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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
+1 231-436-7911
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very few restaurant options in Mackinac City on the off season. This was quite the pleasant surprise! Great tasting wraps and chili!

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Thank Lee P
Midland, Michigan
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here in the fall, food was so good then, I came here again while heading north for youth hockey. The fish is awesome, get it!

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Thank MidlandMomof3
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143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

Cold draft beer and a reasonable bar menu with standard pub fare in case you are hungry. Friendly place with attentive bartenders.

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Thank mr_dendrocacalia
Boyne Falls, Michigan
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

Great food and good prices! I had a smothered chicken and it was a large portion, and very tasty. Our waiter was also very helpful with suggestions and taking good care of us. We would go again.

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Thank ChrisC07022012
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

John, Dave, and Fletcher at Key Hole Bar provided great service, conversation, and recommendations of places to stop at on our road trip through the U.P. in MI. In addition, Bill "a regular" at the bar recommended the quesadillas and they were amazing! Fletcher, you can definitely cook! The onion rings were also so tasty!

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Thank Susie B
Gaylord
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

Always a pleasure to stop and have a bloody Mary, a few bites and say "Hi" to John! Lots of options to choose from!

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Thank Tracy M
DeWitt, Michigan
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

The ambiance of the restaurant is a point of interest because there are hundreds, perhaps thousands of keys and locks and related items displayed throughout the building, on walls, ceilings and in every nook and cranny. Viewing the displays gave us something to do while we waited for our meal on the Friday evening we visited. The place has a... More 

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Thank Beepa1942
Frankenmuth, Michigan
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016

My brother was home from Texas and wanted to go out for a perch dinner, can't get it in Texas! My Mom suggested the Keyhole. His perch was excellent, everyone was satisfied with their meals, I had the Passion burger, very good. Prices were reasonable and the décor interesting to look at, staff was very friendly and attentive.

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Thank marybender
Traverse City, Michigan
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326 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

The Key Hole Bar is a convivial bar/restaurant offering you simple menu selections with no frills or pretentions. It has a sufficient number of taps to keep both the beer snobs and the Bud crowd happy. It has a sort of Tip of the Mitt "Friends" ambiance. All in all, a nice place to stop, whether you have kids in... More 

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Thank MongoSchwartz
Alpena, Michigan
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

great food fast service, friendly people lot and lots of keys from all over the world. where the name came from

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, 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: +1 231-436-7911

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