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Mackinaw Brewing Company

161 E. Front St., Traverse City, MI 49684
231.933.1100
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Ranked #48 of 255 Restaurants in Traverse City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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Alpena, Michigan
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Recently we enjoyed a lunch at Mackinaw Brewing. I had the beef brisket sandwich and my wife had the nachos both we good. Scotch beer was also great! Nice atmosphere and would recommend!

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Traverse City, Michigan, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Smoked meatloaf is the perfect comfort food/hangover cure. Every time I go back I say I'm going to get something else but that meatloaf calls my name.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

Look for BOGO coupons in the local paper, direct mail coupon fliers and also in 2 on the Town...good value and good food. We enjoyed the spinach salad with chicken and pecan crusted Walleye, it seems like they have increased the portion size of French fries which use to be rather small and also changed the dinner rolls (actually preferred... More 

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Linden, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We stopped in here with some friends around 2pm on Saturday for a quick drink and didn't leave until almost 9pm after several drinks, an appetizer, and then dinner! Our waiter, Jason, was awesome and the drinks and food were great as well!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We stop every trip. Best cheese sticks. Good beer. Average wine but who really should get wine at a brew spot. Always great service.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I have to admit that I come here more for the beer than the food. Usually just have a sandwich, but the pulled pork is really really good. I have always enjoyed their beer.. The only down side is that he resturant is pretty noisy due to the steel walls, but still a very enjoyable place to have lunch or... More 

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Free Soil
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My husband and I met friends at Mackinaw Brewing Company. We all love the ribs. They are fantastic. One thing we really like is you can get a baked sweet potato as one of the choices of potato. They are the Best Ribs. You can get half slab or full. If you like beer, they have a large variety of... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

My family came in and ate dinner tonight, October 18 2014. We have come many times in the past and have always had a great experience. Tonight was different. First off, my wife got the whitefish and I got the olive burger. We both found our sandwiches bland and flavorless. I was expecting the olive burger to have a variety... More 

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19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We had a good meal. The restaurant was clean and seemed very popular. There was a Salmon Special that was definitely worth trying.

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24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on a Saturday during peak Fall color season and it was packed. For the amount of people waiting inside and outside of the establishment our wait was only about 25 minutes. Their beer was delicious and the food was just mediocre. Ordered a burger cooked medium and received a dried up well done sandwich. Didn't complain... More 

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Additional Information about Mackinaw Brewing Company

Address: 161 E. Front St., Traverse City, MI 49684
Phone Number: 231.933.1100
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am

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