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The Lighthouse Restaurant

618 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-8620
+1 231-436-5191
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good20%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible12%
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17:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
618 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-8620
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I wished I would have left after looking at the menu. The place is trying to be upscale, but lacks in every regard. We were just wanting some fried whitefish and of course, the had to server it every which way but that. Our whitefish...More

Thank jeffhedges
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the few restaurants where you can get grilled whitefish from Lake Huron. Most places serve it fried. Very nice atmosphere And good service.

Thank NaomiR10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is suppose to be one of Mackinaw City's more upscale seafood restaurants and was recommended by our hotel for dinner. We were promptly seated in a great window booth. Décor was very nice and we were very hungry and excited,...buuut, it took almost 10...More

1  Thank Steve P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our pre picked restaurant was the lighthouse this time. Our meals had been also pre picked. The staff was kept busy. The staff seemed overstressed a bit with the size of our group all at once. Even though the meals were all pre done. The...More

Thank tnreb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been enjoying dinner at the Lighthouse Restaurant for many years. The selection on the menu, the presentation and the service is unsurpassed.

Thank J.D. S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hubby and I ordered the All You Can Eat Crablegs. They were served with choice of Potato and Spaghetti Squash. Jody was our waitress and she was fantastic. She anticipated our every need and was attentive without being overbearing. The food was great. You can...More

Thank Sioux4ever
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The entire Mackinaw Island/area experience is missing two things - chefs that can cook unique, good food and artists! This rest. is no different. Food for blue birds that is over priced! Poached salmon!!! Enough said. There are not many good options there, but this...More

1  Thank Ros608
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and i went there i had pecan encrusted walleye and she had macadamia encrusted white fish both of our meals were delicious. We went late so there were not many people in there. We had great service a great dining experience.

Thank captainscott1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the corn chowder and it was the best I have ever had! Also the salmon was great. The waitress was very attentive and helpful.

Thank dordor247
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

It was amazing, the service,the food,and the atmosphere would come here again. I ate all my crab!___

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12 August 2017|
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Response from S-FamilyO4 | Reviewed this property |
Yup. Snow crab, our waitress kept a steady stream coming and it was cooked perfectly!
22 July 2015|
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 618 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-8620
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-436-5191
Closed for the season. Re-open the Spring of 2017
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