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Cupola Bar

Grand Hotel Avenue, Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
+1 906-847-3331
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“grand hotel” (105 reviews)
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American, Bar
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Grand Hotel Avenue, Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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Reviewed November 2, 2015

The drinks are pricey, but the view makes it worth your visit. Lovely, lovely view. It is wonderful for freighter watching, too.

Thank Davidamy617
Reviewed October 30, 2015

This gorgeous room perched in one of the best historic hotels of. America was perfect for a night cap after dinner and great live piano music.

Thank theleftbank
Reviewed October 24, 2015

The Cupola Bar offers fabulous views on a clear day......a great place to relax and enjoy a drink.....a must visit place in the Grand!

Thank Cherie P
Reviewed October 20, 2015

We recently attended the ballroom weekend. One of our favorite places to sit is this Bar. During the day the views are spectacular. At night you can enjoy the night sky and the illuminated bridge. But the best feature in the evening is the music....More

Thank PAMChicago_IL
Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Friend and I excited to be able to walk the grounds and not pay, not a guest. Bar had great view. $25 for 2 mojitos. We even had snow flurries and watch the weather patterns in the sky come across. Very relaxing. At least go...More

Thank dolittledigger
Reviewed October 18, 2015

Cozy little piano bar atop the Grand Hotel with a wonderful view. No other place like it. Must stop in for a drink!

Thank Terri H
Reviewed October 14, 2015

If you are staying at Grand Hotel or just visiting; make it a point to go up to the Cupola Bar. Have a cocktail and really enjoy the 360 degree view!

Thank the1actor
Reviewed October 13, 2015

Great place to watch the sunset over the Mackinac Bridge while enjoying a cocktail and fine entertainment!

Reviewed October 5, 2015

I think that this is one of the best views on the island. My wife and I have been here a few times in the last couple of years, and I think that this is also one of the best kept secrets on the island....More

Thank Dan P
Reviewed October 4, 2015

Very nice spot above the Grand hotel grounds. Gorgeous views of the island and lake. A small area but a must do. You will have to pays the $10.00 fee per person to enter the grounds of the hotel, the go inside a nd take...More

Thank kathleen q
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David F
June 28, 2017|
Response from GHKellie | Property representative |
There is an admission fee of $10 to enter the hotel during the day between 9am and 6pm. The Jockey Club, The Gate House, Woods Restaurant and Cawthorne's Village Inn are open to the public with no admission fee.
June 26, 2017|
Response from Laura S | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure they take reservations at the bar. I believe it's first come first served, but you might want to check with the Grand Hotel just to be sure. If you are not a guest of the hotel, you are required to pay $10... More
September 10, 2016|
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Response from Arlene F | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $100
American, Bar
Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grand Hotel Avenue, Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Mackinac Island
  • Phone Number: +1 906-847-3331
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The Cupola Bar is located on the 5th and 6th floors of Grand Hotel with 180 degree views of the Straits of Mackinac and the Mackinac Bridge. Perfect for enjoying the sunset while enjoying a specialty cocktail, serving light bar fare.
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