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Mackinac Grille

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251 S State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1619
+1 906-643-7482
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

This is a bar and grill with indoor and out door seating. It is a older place, but is well maintained. I had the Saturday evening 16oz New York strip steak dinner. The steak was very tender. It included the soup and salad bar that is served in a box car attached to the building. Priced at $16.99 what a... More 

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Saline, Michigan
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015

We loved this place. Our family ate dinner here all 3 nights we were in town. The soup, salad and bread buffet was awesome. We added it to our meal each night. It was well worth it. Great value and great home cooking.

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1 Thank David H
Ocala, Florida
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574 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

For a large restaurant which seems to have its act together, it certainly didn't for us. Most probably because of an extremely incompetent waitress. Things started off fine, with her coming to solicit a drink order within a few minutes of being seated. But then the bottle of wine we ordered never appeared. We ordered appetizers and the main meal... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We were recommended by our hotel. The restaurant was super busy, but we had a nice table on the patio. The location is great. The service was a bit slow and I think the waitress was new as she didn't seem fully au fait with the menu/drinks menu. The food was fine, but my only criticism would be that despite... More 

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Thank Rainetta
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Sticky and dirty. First experience with whitefish and will not try again. Fishy tasting, no flavor and mostly bread on the sandwich. Best part about the place was the salad bar with fresh and crisp salad fixins. The other salads on the salad bar were tasteless and no good. Will nit go back.

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Thank Amanda W
Owen Sound, Canada
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175 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015

I am nervous about eating at touristy restaurants because the food tends to be bad and pricey but we were really happy with our meal here. There are many teenaged girls working, they are slow and unprofessional, fortunately our server was older and very helpful and attentive, I could see other people were not as happy with their service. Everything... More 

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Gladstone, Michigan
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79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

My family and I ate here after our return from the Island. Admittedly, we were tired and hungry!! Our server was quite friendly and accommodated us in taking our children's orders right away. My daughter had the children's fish and chips (which was VERY good). My son had the children's pizza - decent. My husband ordered the cedar plank fish... More 

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We walked into the restaurant and it took us 15 minutes to be seated with many open tables available. When we finally got seated our server did not come for 20 minutes. When she finally got there we ordered our drinks and food (because we had been waiting so long we ordered our food). Someone in my family went to... More 

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Grant, Michigan, United States
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108 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed the view from the lakeside deck! Best part of the night. Food & service were just OK. We both had whitefish dinners, pretty bland & pricey. We'd try it again on another trip north, but would try for a sandwich. Others around us had burgers & we heard "oohs & aahs" about the flavor.

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Thank Cheryl R
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

We stopped for lunch on our drive to the U.P. We sat out on the deck because it was a beautiful day and this was vacation afterall. This restaurant is right on the shore of Lake Michigan, but when we out on the deck, they had a tent erected for a wedding right in front of the view of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 S State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1619
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Saint Ignace
  • Phone Number: +1 906-643-7482

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?