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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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“great view” (38 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
Grand Hotel Avenue, Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

After dinner last nite we decided to go to the Cupola Bar. To get there, take the center elevator to the 4th floor and then take the stairs to the top for the view. You can see the Mackinac Bridge as a view on a...More

Thank Flylowe
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in both before dinner , and on a different, night, went again for a nightcap. The views were incredible. Great spot for couples or a group to relax and enjoy a cocktail. A tad pricey, but a splurge now and then is worth...More

Thank Birkie2
Reviewed September 16, 2016

Outstanding view of the lake serving proper cocktails. Stop by before your magnificent dinner in the Grands Dining room. It is a small room with limited seating so arrive early.

Thank Jim K
Reviewed September 14, 2016

Wine choices were limited but the wine was good. Service was just right and the guests were friendly. I would go back any time, just for the fabulous view. Great place to sip wine or a drink!

Thank Tom N
Reviewed September 13, 2016

We sat in the Cupola Bar for sunset and enjoyed a lovely beverage with delightful appetizer type food. It was not crowded early, but did fill up later. There was very soft music, but it was easy to talk with friends and the view was...More

Thank travellingvol
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Before dinner, we took the stairs up to the Cupola Bar. It is a round room with windows all the way around providing for a birds-eye view of the surrounding area. It is fun to enjoy a cocktail in the Cupola and watch the barges...More

Thank AnPete9
Reviewed September 10, 2016

Be prepared to pay a bit more $$$ for a drink here. But it is not about value but about VIEW. WOW! What a view. This bar within the Grand Hotel has 2 floors. I recommend going to the top. I had a Grand Hotel...More

Thank artdecolady2016
Reviewed September 8, 2016

Experiencing the Cupola Bar is like no other. The view is priceless and the drinks are crafted so very well. My husband and I always get the pina-colada. My favorite is also the endless free popcorn or chips.

Thank Taylor T
Reviewed September 7, 2016

We stopped at the bar and had a drink as we sat and took in the view. You don't need to order anything to go into the bar, but it was very relaxing to sit with a glass of wine. The server was very nice...More

Thank Dolores B
Reviewed August 29, 2016

The cupola has some great live music and always a romantic place to have a cocktail! After dinner is our favorite time to head up!

Thank jfmillers
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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
Bar scene, Scenic view, Special occasions, Romantic
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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