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Bistro on the Green

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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1 Lakeshore Dr, Mackinac Island, MI
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Royal Oak, Michigan
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

We ate here with 4 adults and 3 kids. The children's menu was good and offered several options. My daughter's grilled cheese was awesome. For the adults, the food was good but the portions were small for what we paid. I didn't feel that it was the best value compared to other restaurants on the island.

Thank Sparty1023
Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

First time to visit. Donnie the bartender very apologetic about some of the beer on tap not available but it being a Monday following a long hot Sunday, beer had been at a premium. Had the Gazpacho for lunch. Delicious. Nice clean restrooms after sight seeing. Had never been to Mission Point in any of our visits. Much enjoyed.

Thank Judy R
Terre Haute, Indiana
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60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

We stopped here for drinks and wish we hadn't! Between the terrible service and the cigar smoke from those playing golf...ugh. They were also out of their signature beer. We waited for a long time between drinks and 25 minutes after we had finished the second round, my husband finally went to find out waiter to get the check. It... More 

Thank Poospouse
Barnegat, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

We have been visiting Mackinac Island for 15 years and love visiting Bistro on the Green. The food and drinks are enjoyable and the scenic view is unmatched. One of the best features of the restaurant however is the bartender Donnine. If you are looking for good food and a very fun environment, visit Donnine in the bar area for... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

A small outdoor dining establishment attached to the "executive" putting greens, which had the least executives I have ever seen! Fantastic atmosphere, excellent food. Whitefish entree was mediocre, but gazpacho, ahi tuna appetizer, watermelon salad, and more were carefully prepared, well flavored and excellent! View of the stunning lake and opposite island can't be beat. Highly recommend!

Thank Cate B
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
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71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

At 8 pm, we were seated promptly at a table overlooking the point, which gave us a great view of the setting sun. The menu has reasonably priced sandwiches, and pricier appetizers and entrees. We splurged on the pork belly and tuna tartare appetizers, both of which were delicious. Then came the burgers: burger, fried onions, camembert, lettuce, avocado, bacon,... More 

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New York City, New York
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116 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

We stopped for a late lunch on a beautiful day on Mackinac Island. The service was extremely slow and it took quite a while before anyone even acknowledged us. Simple things were ordered: a hummus plate and steak salad. Food was long in arriving. The hummus plate was terrible, having absolutely no flavor. The chickpeas were coarsely ground without any... More 

Thank Kay M
Cleveland, Ohio
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175 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

I had the steak salad and my husband had the hot ham sandwich. It was lovely to watch people play putt-putt and zoom by on their bikes. Eating outside is so nice at times, especially on vacation!

Thank mjudd448
Saint Joseph, Michigan
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

Just remember that your on a resort area. Prices are high, so ask about portion side before you order something like the Hummus Appetizer.

Birmingham, Michigan
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

We stopped for lunch with our adult children and grandchildren. We had a 9 month old with us and the buckles were broken on the high chairs available. Lucky For Us!!! When I went into the ladies room, the handicapped toilet stall was where the high chairs and booster chairs were stored!!!!! I could go to the bathroom with the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Lakeshore Dr, Mackinac Island, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Mackinac Island
  • Phone Number: 9068473312

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?