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Darrow's Family Restaurant

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301 Louvingney, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9670
+1 231-436-5514
07:30 - 20:00
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Fri - Sat 07:30 - 21:00
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Merrill, Michigan
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This is a nice place for a family meal. The prices are low and the food is good. The waitstaff was pleasant.

Thank Happybambi2
Ann Arbor, Michigan
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Stopped in over the summer best place we ate during our trip everything was fresh great pies too! Staff was also very nice

Thank snapstergirl
Flushing, Michigan
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We ate here several times last summer while camping, there were nine of us trying to find a good place to eat (not fast food!) I had heard this was the best restaurant in Mackinaw and it sure was! Everything was great, I had whitefish both times we stopped. Desserts appeared to be housemade, as well. They are always busy,... More 

Thank bull_chips
Indianapolis, Indiana
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86 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

There aren't many restaurant options in the Mackinaw City area, and most serve your typical American diner fare. Darrow's is probably the best restaurant in the area with the expectation of diner food in mind. The decor inside seems very dated but gives the all American diner vibe. Food options are pretty much what you'd expect to find. We had... More 

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United States
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We had just come from Mackinaw Island and were looking for a reasonable place to eat dinner. Well me certainly found it. The food was great and the portions were a nice size. The prices were very reasonable too.

Thank Desraytraveling
Boyne Falls, Michigan
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We have eaten at Darrow's many times. Very clean, homemade food and priced well. The deserts are great too!

Thank ChrisC07022012
Mt Pleasant
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Very good breakfast. Dinner I had broiled whitefish. Absolutely best ever. Their pies are huge! Near the Mackinaw bridge. Open all meals

Thank Diane S
Richland, Michigan
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We eat at Darrow's every time we visit Mackinaw City. The food is delicious, plentiful and reasonably priced. The waitresses are the friendliest!

Thank dudjohnson
Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We were spending our final night on our Mackinac Island vacation on the mainland and went out for Pizza then heard about the best pie ever from the hotel owner we were staying at. I went and had to stand outside to wait on someone leaving to jump inside since the waiting line was backed outside. People come from all... More 

Thank James T
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We had visited this restaurant a year ago when we were passing through to go to Minnesota, so this was a must to return for dinner again!

Thank Cynthia H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?