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Fort Mackinac Tea Room

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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One of the most delightful and scenic settings on Mackinac Island to enjoy luncheon or a late afternoon snack. Tour this historic site and relax afterwards with a delicious meal and exceptional view of downtown Mackinac Island and the harbor. Admission to Fort Mackinac is required. A visit to Fort Mackinac includes a self-guided tour of the Fort, seeing 1780's soldiers demonstrate rifle firings and a cannon salute over the harbor. For more information about Fort Mackinac visit click here.The Fort Mackinac Tea Room will open for the 2013 season on Tuesday, May 7th.Hours of Operation:Luncheon: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.Outdoor and indoor seating available.There is tipping at Fort Mackinac Tea Room
$10 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed December 8, 2018

Visited the fort in August of 2018. Stayed there for 2 hours and never ran into any kind of a tea room / lunch area or anything like. We did see a small demo in the court yard but that was it

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank sledman1900
Reviewed November 8, 2018

The Fort Mackinac Tea Room is a great way to take a break for lunch when you visit the fort. Operated by The Grand Hotel, the lunches are delicious and the service is what you'd expect from the premier hotel on the island. A leisurely...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Michael M
Reviewed October 21, 2018

We were visiting the Fort and just happened to stop for lunch at the Tea Room in the fort. Great view, great service, great food. Well worth the time and effort.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank davidhV2343GA
Reviewed October 15, 2018

The view is the best part of the Tea Room, unfortunately. The food and drinks were average at best and the staff was abrupt to rude. We won't dine there again.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mary M
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Breathtaking views from outside the Tea Room. A welcoming fireplace table inside. Two of us had chicken salad which was without flavor. The turkey wrap was better and tomato bisque soup okay. One of the best places to sit and enjoy an outdoor view when...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank hikinghappily62
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

The view was fantastic as we sat on a hill overlooking the water. The food was way overpriced. Food quality was poor. We had a cold sandwich and watery potato soup. Staff was friendly and got us a bowl of water for our little dog....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank fcreamer5
Reviewed October 6, 2018

The Tea Room at Fort Mackinac is run by the Grand Hotel so you can be sure it's high quality. The food is basic - soup, sandwiches, chips, etc. - but it's good. And the view from the outside seating area can't be beat. You...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank FanInStLou
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We stopped for a quick casual lunch while we were touring the Fort. Service was extremely quick and thorough. Menu and food were basic - sandwiches and soup - but it was perfect for our needs and we sat inside near the fireplace which was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank angelasikowski
Reviewed October 2, 2018

After a thorough tour of the fort, we had a prepared group luncheon on the patio. We were served veggie wraps which were full of fresh veggies, very nice. The wait staff were friendly and responsive to our requests.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ATP828
Reviewed September 18, 2018

The best part of the tea room was the view. I sat outside and had a view of downtown and the harbor. The food was just okay. The service was poor. I had a tuna sandwich. Didn't have a lot of taste.

Date of visit: September 2018
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January 23, 2017|
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Response from Atlanta_GACindy | Reviewed this property |
I just confirmed that you do have to pay admission to the fort to eat at the tea room.
June 5, 2016|
Response from grandhotel1887 | Property representative |
Hi, No the tea room does not accept reservation.
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