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Bessie's Homemade Pasties

1106 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1034
+1 906-643-8487
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pastie” (31 reviews)
“beef” (22 reviews)
“coleslaw” (16 reviews)
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1106 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1034
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love pasties from the UP and like to try different places while we're up there. This time we went to Bessie's, for a late breakfast actually. We arrived a few minutes after they opened and there was already a line inside of customers getting...More

Thank nc96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bessie's should be on the Top Ten Pasty places in the UP! Love the traditional crust with the braided edge handle. Good gravy and coleslaw added a nice balance to the flavors. For those who prefer rutabaga ... do not be close-minded to this carrot,...More

Thank Scarecrow2802
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These were our first pasties and we really enjoyed them. They also have them frozen and we got a couple to enjoy next week as well.

Thank JosephInAz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there last week in search of the best pastie in St. Ignace. My wife is a huge pastie fan and after years of telling her I didn't like pasties, I thought I would give them another try. The good news: my wife loved hers...More

Thank winger999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told by an older woman working in the Rock Tower gift shop that Bessie's is the best place to go for pasties....she was right! Even better ordered with the gravy and slaw. The prices were very reasonable, and our server was so friendly...More

Thank Kimberly W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had 4 in our party and 3 had never had a pastie. One was a vegetarian. Three of us had the beef pastie with gravy and they also had a vegetarian pastie option. All four of us were wowed with how delicious our lunch...More

Thank tate49202
Reviewed 7 November 2016

After spending a few days in the U.P. and having a bad pastie experience earlier that week, we decided to try Bessie's to see how their pasties would be. We were pleasantly surprised on the Sunday afternoon we stopped. It's a small restaurant but big...More

Thank LucyLucerne
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I was really looking forward to experiencing my first pastie. My husband ordered the steak and I ordered the chicken. There were only three pieces of chicken in the entire pastie. It was mostly filled with potatoes and tasteless gravy. The pastry crust was OK,...More

Thank ginquilts
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The pasties were quite tasty, but our favorite thing about this place was the staff. There were two people there, only caught one's name(Cat) ; they totally made our visit go from normal to just an extremely nice human interaction. We walked away from the...More

Thank NS-SR R
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I arrived on a Sunday night. We couldn't find anything in town we were looking for while we were driving around town, then behold! We found Bessie's sign and seen she was open, we went in and ordered the pasty plate with...More

1  Thank OlivetBonvoyage
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1106 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1034
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Saint Ignace
  • Phone Number: +1 906-643-8487
  • E-mail
ph (906)643-8487
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