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Darrow's Family Restaurant

301 Louvingney, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9670
+1 231-436-5514
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (267 reviews)
“turkey dinner” (20 reviews)
“cherry pie” (47 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
301 Louvingney, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9670
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very quiet when we visited. Great service. Yummy homemade syrup. Everything seems to close early in this town

Thank V R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We read reviews and decided to try it for a late dinner. At first I was leery because the hostess was a bit tense with demands to stay behind the yellow line when first coming in to be seated and another demand that all our...More

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We've driven past several times while visiting here, but I'm not much into fish. With the boat out front, of course they'd be known for their fish! Read somewhere they were the best in town for breakfast so we stopped in. Quick service even though...More

Thank P S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Since starting in Frankfort we were looking for decent places to eat in the morning. This was by far the best breakfast during our trip. Everything was cooked perfect and there wasn't to much food were you had to take anything with you or throw...More

Thank brian s
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food service and atmosphere were all solid. Ate with my family here and none had a complaint. I had the Whitefish basket special. Very good. My wife had a piece of chocolate raspberry cheesecake for dessert and it was delicious. Service was quick and waitress...More

Thank timothyk803
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We always dine here whenever we stay or visit Mackinaw city. The food is amazing. Only we were disappointed that there was no cheesecake which is our favorite.

Thank Amanda K
Reviewed 3 days ago

My family, friends, and I decided that we wanted a better breakfast than what our hotel was serving so we drove around and found this place. We were definitely not disappointed. Before I talk about the food, keep in mind that if you're going to...More

Thank Schwisch S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great breakfast, Plath meats, good eggs and wonderful biscuits and potatoes. The pies looked luscious, but I was so full from breakfast that I will have to try them next time.

Thank Echobabe
Reviewed 4 days ago

The service and food were of good quality. The only complaint I have is the size of the whitefish sandwich. It cost over 12 dollars (for lunch) and the piece of fish barely covered the bun.

Thank Joe H
Reviewed 4 days ago

When you are traveling and really have the taste for home cooking instead of chain restaurants, Darrow's is a must stop! We stumbled on Darrow's about 15 years ago and always eat here once or twice when traveling in Mackinaw City. Real mashed potatoes and...More

Thank Amy L
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Jade C
Do they sell whole pie's?
1 September 2016|
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Response from jackie a | Reviewed this property |
Yes but very pricy
Trying to find your address. lol... Coming to Mackinac for a couple of days. Would like to try out your restaurant.
29 June 2016|
Response from bunnyyoop | Reviewed this property |
You will love it!! I-75 exit 338 or 339. It's just around the corner from the Shell station.
Cheryl D
Do they serve beer and wine? Coke or Pepsi products? Just curious!!!!
15 February 2016|
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Response from Lori N | Reviewed this property |
Pepsi products. no alcohol.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Louvingney, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9670
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-436-5514
  • E-mail
American & Family cuisine
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