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Bessie's Homemade Pasties

1106 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1034
+1 906-643-8487
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pastie” (34 reviews)
“coleslaw” (19 reviews)
“beef” (21 reviews)
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1106 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1034
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Reviewed 15 July 2012

We stopped for lunch after climbing castle rock and had pasties and two kids meals. Everyone cleaned their plates, the meals were delicious, and I loved that the side for the kids meal was fresh strawberries - a huge hit with our kids. They also...More

Thank IndianaFam
Reviewed 6 July 2012

I've never had a bad meal at Bessie's. The pasties are consistently great, but also try their sandwiches. Yum! This past trip up, I tried their chili. So totally home made that I could have swore my Mom was in their kitchen. Honest... not heavy...More

Thank Roadside_US
Reviewed 18 June 2012

My Yooper husband wanted a pasty while we were in the UP. We stopped at Bessie's and ate at some ungodly early hour - I think it was 4:30, because our early lunch and zipling left us starving by 4. The pasties were good, and...More

1  Thank Amelia E
Reviewed 20 May 2012 via mobile

Best Pasties EVER!!! Love to come here. Once you taste these Pastie, you will never want eat anyone elses pasties. Yum!!!

Thank WilsonSantiago85
Reviewed 24 July 2011

We went here to try a pastie for the first time. Very slow service. No air conditioning. We ordered a chicken and beef pastie and also a grilled cheese sandwich. I preferred the chicken over the beef pastie. The food was good but not outstanding....More

Thank lovwdw
Reviewed 13 July 2011

We've had pasties in other places around the straits, and these ones are hand down the best! The ladies working were so nice as. If you are looking for pasties this is the place to go. And they have sandwiches, for the ones who don't...More

Thank traveling_tegan
Reviewed 24 July 2010

We were staying in St. Ignace and stopped at Bessie's looking for Pasties. This little restaurant was excellent. The Pasties were made fresh. Everyone in Yooper country should try them out for a Michigan specialty.

1  Thank Marie D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1106 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1034
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Saint Ignace
  • Phone Number: +1 906-643-8487
  • E-mail
ph (906)643-8487
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