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Darrow's Family Restaurant

301 Louvingney, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9670
+1 231-436-5514
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (333 reviews)
“whitefish” (285 reviews)
“turkey dinner” (25 reviews)
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7:30 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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301 Louvingney, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9670
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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
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We went there on a recommendation from my daughter. After having taken a trip to Mackinaw last year and totally disappointed with the restaurants, we were eager to try Darrow's..... Well, we were in Mackinaw for 3 days and we ate there 3 times, if...More

Thank PaulRag
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We love Darrow's down home cooking and varied menu. Their broasted chicken dinner with all the trimmings is a must, and have never been disappointed by anything we've ever ordered. Don't forget a piece of homemade pie for dessert! Yum!

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This restaurant has been around MC a long time, and they know how to do things right. We met up with some friends that live in the area for dinner on a Saturday night. It was packed and we had a 20 minute wait, but...More

Thank tymetraveler222
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is a must stop for dinner (or other meal) every time we come to Mackinaw City, for the past 25 years. Same great service and same great food. And yes, they serve REAL mashed potatoes!

Thank pisankirose
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Went there on a Saturday night around 6:30 - had a line about 15 people deep which resulted in about a 30 minute wait. For Mackinaw City, you won't find much better food so I didn't mind the wait. My wife had the whitefish which...More

Thank BSmith_Cinci
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is our go to place every time we visit Mackinaw City. It is a family restaurant but the meals are quality. Especially the broasted chicken! If you expect a home cooked style meal, this is the place. Nothing fancy, just good food.They were already...More

1  Thank sheree101
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Its worth the wait to eat at Darrrows! The prices are good and the good is amazing. The chicken tenders are melt in your mouth good! This is a go back again and again resteraunt. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 18 October 2016

What a wonderful restaurant! The line was long - but moved quickly. The wait was well worth it. From the cabbage type soup to the jumbo shrimp, 'real' mashed potatoes, green beans and pie...oh my!!! Portions were large so we had to take the pie...More

Thank CayugaCarol
Reviewed 15 October 2016

I ate here for dinner as well as breakfast. The service is fast and friendly. The whitefish is so good. There pies are also very good. For breakfast I had the French toast. I'm not exactly sure which spices they used with it but I...More

Thank kddrex
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Response from LighthouseChaser | Reviewed this property |
Nope, didn't see any, but then it was early and I just might not have been awake enough yet to see much of anything. :-)
Jade C
1 September 2016|
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Response from jackie a | Reviewed this property |
Yes but very pricy
29 June 2016|
Response from bunnyyoop | Reviewed this property |
You will love it!! I-75 exit 338 or 339. It's just around the corner from the Shell station.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
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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