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Pancake Chef

327 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9801
+1 231-436-5578
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (147 reviews)
“pot roast” (16 reviews)
“french toast” (18 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
327 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9801
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I love breakfast any time of the day & the food here was spot on! They have a buffet, but we chose to order from the menu. Large portions, perfectly cooked fluffy scrambled eggs, crispy bacon, great hash browns & melt in your mouth pancakes!...More

Thank Theresa G
Reviewed 5 days ago

We loved this place so much we came back a second time on our trip! Their breakfast buffet is wonderful--fruit, yogurt, cereal, french toast, pancakes, hash browns, biscuits and gravy, eggs with or without peppers, sausage, bacon...it's a great deal for $11.95! The second time...More

Thank B R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the blueberry pancakes. They were good, but the service is extremely lackluster. The people that waited in us were hard to understand, confused us in their attempt to explain the price difference in the order we wanted to make, and seemed to rather be...More

Thank SongMan67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really had great expectations while visiting after reading some of the reviews. We were quite disappointed with all of our meals. The food was either bland or over salted. Sadly it was all greasy and not served hot. My son had the buffet, but...More

Thank marksbabydoll
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time I have visited Pancake Chef in Mackinaw City. We enjoyed our breakfast and the service was great! They do a good job with Gluten Free pancakes too! Pancake Chef will be on our list for the next time we visit...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got hear just before the rush, and glad we did. I had an omelette that was served quickly with nothing but the freshest ingredients. Both of us loved their coffee, and the sourdough toast was exceptional. We noticed the staff were all cheerful and smiling,...More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the $13 breakfast bar and it wasn't even better than the free one at the hotel. Don't waist your money.

Thank Girard G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went in one night and had the dinner buffet, the ribs were dried out and way to salty, went back a second night and had the same dinner buffet this time the pot roast was so salty there was no amount of drinks to make...More

Thank Debra M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just vacationing in the area wondering where to eat breakfast. Arrived right when doors opened - greeted by absolutely super hostess and waitresses. For $12 the buffet was superior. Food hot, well made, fruit fresh and ripe. Great coffee!!

Thank kechkaren
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Their pancakes were great I loved their food their coffee was good too we will go back in August when we come back

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Chuck C
Please let me know when Pancake Chef Restaurant is scheduled to re-open. I want to be first in line!
15 March 2016|
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Response from rob f | Property representative |
It's open weekends till 2pm till mid May then we will be open 7 days 8am-9pm. See you soon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9801
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-436-5578
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