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Cupola Bar

) #8 of 42 Restaurants in Mackinac Island ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American,
Grand Hotel Avenue, Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
+1 906-847-3331
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar
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Grand Hotel Avenue, Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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Reviews (287)
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61 - 70 of 287 reviews

Reviewed 14 June 2016

the view is exquisite - the staff is very efficient but overwhelmed if the Cupola is crowded - the top floor is only accessible by stairs.

Thank Marguerite B
Reviewed 13 June 2016

While the view from the Cupola is amazing and the environment is perfect for an evening cocktail to wind down. Drinks are expensive. $16 for a cosmopolitan that was nothing special or out of the ordinary. $5 for a fountain pop. I don't believe they...More

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Where to begin. I've been going to Mackinac Island for a long time. I always enjoyed a glass of wine and some appetizer's at the very top of The Grand Hotel. The apps were barely edible. Service was below par. I asked the server what...More

2  Thank Shawnah S
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

We biked out and stopped in for a few appetizers. There is a lot of hype around the resort and its amenities. The Cupola Bar was very disappointing. The staff did not know the menu at all and was not at all engaged in the...More

1  Thank BQTraveler
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Piano player dim lights and during the day you can see most of the island. we enjoyed having a nightcap up here after dinner. very relaxing,

Thank Stacie P
Reviewed 1 June 2016

As guests of the hotel on one evening after dinner, we walk upstairs to see this room. A very romantic room with a fantastic view!!! Must visit

1  Thank Fscalfaro
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Skip the buffet and just come up here. The 270 degree view of the straights is worth the price of admission. And yes, you have to pay just to get into the hotel, so don't miss the one thing that makes it worth it.

Thank SomeGeoffGuy
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Treat yourself to a beverage after a short climb to the top. Can be too warm on a sunny day, but the views are expansive. Service can be less than attentive, so be sure to make your wishes known. Great craft brew from Bells exclusive...More

Thank lettrix
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Sit and enjoy the beauty of the sunset with a beverage in this relaxing bar. At night with the chandelier lit up, there is no better place to be. And bonus: The Truffle Fries are the absolute best thing I've eaten in a long time.

1  Thank klovasz
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Best views on the island. Beautiful bar, with wonderful drinks. Sit in the top of the cupola and enjoy.

Thank William D
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is this bar for hotel guests only?
10 September 2016|
Answer Show all 5 answers
Response from Arlene F | Reviewed this property |
Do you have to be "dressed" (coat and tie) to go up to the bar after 5?
31 May 2016|
Response from dive7mmwet | Reviewed this property |
no not at any time its the only place in the Grand after 5pm no dress code, all day every day
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 100
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
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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