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The Lighthouse Restaurant

618 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-8620
+1 231-436-5191
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good18%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
618 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-8620
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There were only one or two dishes that were not seafood. Unfortunately, even though I had gastric bypass surgery and don't eat very much, they would not let me order off of the children's menu. I ended up having to share a plate with a...More

Thank Kimberly D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

At the recommendation of the staff at our motel my wife and I were looking forward to an enjoyable and quality dinner. Restaurant is clean and spacious and our wait person, Kristy was very friendly and helpful. We felt the meals were somewhat over priced....More

Thank richandnanmassey
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Can't say enough great things about our dinner. Personally met Chef JT! Food was delicious Server Jodi was more than accommodating. Bartender Andrew was knowledgable and so friendly.

Thank Conniesell
Reviewed 1 week ago

Right across from our hotel, the location can't be beat. Our server was mature and sweet and thorough. We ordered the stuffed mushrooms as an appetizer and WOW - amazingly delicious. I ordered a salad and added salmon. For the price I thought I'd get...More

Thank Abby R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really loved their menu with all the seafood selection. The waiter was really friendly, which is very important to me in a restaurant.

Thank lugnuts54
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Loved my meal here I got the coconut shrimp it was amazing along with the sides of spaghetti squash and potatoes one of the best restaurant meals ive ever had!!!

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Large quantities of excellent seafood in an attractive, comfortable setting. Service was good. Location puts it near many activities and hotels.

Thank Don L
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This restaurant was located across from out hotel. We decided to have our last meal of our vacation there. Steaks were awesome! We would eat there again!

Thank Cynthia H
Reviewed 3 November 2016

The desk clerk at Comfort Inn across the street recommended The Lighthouse and we were not disappointed. Very charming place with good food. Pork chops were delicious. The whitefish had some of the skin and darker part of the fish which gave it a 'fishy'...More

Thank callicopooch
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We walked across the street for cocktails. The bar and bartender were very welcoming. Great deals on bottles of wine. Got to taste some local wines and bought some bottles. Food menu looked amazing but was not what we were craving that night.

Thank Jessica L
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
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17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 618 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-8620
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-436-5191
Closed for the season. Re-open the Spring of 2017