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Key Hole Bar

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323 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9701
231-436-7911
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Michigan
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great service. Always just enough of a crowd. Always first stop and most times last one too at the end of the day after shopping and sightseeing. Food good and served quick. Only complaint is too much bleach used when wiping tables and the smell lingers.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was fun to be in a spot that felt very "local". Everything felt very average about it though. I would eat there again if there was no wait.

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Norton Shores, Michigan
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our first stop when we arrived in town. I had a wonderful chicken wrap and my husband loved his burger. Great service, nice casual place to have a beer or 2.

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Mackinaw City, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a bar, however, not your typical bar food. The fish and ribs here are outstanding. The staff are friendly. Very kid friendly!

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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice little bar and friendly staff. Food came out quickly, despite the crowd. It was a nice little place to eat in Mackinaw.

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Detroit, Michigan
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped in here twice while staying in Mackinaw City. It was good, plenitful food for a decent price in a tourist town. It is also a place that the locals frequent, but we weren't treated any differently by the staff or the locals. During our first visit, we ordered the whitefish sandwich, the blazing chicken wrap, french fries, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I was traveling thru Northern Michigan on business and stayed overnight in Mackinaw City. I had been to the Keyhole Bar twenty five years ago in my mid twenties along with a group of friends. We had a blast there back in the 90's and even enjoyed bagpipers marching thru during the afternoon refreshments (weekend camping trip with trip to... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great meal here. We really enjoyed the nachos and the homemade onion rings were awesome. Our server was very friendly and she always had a cold beer ready for us when we ran out. For awesome homemade pub food this is the place to go.

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Michigan
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband, our teenagers and myself went here while in Mackinaw City after reading the reviews. I had the reuben and am happy to report it was fabulous. Lean corn beef, just the right amount of sauerkraut and rye bread grilled to perfection! Enuf said. Daughters had chicken caesar salad and chicken tenders, both good. Husbands burger was also good.... More 

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Ohio
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101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by for a quick supper. Food was delicious. We ordered the pretzel bites along with a perch sandwich, onion rings & cole slaw. We thought the pretzels were a little pricey for the amount but they were probably the best we've ever had. Everything else was also very good. We'd have no problem eating there again. Servers were... More 

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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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 323 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9701
  • 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?