Mackinac Island Hotel Dining
Mackinac Island’s resorts and hotels are home to restaurants and cafes ranging from economical to extravagant.
Breakfast Favorites: a delicious buffet of buttermilk pancakes, fresh fruit, eggs, pastries & potatoes.
Dinner Favorites: Planked Whitefish, 1852 Prime Rib, Seared Ahi Tuna, Bib Wedge Salad
Enter the 1852 Grill Room through the lobby of the Island House Hotel. This casually sophisticated restaurant features a flavorful first-class modern menu served in a relaxed romantic setting highlighted by stunning Haldimand Bay and downtown Mackinac Island views. Breakfast is served in the dining room as well as the outdoor terrace from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. Choose to order ala carte or feast from our hearty buffet. Unwind to the soothing sounds of live piano music and enjoy a premium choice of wine & specialty cocktails in the lounge daily beginning at 5 p.m. Savory and eclectic dinner selections are served in the dining room and on the outdoor terrace daily beginning at 6 p.m. Dinner reservations are encouraged using the OpenTable app.
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 in Murray Hotel’s Main Street Lobby.
Bistro on The Greens serves a tapas-style menu – unique worldly dishes that are perfect for ordering a few dishes and sharing.
Overlooking The Greens of Mackinac, Bistro on The Greens features outdoor seating with views of Round Island Lighthouse, Lake Huron, and the passing ships.
Located inside Grand Hotel on the lower level, Carleton’s Tea Store is an original luncheon and shopping experience in a country store atmosphere. Open at 8:30 a.m. with coffee and Danish. Enjoy luncheon with daily soup, salad and sandwich specials. Plus fine teas, freshly-baked pastries, and Grand Hotel fudge. Also features unique gifts and unusual tea and kitchen items, and Grand Hotel wine. Open to non-Grand Hotel guests with admission fee.
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 List and Travel + Leisure awards. Pianist Joe Harkins performs nightly.
Cawthorne’s Village Inn originally opened as the Village Inn in 1981. Located on Hoban Street just a block off Mackinac’s Main Street across from Shepler’s Ferry dock, Cawthorne’s is open year round and features seasonally changing menus. The street-side patio is the perfect place for summertime drinks, lunch or dinner. Enjoy your favorite sporting event on the indoor televisions and take your chance at Keno and pull tabs. You can also enjoy live musical entertainment on select evenings and seasonal bar specials. Specialty drinks are available including many Michigan craft beers.
Chianti is the culinary creation and signature experience of Mission Point Resort. Bringing an upscale – yet affordable – Italian restaurant to Mackinac Island, Chianti celebrates the diverse foods of Italy with dishes such as Steak Pizzaiola from the northern regions to thin crust flatbreads from Naples and meatballs (Polpetti) from Sicily.
Dinner can be served al fresco on the Chianti Terrace overlooking Lake Huron. Chianti also features a Martini Bar just outside of the dining room that serves signature martinis nightly. Entertainment nightly.
Built within the private study of Michael Cudahy’s famed Stonecliffe Manor, this one of a kind dining experience offers picturesque views of the Mackinac Bridge, tasty food & good cheer tucked away in the woods up Island.
Espresso Cafe’ at the Inn on Mackinac
Creative coffee drinks in a Victorian setting with outdoor garden seating at the Inn on Mackinac.
Open for lunch, this Grand Hotel Restaurant offers excellence in dining in a colonial atmosphere. Located inside the walls of Fort Mackinac with a spectacular view of the yacht harbor. Fort Mackinac admission required.
Innovative American and Italian fare featuring a daily breakfast bar, lunch, dinner and late night menus. Specialities include pasta, chops, steaks, fresh seafood & fish, pizza, salads, soups & Atkins menu. Porch, restaurant and pub seating.
Serving a full breakfast menu, a wide selection of breakfast entrees, including omelettes and made-to-order eggs, cereals, pancakes, breakfast meats and salmon, fresh breads and pastries, fresh juices, fruits and more. The legendary Grand Luncheon Buffet features garden-fresh salads, savory cheeses, slow-roasted meats, seafood and more than 20 varieties of fresh-baked pastries. The five-course dinner features a menu renowned for its range and excellence and the well-stocked cellar offers abundant choices of domestic and imported wines. Located within Grand Hotel, open to the non-guests (dress code required for dinner).
Lunch & Dinner Favorites: Beef Brisket, Baby Back Ribs, Strawberry Caprese Salad, Fresh House-Made Chips With warm Bleu Cheese Dip, Beer Tower & Wings
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.
