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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
“burger” (121 reviews)
“onion rings” (60 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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11 - 20 of 913 reviews

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
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Ok not great, the food on this trip was really disappointing in the town and on the island. End of season maybe?

Thank SMA53
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This place has been here forever. Excellent wings. Unlike most other places, this is NOT "touristy". Fun place to go with friends.

Thank Josh R
Reviewed 25 November 2017

charming friendly service. Great chili and wings. We were there while the snow was flying and college football was on the screen. I would definitely go here again.

Thank Holli G
Reviewed 16 November 2017

On a whim, we came to Mackinaw on a Sunday. We had lunch at the Key Hole and enjoyed partaking in some beers. The atmosphere was relaxing and the food was great.

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

The husbands found this cute little bar while the women went shopping. When we joined the guys they were sitting at the bar enjoying Bloody Marys, so we joined them. I believe the Keyhole has the best Bloody Marys I’ve ever had! We ended up...More

Thank _pgparkerforbes
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a place to go for dinner after spending the day on the island. This is obviously a local hangout but it was some of the best bar food I've ever had. We like to try local places when we travel and...More

Thank Jalyssa J
Reviewed 1 November 2017

The walleye and whitefish dinners are amazing. Very cool atmosphere as well! I'm sure we will return to Mackinaw and will definitely revisit the Key Hole

Thank ScottieCarrie
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Great food and friendly atmosphere. The onion rings are out of this world! The burgers were made to order and among the best I've tasted. It was a pleasant find in a city were most restaurants are closed this time of year.

Thank Karen W
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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
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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