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Blue Water Grill & Bar

918 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9644
+1 231-436-7818
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible13%
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918 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9644
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

From the outside it looks like a very cool place and it really is but we were pretty disappointed as 3 different things we asked for on the menu weren't available because it was late in the season and they were about to close down...More

1  Thank ScottieCarrie
Reviewed 7 October 2017

A nice restaurant across from the hotel.Good portions and prices they also have anoutside dining area

Thank George R
Reviewed 17 September 2017

we walked across the street to this place. The service was good, the food was very good, the whitefish dinner was waaay more than one person could eat and the beer was cold.

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Staff was very friendly and attentive, and we were seated quickly. We have had several positive experiences with Blue Water Grill & Bar in other years, but this time we left unsatisfied. Portion size and quality of the Chicken Strips was not up to the...More

Thank Bob F
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Right down the street from the ferry so it was a short ride for the car seat kids. We had a 1 and 4 yr old with us and they split a basket before bringing it to the table so the 4 yr old didn't...More

Thank colivin
Reviewed 30 August 2017

After all the hussle and noise of the resort area, there is nothing like sitting at a bar and grill to unwind and just enjoy the food and atmosphere. My family and I found a "sanctuary" with Lisa and her wonderful staff. The Food was...More

Thank BBBB1950
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We had read the reviews on this restaurant before we went and saw that the service was routinely slow, but we decided to try it anyways. We just went there with the mindset that we may have to wait a bit and they may be...More

Thank D H
Reviewed 17 August 2017

My husband and I had the pleasure of dining at the Blue Water Grill in Mackinaw City.... Local place, lots of atmosphere, and THE best whitefish and perch we have ever eaten... anywhere... the place is always packed, and you may have to wait for...More

Thank Puddleduckie
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We ate here because everywhere else had at least an hour wait. Service was very slow and the food quality was poor. Caesar salad was tasteless. Chicken strips tasted like fried in fish oil. Do yourself a favor and stay away!!

Thank HarleyHolly G
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

8 of us went to dinner on a night that was not busy. When the waitress brought our drink order, half of it was wrong. Then she dropped a tray right next to us with beer and a marguerita on it, splashing our feet well....More

Thank Mary B
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12 August 2016|
Response from csr3 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know, I was only there for one meal.
12 August 2016|
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Response from Broke-and-Hungry | Reviewed this property |
No, sorry, that would be nice!
7 July 2016|
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Response from RvMissAdventures | Reviewed this property |
Yes, someone else's review mentioned having their fog with them on the patio.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 918 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9644
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-436-7818
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