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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” (335 reviews)
“whitefish” (286 reviews)
“turkey dinner” (25 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 21:00 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
301 Louvingney, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9670
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Reviewed yesterday

Don’t miss Darrow’s! The food and service is second to none. Our waiter, Shane, was top notch and the food is everything they promised. The homemade pies are out of this world. Wish we had a Darrow’s back home :)

Thank shunt42016
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Awesome food. Probably the best in Machinaw city. We ate there 2 days in a row. Waitress was awesome. Will be back for sure. Prices not horrible for the city.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was our first stop, good food, familiar faces. Known for whitefish selections and impressive selection of pies. They recently added a large cheesecake list and they look amazing however was not up for dessert this time. I had the Garden Salad which is large...More

Thank 1Baker
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I went here for dinner tonight with our 9 year old daughter. It is definitely a family restaurant and children are very welcome. I had the fried whitefish and it was excellent! The portions are very very generous, and the prices are...More

Thank Lost_my_keys_again
Reviewed 5 days ago

Have eaten at Darrow's for several years now. Every trip to Michigan from Indiana always includes at least one trip to Darrow's. Wouldn't miss it.

Thank mottorrs65
Reviewed 5 days ago

Darrow's was my favorite restaurant in Mackinaw City. The decor is bright and cheerful. The staff is friendly and efficient. All of the food is homemade including fresh bread, mashed potatoes, and beautiful pies. The menu selection is impressive. We loved that they offer "senior...More

Thank Frank D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped here on our way up to and back from the upper peninsula. Both meals were great. Had their signature raspberry salad and then the broiled whitefish. Had to have pie after each meal. The banana cream pie was excellently

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

While in Mackinaw City we stopped in here for breakfast. The food was awesome! The pancakes were to die for, and the scrambled eggs were not far behind. We liked our breakfast so much we went back for lunch. The food for lunch was just...More

Thank Shirley B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We got caught in the rain on our motorcycles and stopped here to get out of the weather and get some breakfast. We felt bad about coming in so wet, but the staff did a great job with providing a few towels for us to...More

Thank Cathy N
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a little off the normal tourist path but well worth it. We had Walleye- which was VERY good. Apricot - bourbon chicken ( good but not over impressed) smothered Chicken- ( good ) Parmesan crusted whitefish that was delish!!!! mashed potatoes very good...More

Thank GiGiWest23
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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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