Pizza slices, sandwiches, fresh hand tossed salads, ice cream, fresh baked muffins, delicious cookies and soft drinks. Explore the Island with one of our backpack picnics to go. Located on the lower level of Mission Point Resort’s Main Lodge.
Immediate seating, air conditioned. Fresh homemade pizza buffet with over 35 ingredient salad bar, soft drinks, coffee and tea. Located in the Murray Hotel.
Where locals go for lunch and dinner. Serving many popular Northern Michigan entrees, unique salads, distinctive sandwiches, fresh-made soups and a satisfying dessert selection. Michigan Craft Beers, spectacular wines and a full bar. Located next to Carriage Tours on Main Street. A perfect location for quick refreshments prior to boarding your Carriage tour!
A feast of fresh scrambled eggs, home-style potatoes, sausage, bacon, toast, homemade oatmeal, yogurt, fresh fruit and more. Beverages additional. Located in the Murray Hotel, guests and non-guests welcome.
Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night menus daily in our Main Street dining room, outdoor upper-deck and waterfront deck with iconic Lake Huron views. Mouthwatering hearty breakfasts to order featuring fresh ground coffee and farm fresh eggs. Enjoy our famous half-pound Pony burger or Whitefish sandwich caught fresh daily. Homemade soups, delicious salads and innovative appetizers.
The Round Island Bar & Grill restaurant features ten HDTVs throughout the restaurant for a family friendly sports bar atmosphere. A combination of family food, popular favorites, and signature drinks, the unique decor and view of the straits in the restaurant give a true Mackinac Island experience.
This classic American ice cream parlor is located outside of the hotel’s east entrance and open to all Mackinac Island visitors with no hotel fee. The ice cream parlor features 24 flavors of Hudsonville Ice Cream, a Michigan-based company. In addition to traditional ice cream cones and waffle bowls; Sadie’s features milk shakes, sundaes, banana splits, chocolate hand-dipped cones, mini Grand Pecan balls on a stick, and a special Grand Sundae built to share and served in a dog bone-shaped bowl. Specialty Sadie’s gift items and merchandise is also available.
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 take out. During Mackinac Island’s season, Sushi Grand is open daily for lunch and dinner and open to all Mackinac Island visitors. Daily Specials created by the chef are also available daily. Enjoy a special cocktail, hot and cold sake, and other favorite beverages.
The Gate House is a casual restaurant and bar serving lunch and salads beginning at 11:00 a.m. every day. A variety of appetizers, sandwiches, burgers, entrees, and desserts are available, including a children’s menu. Sushi from Sushi Grand is also available when ordering from the bar. Relax with a cocktail on our outdoor patio, cozy up next to the warm fireplace when the weather is chilly, or view your favorite sporting event on one of many televisions from inside the bar and restaurant. You can also enjoy live musical entertainment on select evenings, seasonal bar specials, and Keno. There are specialty drinks available including many Michigan craft beers. We also have a private room available to rent for private events.
Located on the first tee of The Jewel, Grand Hotel’s 18 hole golf course, this casual dining venue offers lunch and dinner options for all Mackinac Island visitors. Covered outdoor seating is available. The lunch menu features sandwiches, soups and salads, and dinner offers a variety of special entrees featuring steak, seafood and fresh local whitefish, plus other Jockey Club Favorites designed specially by our chef. A children’s menu is also available. Specialty drinks are available along with fine wine selections and Michigan craft beers. Reservations are recommended for dinner.
Here at Winchester’s, we specialize in craft food and drink using locally sourced Michigan and Midwestern products in every recipe. Our bar also displays 10 unique taps featuring Michigan craft beers such as Bell’s, Short’s, Founder’s and Austin Brothers as well as offering an expansive selection of Liquor. Located right across from Shepler’s Dock, providing great views of the Lake and Mackinac Island’s historic Main Street.
Woods Restaurant is located a short, scenic horse-drawn carriage ride into the wooded interior of Mackinac Island. Horse-drawn shuttle service is available from downtown nightly. Reservations are recommended This opulent Tudor mansion with Bavarian charm provides a unique casual dining experience for all Mackinac Island visitors. Before or after dinner enjoy freshly popped popcorn and test your skill on America’s oldest operating duckpin bowling alley. You may also enjoy before and after dinner drinks at Bobby’s Bar opening at 11:00 a.m. daily. The dinner menu includes appetizers, soups, salads, entrees (many with a Bavarian flair), and desserts with a children’s menu also available.