: 312 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9801
Phone Number: 231-436-8821
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 312 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9801
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City
  • Phone Number: 231-436-8821

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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