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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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“sliders” (6 reviews)
“grand hotel” (108 reviews)
“great view” (36 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
Grand Hotel Avenue, Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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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

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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
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

After dinner last nite we decided to go to the Cupola Bar. To get there, take the center elevator to the 4th floor and then take the stairs to the top for the view. You can see the Mackinac Bridge as a view on a...More

Thank Flylowe
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped in both before dinner , and on a different, night, went again for a nightcap. The views were incredible. Great spot for couples or a group to relax and enjoy a cocktail. A tad pricey, but a splurge now and then is worth...More

Thank Birkie2
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Outstanding view of the lake serving proper cocktails. Stop by before your magnificent dinner in the Grands Dining room. It is a small room with limited seating so arrive early.

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Wine choices were limited but the wine was good. Service was just right and the guests were friendly. I would go back any time, just for the fabulous view. Great place to sip wine or a drink!

Thank Tom N
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We sat in the Cupola Bar for sunset and enjoyed a lovely beverage with delightful appetizer type food. It was not crowded early, but did fill up later. There was very soft music, but it was easy to talk with friends and the view was...More

Thank travellingvol
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Before dinner, we took the stairs up to the Cupola Bar. It is a round room with windows all the way around providing for a birds-eye view of the surrounding area. It is fun to enjoy a cocktail in the Cupola and watch the barges...More

Thank AnPete9
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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.
26 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
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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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