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Mackinaw Brewing Company

££ - £££American, ,
161 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5769
+1 231-933-1100
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
161 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5769
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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere was nice. We were able to get a table for six without a problem. The food was good but not a huge selection. Prices were average. I wasn't impressed with the beer choices overall.

Thank Michelle O
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Two families for lunch. We were not surprised either way! Not overly wonderful ( like we wanted to go back) but we were not disappointed either. Nice selection and very friendly wait staff. Fun atmosphere and could be a better spot for drinks. We all...More

Thank TimmerLovesFood
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch and some local beer. Bartender was very friendly and the beer was good! They are known for their smoked meats, but my husband's walleye sandwich looked really good. My brisket was ok. Neat decor, outside seating available. Can get very...More

Thank Irie5678
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We were satisfied with the white fish and ruben sandwich but we can pass on with the thick overfried onion rings. Good crowd when we were there.

Thank Angie N
Reviewed 25 June 2016

I was on a brewery tour, and just stopped by for some beers. I thought they had a great selection and was very happy with the atmosphere, the bar customers and the staff. Didn't eat, but I'll definitely stop by again when in the area.

Thank ClarkstonTerry
Reviewed 24 June 2016

We tried a few of the beers, not bad and flights are available. I will say that the mac and cheese was fantastic! A lot of places drown the noodles in a heavy cheese sauce and this was balanced very well, i would definitely come...More

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Great beer, good atmosphere, excellent service and food. For a group, business, or couples dinner out.

Thank Karenma2016
Reviewed 23 June 2016

My son and I had dinner on a Friday evening. We both had burgers - very good. I tried a couple of the lighter beers and found them quite nice. Service was great.

Thank Doug E
Reviewed 22 June 2016

This was more a bar than a restaurant. It was very hard to find food on the menu that was not cheesy, saucy, deep-fried or cooked in crusts.

1  Thank suki1950
Reviewed 20 June 2016

We ate on the outdoor patio on a beautiful evening. Our server, Cindy, was very friendly and welcoming. The food was terrific and plentiful. I had the pecan encrusted walleye plate with seasonal vegetables and sweet potato. Too often "season vegetables" means overly cooked, mushy...More

Thank SMWY
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5769
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-933-1100
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