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Mackinaw Brewing Company

161 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5769
+1 231-933-1100
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
161 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5769
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1 - 10 of 827 reviews

Reviewed 20 November 2017

Its always disappointing when the vegs and french fries are luke warm. And when ya gotta send your bill back because of over charges makes for an uneasy feeling. Little pricey, for the food. Was informed of happy hour, but didnt get happy hour prices.

1  Thank Visitor5819
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

In a city where food as been absolutely wonderful everywhere we’ve been the food here was just average and we’ve been here twice. It’s not that it was bad by any means, but we have definitely had better food elsewhere.

1  Thank Kirsten_Par
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The beer is good, I really like the smoked whitefish dip and the portions are substantial. The kids love the creamy root beer available here. I have been there several times and never disappointed.

Thank Michigan3684
Reviewed 9 November 2017

stopped in on a Saturday afternoon with 5 people and they were able to accommodate us no problem. Drinks came out quickly and snacks even though they were very busy. the lunch was very timely to the table and very good. Had the French Onion...More

Thank tracy m
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Good bartenders and good walleye at this downtown eatery. Their beer is average, and the rest of their food menu is non-memorable. They have improved the atmosphere since they opened, but there are many other places in downtown TC that serve better beer and better...More

1  Thank Gary P
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We have been here a couple other times and has yet to disappoint. Strongly recommend the havarti cheese sticks. Double yum! This time we had a burger and the smoked turkey sandwich. I will forever compare other turkey to theirs. Smoked onsite it is phenomenal.

Thank nancyf626
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Cute little place, with good food and lots of beer choices. The French Onion Soup was perfect for a cold and rainy night in TC.

Thank Becca S
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Came from out of town. The one beer we wanted was ‘out’. Dark dark beer. Then according to their menu on their web page they had meatloaf sandwich. Nope. We don’t have that anymore. Afraid we won’t be back.

Thank pam r
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I had the fish and chips baskets and it was very good. My husband enjoyed their beer and BBQ Combo, a lot of food!

Thank Telma D
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We had a group of 11 and our waitress, Barb, was the best! Great food and services! Would definitely recommend this brewery!

Thank tzlove1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5769
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-933-1100
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