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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” (333 reviews)
“whitefish” (285 reviews)
“turkey dinner” (25 reviews)
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American, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
301 Louvingney, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9670
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Every time going to the island we make sure to eat here. Never a disappointment and we keep coming back

Thank MichiganFam3
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Because of the reviews I guess I may have expected better than it actually turned out to be. Food was OK but nothing out of the ordinary. Waitress was cheerful and patient and made sure our coffee was full and that we were happy. Very...More

Thank TK S
Reviewed 4 days ago

I came here looking for a fish dinner because I heard they had good fish meals and Mackinaw City is surrounded by water! I had the special of the day which had four kinds of Great Lakes fish: perch, walleye, whitefish, and trout. I enjoyed...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

had white fish it was great it was cajun and a little spicey. not to much. everyone's food was perfect

Thank James K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was recommended by some friends based on a visit several years ago. Much has changed apparently. We had the worst meal in years! The best part – the staff acted like they could care less when we pointed out the issues. Poor food...More

Thank BigBlue676463
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Darrows opened for the 2018 season 2 days before our visit and they didn’t skip a beat. Excellent service and wonderful meal. The broiled Whitefish and cherry pie are favorites.

1  Thank gmarose3
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

What can I say about Darrow’s Family restaurant. Excellent made from scratch homemade Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Homemade pies.. there’s always a variety of them to choose from. Large portion sizes. You will never leave there hungry and unsatisfied..

2  Thank Kindraspirits
Reviewed 5 March 2018

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.

1  Thank ShamrockOne
Reviewed 4 March 2018 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 23 February 2018

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
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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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