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Pancake Chef

327 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9801
+1 231-436-5578
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“pot roast” (16 reviews)
“french toast” (19 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
327 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9801
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Reviewed yesterday

We ate at Pancake Chef on the 8th and 15th of July. The first time we had breakfast and the oatmeal with fruit and nuts was great. The waitress was very delightful and charming and made sure we had everything we needed in a timely...More

Thank WilliamMBelford
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Easily the nicest people I have ever met! A lot of options in the menu, even burgers. I highly recommend it!

Thank Koedy D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When we walked in we were told if we waited a half hour the dinner buffet would be open. I thougbt this was nice of him to look out for what might be the best value for me. We didn't wait as my boys wanted...More

Thank Angela G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We recently ate here 3 times while passing through Town. The food is very good and they offer both a breakfast and dinner buffets. The offerings are all fresh and home made. Definately have the home-made blueberry pie warmed and served with a scoop of...More

Thank MaryEllen B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Good, not great food. Great portions, friendly service. You can ot beat the kids Buffet price. .75 per year of age. SO my 1.5yrs old ate for .75. Fresh fruit, entrees. Best value in the cit by far!! I would go back just for the...More

Thank Jeremy W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everyone was friendly, food was good. Little overpriced, but you are in Mackinac so that is to be expected. Would recommend.

Thank FamilyFourMichigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Breakfast reasonable prices. I great place to eat. We got here early and got right in. As the day proceeds it gets very busy but the reason for that is the great food. Enjoy!

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The breakfast buffet was delicious! Everything fresh & hot! Staff very attentive..will definitely go back.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here and our waiter Nickola was wonderful. He is somewhat new to the service industry and he was so worried that he might not do things correctly. He was OUTSTANDING! The food was very good, we ordered off the menu, had broiled...More

Thank Rockytopmom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We can't visit Mackinaw City without eating at Pancake Chef. As the name implies, they serve breakfast all day, but they also serve other meals (fish, chicken, pasties, salads) and they have a buffet. These people have been serving families for decades. They know what...More

Thank rickg514
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Chuck C
14 March 2016|
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Response from rob f | Property representative |
It's open weekends till 2pm till mid May then we will be open 7 days 8am-9pm. See you soon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9801
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-436-5578
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