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Key Hole Bar

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American, Bar, Pub
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323 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9801
231-436-7911
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Key Hole Bar was our lunch choice. We looked at your reviews for help and agree with you. The burgers are large, the fries were good and the onion rings were wonderful. Trying to order was a bit difficult because I think everyone else beat us in. The noise level was up there. We loved it.

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Harper Woods, Michigan
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Been going there for over 30 years still the best fish ,ribs and onion ring around. Can't go wrong for a quick bit to eat. Also the place to go when other places are full up. They have the room to accommodate big groups...

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We shared the whitefish fingers here, they were tender and not fishy tasting. Good portion considering they were just an appetizer....we will be back!

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Washington twp
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of my favorite places to go in Mackinaw City even though it gets packed at times the staff is friendly the food is great the atmosphere fun the decor is all old keys for the most part and the cliental ranges from family's to couples and of course the locals, you never feel like a stranger when... More 

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Marblehead, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Got to restaurant before the great rush of people. Very unique with keys in bar top and hanging up. Food excellent and service very good. Waiters seemed to go out of their way to make sure we served.

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Canton, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Food was delivered quickly and was very good. Service was quick. Very well priced, especially for Mackinaw. Typical bar food and cold beer.

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White Lake, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We saw the reviews of this restaurant on TA, but decided to try the lighthouse as it was closer to our hotel. That changed when the shuttle driver recommended Key Hole Bar hands down. Typical bar feel- dark, loud, old school. There was a 30 min wait at 8:30pm on a Friday night, we decided to eat at the bar.... More 

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Cloquet, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went here on a recommendation from another Tripadvisor post about their ribs. If you want a table, you will have to wait. If you don't mind sitting at the bar, you will get in right away as we did. We both had the ribs, which were very good. We have had ribs that have been better at a place... More 

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Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our food here was good. I had a chicken breast covered with melted swiss cheese, mushrooms and onions with a baked potato and side salad. Inside is a typical pub/bar feel. We would have given this a 5 if our server had been more attentive and the front door lady would have been more friendly.

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Perrysburg, Ohio
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Family with 3 kids , we had burgers, chicken strips, fried mushrooms,soup everything was great, service was good, they were slammed and they were still in a good mood.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 323 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9801
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City
  • Phone Number: 231-436-7911

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?