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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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Toledo, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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
159 helpful votes 159 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
11 helpful votes 11 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed drinks at the Cupola Bar before dinner one evening and the views were spectacular!!

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Notre Dame, Indiana, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Incredible view of the lake from the 4th and 5th Floors of the Cupola bar. We went up after dinner (8PM) and were surprised there weren't that many people up there!

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