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Chuck Wagon of Mackinac

7400 Main St., Downtown, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
+1 906-847-0019
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Diner
7400 Main St., Downtown, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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Reviewed 3 August 2015

Loved this "greasy diner" of a restaurant. Simple, no frills but yummy food and great people! We sat the counter and watched as they made our lunch. The place was bustling! We ordered a patty melt and a cheeseburger. The bun was delish!

Thank Mary J
Reviewed 2 August 2015

It's small it's tight it's amazing. One of the best burgers I have ever had. We had to wait a little and the five of us had to split up to eat but it was worth every bit of trouble. The wait staff was friendly...More

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 2 August 2015

The Chuck Wagon I rate as excellent not because it is fine dining, but because of the experience of the short order grills of years ago. It is small and that is part of the fun - you cannot help but visiting with strangers. When...More

Thank Frank R
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Told to go there by many, its a tiny tiny eating place, lots of smells,watch food being cooked, kitchen near your bended knees,too much humanity for us. Breckfast was fast ,just ok food, long lines to get in so we felt the need to rush...More

Thank Nana529
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

Small place but we were able to get a seat at the counter. I watched the cooks the whole time which was amazing to watch. Very tight space and they were knocking out the food very fast! I loved the burger and fries, very tasty!...More

Thank karat2008
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Tiny little hole in the wall on Main Street. Recommended by the carriage tour drivers we had. Had to wait for a table to open up for our family of four adult-size people, but not that long. Waitstaff friendly & courteous, attentive & prompt. Boys...More

Thank greenfeather
Reviewed 28 July 2015

excellent food. breakfast was superb. staff is attentive and always a good choice. will definetly be back

Thank fern1201
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

One of the best burgers I've ever had. Try the rodeo burger! Only thing stopping me from giving it five stars was the slow service.

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Didn't dissapoint! Food was great ..a small atmosphere but fun! The odd thing was that they were open for breakfast and online it said they start serving lunch at 1100..but when we arrived the sign said they were closed till noon..Oh we'll even though we...More

Thank baker922
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

We ate here late in the day because we had heard good reviews. This place definitely delivered was the best burger and fries I have had in a long time. Excellent service and good value for what you get. Great ace for lunch. Nice cozy...More

Thank Indianamon
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Can you order lunch togo?
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Response from Clancy0401 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they will gladly make anything from their menu to go. Many travelers bring coolers so that they can take them with them when they rent bikes and then take a picnic in the parks.
How are you at accommodating food allergies?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7400 Main St., Downtown, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Mackinac Island
  • Phone Number: +1 906-847-0019
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We are the smallest restaurant on Mackinac at twelve feet wide and forty feet long. We use fresh ingredients and have food delivered everyday.You can watch the cook/owner Don prepare your breakfast or lunch right in front of you.