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“Great Breakfast” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Chuck Wagon of Mackinac

Chuck Wagon of Mackinac
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $10
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: We are the smallest restaurant on Mackinac at twelve feet wide and forty feet long. We use fresh ingredients and have food delivered everyday.You can watch the cook/owner Don prepare your breakfast or lunch right in front of you.
Hartland, Michigan
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great Breakfast”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2013

This is a great place to get a simple breakfast. Food is wonderful and service is fast. I love the breakfast sandwhich. Restaurant is small and you may have to wait to get a seat, but worth the wait.

Visited October 2013
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1 Thank Cathy L
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Chicago
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Delicious and quick!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2013

The restaurant is very small but if you want a good quick and reasonably priced breakfast eat here. Nothing fancy just a small diner.

Visited September 2013
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2 Thank durango7
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Traverse City, Michigan
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50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Easily the best burger in Michigan”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2013

Always busy and crowded for a reason, the Chuck Wagon is an Island staple! I cannot attest for the rest of the menu, because every single time I go there, I get the same thing: a Bacon Cheeseburger. It is cooked right there in front of you, and the grill cooks chat it up with you while they work their magic. Then, the food is delivered to you in a basket with napkins. No frills, and that is how I like my burgers! The napkins are necessary because the burger, which is cooked to perfection and placed on top of the most delicious pretzel roll you'll ever encounter, will drip grease and mayo goodness all over your chin. My friends always get other burgers, and sometimes breakfast, and rave about it. The restaurant has limited seating and is always busy. Don't let that get you down. Wait patiently outside until something opens up, then snatch it. You won't regret it:) Yummmmmm

Oh, it is also one of the most affordable restaurants on the island!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Stefanie C
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Lansing, Michigan
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Best burgers!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2013

My husband & I both enjoyed the best oliveburgers we've ever had. It was very crowded in this long, narrow restaurant & we took seats at the counter. Very friendly help made us feel like we were family. Was nice to find great inexpensive food on this normally expensive Island

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank MichiganMom1956
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Springboro, Ohio
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199 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“A must-try Eatery on The Island!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2013

The atmosphere of this cozy eatery is neat, and you're never far from viewing the activity on the grill. I thoroughly enjoyed the Bleu Cheese Burger, while my husband enjoyed the Western Burger. Service was fast and friendly. The Chuckwagon was recommended to us by many people, and it didn't disappoint.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank SpringFaith74
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