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Cupola Bar

Grand Hotel Avenue, Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
+1 906-847-3331
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
Grand Hotel Avenue, Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

As guests of the hotel on one evening after dinner, we walk upstairs to see this room. A very romantic room with a fantastic view!!! Must visit

1  Thank Fscalfaro
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Skip the buffet and just come up here. The 270 degree view of the straights is worth the price of admission. And yes, you have to pay just to get into the hotel, so don't miss the one thing that makes it worth it.

Thank SomeGeoffGuy
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Treat yourself to a beverage after a short climb to the top. Can be too warm on a sunny day, but the views are expansive. Service can be less than attentive, so be sure to make your wishes known. Great craft brew from Bells exclusive...More

Thank lettrix
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Sit and enjoy the beauty of the sunset with a beverage in this relaxing bar. At night with the chandelier lit up, there is no better place to be. And bonus: The Truffle Fries are the absolute best thing I've eaten in a long time.

1  Thank klovasz
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Best views on the island. Beautiful bar, with wonderful drinks. Sit in the top of the cupola and enjoy.

Thank William D
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Order their special cosmo (which matches the color of the sunset) or whatever else you like and enjoy the view. Live music most evenings, A great hideaway at the top of the hotel.

Thank Charlotte K
Reviewed 10 May 2016

what a view that is to be had on top of the Grand Hotel this casual roof top bar over looks the harbor, Mighty Mac bridge, and is casual no dress code even after hours so we all ways make a stop hear waiting for...More

Thank dive7mmwet
Reviewed 9 May 2016

The view is amazing! The atmosphere is magical! The drinks are fabulous! This is the place to be! It is amazing at twilight and night, but don't forget to check it out in the daylight!

Thank Elizabeth G
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Love the scenic view this offers -you can see a good part of Lake Michigan and other areas. Gorgeous sunsets!

Thank Ohiogal39
Reviewed 21 April 2016

My husband and I were told to visit the Cupola Bar by my brother, a frequent guest there. The evening we went there was a large group of business types there, but they included us in their group for drinks and we had a great...More

Thank Allison A
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is this bar for hotel guests only?
11 September 2016|
Answer Show all 5 answers
Response from Arlene F | Reviewed this property |
Do you have to be "dressed" (coat and tie) to go up to the bar after 5?
31 May 2016|
Response from dive7mmwet | Reviewed this property |
no not at any time its the only place in the Grand after 5pm no dress code, all day every day
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 100
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
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: +1 906-847-3331
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The Cupola Bar is located on the 5th and 6th floors of Grand Hotel with 180 degree views of the Straits of Mackinac and the Mackinac Bridge. Perfect for enjoying the sunset while enjoying a specialty cocktail, serving light bar fare.