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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)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
618 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-8620
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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!!

Thank ScottieCarrie
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great experience while visiting the Lighthouse. It was late in October on a Thursday evening, so it was quiet and not as busy. Our server Nikilynn was wonderful, she was very helpful and great with my 1.5yr old. She had great recommendations...More

Thank MommaKing86
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This was my first and last trip to this establishment. My parents and another couple drove up from Grand Rapids, to do a color tour and visit me for dinner. The restaurant was across the street from their hotel and came with a 10% coupon....More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

The restaurant is directly across from the Hamilton Inn. There is a nice selection of items on the menu and there are daily specials. The restaurant is quiet and the wait staff friendly and helpful. Overall good quality food.

Thank BDsd
Reviewed 9 October 2017

When we made our reservation we were told the all you can eat Cab Legs were Alaskan King Carb for $37.99 but got there and they were Snow Crab Legs for $46.00. So we ordered Frog Legs and after about 10 minutes we were told...More

Thank MarleneD158
Reviewed 27 September 2017

The wife and I had dinner here as it was just down the street and across it from our hotel and we saw the sign about the All You Can Crab Legs! We went in and the menu looked good, so we got a table...More

Thank bcreff
Reviewed 26 September 2017

It was a bit expensive for the all you can eat crab legs but none the less we enjoyed them & our waitress was wonderful! Next time I'd choose a different item but otherwise no complaints!

Thank KristinB831
Reviewed 16 September 2017

I wished I would have left after looking at the menu. The place is trying to be upscale, but lacks in every regard. We were just wanting some fried whitefish and of course, the had to server it every which way but that. Our whitefish...More

Thank jeffhedges
Reviewed 16 September 2017

One of the few restaurants where you can get grilled whitefish from Lake Huron. Most places serve it fried. Very nice atmosphere And good service.

Thank NaomiR10
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This is suppose to be one of Mackinaw City's more upscale seafood restaurants and was recommended by our hotel for dinner. We were promptly seated in a great window booth. Décor was very nice and we were very hungry and excited,...buuut, it took almost 10...More

1  Thank Steve P
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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!
23 July 2015|
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Restaurant Details

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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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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