We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Ice House Bar & Grill

Island House Hotel, 6966 Main Street, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
800-626-6304
Website
Improve this listing
Got a photo?
Add it.
Price range: $6 - $34
Good for: Scenic view
Most recent review
- Jul 24, 2014
Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view
Write a Review

42 reviews from our community

77% Recommend
    17
    16
    4
    2
    3
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Detroit, Michigan
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Casual restaurant, fine for families (Alladin was on the screen when we arrived) or those who want to sit at the bar. Bacardi on the rock was $8. The Monte Cristo, not often found on menus, with a chipotle raspberry jam was very good ($10.95) and with a cup of soup ($3.50) was too generous to finish. Our server was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
North Augusta, South Carolina
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Great little outdoor seating area. Tables are far enough apart outside to not hear other conversations. Food was excellent, our server was informative, quick, thorough and kind. Just behind the Ice House hotel on Main Street.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tampa, Florida
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The Ice House is one of those places that if you are not staying at the island house you may miss. It would be a mistake. Eating lunch out on the back patio with the sun streaming through the trees is one of my favorite things to do on the island. I will warn you however they dont even take... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

You might almost miss this hidden gem if you don't already know about it or unless you see the "finger pointing" sign that directs you up the steep hill behind Island House Hotel. It IS worth the steep hike, so please check it out. There is indoor seating available but we always choose the outdoor patio. It's quaint, personable and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Dayton, Ohio
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We enjoyed lunch outdoors. We ordered the BLT&G and fish and fries. The white fish was fried perfectly, and the fries were absolutely delicious. We also had the sweet potato fries which were the best I've ever had. Our server was attentive and did a great job. This restaurant is a bit off the beaten path, being located at the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sora, Panama
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We were staying at the Island House Hotel and after a big late lunch were looking for something easy for the evening. We ended up out back at the hotel’s Ice House Bar and Grill. They have a small menu but there is something for everyone. We sat out back and it was a very nice evening. The service was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cedar Springs, Michigan
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The homemade chips and blue cheese dip were delicious! Our sandwiches were also wonderful, especially the BLT &G. A bit on the pricey side, but very yummy!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rockford, Illinois, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

If your are tired of the hustle and bustle on the main drag, visit the "other" side of the island. If the Grand is the front porch this is the back porch. Were you can sit with friends or make new ones. The staff is friendly and knowledgable. They know the island and love to share. Try the fish and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mackinaw City, Michigan, United States
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This great bar restaurant is hidden behind The Island House on Mackinac Island. A getaway from the busy island with good food and good prices.

Was this review helpful? Yes
MO
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

This restaurant piqued our interest. Fish and chips (yes, order the house chips and a really good dip that accompanies) and kale salad were delightful. Adequate service. We would have eaten lunch outside, but that area was full. Nice menu, quiet location, price reasonable, pleasant people. What more do you want?

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed The Ice House Bar & Grill also viewed

Mackinac Island, Mackinac County
Mackinac Island, Mackinac County
 
Mackinac Island, Mackinac County
Mackinac Island, Mackinac County
 
Mackinac Island, Mackinac County
Mackinac Island, Mackinac County
 
Mackinac Island, Mackinac County
Mackinac Island, Mackinac County
 
Mackinac Island, Mackinac County

Been to The Ice House Bar & Grill? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage The Ice House Bar & Grill, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing