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Driftwood Restaurant and Sports Bar

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Soups
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590 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1458
+1 906-643-7744
08:00 - 02:30
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 02:30
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Clare County, Michigan
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had great pizza (Hawaiian) and fast, friendly service, even during the "off" season. We'll definitely return. Thanks.

Thank Mer B
San Francisco, California
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146 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I had such a good time at the Driftwood. Our server was charming with just the right attentiveness to our food and drink needs. Liked the upbeat, relaxed atmosphere in the bar, especially since it was the quiet time of the season. The food was the best in St. Ignace, from our perspective. Really enjoyed the whitefish... More 

Thank REJ810
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Warm atmosphere and good food at a good price. Huge bowls of pasta and great pizza. Fireplace to keep you warm. Friendly service.

Thank Susan K
Louisville, Kentucky
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stay in St Ignace and visited this restaurant twice while we were there. The food and the service were great to say the least. The fish was what you would expect in a northern eatery on the water. This a warm and friendly place to eat and relax. I cannot think of any reason why you would not enjoy... More 

Thank Leonard D
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Good food and service. Our waitress clearly enjoyed taking care of people; she was not just doing a job. I had the homemade pasty which was huge and very tasty. My husband had a burger which he said was very good. All you can eat fish and salad bar was quite popular with other diners. Friendly small town atmosphere. Local... More 

Thank Andeli1
Alabama, United States
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This restaurant was in walking distance to our hotel and we visited a couple of times during our stay. The atmosphere is cozy with some pretty humorous sports quotes incorporated into the decor. The servers were friendly and efficient, and the food we tried-Smoked Whitefish Dip, Whitefish Nuggets, Chili and the U.P. Burger-were all good. Driftwood has a casual, laid-back... More 

Thank MAL5160
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We were greeted by a very friendly staff and there was a great fish dinner special that we took advantage of. We had Shirley the waitress and she was absolutely wonderful. Great atmosphere and excellent food! The fish was amazing! Would highly recommend this restaurant!!

Thank ej9718
Lansing MI
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65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The planked whitefish was wonderful, served with superb duchess potatoes. Very generous portions...great coffee too. Glad our hotel recommended The Driftwood.

Thank Spartan59
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Food here was good & ok but not quite worth the money you had to pay for it . Waitress was ok nothing special.

Thank Kenneth H
Cleveland, Ohio
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86 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

we saw these pasti all over. were here and a regular said this is the place to try them and he was right. but they are BIG we split it with an appetizer. you must try the fish dip. they get it at Manleys were we bought it for home.

Thank laddy059

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
American, Bar, Pub, Soups
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:30
08:00 - 02:30
08:00 - 02:30
08:00 - 02:30
08:00 - 02:30
08:00 - 02:30
08:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 590 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1458
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Saint Ignace
  • Phone Number: +1 906-643-7744

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?