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Mackinaw Brewing Company

161 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5769
+1 231-933-1100
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
161 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5769
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had some grub & a few brews. Sat at the bar, super friendly bartender! Great french onion soup & the smoked meats where great! Beer was awesome too!!!

Thank luvscigars
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were seated and promptly waiting on by a friendly young man. Very friendly and informed us about the history of the building and various menu selections. The spinach salad was delicious and full of chicken, walnuts and apples. The beef brisket sandwich was also...More

Thank jimjanebarry
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in Traverse City and haven’t tried the brew pub, you must! I think I have had just about everything on the menu and have never been disappointed. The staff is exceptional and can handle anything from a party of two to a...More

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a recent business trip we ate there several times. The food was consistent and very good. The service and the attitude of the servers was fantastic. I look forward to returning there on the next trip to the area.

Thank AndyK5100
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a warm steak Mediterranean salad which was pretty good. The staff was very nice. The restaurant is in a very nice old building.

Thank KarlaKiddie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to have a burger and local beer while walking down town Traverse city. They have a good burger selection as well as local brewed beers. The service is very helpful and if you have a question regarding a particular beer, they'll give you...More

Thank Jurek B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were strolling around downtown Traverse City and the Mackinaw Brewing Co. looked inviting. Although they were very busy our wait for a patio seating was only a few minutes. We had a delightful experience seated outdoors. The service and food were...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mackinaw Brewing Company is a vintage bar in a perfect downtown location. Pros: Beautiful location Excellent entrees and apps Tasty beverages Personable and speedy service Cons: The beer flight could not be customized Overall, I felt Mackinaw Brewing Company surpassed my expectations.

Thank ChrisToplack
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a day of sipping wine and downing charcuterie plates, the dinner whistle blew and off we went into downtown Traverse City for a meal. My wife was sold on Mackinac Brewing Company, I had no opinion, so off we went. We were quoted a...More

Thank AaronAnywhere
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Right on the main drag Downtown - this restaurant is super cute and our server was very nice. Food was very good - came for lunch and had chicken salad wrap and pulled pork sandwich - French fries were just ok. Would definitely come back...More

Thank CLELisa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5769
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-933-1100
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