DOWNTOWN DINING

The timeless appeal of Mackinac Island usually refers to horse-drawn carriage tours, tandem bicycle rides, Victorian architecture and historic Fort Mackinac. But let’s not forget classic comfort food! When you need a cup of coffee, have a craving for pizza or pancakes, or just want to join the locals for a burger and a beer, you’ll find it downtown – right in the middle of all the action and often with a stunning view. On Mackinac Island, some tastes never go out of style!

Amigo Burrito Mexican Grill At Murray Hotel

Mackinac Island’s only burrito shop in the heart of downtown with cozy air-conditioned seating. Mexican favorites offering burritos, tacos and quesadillas made to order. Dine in or carry out. Located…

Carriage House Dining at Hotel Iroquois

Premier waterfront dining at the Hotel Iroquois with gorgeous views and open air patio seating. American Cuisine with international influences, delectable desserts, extensive wine list. Recipient of Conde Nast Gold…

Chuckwagon

Mackinac Island’s quintessential diner serving American breakfasts plus unique burgers and sandwiches for lunch.

Doghouse at Windermere Point

Best “dogs” on Mackinac Island, plain hot dogs, chili dogs, kraut dogs, brats, nachos, chips, ice cream bars, fountain pop and cold bottled water. Dine family style on big picnic…

Doud’s Market & Deli

On Main Street, steps from Shepler's Dock. Open May through October. One stop convenient shopping.

Good Day Cafe

Main Street’s fun choice from breakfast to dinner and snacking in between. Breakfast coffee and specialty sandwiches. Lunch and dinner wraps and Moomer’s Ice Cream in between. A soda fountain…

Great Turtle Brewery

Riding a bike can burn some serious calories! Great Turtle Brewery & Distillery - Mackinac Island’s first and only craft brewery and distillery. Named after “Mackinac” (which means Great Turtle),…

Horn’s Gaslight Bar and Restaurant

Established in 1933 with a friendly 19th century saloon atmosphere serving lunch, dinner and late night daily. Offering traditional American and Southwestern cuisine in the heart of downtown. Families, groups…

Island Slice Pizzeria

Quintessential old-style pizzeria. Serving traditional and gourmet pizzas, calzones, garden salads and more. Friendly family atmosphere. Children’s menu. Large groups and parties welcome.

Kingston Kitchen at the Village Inn

A Mackinac Island tradition continues on, serving up traditional American fare with Jamaican inspiration. ​Enjoy renowned planked whitefish from the Straits of Mackinac alongside scratch-made dishes with vibes of the Islands. ​This fusion cuisine is…

Lucky Bean Coffee House

Your caffeine boost on Market Street. Fresh pastries daily along with coffee and other drink specials.

Mama Larosa’s Pizza Buffet at Murray Hotel

NOT OPEN FOR 2020 SEASON. Immediate seating, air conditioned. Fresh homemade pizza buffet with over 35 ingredient salad bar, soft drinks, coffee and tea. Located in the Murray Hotel.

Mary’s Bistro Draught House

Mary's Bistro Draught House features Northern Michigan’s largest collection of craft beers flowing from 50 taps! Sink your teeth into a helping of our flavorful home-style cuisine. Located downtown, featuring…

Mighty Mac Hamburgers

Serving fresh fast food Mackinac Island style. Breakfast sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, chicken tenders, beer battered fish, french fries, onion rings, homemade soups, great chili and ice-cold fountain…

Millie’s on Main

OPEN FOR LUNCH, CARRY-OUT ONLY FOR THE 2020 SEASON. Where locals go for lunch and dinner. Serving many popular Northern Michigan entrees, unique salads, distinctive sandwiches, fresh-made soups and a…

Murray Hotel Breakfast Buffet

NO BREAKFAST BUFFET FOR THE 2020 SEASON. BREAKFAST SERVED AT AMIGO BURRITO UNTIL 10:30AM. A feast of fresh scrambled eggs, home-style potatoes, sausage, bacon, toast, homemade oatmeal, yogurt, fresh fruit…

Mustang Lounge

Family owned since 1964. Fully remodeled in 2008 using 200 year old timbers from the original fur trader warehouse construction. Famous for our custom hamburgers, exciting appetizers and homemade pizza!…

Pancake House

CLOSED FOR 2020 SEASON. 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…

Pink Pony

Serving Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Late Night menus daily in our Pink Pony Bar, Water View Dining Room and Bar, Outdoor Upper-Deck and Waterfront Patio and Bar with iconic Lake…

Seabiscuit Cafe

OPENING SEPTEMBER 10, 2020. This popular Mackinac Island eatery features a celebratory horse theme starring the 1938 true life story of the famous champion thoroughbred, Seabiscuit. The former 1800's bank…

Smokey Jose’s

Where Tequila Meets BarBQ! Fun indoor and outdoor seating. On the Star Line Dock #1.

Starbucks Coffee

Guests familiar with the first Starbucks at Pike's Place Market in Seattle will notice a striking resemblance when visiting this fresh café. Stop in for an icy Chocolate Chip Frappuccino…

Sushi Grand (A Grand Hotel Restaurant)

CLOSED FOR 2020 SEASON. Visit Mackinac Island’s Sushi Restaurant located next to The Gate House at the bottom of Grand Hill. The menu features fresh made-to-order sushi for dine-in and…

The Broken Spoke

A Mackinac Island quintessential diner serving American breakfasts plus unique burgers and sandwiches for lunch.

Watercolor Cafe

Beanery by day. Art Studio by night. Brand new to Mackinac Island, Watercolor Cafe is an artsy eatery and a creative space. Locally owned, we specialize in fresh coffee, sandwiches,…

Winchester’s Craft Food & Drink

CLOSED FOR 2020 SEASON. Located on Main Street inside the new Bicycle Street Inn, you’ll find Winchester’s that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, and provides full bar service featuring…

Yankee Rebel Tavern

Experience regional American cuisine in a historical period setting. Lunch offers innovative salads, distinctive sandwiches and homemade soups. Dinner entrees include Yankee Pot Roast, Filet Mignon, fresh fish and chef’s…

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