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The Lighthouse Restaurant

618 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-8620
+1 231-436-5191
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good20%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible12%
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“king crab” (4 reviews)
“snow crab” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
618 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-8620
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Best Strawberry daquiri's I've ever had & the staff was very friendly,not one for sea food so my Husband &I stayed in the bar area enjoying some social amenties!

Thank Renee B
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I were visiting Mackinac Island and decided to Stay in Mackinaw city because it had better dining choices then St Ignace. We arrived on Friday and wanted to eat at 730pm so I called ahead and they stated there would not be...More

Thank Gabriel M
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is a bit expensive but they have the best prime rib in town! Worth the price! You get a great quality cut, not bristle but juicy meat and fst! To die for!! Great place for special dinners!

Thank Gloria T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us had a wide variety of food and appetizers.. All of it was average quality; no one was bragging about their food. Very poor selection of wine by the glass. Waiter described two red wines they had; my friend selected one, waiter brought...More

Thank satman4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had asked our hotel where we could get the best steak dinner in town, they suggested the Lighthouse. The restaurant was beautiful on the inside. We were seated and our waitress came over and never introduced herself when she asked what...More

Thank Lavonna S
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Easy to find, on South Huron Ave. near hotels. Good menu choices, generous portions, excellent service! We would love to come back here!!

Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I took my wife of 13 years in here for our anniversary dinner and we could not have been more impressed with all aspects of the restaurant from the décor to the service to the food. Everything was perfect!!! Thank you for the great night...More

Thank Clem1218
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We ate here based on a recommendation from our hotel, and were pleased with the meal we got, although surprised at the price: over $75 for two. They obviously have a high opinion of their food! The surprise from the bar came when we ordered...More

1  Thank Tom Z
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Food was good , the people was nice there. We had got a coupon for so we tried it .very nice place fancy . Just wasnt the place for me . It good but not my food .

1  Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 1 November 2017

The title says it all. I will mention, they are pricey but I feel with something like crab legs you get what you pay for and we paid a good size bill but our meals were worth every penny!!

2  Thank ScottieCarrie
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Mary G
26 April 2018|
Response from jctusa | Property representative |
Mary, if you go to the Lighthouse page on Tripadvisor and click WEBSITE, on the line next to address, phone number, there will be a menu posted there. This is last year's menu and as our opening date is May 4th, I am not... More
Eric B
7 February 2018|
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Response from O'Reilly's I | Property representative |
Sorry for taking so long to answer. The restaurant is closed for the season, but if you call the Hamilton Inn - 231-436-5493 - they will be able to help you, I am sure.
13 August 2017|
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Response from S-FamilyO4 | Reviewed this property |
Yup. Snow crab, our waitress kept a steady stream coming and it was cooked perfectly!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 618 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-8620
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-436-5191
Closed for the season. Re-open the Spring of 2017
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