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Chuck Wagon of Mackinac

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American, Diner
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7400 Main St., Downtown, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
+1 906-847-0019
Tue - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Our favorite place to come for breakfast on the Island. It looks very small from the outside, but inside there are plenty of seats - tables, booths and countertop seating. Friendly service even during the busiest times, and food is made to order and delicious.

Thank LizaPie
Ohio, United States
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick lunch based on the other Tripadvisor reviews- glad we did! This was a busy place but we found a couple seats at the counter- the burgers were some of the best we've had!!! The pretzel buns made them even better... Service was fast and friendly!

Thank Bethanie S
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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99 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Based on Trip Advisor reviews we had breakfast at the Chuck Wagon. Very small but very good food. Very reasonable prices. We noticed quite a few island workers stopping by for "to go" orders.

Thank CleeLargo
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

Our waitress was quick to take our order. We got our breakfast fast and weren't disappointed. Tiny diner with a big heart. Next time we go back to the island we will try their famous burgers!

Thank Tesstr
Kinde, Michigan
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

Great burgers at a decent price. Small place but laid out to maximize efficiency. And they needed it! The place was always busy, testimony to how great they are!!

Thank Sarah P
Charlottesville, Virginia
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

We were told early in our stay on Mackinac Island that the Chuck Wagon had the best burgers in town, but because it is only open through lunch we missed the opportunity to go on our first couple of days. We finally got a chance to visit at the end of the lunch hour and squeezed in to sit at... More 

Thank CMichener
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

This is probably the smallest restaurant on the island, but don't miss it! Locals and tourists love their breakfast, but get there early for a seat! The staff works their butts off but are still so friendly, and the prices are super affordable. It is typical diner food with a little grease and lots of love. Be sure to try... More 

Thank Amanda F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

You could almost pass by this little place but as we peeked in and saw how full it was with tourists and locals we decided to try it and are glad we did! A small place, a small menu but awesome awesome food and service with great prices!! Would really recomend this place!!!!!

Thank Takingabreak24
Lowell, Michigan
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Great food, atmosphere and service. Will be back next time I visit the island. I was told this was a Mackinaw island classic and it did not disappoint.

Thank Bruce E
Davison, Michigan
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

We recently went with a group of 8 for lunch. Friendly staff and quick service. Pretzel buns top an assortment of great burgers. My husband enjoyed it so much we went back for breakfast the next morning where we had the breakfast sandwich and cinnamon roll French toast. Great diner style place for quick breakfast or lunch!!

Thank Connie E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 10
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7400 Main St., Downtown, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Mackinac Island
  • Phone Number: +1 906-847-0019
We are the smallest restaurant on Mackinac at twelve feet wide and forty feet long. We use fresh ingredients and have food delivered everyday.You can watch the cook/owner Don prepare your breakfast or lunch right in front of you.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?