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Darrow's Family Restaurant

301 Louvingney, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9670
+1 231-436-5514
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pies” (315 reviews)
“whitefish” (289 reviews)
“turkey dinner” (24 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
301 Louvingney, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9670
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Went there on a Saturday night around 6:30 - had a line about 15 people deep which resulted in about a 30 minute wait. For Mackinaw City, you won't find much better food so I didn't mind the wait. My wife had the whitefish which...More

Thank BSmith_Cinci
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is our go to place every time we visit Mackinaw City. It is a family restaurant but the meals are quality. Especially the broasted chicken! If you expect a home cooked style meal, this is the place. Nothing fancy, just good food.They were already...More

1  Thank sheree101
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Its worth the wait to eat at Darrrows! The prices are good and the good is amazing. The chicken tenders are melt in your mouth good! This is a go back again and again resteraunt. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 18 October 2016

What a wonderful restaurant! The line was long - but moved quickly. The wait was well worth it. From the cabbage type soup to the jumbo shrimp, 'real' mashed potatoes, green beans and pie...oh my!!! Portions were large so we had to take the pie...More

Thank CayugaCarol
Reviewed 15 October 2016

I ate here for dinner as well as breakfast. The service is fast and friendly. The whitefish is so good. There pies are also very good. For breakfast I had the French toast. I'm not exactly sure which spices they used with it but I...More

Thank kddrex
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We went here for lunch and had to wait for awhile because it was a Sunday and they were very busy (color tour time). Husband ordered the meat loaf which came with salad and bread and homemade mashed potatoes and gravy. Portion was very large...More

Thank gailb444
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped there for a quick lunch/dinner on a local recommendation and was delicious. I ordered a fried chicken sandwich and was the best I've ever had !!

Thank Heather C
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We stopped at Darrow's on our way back home from the U.P. last Sunday. It was easy to find after crossing the bridge into Mackinaw City. We had heard they had good food, and my family was pleased. I had the swiss miss patty melt,...More

Thank msuchocki
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Outstanding food and service! Highly recommend. The place was packed, but for good reason. Will definitely go there again.

Thank gpabarg
Reviewed 11 October 2016

A menu full of home cooking, nothing fancy, food. The staff is very friendly and efficient. The pies are delicious, ALL of the different kinds!!!

Thank Jean W
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Pat M
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Response from LighthouseChaser | Reviewed this property |
Nope, didn't see any, but then it was early and I just might not have been awake enough yet to see much of anything. :-)
Jade C
1 September 2016|
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Response from jackie a | Reviewed this property |
Yes but very pricy
29 June 2016|
Response from bunnyyoop | Reviewed this property |
You will love it!! I-75 exit 338 or 339. It's just around the corner from the Shell station.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 AM - 4:15 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Louvingney, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9670
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-436-5514
American & Family cuisine
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