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Ice House BBQ

6966 Main Street, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
+1 906-847-7223
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Barbecue, American, Bar
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6966 Main Street, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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31 - 40 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 15 July 2017

Blue-Cheese dip with homemade potato chips, EXCELLENT mushroom & pesto sandwich, and deep-fried twinkies to top it off! But, best yet was the helpful service of Kayla. She brought our side order of Mac n Cheese out early, because our 2 yr old & 4...More

Thank steinerandrew
GuestRelations49757, Director of Sales at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you for the great review. Kayla is a very thoughtful and enthusiastic server and she thanks you for recognizing her efforts to ensure your family had a pleasant experience with us. Please visit us again!

Reviewed 11 July 2017

We had a few drinks at the bar. Service was very friendly and helpful. You are permitted to take your drink anywhere on the property, so we eventually took ours to the front porch to watch the people, horses, and boats. The Pulled Pork was...More

Thank VogRod
GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

We are glad to hear you enjoyed the pulled pork and took advantage of drinking on the porch, one of the more popular places on our property. Thank you for the great review!

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We recently stayed at The Island House and the Ice House BBQ made our trip to Mackinac very special. We went their the first night of our Mackinac stay and enjoyed a wonderful meal. We recommend the beef brisket!!! It was the best we ever...More

Thank JeffSal2
GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

We're so glad to hear you will be coming back! We couldn't agree more that the brisket is exceptional. We are also happy to hear you took advantage of our happy hour and enjoyed the deck area. We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 10 July 2017

After arriving on the island and checking in at our hotel, we were starving. We walked by the Ice Hose BBQ on Main Street and read the posted menu out front. It sounded good so we walked up the hill to find the restaurant. It...More

Thank mcrteach
GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thank you for the recommendation. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the new setting for the Ice House, we just remodeled it this year! Thank you for the good review, we hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Amazing food...very reasonable prices considering it is Mackinac Island...and the outside dining area is wonderful

Thank Jim M
GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thanks for your review! Glad you enjoyed your meal!

Reviewed 9 July 2017

We had ribs, nachos, kesadias, tacos, pork sandwiches , etc. everybody,s food was excellent and filling. The service was a little slow, but the food was very satisfying,. Reasonable prices for the island. We sat outdoors under umbrella. Very friendly people and staff. Will go...More

Thank Sudhakar C
GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

We're glad you enjoyed our food! We look forward to your next visit. Thanks for the great review!

Reviewed 8 July 2017

Our first visit to Mackinac Island started with lunch at Ice House. We planned on taking food to go, since we had our pooch. We were told we could bring her in. Our mature rescue dog, who we have had for 7 months, got to...More

Thank tclinke
GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

We're glad to hear you and your dog had such a good experience with us! Come back soon!

Reviewed 7 July 2017

We had read that there was a new BBQ on the island and wanted to find it. It's a little off the beaten path, but well worth finding. We had the ribs, of course, and they were the absolute BEST ribs I have had anywhere....More

Thank David W
GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

We are so glad you were able to find us! We are also very happy you enjoyed the ribs. Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 4 July 2017

This was a great place to eat and we appreciated getting out of a raining downpour! I had the pulled pork sandwich, and liked to be able to try 3 different bbq sauces. (St. Louis is my favorite) The chips and beans were also great....More

Thank Patti W
GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Thanks for the great review! We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This place is tucked back behind another building and we almost missed it. We saw the menu and knew we had to try the pulled pork sandwich on a brioche bun. Oh, the decadence! Kayla, our waitress, did recommend the Chicken Mackinac, but we had...More

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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Wow we are so proud to have the approval of a BBQ expert! The pulled pork is a favorite around here and a dish we are particularly fond of. To be considered your best meal on the island is high praise indeed and we couldn't...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 34
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
12:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 20:00
Thursday
12:00 - 20:00
Friday
12:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6966 Main Street, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Mackinac Island
  • Phone Number: +1 906-847-7223
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Description
Ice House BBQ serves a delicious selection of smoked barbecue favorites served garden-side, pool-side or inside. This hidden gem is veiled from the downtown hustle conveniently tucked behind the iconic Island House Hotel across from the marina.
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