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Pancake Chef

327 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9801
+1 231-436-5578
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“pancakes” (173 reviews)
“pot roast” (19 reviews)
“french toast” (23 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
327 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9801
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great breakfast - too much food! Sausage gravy needed a little thinning. Don't get the whole portion - enough for 2. Pancakes were excellent.

Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The price on Trip advisor is wrong for buffet it is $16.95 (not $14.95 shown). No drink is included. Or no dessert. Resturant also charges a surcharge for credit card. Of 3%. The soups were good. The selection on buffets was good but not tasty....More

Thank barry s
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went here for breakfast before our departure from the area. The staff was VERY nice. The food came out pretty fast and it tasted great. The portions were plentiful too. Definitely a must!

Thank Lexie P
Reviewed 6 days ago

stopped by for breakfast. Good menu selections. Breakfast buffet. A little on the high side for cost. Bloody Mary and Mimosa bar.

Thank anonymous838
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was recommended & after reading other reviews we decided to check it out. It was well worth it. Our server was nice, very attentive & informative. Being as I was in a pancake restaurant at breakfast of course I ordered pancakes. Michigan cherry...More

Thank Robyn D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite a nice menu, good variety great service and nice interior. They have a buffet some days and they had it while we were there. I give the bar 3 stars, but the regular menu gets the 4 stars.

Thank Rich M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat breakfast out alot and this has to be one of the best breakfasts we have ever been served! Looked great, tasted great and service was spot on! We will be back!

Thank Rebecca V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Travel most weekends. Hard to find a friendly breakfast place with great food. We found BOTH at the Pancake Chef. Definitely the place to grab breakfast near the Big Mack!

Thank jaguayo2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw good reviews, so went here for lunch. Everyone was really friendly, prices were good, food was good, and huge portions. Went back for the dinner buffet, and it was great.Other restaurants in town in minimum $12 per person, but it is a file was...More

Thank Robsp1965
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best place for breakfast. The pancakes are out of this world. The wait staff is friendly. Wouldn't go anyplace else to start our day.

Thank nclose1973
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Chuck C
15 March 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from rob f | Property representative |
It's open weekends till 2pm till mid May then we will be open 7 days 8am-9pm. See you soon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9801
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-436-5578
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