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Seabiscuit Cafe

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Main St., Mackinac Island, MI 49757
+1 906-847-3611
07:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 02:00
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Coopersville, Michigan
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

*It was lots of fun! The staff are great! We enjoyed the appetizers and burgers that we ordered at the Sea Biscuit! The food and service were great! We will definitely visit again in 2016!

Thank Beverly W
West Olive, Michigan, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

Always busy, but worth the wait. Great food and good service. I recommend the whitefish ruben sandwich and the tomato basil soup.

Thank Cinda S
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

I come here for the food, staff and atmosphere. Karl and Courtney work in harmony at one of the busiest bars on the island and make it look easy. I recommend the Painted Pony Maccaroni Balls....To Die For. The Tomato bisque they are served with is amazing. You also can't leave without trying the triple crown sandwich ( come hungry)... More 

Thank Susan M
Ashburn, Virginia
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

We arrived on the island very early on a rainy morning. With not much open, we found the Seabiscuit open and hospitable. Had eggs, bacon, hash browns and a coffee with Baileys. (Don't judge; I'm on vacation). The host was extremely friendly. The portions were generous and the bacon was to die for! Pricey, but it's expensive ferrying everything to... More 

Thank Jill Y
Holland MI
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Gave a review for The Pony but should have been Seabiscuit. As I said,"The fish was boring. Should have ordered Salmon.

Thank annekvan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Came end of season so most restaurants were closed. We ended up here and it was definitely worth the stop. The fish was delicious. We also tried the cheese curds. Thoroughly impressed. Staff was friendly and warm spirited.

Thank Emily N
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212 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

We ordered some wings, onion rings, and fries as a carry out after we were seated. The restaurant was a bit loud and it's always crowded, which tells you just how good the food is! But we decided to step out of the crowd and make our table available to someone else. The wings are huge, very meaty and the... More 

Thank Voice1234
Canton, Michigan
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126 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

Seabiscuit Cafe was a great find! Obviously named after the famous racehorse, the ambience is very pleasant. Our server, Joey, looked after us very well, although he did have to struggle with the slow service from the bar. The Pulled Roasted Pork on a bun was delicious as was the Four Vines Zinfandel. A pleasant touch was the fact that... More 

Thank CraigvE
Madison, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

Maybe we chose the wrong night. There was a wait to be seated. And then we were jammed into a row of tables with diners elbow to elbow. Part of the order arrived wrong. Part of it wasn't even warm. Not in favor of dining there again.

Thank donnah512
Long Beach, Indiana
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

Very good food, nice wine list, reasonable prices, good service. Only drawback - has a tendency to be very loud.

Thank pecken

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main St., Mackinac Island, MI 49757
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Mackinac Island
  • Phone Number: +1 906-847-3611

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?