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Clydes Drive In

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201 Chippewa Ave, Manistique, MI 49854-1313
+1 906-341-6021
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not your standard "fast food" here. Not precooked but cooked to order. Reasonable prices, delicious food & friendly staff. We usually take our orders to go & when we get home, there are actually napkins, salt & what condiments go with our food, all included without asking for it!!! Try that at MacDonalds.

Thank Valerie C
Appleton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We make a point to stop every time we go by. There is nothing quite like a Big C when it comes to good old fashioned drive in burgers. Sign says 3/4 LB but I don't think Clydes has a scale because these are consistently over that. I usually like plain cheeseburgers but here ya gotta go for everything ('cept... More 

Thank Clayton H
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a drive in, with limited indoor seating. They cook the food right in front of you. Very juicy burgers, without being greasy. Very limited menu, but hey, its a burger place, and they are good at what they make. If you want some special kind of cheese or lettuce, then travel to California, they have a place for... More 

Thank wodnek
Port Huron, Michigan
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67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Clydes hamburger is so good, and it was my choice for this visit. Top notch, delicious. The service is quick and the atmosphere is friendly. This visit we talked with a couple from Texas and got tips about driving the Alaska Highway.

Thank M E M
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited both the St. Ignace and Manistique locations and while both served good food, I preferred the St. Ignace location. Pretty typical burger and fries kind of place, although they've won the "Best Burger in the UP" award in 2011, I believe. The burger was much better than average, but their fried mushrooms and onion rings were frankly not... More 

Thank Gary V
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Loved the quick and friendly service! Pasties and gravy were delish. Hamburgers were great. A quaint place inside and out.

Thank Susan H
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Bests burgers we have ever had. Great service and super friendly people. The whole family left super satisfied with every thing they had. Two thumbs up. Wish I lived closer.

Thank James D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

My husband & I both had double cheeseburgers- they were big and very good. We also had the breaded cauliflower, onion rings and fries- all of them were just okay. If it wasn't for the burgers, I would've given it a lower rating. It's a drive-in with carhops and now they also have some picnic tables set up.

Thank MstqMI
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Awesome hamburgers/cheeseburgers! We saw them take the balls of hamburger out of the refrig and flatten on the grill. There were a lot of good looking items on the menu but if we end up back in the area we would get the hamburger again.

Thank Brian L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Great burgers! Enjoyed our lunch here. Nice variety and fair price for our group. Ate at the picnic tables on a sunny day. Beats the usual fast food suspects for sure.

Thank Cecee2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $10
American, Fast Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Chippewa Ave, Manistique, MI 49854-1313
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Manistique
  • Phone Number: +1 906-341-6021
Clyde's is a drive-in located in Manistique, MI on Chippewa Ave. Clyde's was built in Sault Ste Marie in 1949 by Mr. Clyde VanDusen. In the early 90's Clyde's in Manistique has been owned & operated by Cliff & Gail Blose

Bring Back the great old fashion taste of quality at Clyde's Drive In, home
of the FAMOUS Big C Burger. Clyde's has been serving great burgers, fries and
more for over 50 years! You can dine in or stay in your car and a carhop will come
and take your order! Phone orders WELCOME!
The Manistique Clyde's Drive in is open ALL YEAR LONG!
We now accept CREDIT CARDS!
Our burgers were voted the "2011 Best Burgers In the U.P", by a Fox 11 News Poll! Thanks to all who VOTED!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?