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Cupola Bar

Grand Hotel Avenue, 4th floor of the Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Waterbury, Connecticut
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121 reviews 121 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

While staying at the Grand Hotel we visited the Cupola Bar a couple of times. It's located at the top of the Grand Hotel and has great views. We actually came here to try the 125th Anniversary Drink. It's expensive but well worth it given what goes into it. We also had the truffle fries which were delicious. Lot's of... More

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Wisconsin
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115 reviews 115 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I definitely recommend having a Grand Mimosa in the Cupola Bar. The drink, the staff, and the view are all pretty amazing!! Not to be missed if you visit the Grand Hotel.

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Toledo, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We did the $10 Grand Hotel tour on a rainy and chilly day, so our favorite part of the tour was stopping for a drink and taking in the view from the bar. I got a coffee and my husband had a Big Porch Ale -- neither of us opted for the $127 anniversary drink with edible gold leaf. Stopping... More

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Adrian, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The Cupola Bar at the Grand Hotel is spectacular. What a great place to kick back with a beverage and watch the world on Mackinac Island.

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St. Louis
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62 reviews 62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We went to this bar one night while staying at the Grand Hotel. We were there at sunset, and the views were beautiful. The bar is very small with 2 levels and very cozy. Drinks are quite pricey, but the service was great.

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VA Beach
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We frequented the Cupola Bar twice during our stay at Grand Hotel for cocktails. The cocktails were very good, the atmosphere fun & cheery and the view outstanding. We would guess you may not find a better view on Mackinac Island - truly beautiful as far as the eyes could see, including the famous bridge! Do go if you get... More

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Ada, Michigan
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96 reviews 96 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

A sunset, a drink and a piano serenade, what a lovely after dinner venue. We moved straight from dinner to this favorite spot, yet it is never crowded as it seems people still haven't found it. It has a beautiful view, ambiance and charm, even if the drinks are priced as high as this bar is perched atop the Grand... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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88 reviews 88 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Not very big room but the view was awesome. You can have coffee, tea or a drink. The service was good and we had a guy playing the piano, it was perfect.

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Two Rivers, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I used to love this bar, but now that anyone is allowed in, at any time, it's overcrowded and noisy. While guests are required to be dressed for dinner, other tourists can come in any old thing. It's so disappointing.

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Marquette, Michigan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Excellent drinks in at the top of the Grand Hotel. Everywhere one looks are beautiful view of Lakes Huron and Michigan

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