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Cupola Bar

Grand Hotel Avenue, Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
+1 906-847-3331
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“grand hotel” (111 reviews)
“great view” (38 reviews)
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American, Bar
££ - £££
Grand Hotel Avenue, Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

No better place to sit and watch the ferries come and go, gaze at the might Mac bridge, or see the stars at night, A two story round restaurant, bar surrounded by glass windows at the top of the Grand!

Thank Joyce B
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This has a beautiful view The drinks one night appeared watered down and didn't taste good. The staff was friendly.

Thank cheesynurse
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Best place to view both the sun rise and set. Times for both are posted in the information sheets delivered to each room daily. Be sure to bring your camera with you to capture the moment.

Thank ljdemarco
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Stop here for a drink and take in the view. Drinks were good, servers were friendly, and the view was nice as well.

Thank Patty Z
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Go to the Cupola Bar to get a great view of the island and bridge. We visited twice and enjoyed both a day and night view. It's got quirky decor, but it's the Grand Hotel. You have to walk stairs to get there so I...More

Thank TravelingDeb4
Reviewed 29 September 2016

From here you can see the ferry boats, cruisers, town square and harbor. Great place to take a picture. The drinks are pricey at $16 for a Bloody Mary or more. The celebration drink is $125 but that is over the top!

Thank ggerskine
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We picked this bar for the view, and we were not disappointed. We entered the Grand Hotel by paying a $ 10 entrance fee each. We toured the hotel itself visit. It is not to be missed. A wonderful piece of Americana. The longest front...More

1  Thank Clancy0401
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We enjoy the Bloody Mary's here. The view is outstanding. Service is always attentive. We waited there before our room was ready. Great choice.

Thank 30karyn
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were revisiting the Cupola bar where we were engaged 3 years ago. The experience was far from magical like our engagement. The staff was not welcoming, slow, the room was crowded and HOT. Of course the views are amazing but the...More

Thank Riva B
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Beautiful view to say the least. Service is wonderful. Make sure to stop in for a bit. You won't regret it

Thank Phyl S
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Questions & Answers
David F
28 June 2017|
Response from GHKellie | Property representative |
There is an admission fee of $10 to enter the hotel during the day between 9am and 6pm. The Jockey Club, The Gate House, Woods Restaurant and Cawthorne's Village Inn are open to the public with no admission fee.
27 June 2017|
Response from Laura S | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure they take reservations at the bar. I believe it's first come first served, but you might want to check with the Grand Hotel just to be sure. If you are not a guest of the hotel, you are required to pay $10... More
10 September 2016|
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Response from Arlene F | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$100
American, Bar
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grand Hotel Avenue, Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Mackinac Island
  • Phone Number: +1 906-847-3331
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The Cupola Bar is located on the 5th and 6th floors of Grand Hotel with 180 degree views of the Straits of Mackinac and the Mackinac Bridge. Perfect for enjoying the sunset while enjoying a specialty cocktail, serving light bar fare.
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