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Darrow's Family Restaurant

301 Louvingney, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9670
+1 231-436-5514
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pies” (315 reviews)
“whitefish” (289 reviews)
“turkey dinner” (24 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
301 Louvingney, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9670
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a nice meal here and enjoyed the atmosphere. The food was delicious and the service was great. Nice place to stop in and have a good bite to eat.

Thank Rose C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is as family restaurant. They have great food. The fish is fresh and fried perfectly. Their pies are wonderful. They close door the winter season so you can only visit in Spring Summer Fall.

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

May have to wait 15-20 minutes but oh the lip smacking food and wonderful wait staff. Go every time we are up north

Thank Marsha B
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

This is one our "must stops" whenever we visit Mackinaw City. Home cooked comfort food. There is usually a wait so we try to go at non peak times.

Thank AMyers11
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We look forward to eating at Darrow's restaurant each year we come to Mackinaw City. They have excellent food (try the whitefish sandwich - it's delicious!) and their homemade pies are to die for! Always, always, always save room for dessert! Restaurant is very clean...More

Thank Yellowlab8
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Delicious home cooking! Clean, nicely decorated, prompt service, reasonable prices! Best desserts ever! Arrive early for dinner or be prepared to wait in line!

Thank LovetoWalk51
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

A very decent family restaurant! They have an amazing menu along with a children's menu. The food that we ordered was excellent. Well prepared and very adequate portions. And the price wasn't too bad either. The wait staff were very pleasant, courteous and efficient. There...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite Mackinaw restaurant. It’s a little off the beaten path, but oh so worth it. The pancakes are heaven. The pie is to die for. This family restaurant is just the best.

Thank Kelly E
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Good food, decent prices, good coffee, very clean, family oriented and friendly people. Go there yearly.

Thank dianabeck
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Wanted to get their famous chicken dinner because they don't serve till 4pm....little bummed. Lunch was great, service very good, will stop again.

Thank RetireeOTR
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Pat M
29 August 2017|
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Response from LighthouseChaser | Reviewed this property |
Nope, didn't see any, but then it was early and I just might not have been awake enough yet to see much of anything. :-)
Jade C
1 September 2016|
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Response from jackie a | Reviewed this property |
Yes but very pricy
29 June 2016|
Response from bunnyyoop | Reviewed this property |
You will love it!! I-75 exit 338 or 339. It's just around the corner from the Shell station.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 AM - 4:15 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Louvingney, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9670
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-436-5514
American & Family cuisine
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