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Darrow's Family Restaurant

301 Louvingney, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9670
+1 231-436-5514
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (278 reviews)
“turkey dinner” (20 reviews)
“cherry pie” (48 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
301 Louvingney, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9670
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really good food for the whole family. They even accommodated my gluten free diet. Nice wait staff and quick service.

Thank Brandee H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great little place to eat. Seems to always be busy so you may have a wait. Great food and pies were awesome! Patti was a great waitress, very friendly.

Thank mark g
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Home cooking menu items. Very clean restaurant and friendly staff. The prices are a little high for the quality of the food.

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow! Very pleased to eat here! No surprise that this place is rated so high on TripAdvisor! Save room for the pie. You have to try a slice! Amazing tasting and looking! Our food was excellent too! Service was slow but, friendly. They were busy...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Have eaten at Darrow's several times and already looking forward to next visit. Homemade food is wonderful!

Thank traveler19652017
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped in for breakfast before going to the island for a wedding. Service OK. Food was greasy and not cooked correctly. Unfortunately for a big restaurant they weren't even busy at the time we were there.

Thank kalliinman
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been to Darrows a few times now. Everyone usually gets the whitefish, you get a huge piece. We always arrive early to beat the lines usually about 4pm -430pm. Pies are good, kinda overrated though. Received our food quickly.

Thank Debbie T
Reviewed 4 days ago

The food was good, but not great. I'd try other places before going back. They have a good variety, but prices are high for what you get. The restaurant is much smaller than I thought it would be by looking at it from the outside....More

Thank XCruiserBB
Reviewed 4 days ago

As another person mentioned - don't be frightened away by the crowded entry. The wait is short and service is quick and friendly. We shared the meatloaf which is more than enough for 2 people, and then we each had rhubarb pie. The pie was...More

Thank Alison K
Reviewed 4 days ago

We've been to Darrow's a few times on our visits up north. Always has consistently good food. Plentiful portions at reasonable prices. Since we were full after our meals, we ordered pie to go. Good choice. Excellent pies. Service is fast and friendly.

Thank Jerry S
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Jade C
31 August 2016|
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Response from jackie a | Reviewed this property |
Yes but very pricy
28 June 2016|
Response from bunnyyoop | Reviewed this property |
You will love it!! I-75 exit 338 or 339. It's just around the corner from the Shell station.
Cheryl D
14 February 2016|
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Response from Lori N | Reviewed this property |
Pepsi products. no alcohol.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Louvingney, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9670
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-436-5514
American & Family cuisine
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