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Mary's Bistro Draught House

4.3
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$30 and under
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American
Mary's Bistro Draught House offers spacious indoor and outdoor dining in downtown Mackinac Island. Choose Northern Michigan’s largest collection of craft beers flowing from over 50 taps! Sink your teeth into a helping of our flavorful home-style cuisine while listening to the waves lap on the rocks and watching the boats cruise into the harbor.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 89 people are saying
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4.3based on recent ratings
4.2
food
4.3
service
4.2
ambience
3.9
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82% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall1food2service1ambience1

Terrible service - hostess was incredibly rude upon our arrival and made no effort to accommodate our request for a table with a scenic view. The waitress had an awful attitude - threw menus at us, intentionally forgot to ring beverages in, spent no time providing an explanation of their extensive beer list. The placed filled with awful smoke and there was no explanation. Overall it was a very lousy experience and I would not recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Zach was great!!! The food was also amazing. Best sauté green beans I ever had. Still tasted like they were straight out of the garden!
Great job everyone!

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Disgal87
Detroit
4 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were able to get at outside. Every table was well spaced out and cleaned down. Everyone wore masks. Outstanding service, great food, and great beer.

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KarrieR
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience2

Our server acted like we were a bother. We tried to engage with him and by the end of our meal he was about 75% on board. The back deck where we ate needs a little more ambience.

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vipdivmaster
Chicago
15 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was excellent, Kerah sat us right away, outside by water, great views. We had the chicken and it was delicious. We will be back thank you.

Mary's Bistro Draught House
Responded on July 26, 2020

Thank you for choosing Mary's!

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vipsportwife
Detroit
43 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service. Sat outside and felt very comfortable.

Mary's Bistro Draught House
Responded on July 26, 2020

Thank you for choosing Mary's!

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Zach was a funny waiter and we enjoyed our meal a lot. Casual setting, good food, can’t ask for much more.

Mary's Bistro Draught House
Responded on July 26, 2020

Thank you for choosing Mary's!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

The fish, on the fish and chips, was not crispy. This was disappointing. But the overall restaurant was nice and my husband’s food was food.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our Anniversary

Mary's Bistro Draught House
Responded on July 26, 2020

Thank you for choosing Mary's for your special occasion.

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vipLizN
Naples
17 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience2

Walking thru the restaurant it was really unkempt. Luckily we were seated outside. Server was probably overworked. He was friendly though. Bathroom was out of soap and towels and with it being the time of Covid that was concerning. I don’t feel a need to go back.

Mary's Bistro Draught House
Responded on July 12, 2020

Providing a safe and comfortable dining experience is very important to us. We have been overwhelmed with the positive response to our rigorous implementation of the new health and safety protocols. Despite the pandemic, Mackinac Island has been very busy, we are amazed at how well our limited staff has been able to safely and pleasantly service such high demand. Please accept our apologies if we fall behind on occasion.

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ChristinaP
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall2food4service2ambience1

We seemed to be seated in an outdoor storage area. This might have been because of the current covid environment. Waiter was rude. He didn’t seem to want to answer our questions. May have been overworked.

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JoeS
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall2food3service1ambience3

Food was mediocre. Was sat on patio in an unattractive area. Worst part of experience was staff. Waiter didn’t want to bother to answer questions on menu, his response was “he didn’t know”. Other staff acted like you were always in their way. Actually got yelled at trying to find a restroom after my meal. Would never go here again

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Luv2travel
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience2

Mac and cheese was excellent
Smoked white dip recommended
Drinks were poorly made

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OpenTable Diner
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food!!! Portions are huge! Best Truffle Fries we have ever had.

Mary's Bistro Draught House
Responded on July 12, 2020

The truffle fries are to die for! Thank you for stopping in.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had a great server, Danielle, who knew the menu well and was quick. We had requested an outdoor table when making the reservations, and they came through despite a busy summer night. The food was surprisingly delicious, we were expecting normal bar food, but all 5 of our dishes were unique and flavorful. We definitely would recommend Mary’s Bistro, and hope to go back again in the future

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vipDavidM
Detroit
5 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great view from a corner table on the patio. Excellent service and food. A bit on the loud side due to a table of 12 next to us, but not a problem.

Mary's Bistro Draught House
Responded on July 26, 2020

Thank you for choosing Mary's!

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OpenTable Diner
Detroit
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2020
Overall4food4service2ambience5

Great views. Sever forgot about beer I think. Took over 10 minutes for my draft to arrive.

But I would still recommended.

