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14277 N Mackinaw Hwy, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
231 436 5401
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Summer Only

Good buffet and also good menu. Fun to see bears visiting outside the windows. Tablecloth service is really nice when you are out of town and into the wood experience.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 12, 2015
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Peoria, Az.
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Traverse City, Michigan
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116 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This classic restaurant was recently sold and plans call for it to become a microbrewery. The restaurant was located south of Mackinaw City on old US-31.

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Peoria, Az.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Good buffet and also good menu. Fun to see bears visiting outside the windows. Tablecloth service is really nice when you are out of town and into the wood experience.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

We wanted to get off the well worn tourist path of Mackinaw City and we were not at all disappointed with Neath the Birches! It is indeed beneath big beautiful birch trees. It's all one room of ceiling to floor windows close together in a really lovely setting. Like most places in this area the lawn and landscaping are meticulously... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

This is the second year in a row that we have been here for our anniversary dinner and it did not disappoint. I ordered the petite cut prime rib. Don't order anything larger unless you're starving because it was a huge portion. We had the same waitress, Shar, who brought us our to go cheese and crackers at the table... More 

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Duluth
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We decided to go for a nice dinner our last night in town. This place was beyond our expectations. The waitress was fabulous. The food was delicious. This place was quaint and reminded me of the supper club a family member owned. Hands down just Fabulous! We would definitely recommend to friends.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The food was plentiful and delicious. There was a salad bar, soup, delicious local white fish, shrimp, and home grown vegetables. The service was prompt and the restaurant was comfortable and cozy.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The menu was extremely overpriced for the quality of the food and service. I have never submitted a comment but this experience really ruined my evening.

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Sycamore, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We just completed a 4 day vacation in Mackinac City and a local merchant recommended we eat at Neath the Birches on our last night. The location was beautiful and everything on the menu looked delicious. The host who greeted us was warm and gracious. This dining experience was definitely headed in the right direction. Sadly, our server treated our... More 

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Horseheads
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We took 60 travelers to Neath the Birches and the food and service was excellent. Everything was prepared for our arrival and the whitefish and cod on the buffet line were exceptional but everything was wonderful. We would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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vghjr012, Manager at 'Neath the Birches, responded to this review

Jeannie V, I am glad you had such a great time. We try to make sure everything is hot and good on our buffets just like on our regular dinner menu. I hope you will be able to stop back and see us again. Vern More 

Dansville, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

We went on a classtrip and they were great. The food was excellent and well prepared.The staff was friendly and searved us promptly.I would reccomend dinning here and would bring my famly back here.

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vghjr012, Manager at 'Neath the Birches, responded to this review

samantha n, Thanks for the great review. I hope you will be able to stop in again in the near future. Vern More 

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Additional Information about 'Neath the Birches

Address: 14277 N Mackinaw Hwy, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
Phone Number: 231 436 5401
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14277 N Mackinaw Hwy, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City
  • Phone Number: 231 436 5401

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?