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Cupola Bar

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Grand Hotel Avenue, 4th floor of the Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI
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06:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 00:00
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Toledo, Ohio
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank 30karyn
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 heat and unfriendly staff ruined it. We paid $40 dollars to enter the hotel (had... More 

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Michigan
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

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

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 clear nite. Do not know what is visible during the day. There is a pianist... More 

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Thank Flylowe
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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 it. There was a full moon on a clear night, the view was spectacular !!

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Thank Birkie2
Coldwater, Michigan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Jim K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 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!

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Thank Tom N
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 fantastic.

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Champaign, Illinois
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 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 navigating the waterways.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Be prepared to pay a bit more $$$ for a drink here. But it is not about value but about VIEW. WOW! What a view. This bar within the Grand Hotel has 2 floors. I recommend going to the top. I had a Grand Hotel Martini ($16), which was excellent. It was nice to just sit, drink, chat and look... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic, View
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 00:00
Monday
06:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 00:00
Thursday
06:00 - 00:00
Friday
06:00 - 00:00
Saturday
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grand Hotel Avenue, 4th floor of the Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Mackinac Island

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Cleveland, Ohio
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Grand Rapids, Michigan

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?