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Mackinaw Brewing Company

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161 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5769
+1 231-933-1100
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
161 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5769
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lunch here with family. Service was great; beer OK; food was average. Crowded with kids' regional sports teams--very noisy.

Thank Lynnannatc
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There is nothing wrong with this restaurant but it isn't anything special. Food was decent. Limited food menu. It seemed to be popular with locals for drinking.

Thank Missqueenie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was a last minute decision and it was a great decision. Great beer choices and I had the Walleye sandwich. They smile their meats there but it’s not overly smokey. My husband had the Rueben and it was the best tasting Ruben I...More

Thank Donna Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not fancily decorated, this is a decent brew pub for beers & pub food. Outdoor dining is only a back porch looking into parking lot. White chicken chili was delish; but spinach artichoke dip came over cooked (burned) served with hard bread crisps that menu...More

Thank sarahviz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were looking for a place with nice casual food and a little bit of a vibe... This place was in the center of Front St. and we had welcoming staff and a great meal! I had the brisket sandwich which was...More

Thank rsj55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food and great root beer! Downtown location and really great waitress too! Very decent prices compared to other restaurants in the area!

Thank Jennq86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice selection of craft beers with the a craft brewery type menu. The TC Golden ale was good we had the soup and salad for lunch and it was fine. The brewery was very busy and the servers did a good job with the amount...More

Thank Kanukster
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for a drink and appetizer. The spinach dip was very good...the beer was terrible. We had the red ale and an IPA...both had a weird after taste..almost musty. We had such high hopes for this place but it was not what we...More

Thank TheSilvers2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When in Traverse City we always make a point of eating at Mackinaw Brewing Company. Had a great meal there this past weekend. It is located in the downtown area, close to all the action. We have eaten there three times now, and have never...More

Thank Jerry C
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here last night. Great location in the downtown area. Try the East Bay IPA. It was really tasty. I had the Whitefish sandwich which was good. My wife had the Whitefish Dip appetizer which she said she didn’t care for but managed...More

Thank Rick H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5769
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-933-1100
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