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Chuck Wagon of Mackinac

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7400 Main St., Downtown, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
+1 906-847-0019
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07:00 - 15:00
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Tue - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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Mountain Home, Arkansas
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a tiny hole in the wall kind of place that I just love. The hamburgers were excellent so were the fries. The staff was super friendly. If you don't mind being squeshed it's a fantasic place to eat. LOVED IT! Would definitely eat there again.

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Thank Donna Z
mpls
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everytime we asked where to go we were told to try the Chuckwagon. This restaurant has a counter on one side and tables on the other with a narrow walkway. The servers are very friendly and efficient. The food came quickly and was wonderful.

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Thank Jody P
Ovid, Michigan
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ive passed by this place many times, but it wasnt until I was looking for something cheap and easy that wouldnt kill my bank and I found it at the Chuck Wagon! Super small place, hot burgers, friendly staff, and quick service! Both times I ate there the week I was there, I was not upset at all. Nice small... More 

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Thank Todd B
Oxford, Ohio
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Mom & I woke up early & headed down to the Chuck Wagon when it opened. Fantastic breakfast, great service & great conversation that was helpful for our stay. Best breakfast in town!

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Thank Kate W
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you love a good burger then this is the place for you. Delicious, hot and Fast Fast Fast! My favorite lunch by far of our stay on the island. Lighthearted atmosphere that's close.... but still cozy and inviting! Loved it! Try the regional olive burger and enjoy... don't forget to ring the dinner-bell on your way out! Juicy burgers... More 

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Thank Eddie B
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small place, but great burgers! We split a couple of things - grilled cheese included - and they were all very tasty, served hot and fast. Fast is the key as it is a small place and the seat turnover is high. We just sat at the counter and didn't have much of a wait.

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Thank boatgirl6
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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296 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small place that is definitely 'old school'. You'll see the owner cooking on the grill - which is something I normally don't like to do, but here it is almost entertaining! For such a small place, the menu is not limited. Servers were great as was the food!

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Thank spencersbride
anaheim
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55 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I went here for breakfast because it was right next door to the Main Street Inn where I was staying and I was glad I did. I was there in the middle of September so fortunately I was able to walk right in and sit down. Because of its size I could see how it would probably be a wait... More 

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Puerto Morelos, Mexico
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We went for lunch based to a large extent on the reviews posted here. We have been to the island in the off season numerous times and are familiar with most of the bars and restaurants. The Chuck Wagon closes a bit earlier for the season than most but this year it worked out it was open. I will agree... More 

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Thank Mot51
Cincinnati, Ohio
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Loved watching the owner behind the grill. He's a machine - making a variety of foods all at once. It reminded of the SNL skit on The Billy Goat Tavern - Cheezeburger, Cheezeburger, Cheezeburger. Get there right at noon or come back after 1:00pm - you'll have to wait for a seat between those times.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7400 Main St., Downtown, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Mackinac Island
  • Phone Number: +1 906-847-0019
Description
We are the smallest restaurant on Mackinac at twelve feet wide and forty feet long. We use fresh ingredients and have food delivered everyday.You can watch the cook/owner Don prepare your breakfast or lunch right in front of you.

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