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.
When it comes to Mackinac Island dining, the 1852 Grill Room is a standout, offering a refined dining experience in a casually sophisticated atmosphere. A live pianist sets the ambiance of an enchanting evening highlighted by brilliant harbor views from the elegant dining room or waterfront terrace patio. Discover exceptional culinary craftsmanship starring chophouse favorites, locally sourced fresh fish, and gourmet desserts. Add a reservation at 1852 Grill Room for a positively memorable evening out.Learn More
Escape the hustle of downtown to a secluded garden hideaway, just enough off the beaten path to enjoy Mackinac Island’s natural beauty, without interrupting awaiting adventures. Menu selections are mouthwatering creative twists to your favorite backyard classics. Follow the path to the left of the Island House Hotel across from the marina to discover this hidden gem, open Memorial Day through Labor Day, weather permitting.Learn More
Mary's Bistro Draught House is a downtown favorite with its modern vibe, home-style cuisine, and 50 taps. Along with their endless selection of craft beer and cocktails, you will find artisanal pizza, burgers, house-made chicken pot pie, and locally sourced whitefish. Sip on a signature draft Mackinac Mule from the waterside patio or catch the game on the big screens. Sink your teeth into a helping of our flavorful home-style cuisine while listening to the waves lap on the rocks and watching the boats cruise into the harbor.Learn More
Where the eggs are fresh, the cakes are hot, and the syrup still is flowing long after traditional breakfast hours! Mackinac Island’s fastest short-order cooks whip up classic waffles or pancakes guaranteed to hit the spot, and the selection of toppings makes them even better. Fresh fruit? Check. Yummy nuts? You bet! Chocolate? Hey, you are on vacation, treat yourself!Learn More
Adorned in honor of its champion thoroughbred namesake, Seabiscuit Café is a quaint, yet widely popular, watering hole in the heart of downtown Mackinac Island. Locally sourced whitefish put the famous fish tacos and signature whitefish Rueben in 1st place. The unique atmosphere, innovative menu, and creative cocktails make the Seabiscuit Café a winning stop for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.Learn More