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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” (298 reviews)
“turkey dinner” (21 reviews)
“cherry pie” (50 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 20:30All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
301 Louvingney, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9670
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11 - 20 of 1,726 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Reasonably priced good food. Lunch was packed with local business owner and residendents. Everyone was very vice. Coffee was OK. I had sandwich, with soup. Both perfect. My companion had a special, White Fish, done just like home.You gotta have a slice of pie, so...More

1  Thank Frank V
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was delicious Try the roast beef sandwich never seen one that big incredible. My wife had soup fab. We split a piece of pie totaly homeade service was excellent. Great family atmosphere.

1  Thank Travis M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good, old fashioned, home cooked food! Everything we ate was SO good! Definitely worth the stop! There is a long line, but it moves fast. HUGE portions and the pie is amazing! We are traveling through there in a month and we will be stopping...More

Thank Leon S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Obviously a favorite among the locals and just the kind of place we look for when traveling as the place was packed with a large line when we left. White fish, a local delicacy, was good and the sweet and sour coleslaw was the best...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy review, just reread all the 5 star reviews. Anyway, we could not eat all our meal as the portions were so large. We did get pie to go which was delicious. WOW, WOW is all I can say. The line may be long, but...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A long line but it moves quickly. Food is good and has that homemade taste to it. Portions are generous and prices are moderate. You won't leave hungry. Didn't have dessert but they looked delicious. Maybe next time I'll have dessert first!

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, very clean and reasonable prices. Very busy at supper time, waiting line. Limited handy capped parking.

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant always has top notch comfort food, local favorites and great staff!!! Always friendly and professional.

Thank rmom47
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first time we tried to come there was a long line and we decided not to wait. Came back the next day at 4 and got seated immediately. The food was excellent! Great and fast service. By the time we left, there was another...More

Thank I3303UZjohno
Reviewed 1 week ago

Darrow's Family Restaurant offers great food at excellent prices. The staff is friendly and the atmosphere is too. The "home-made" pies make for an excellent dessert choice.

Thank 391pamc
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Questions & Answers
Pat M
28 August 2017|
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Response from LighthouseChaser | Reviewed this property |
Nope, didn't see any, but then it was early and I just might not have been awake enough yet to see much of anything. :-)
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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
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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