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Historic Depot Restaurant

) #24 of 35 Restaurants in Mackinaw City €€ - €€€ American
248 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9692
+1 231-436-7060
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good22%
  • Average23%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“steak bites” (3 reviews)
“pickle chips” (2 reviews)
“sandwich” (10 reviews)
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248 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9692
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We try to eat at the Historic Depot every time we visit Mackinaw, but this last trip was particularly nice. Our waitress was extremely friendly and attentive. You can choose to either eat outside or in the dining room, which both locations are great. The...More

Thank 47vicki
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I ordered the Great Lakes Whitefish Fingers with a salad to share. We got coleslaw and a basket of crackers with yummy garlic butter. Their specialty is Broasted Chicken made in a Broaster. It looked good. The whitefish was excellent. The picture...More

Thank Gwen H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This quaint restaurant is the original Detroit to Mackinac Train Station. Beautiful décor! So much history here! The food is amazing and the staff is unbeatable!

Thank sarahgrant2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fish and Chips were great - service was friendly and helpful. This place is a must visit due to its history.

Thank Jeremy T
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We visited this place this summer. After going inside the atmosphere was great; however, we left because of the prices.

Thank hd452016
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Depot Restaurant has a good selection to pick from and reasonable prices. Sit and relax and watch the model train run it's course around the restaurant.

Thank marqc2
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We wanted to eat here because our son likes trains and it's unique. The waitress was very helpful with our kids and made sure they were entertained. They ran the train and let our son pull the train whistle. The restaurant is clean and a...More

Thank Lydia E
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Good food great atmosphere. It is on the site were trains really travelled. Study the history there once was train ferry boats. Eat inside or out. Nice mall is what where you will find this place.

Thank D L
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

They won our hearts simply by having a dog friendly patio. After spending a few hours on the Island we were looking for a place to eat where we could have the dog. A store in the city wasn't sure but thought we could come...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great setting and service. Good food and good prices. Our only disappointment was that my husband had the best liver and onions ever here last year, and this year they'd taken it off the menu.

Thank Tammy_2292
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9692
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-436-7060
  • E-mail
We are a family friendly restaurant