Whether you are looking for a romantic view with piano softly playing in the background, freshly caught local whitefish in a popular cafe or a quick bite at the hot dog stand before you begin your bike adventure, we’re serving you the best of Mackinac.
Located inside Island House Hotel, 1852 Grill Room features a first-class menu served in a relaxed setting highlighted by stunning Mackinac Island views. Choose to dine on the terrace patio or inside the dining room with its stunning décor and floor-to-ceiling windows. Breakfast options include the delicious buffet and ala carte selections. Live pianist, sunset hues over the water, and a flavorful dinner menu make for a perfectly romantic evening out. Breakfast: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Dinner: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Lounge: 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Open May thru October.Learn More
Ice House BBQ & Bar serves a deliciously creative selection of classic home-style smoked barbecue favorites casually served at your choice of umbrella table in the carefully curated garden or under the tent on the deck. Follow the path to the left of the Island House Hotel across from the marina to escape the downtown hustle at the secluded hideaway the locals don’t want you to know about. Open Memorial Day weekend thru September, weather permitting.Learn More
Mary's Bistro Draught House features Northern Michigan’s largest collection of craft beers flowing from 50 taps! Located downtown, next to Star Line Ferry with waterside dining and an outdoor patio offering daily drink specials. Sink your teeth into our unique savory cuisine loaded with flavor. Whether a tap takeover by your favorite craft brewer, dinner with the family, a game on the big screens or live music, there is always something happening at Mary’s place.Learn More
A Mackinac Island institution serving classic American meals since 1963. This cozy venue is open all day for breakfast, lunch, and dessert. Mackinac Island’s fastest short order cooks whip up fresh eggs to order, breakfast sandwiches, omelets, Plath’s smoked meats, waffles and pancakes dressed in fresh fruits, nuts or chocolate, deli sandwiches & soup. Be sure to try a helping of Phil’s famous pancakes or Banana Bread French Toast.Learn More
This beloved eatery features a celebratory horse theme starring the famous champion thoroughbred, Seabiscuit. The former 1800's bank building was renovated to reveal the original brick walls and hardwood floors transforming it into one of Mackinac Island’s most popular watering holes. A unique and casual menu appropriately fits this cozy café. Seabiscuit fans rave about the deliciously fresh menu selections. Discover your new favorite cocktail, the Mamosa. Open 7 am until 2 am serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and creative cocktails.Learn More