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1852 Grill Room

6966 Main St, Inside Island House Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
+1 906-847-7222
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“perch” (11 reviews)
“prime rib” (13 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Hours
American, Grill, Gluten Free Options
6966 Main St, Inside Island House Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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Reviewed yesterday

We started at the bar. great hospitality with "WB" bar tending. Wills boy made us feel we were old friends. We moved to the patio for dinner. The food was five star and worth it. The view was spectacular. This is a great place for...More

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed yesterday

We had dinner at the 1852 Grill Room and loved it. Friendly service, very good food, and a short walk away from our hotel. The south end of the restaurant has a great view of the harbor, with al fresco dining. I loved the whitefish...More

Thank MaryJZemper
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful fine dining overlooking the marina! Great atmosphere especially with the talented pianist playing. Our server, Emma, was a delight! Enjoyed prime rib and filet mignon at its best! Never a disappointment when we come here to stay at the Island House!

Thank Kathleen B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

W.B. Was amazing! Fantastic service and food was unbelievable! We’ll definitely be back! Beautiful view and calming piano music!

Thank Jaime D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is super! steak Diana to perfection. huge portions. my son had filet of beef . it was huge. Lovely room. and attentive staff. try the gelato for dessert. share.

Thank nancee6338
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best meals we've had in a long time. The whitefish and filet were both cooked to perfection with great taste. We had an awesome view as well. the bartender was very quick and interesting as well. Our waitress did a great job...More

Thank Roger K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleasant space with wonderful views and enjoyable piano music. Service was prompt, food delicious. I loved it!

Thank sigh57
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed an outstanding family birthday dinner at the 1852 Grill Room earlier this week. One of the highlights of a great two days at Mackinac Island. From the elegant, historic setting to the excellent food and service, I would recommend this restaurant to anyone...More

Thank Wyatt S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first time to 1852, and we had invited 3 good friends to the island to join us for dinner. Over the years...most of the better restaurants on the island...had already been covered by the five of us. So, the pressure was on! Upon entering...More

Thank E9185FXjohnm
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful evening in the lounge of 1852 Grill Room on Mackinac Island. Thanks to WB for great drinks and friendly service.

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Questions & Answers
July 3, 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Jessica J |
Reservations are recommended but not required. No dress code that I’m aware of.
July 3, 2015|
Response from rudiclecl |
Is there a dress code?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6966 Main St, Inside Island House Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Mackinac Island
  • Phone Number: +1 906-847-7222
  • E-mail
Enter the 1852 Grill Room through the lobby of the Island House Hotel. This casually sophisticated restaurant features a flavorful first-class modern menu served in a relaxed romantic setting highlighted by stunning Haldimand Bay and downtown Mackinac Island views. Breakfast is served in the dining room as well as the outdoor terrace from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. Choose to order ala carte or feast from our hearty buffet. Unwind to the soothing sounds of live piano music and enjoy a premium choice of wine & specialty cocktails in the lounge daily beginning at 5 p.m. Savory and eclectic dinner selections are served in the dining room and on the outdoor terrace daily beginning at 6 p.m. Dinner reservations are encouraged using the OpenTable app.
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