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Jean Kay's Pasties

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1635 Presque Isle Ave, Marquette, MI 49855-2811
+1 906-228-5310
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 20:00
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Title says it all! Their vegetarian pasties are by far the best in town. Their regular pasties are tasty as well.

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Thank Anna L
Marquette, Michigan
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Great pasties. Been in business for a long time. My go to place when in Marquette. They have a vegan and rutabaga free, as well as, traditional pasties.

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Thank Lorenpax
Vista, California
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87 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

When we checked into our hotel they recommended Jean Kay's for the Pasties; however, they told is they were about to close for the day. So we threw our bags in the room and hurried to get there. The staff welcomed us in spite of the fact that they were getting ready to close. We ordered three different pasties and... More 

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Thank Jim B
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

The current owner actually repurchased this establishment after his family sold it years ago. He wanted to maintain the same quality his family encouraged during their long ownership and felt the new owners weren't up to that standard. I'm sure they are still out there criticizing this business, but don't listen. So expect the best quality ingredients in an original pastie.... More 

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Thank Dan S
Ashburn, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Our first experience with UP pasties was delightful thanks to the friendly, helpful folks at Jean Kay's. We both had the steak pasties, my wife's with gravy and mine with coleslaw (surprisingly good) paired with local pop. Learned about the history of the dish, its ingredients and had a nice conversation with some new Marquette residents. If you're looking for... More 

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Thank Da85Bears34
Eden Prairie,Mn
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

My husband is from Marquette and whenever we were visiting we would bring home some pasties. I had never tried Jean Kay's but read the reviews one day and decided to mail order some to Minnesota. My only regret is that I never bought them when we were in Marquette! These have the best flavor, best crust, and best filling... More 

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Thank ksakalos
Berkley, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I read about this place in a magazine and had to try it on my way to Houghton. I'm glad I did. I tried the "standard" pasty and added their homemade hot sauce. YUM. Worth a visit, and they offer other food that seemed popular amongst the locals.

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Thank IntegrityMatters52
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Wanted a quick bite to eat before the NMU football game, soooo goood! We also purchased the half baked pasties to take home. The staff let me know orders can be placed on line to ship. Great crust and flavor in these traditional UP treats!

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Thank kellypY8396AH
Hackensack, Minnesota
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We thought that sense we were in the UP we should try a Pastie. We asked around and found that this was the place to go. The spot is cute and the gentleman at the counter was very friendly. I had the Veggie my husband had the traditional. We didn't know what to expect so we went in with no... More 

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East Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Whoa, these folks really know what they're doing. Their Steak pasty was so flavorful and perfectly cooked. Great prices too.

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Thank Michael W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1635 Presque Isle Ave, Marquette, MI 49855-2811
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Marquette
  • Phone Number: +1 906-228-5310

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?