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327 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9801
+1 231-436-5578
08:00 - 21:00
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Sebring, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 September 2015

A bit over priced dinner buffet but the food was good quality and fresh. Friendly staff. Our waitress was attentive and kind.

Thank Acconyer
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154 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015

We were here at 11:00 on a Sunday morning, they were serving brunch so we chose to have that ($12.95). They offered a small salad bar, ham, fish, soups, scrambled eggs, hash browns, melon chunks and berries, bacon, sausage links, mashed potatoes and gravy, etc. Also a few dessert items. They had a Bloody Mary & Mimosa bar going ($7.95)... More 

Thank Chattyaholic
Melvin, Michigan
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

Had a variety of choices for breakfast. A little on the pricey side. A little disorganized as to who was the hostess and who was seating customers.

Thank Jan P
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

I had the beef pastie dinner and my girlfriend had the banana bread french toast. We were very pleased.

Thank Jeffrey B
Denver, Colorado
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015

One of us had the buffet, one eggs & bacon & one only juice, coffee & a cinnamon roll. All was great. Within moments of sitting down our server arrived with a tray of various juices. Great touch. Service was good & the buffet had a good variety of items.

Thank Skip H
Flint, Michigan
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

WE visited here for breakfast twice on our recent trip to Mackinaw City. First time service was excellent. Food excellent. Staff excellent. Second time, one of the cooks did not come in. STILL the food was excellent, the staff as kind and apologetic as could be for the understandable wait. We will be back again next year.

Thank kathi w
Flushing, Michigan
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

This is our usual "go to" place for breakfast when we come up to go to the Island...very reasonable prices and the staff is very friendly

Thank Lonny C
Mackinaw City
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Big omelets with lots of ingredients down side is that we had to wait a while for them. My mother wanted to order one to go and was told it would be a 45 minute wait because a party of about 10 people arrived but the resturant wasn't really that busy. I'm guessing they must only have one cook.

Thank Tenisha I
Rochester, Michigan
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We were very pleased with both the service and the buffet. We ate here for both breakfast and for dinner while in Mackinaw. We had great service from the wait staff and even my picky eaters were happy with both buffet options. We will definietly come here again.

Thank Amy B
Fremont, Michigan
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84 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

We have been here many times over the years and always found the food to be pretty good. This time it was terrible. When our food came out to our table our waitress informed us that if we did not want the corn beef hash she would send it back since it was burnt to a crisp. Of course we... More 

Thank ronthegreat_007

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
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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