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Key Hole Bar

323 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9801
+1 231-436-7911
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (59 reviews)
“burgers” (61 reviews)
“pretzel bites” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
323 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9801
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

On a whim, we came to Mackinaw on a Sunday. We had lunch at the Key Hole and enjoyed partaking in some beers. The atmosphere was relaxing and the food was great.

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The husbands found this cute little bar while the women went shopping. When we joined the guys they were sitting at the bar enjoying Bloody Marys, so we joined them. I believe the Keyhole has the best Bloody Marys I’ve ever had! We ended up...More

Thank _pgparkerforbes
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a place to go for dinner after spending the day on the island. This is obviously a local hangout but it was some of the best bar food I've ever had. We like to try local places when we travel and...More

Thank Jalyssa J
Reviewed 1 November 2017

The walleye and whitefish dinners are amazing. Very cool atmosphere as well! I'm sure we will return to Mackinaw and will definitely revisit the Key Hole

Thank ScottieCarrie
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Great food and friendly atmosphere. The onion rings are out of this world! The burgers were made to order and among the best I've tasted. It was a pleasant find in a city were most restaurants are closed this time of year.

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We went on a Friday at 5pm and beat the rush by about 15 minutes. There is something for all ages and several families were present. Our food arrived amazingly fast and was hot and tasty. The prices were reasonable and the service terrific. You'll...More

Thank Wanderingwindsorite
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

The ambience in this establishment includes hundreds of keys, locks, and key rings. I had fun explaining all of the older car keys to my son. Our dinner meals were good and priced within reason, the waitress did a mostly adequate job but was not...More

Thank Jeffrey S
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We were served a very tastily dinner. The service was perfect. They make you feel like family. Good food portions and prices are not expensive. What a great local sports bar!

Thank mylandtom
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Looking for a burger/bar place to eat in the off season and went to this one due to the TA reviews. Not disappointed at all. Had a Reuben and patty melt with appetizer of onion rings. Onion rings lightly breaded and perfect. Both our sandwiches...More

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We were promptly seated and given menus, our waiter was great. As we'd had a late lunch we weren't hungry for full meals so we shared loaded baked potato skins and an order of wings (with celery and blue cheese). I had Diet Coke and...More

Thank Chattyaholic
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Larry B
18 August 2017|
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Response from Annette K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, good for all ages.
Larry B
18 August 2017|
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Response from joan0314 | Reviewed this property |
I would not hesitate to take my grandchildren in.
Diana G
17 June 2017|
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Response from Tammy F | Reviewed this property |
It is not pet friendly- but Blue water grill allows your fur babies to sit outside with you! Great food & great service! Just on US-23 just south of the main drag! Take Huron street south til it ends at US-23- go left & it... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 323 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9801
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-436-7911
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