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Key Hole Bar

€€ - €€€American, ,
323 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9801
+1 231-436-7911
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (59 reviews)
“burgers” (62 reviews)
“pretzel bites” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
323 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9801
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have made annual trips to Mackinaw City/Mackinac Island for more than 30 years, and love the Key Hole Bar. It is so good!

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Little disappointed. Items on the menu were not available and "had not been for over a year" according to the server. Say What?? Had the ribs. were burned around the edges, and the bbq sauce was definitely out of a bottle and not homemade. Lettuce...More

Thank nanook6969
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The bridge was closed and the place was packed. We still got good service. The burgers were big and juicy. I opted out of my included fries so i could share my partners fries. I recommend getting the fries because you dont get very many....More

Thank TheRubberKitty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten here many times and John the bartender has always waited on us with his quick wit, infectious laugh, and excellent service. We have tried everything on the menu and you won't be disappointed in the taste, portion or price. The beverages are...More

Thank Mattm5701
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an hour to kill before our room was ready and decided to take our daughter and two grand daughters to have a little snack and a drink. We made a great decision! What a fantastic place! Our server was a very kind and...More

Thank johnsdi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped there in February for a meal. They advertised great chili. It was just exactly how they described it. One of the best tasting chili I've had in a long time. Glad I ordered a bowl and not a cup. My husband had a perch...More

Thank travelersfr0m0h
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Stopped there for a meal in January. Thought the food was good. Had the wings, and thought they were good. Even better with the beer that was served. Turned out to be a nice bar food kind of place. I will definitely go back.

Thank JAJSt_Clair_Mi
Reviewed 26 January 2018

The food is really good and the atmosphere is really cool. It is easily accessible for snowmobilers to stop and have lunch

Thank tamma1968
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped here before leaving on our vacation. There was maybe a 2 minute wait for a table. It did get busy as we were leaving; I'm betting during peak season there would be more of a wait. I had the fried Whitefish sandwich. Husband ordered...More

Thank aphraelchilde
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Very good upscale bar type food. Burger and wings were great. My "appetizer only" eateing daughter was very happy with the pretzels, cheese sticks and !WOW! onion rings! Check it out!

Thank Bob H
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Larry B
17 August 2017|
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Response from Annette K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, good for all ages.
Larry B
17 August 2017|
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Response from joan0314 | Reviewed this property |
I would not hesitate to take my grandchildren in.
Diana G
17 June 2017|
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Response from Tammy F | Reviewed this property |
It is not pet friendly- but Blue water grill allows your fur babies to sit outside with you! Great food & great service! Just on US-23 just south of the main drag! Take Huron street south til it ends at US-23- go left & it... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 323 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9801
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-436-7911
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