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Cupola Bar

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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Grand Hotel Avenue, Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
(800) 334-7263
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Bay City, Michigan
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

This has a beautiful view The drinks one night appeared watered down and didn't taste good. The staff was friendly.

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Thank cheesynurse
Brighton, Michigan
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Best place to view both the sun rise and set. Times for both are posted in the information sheets delivered to each room daily. Be sure to bring your camera with you to capture the moment.

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Thank ljdemarco
Sacramento, California
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121 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Stop here for a drink and take in the view. Drinks were good, servers were friendly, and the view was nice as well.

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Thank Patty Z
Morris County, New Jersey
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Go to the Cupola Bar to get a great view of the island and bridge. We visited twice and enjoyed both a day and night view. It's got quirky decor, but it's the Grand Hotel. You have to walk stairs to get there so I think it discouraged many from visiting, but we found the stairs the best way to... More 

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Thank TravelingDeb4
Orlando, Florida
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388 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

From here you can see the ferry boats, cruisers, town square and harbor. Great place to take a picture. The drinks are pricey at $16 for a Bloody Mary or more. The celebration drink is $125 but that is over the top!

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Thank ggerskine
Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We picked this bar for the view, and we were not disappointed. We entered the Grand Hotel by paying a $ 10 entrance fee each. We toured the hotel itself visit. It is not to be missed. A wonderful piece of Americana. The longest front porch in the world. hundreds of rocking chairs. A front lawn containing thousands of flowers.... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We enjoy the Bloody Mary's here. The view is outstanding. Service is always attentive. We waited there before our room was ready. Great choice.

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Thank 30karyn
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were revisiting the Cupola bar where we were engaged 3 years ago. The experience was far from magical like our engagement. The staff was not welcoming, slow, the room was crowded and HOT. Of course the views are amazing but the heat and unfriendly staff ruined it. We paid $40 dollars to enter the hotel (had... More 

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Thank Riva B
Michigan
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Beautiful view to say the least. Service is wonderful. Make sure to stop in for a bit. You won't regret it

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Thank Phyl S
Atlanta, Georgia
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380 reviews
312 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

After dinner last nite we decided to go to the Cupola Bar. To get there, take the center elevator to the 4th floor and then take the stairs to the top for the view. You can see the Mackinac Bridge as a view on a clear nite. Do not know what is visible during the day. There is a pianist... More 

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Thank Flylowe

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 100
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grand Hotel Avenue, Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Mackinac Island
  • Phone Number: (800) 334-7263

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Cleveland, Ohio
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Grand Rapids, Michigan

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?