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OpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
2 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful place to eat on the Island. Everyone wore masks and it was clean. The food was REALLY good. My children loved it as well.

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OpenTable Diner
Grand Rapids
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was definitely top notch. Our group had the whitefish and chips, the steak sandwich, homemade Mac and cheese, Rueben and Caesar salad which was a grilled whole head of lettuce. Our friends raved about the food and one even said that it was the best Rueben he’s ever had. Good beers and water view made it extra special.

Mary's Bistro Draught House
Responded on July 12, 2020

Our culinary crew takes great care in crafting flavorful meals. We are pleased that you enjoyed dining with us. Thank you for the excellent review!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waitress, Danielle, was great! Great food and Atmosphere.

Mary's Bistro Draught House
Responded on July 12, 2020

Thank you!

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Heidi
Detroit
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Beautiful view on the patio, table was ready right on time for our reservation, and server was excellent. Had trouble with accessing menu with QR code because of WIFI, but also understand for not wanting to hand out menus. Food was just ok, but really enjoyed the overall experience.

Mary's Bistro Draught House
Responded on July 12, 2020

Thank you for choosing Mary's!

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mcmistic3
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We sat outside and on the water. Great view. Excellent service

Mary's Bistro Draught House
Responded on July 12, 2020

We are pleased that you enjoyed dining with us. Thank you for sharing your experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Detroit
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Terrific food-highly recommend them whitefish and chips. Food came very quickly. Limited capacity during COVID concerns but definitely didn’t feel understaffed like some places during this time. Outdoor seating was perfect for our big group with kids.

Mary's Bistro Draught House
Responded on July 5, 2020

Thank you for choosing Mary's!

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WilliamW
New Mexico
2 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Overall positive experience. Hailey (?) on Sunday night was great - attentive, friendly, and helpful. Guy on Tuesday (Mike?) was a little less attentive, but was solid and friendly. Prices are definitely high - 18 bucks for chicken fingers and fries - but the 906 rewards program helps cut against that and the food was tasty/drink selection was nice.

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TimF
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We travel to Mackinac Island several times a year and ALWAYS have dinner at Mary's Bistro. Absolutely the best on the island. Try the smoked whitefish dip for an appetizer - very, very good. And I always get the whitefish! This year we celebrated my wife's 70th birthday and neither one of us could think of a better place that Mary's to have her celebratory dinner.

This year was a little different because of COVID-19 but Mary had her staff (and patrons) well under control. Employees/staff had to wear masks all the time. Patrons were required to wear masks until at the table (and tables were spread apart very nicely). No mask - no entry - non negotiable! (the way it should be).

Mary's Bistro Draught House
Responded on July 5, 2020

We are honored to be a must stop during your island visits. We always look forward to welcoming you back.

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vipScottpt
Grand Rapids
41 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

I know that they are just trying to get going during COVID, but waitstaff was somewhat disorganized. Pecan salad was very good, but chicken pot pie was overdone with minimal chicken. Nice selection of beers.

Mary's Bistro Draught House
Responded on June 28, 2020

Yes, the lack of staffing and additional safety precautions due to COVID-19 have proven to be a challenge that we are determined to overcome. Thank you for giving us a try. We hope that you will visit again during future island trips in hopes for the chance to get it right.

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DebbieM
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2020
Overall2food2service4ambience4

I ordered food at this restaurant twice in one day. The first time I called in a lunch order, went to pick it up a half hour later as instructed, and they had forgotten to enter it in the system. I was on a schedule and had to leave hungry. No apologies from the server. Later that night, I made a reservation with Open Table and things went smoothly getting in and served. I paid $100 for three entrees and one appetizer for adequate food. The Whitefish dip is excellent - needs more breadsticks. Skip the Pot Pie - average at best. The avocado toast was good - the tomatoes were excellent. Everything was overpriced for average food, but pricey average food is the norm on the Mackinac Island strip. They did a good job being conscientous of wearing masks and social distancing. Our waiter was enthusiastic.

Mary's Bistro Draught House
Responded on July 5, 2020

We are pleased that you enjoyed your dinner with us. Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience you experience with your lunch order.

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LauraM
Chicago
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

We booked our meal on Mackinac Island a few weeks ahead of time, but when we arrived, they couldn't serve us since they "were low on food" and we would have more than an hour's wait. We went next door and had a lovely meal at a neighboring restaurant.

Mary's Bistro Draught House
Responded on July 5, 2020

Please accept our apologies. The capacity restrictions, supply limitations, staffing shortages, and delivery delays due to the pandemic are certainly a challenge. We are very happy that this did not keep you from enjoying your time on the island and we hope that you will give us a try during a future visit.

