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201 Chippewa Ave, Manistique, MI 49854
+1 906-341-6021
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Ranked #4 of 22 Restaurants in Manistique
Price range: $7 - $10
Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers
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Description: Clyde's is a drive-in located in Manistique, MI on Chippewa Ave. Clyde's was built in Sault Ste Marie in 1949 by Mr. Clyde VanDusen. In the early 90's Clyde's in Manistique has been owned & operated by Cliff & Gail Blose Bring Back the great old fashion taste of quality at Clyde's Drive In, home of the FAMOUS Big C Burger. Clyde's has been serving great burgers, fries and more for over 50 years! You can dine in or stay in your car and a carhop will come and take your order! Phone orders WELCOME! The Manistique Clyde's Drive in is open ALL YEAR LONG! We now accept CREDIT CARDS! Our burgers were voted the "2011 Best Burgers In the U.P", by a Fox 11 News Poll! Thanks to all who VOTED!
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Based on other reviews, we went to Clyde’s Drive-In for carry-out. Probably not the best choice. I ordered the specialty of the house, the Big C burger. Since I wasn’t up for ¾ pound of meat, I opted for the “lighter” ½ pound version with “the works”. Apparently “the works” is pickle, relish and ketchup. The burgers were so loosely... More 

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Clydes49854, Manager at Clydes Drive In, responded to this review

I'm truly sorry your first experience was not a pleasurable one. We take pride in the quality of food we prepare, If anything was wrong with your meal, we strongly encourage you to call and let us know, so we can fix the situation. Again, I'm sorry this has happened to you. More 

Grand Rapids
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Wonderful people that run the restaurant!! Great food very friendly service!! Eat there 3 days in a row for lunch. Had the Hotdog and cheese burger basket.

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Stone Lake, Wisconsin
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Food was EXCELLENT! Get a burger, it's what they are known for. We had 4 kids with us and the waitress was AWESOME! She brought us the car meals and hid the gummy treats under the hoods of the car so we could give them to the kids after they ate. Zucchini fries were also fantastic. This food and service... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Me and my family love going to Clyde's, all year round. They have the best food, shakes, and service around. We have been going here for years and are never disappointed. We also love the atmosphere and all the employees. I highly suggest stopping there if you're in or near Manistique, well worth it! :)

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Exton, Pennsylvania
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The burgers were great, hand formed as advertised and served with good accompaniments. Fries were pretty good - crispy and hot. Shakes were something else entirely, and it surprised me. It tasted like diluted soft serve, and not the good kind - too sweet almost marshmallowy. Nothing is easier than making a great shake - hard ice cream, milk, maybe... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

This is the best place to get a burger. These are real burgers formed from meat as you watch, not some pre-pressed frozen burger. The milk shakes are so good too. I always say I'm going to get the Clyde's Jr. Burger and end up with the Clyde burger. It is filling so no French fries or great onion rings... More 

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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Easy to find while traveling, and the food was served quickly. Thick, juicy burgers for less than 5 bucks, fries, onion rings, shakes, and, of course, pasties. We ate inside at the counter. Not great atmosphere, some music would have livened it up a lot, but it was clean and the staff was friendly.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Met a couple in there mid 40's while we where dining hat went to this place as a high school hang out. As hot and fresh as it can get... we stopped for lunch while traveling from Wisconsin to Michigan... Probably one of the best "cooked to order fast food" I have ever had. Don't forget to try the fries... More 

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Grand Ledge, Michigan
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

Always loved this Clydes til our recent visit. My daughter & I ordered regular burgers and received junior size on reg buns; son ordered Big C and got a 1/2 lb burger, and they're not cheap! Burgers were average, fries were awful (brown, greasy & soggy). To top it off, a "local" sat down 15 min after we ordered &... More 

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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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49 reviews 49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We found Clyde's by accident when we turned down the wrong street. What a nice surprise it was! Now whenever we camp in the area we go there for breakfast. We sit at the counter and watch our breakfast being made- -and drink the wonderful coffee. The food is great along with the price. If it's not busy we have... More 

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Additional Information about Clydes Drive In

Address: 201 Chippewa Ave, Manistique, MI 49854
Phone Number: +1 906-341-6021
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Manistique
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 10
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

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