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Cunningham's Family Restaurant

312 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9801
+1 231-436-8821
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pastries” (49 reviews)
“pastie” (22 reviews)
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American, Diner
$$ - $$$
312 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9801
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

They charge to use your credit card. Seriously! They don't honor Chamber coupons. Food is so-so, not home cooked, mostly out of a food service can. Service isn't the best. They need to upgrade.

Thank Gingerop
Reviewed 6 days ago

A big thank you to Perri (our waitress) and the cooking staff on Sunday, May 21, 2017. We had a horrible experience trying to get breakfast at another local restaurant, so we left and went to Cunningham's. Perri was excellent! Polite, funny and right on...More

Thank Kimberly D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was very welcoming. The restaurant was clean and inviting. We had the cinnamon roll, omelettes, a pasty and pancakes. All of the food was really good. It was hot and full of flavor. Of all the places we ate while visiting Mackinaw, the...More

Thank Kaosma
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After some food troubles on the Island, my wife insisted she needed a pasty. On the recommendation of my favorite restaurant (which doesn't have them) we went across the street to Cunningham's. It was a choice I am glad we made. The pasty is not...More

Thank Matthew A
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Great family restaurant with family food. Great for the kids as well, great staff and would highly recommended.

Thank holjack
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The pasties are great here! They also have homemade pies, which are delicious. It is well worth the wait if there is one.

Thank mdklik80
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We grew up in Michigan and hadn't been back to this area for a long time. We were in town in mid October so not much was open any longer. We stumbled on to this place. The waitress has worked there her whole life and...More

Thank wlb59
Reviewed 30 December 2016

The Cunningham's staff displayed the experience that makes this property one of the busiest breakfast joints in town. Large, hungry groups were usual and the staff both in the kitchen and dinning room were up to the task. The food was good, plentiful and quickly...More

Thank Beepa1942
Reviewed 31 October 2016

we enjoyed dinner just before they closed for the season. Too bad for the local people! They have home style comfort food at reasonable prices. A very busy place right downtown.

Thank joyce c
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

As with any place in Mackinaw you'll find it a bit pricey. The food is ok and the staff we met were nice. Seemed clean and not crowded. Its mane feature is the location. Close to the docks. Stopped for a late lunch. Had a...More

Thank Eddy B
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chuck b
how late can you get breakfast
20 March 2015|
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Response from Storyteller-N03 | Reviewed this property |
If you are buy'n they are supply'n ... all items on the menu are available (even if they have to run down to the local IGA to get suppliers).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 312 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9801
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-436-8821
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