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TAmmyR
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and EXCELLENT service. We had a young, male server (wish I knew his name) who was very attentive. He did a great job!

Mary's Bistro Draught House
Responded on June 28, 2020

We are pleased that you enjoyed dining with us. Thank you for the excellent review!

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vipdxt2
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Food and service was better than other places on the island. Though there was an issue with my card being charged several times that They resolved within a couple days.

Mary's Bistro Draught House
Responded on June 28, 2020

We are very happy that you enjoyed dining with us. Please give our accounting department a call at 906-847-3347 and we will be happy to assist you in a more timely resolution.

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vipKarenL
Minneapolis
63 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Enjoyed a simple dinner in a COVID19 spaced dining room (patio closed due to weather). Food was good - basics pizza, rotisserie chicken etc... prepared well. Friendly service.

Mary's Bistro Draught House
Responded on June 28, 2020

We are pleased that you enjoyed your order with pleasant service in a safe atmosphere. Thank you for choosing Mary's.

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MarshaV
Detroit
13 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a good option during social distancing. They have outdoor and indoor space which makes it easy to distance. The food was excellent, especially the whitefish dip and the brisket tacos. Blueberry Crush to drink was outstanding. Will definitely be back on my next trip to the island.

Mary's Bistro Draught House
Responded on June 22, 2020

We've certainly tried our best to provide a safe and comfortable dining experience by expanding our outdoor dining, offering touchless menus, and additional physical space between tables. Thank you for sharing your experience. We look forward to serving you again.

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LauraG
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall4food3service3ambience2

You want to think about the event, the lateness of the season, the fact that all ingredients come over on a boat... In our case, it was 7:15 on the last Saturday of the tourist season. They were out of whitefish. The diners were all loud and dressed for halloween. The wait staff, cooks and all were busting their butts all day.
So we got poor service, a long wait, an inability to hear each other talk, and no whitefish. I'm hopeful this would not have been the summer on a Tuesday experience....

Mary's Bistro Draught House
Responded on November 4, 2019

Please accept our sincere apologies that you did not enjoy your recent dining experience. Mackinac Island's Halloween is a very popular weekend filling most hotels. From the Great Turtle Foot Race in the morning, to trick or treating in the afternoon, and live music at night, it makes for a lively end to the season. During the week in the spring and fall when it is quieter, we have the lovely romantic ambiance that you may be looking for.

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denisem
Detroit
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

some of the better food on the island. great view of the water while you eat.

Mary's Bistro Draught House
Responded on November 4, 2019

We are pleased that you enjoyed our flavorful food and lovely water view. Thank you for the choosing Mary's.

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vipDiscretion
Grand Rapids
18 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2019
Overall1food2service2ambience1

Don’t waste your time. It’s a bar.

Mary's Bistro Draught House
Responded on September 15, 2019

The Draught House offers 50 craft beers on tap with live music from 9pm until midnight. The Bistro dining room serves handmade pot pies and fresh whitefish. You may also choose to dine on the outdoor patio.

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vipTracy
Raleigh
9 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The surprise of all the restaurants we visited on the island: food was excellent, service was great. Awesome!

Mary's Bistro Draught House
Responded on September 8, 2019

Thank you!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall1food1service2ambience2

Terrible fish, maybe not fresh.

Mary's Bistro Draught House
Responded on August 26, 2019

Our whitefish is locally caught and delivered fresh daily! We are very sorry if you didn't enjoy how we prepared it. We have a very diverse menu and are always happy to suggest something that suits your individual taste.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great birthday dinner here-our on the patio overlooking the water. Great view and there’s also a cute bar back there to hit up another day for happy hour!

Mary's Bistro Draught House
Responded on August 18, 2019

Thank you for choosing Mary's Bistro Draught House!

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OpenTable Diner
Hawaii
3 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Our experience started out rocky as I made a reservation on opentable and was told that we still had to wait 15-30 minutes once we arrived. After we sat down the food, drinks and service was fantastic and also a great view. Would go again

Mary's Bistro Draught House
Responded on August 18, 2019

Thank you for choosing Mary's Bistro Draught House!

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LeslieB
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great, got to sit next to the water, loved the beer choices!

Mary's Bistro Draught House
Responded on August 18, 2019

Thank you for choosing Mary's Bistro Draught House!

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Mary's Bistro Draught House offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (906) 847-9911.

Mary's Bistro Draught House is rated 4.3 stars by 89 OpenTable diners.

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