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Ice House Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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Island House Hotel, 6966 Main Street, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
11:00 - 08:00
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New Jersey
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

We went to this restaurant and it was a terrible experience. The setting is nice, and we got seated right away, but we had to wait an EXTREMELY long time for the food, even though there was almost no one else there. When it came, both our dinners were inedible. I had ordered a flatbread pizza. When it came it... More 

Thank timmarde
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

Server was excellent Access to dining area was for crap No one knows how to make sweet tea Ipa beer was so - so ....way over priced Charged 20$ for a dbl bacon Cheeseburger 😟 wth French fries were those crappy little skinny ones ... If you advertise as a four star dining place you should at least serve hand... More 

Thank pam p
New Orleans, Louisiana
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290 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

Our buggy driver recommended this place and it is a little difficult to find but persevere. We had white fish and chips and great beer.

Thank cockney007
Kansas City, Missouri
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

This restaurant is behind the Island House Hotel, and so it has no ocean view, or the crowds or the smell of horses and fudge. What it does have is great sandwiches, homemade chips and great service. I would definitely recommend a respite there after a day of riding bikes and exploring. Limited menu, but what the large party I... More 

Thank July2011traveler
Seminole, Florida
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

The Ice House is certainly a hidden treasure tucked behind the Island House Hotel. We only found it because we asked a bike rental employee for a recommendation for a place to get a good hamburger. Otherwise, we'd have never realized it was there. There were 9 in our party, and we sat outside on the patio. It's a very... More 

Thank Jennifer B
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

This wasn't really worth it. My burger was clearly pre-formed and frozen patty. They asked me how I wanted it cooked, i said medium and it came very well done. Bun was very good though. My partner didn't like the whitefish and chips, said didn't taste the freshest. Kids got grilled cheese and hotdog which were both fine. I did... More 

Thank kh1982678908765
Vernon Hills, IL
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

Last year I had the BLT and G. This year I had the whitefish and chips. Both were delish. The backyard patio atmosphere is charming and relaxing.

Thank mashaddict
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

Please ignore the rating for my prior review - this place was excellent - I hit the wrong circle. My comments were all positive so you might have figured it out - sorry about that!

Thank Dee V
Appleton, Wisconsin
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73 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

We ate here twice. It was really good, service was wonderful and staff was fun. It's around the back of Island House Hotel.

Thank Sharon U
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2014

The Ice House is located attached to and behind the Island House Hotel. We wanted to grab a quick bite to eat after a long day of travel and the front desk told us how to get there upon check-in. What was not mentioned was that you had to go outside in order to get there. Since it was raining,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 34
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Full Bar, Buffet, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 08:00
11:00 - 08:00
11:00 - 08:00
11:00 - 08:00
11:00 - 08:00
11:00 - 08:00
11:00 - 08:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Island House Hotel, 6966 Main Street, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Mackinac Island
  • Phone Number: 18006266304
Ice House Bar & Grill offers gourmet sandwiches, fresh salads and house-made potato chips. Enjoy quiet, outdoor garden-side seating or air-conditioned indoor dining for cocktails, lunch and dinner. Located behind the Island House Hotel, adjacent to the pool. The menu has a wide variety of options - flatbread, soup of the day, fresh summer salads and delicious sandwiches like the Steak Sicilian with shaved rib-eye, sauteed mushrooms and onions, provolone cheese and au jus served on a crusty roll. Spend a leisurely afternoon or evening at the Ice House!

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