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'Neath the Birches

14277 N Mackinaw Hwy, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
231 436 5401
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Ranked #22 of 46 restaurants in Mackinaw City
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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- Jul 20, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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Sycamore, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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

Crystal Lake
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Treated my cousin and her family to dinner here last Sunday, there were 7 of us and we all agreed the Food & Salad bar were excellent the only complaint I had were the menus being placed in the middle of the table like a diner, weird for a pricey restaurant & my cousin's steak had a lot of grizzly... More

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

CrystalLakeBlond, Thanks for the review. I hope you stop back soon and try a different steak. Our steaks and ribs are great and it is unusual for us to have a bad one. Vern More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

We had our anniversary dinner here tonight. I must admit, when we pulled into the parking lot, I was not impressed. But that was the last time. Our waitress Char was fabulous, very friendly and attentive. In fact, we asked about buying some of their homemade cheese spread to take home and this dear lady chased us down as we... More

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

Bertwolf, Thanks for the great review. I am glad you stopped in and tried us out. The next time will be even better. Our waitstaff do a great job and I am glad you let her know. Hurry back! Sincerely, Vern Hiar, Manager More

Watersmeet, Michigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We stopped on a Sunday and were the only people eating. Waitress never smiled and made us feel unwelcomed. Prime Rib was tasteless and tough. Ribs were OK but old, we guessed from a previous day. Salad bar was the only good thing we experienced. My wife especially enjoyed the apple salad.

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

Paul C, I am glad you enjoyed the Salad Bar, we do have the nicest in town. If you had let the staff know you were unhappy, they would have made you something else. If I am in a restaurant and I don't like the food I normally tell the staff at the restaurant, I don't wait till I get... More

clinton twp michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We recently visited Neath the Birches and everything about them is terrific. Our trip to Mackinaw was to celebrate by husband's 60th bday. I called ahead to get some information and spoke with Jeff. Not only did we have a table waiting for our party of 7 when we arrived but the dinner was excellent and the service was outstanding.... More

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

G K, We are very thankful for your wonderful review. We strive to give the best food and customer service to everyone and it was so kind of you to let everyone know that you had such a great time. The next time you come to Mackinaw City, be sure to look us up. Sincerely, Vern Hiar, Manager More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

We went here in June to celebrate our anniversary; it was my parents' 50th and our 2nd. We had a great meal and wonderful service. All the members of staff stopped by to wish us a happy anniversary and the owner comped dessert for all hour of us.

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

Angelviking, Happy Anniversary to everyone who was there. It is always our pleasure to make people special occasions special. Thanks for the great review. Sincerely, Vern Hiar, Manager More

Lake Orion, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Went there based on other reviews and was not disappointed. We had five people including two grandchildren. The prime rib was excellent, as was the walleye. Service could not have been better. Salad bar was great, and pricing was very fair. My granddaughter wanted the fettuccine alfredo but with chicken instead of the shrimp listed on the menu and it... More

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

David, I am glad you and your family had such a great time. Thank you for the great review. We strive to provide the best for our customers and we really enjoy the fact that you have taken the time to let everyone know what a good experience you had. Hurry back and bring your friends we will be ready... More

Strasburg, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Ate dinner here with a Diamond Tour bus tour last night and the meal was fantastic! Salad bar was good and dinner buffet offered lots of steaming hot choices. My favorite was the mashed redskin potatoes, whitefish and shrimp. I think the loaves of bread were homemade and they were very tasty. The blackberry merlot wine was good. Servers were... More

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

Ken M, Yes the loaves of bread were homemade. I am glad you enjoyed your evening. It is our pleasure to provide great food and atmosphere for our guests. Hurry back for some more good food. Sincerely, Vern Hiar, Manager More

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