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1852 Grill Room

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STARTERS
Vegetable Spring Rolls
Napa Cabbage, Scallions, Carrots and Mushrooms, Crispy Wonton Skins, Honey Siracha Sauce
USD 14
Classic Shrimp Cocktail
Jumbo Prawns, Poached and served with Fresh Lemon and Spicy Cocktail Sauce
USD 25
1852 Signature Crab Cakes
Jumbo Lump Crab Meat, Dijon, Cilantro, Key Lime Vinaigrette
USD 26
Steamed Mussels Marinare
Prince Edward Isle Mussels, Butter, White Wine, and Garlic, Grilled Baguette
USD 19
Avocado Tuna Poke
Ahi Tuna, Vidalia Onion, Sesame Oil, Chili Flakes, Soy, Avocado, and Sesame Seeds
USD 18
Ducktrap Farms Smoked Salmon
Chopped Egg, Capers, Red Onion, Crostini, and Creamed Cheese
USD 22
Lamb Meatballs
Ground Lamb and Beef with a Spicy Mediterranean-Inspired Tomato Sauce
USD 14
Steak Tartare
Choice Tenderloin, Shallots, Capers, Chives, Dijon, Cornichons, Lemon Juice, Egg Yolk and Crostini
USD 27
Oysters Rockefeller
Blue Point Oysters, Spinach, Parmesan Cheese, Bearnaise Sauce
USD 21
Chef's Tower for Four
Shrimp Cocktail, Tuna Poke, Vegetable Spring Rolls, and Steamed Mussels
USD 55
SALADS
1852 Chopped Salad
Romaine Lettuce, Chickpeas, Tomatoes, Avocado, Double Smoked Bacon Lardons, Sweet Corn, Scallions, Crumbled Goat Cheese, Sunflower Nuts, Crispy Fried Onions, Creamy Garlic Dressing
USD 15
Caesar Salad
Romaine Lettuce, Fresh Grated Parmesan, Focaccia Croutons, Creamy Caesar Dressing
USD 14
Add Grilled Chicken USD 6
Add Grilled Salmon USD 10
Roasted Beet Salad
Arugula, Warm Goat Cheese Medallions, Glazed Walnuts, Roasted Beets, Herb Vinaigrette
USD 14
Bibb Wedge Salad
Double Smoked Bacon Lardons, Baby Heirloom Tomatoes, Blue Cheese Crumbles, Panko Onion Nest, Bleu Cheese Dressing
USD 14
Lentil Salad
Local Greens, Mission Figs, Crumbled Goat Cheese, Herbed Vinaigrette
USD 14
SOUPS
French Onion Soup Gratinee
Rich Beef Broth, Caramelized Onions, Port Wine, Gruyere, Provolone and Parmesan Cheeses, Sourdough Croutons
USD 12
New England Clam Chowder
Our Signature Classic
USD 8
USD 10
Soup du Jour
Daily Selection
USD 8
USD 10
SIGNATURE SELECTIONS
1852 Prime Rib
Slow Roasted, Grilled Asparagus, Dauphinoise Potatoes, Natural Jus
USD 46
Center Cut Filet Mignon
Prime Barrel Cut Filet, Signature Steak Oil, Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Grilled Asparagus, and Bearnaise Sauce
8 Ounce USD 55
6 Ounce USD 42
Dover Sole a la Meuniere
Beurre Noisette, Rosti Potatoes, Grilled Asparagus
USD 48
Faroe Islands Scottish Salmon
Organically Grown and Sustainably Harvested, Grilled, Lemon Caper Beurre Blanc, Grilled Asparagus, and Fingerling Potatoes
USD 35
Herb Roasted Chicken
Olto's Farm Free-Range Airline Breast, Pan Roasted and served with Thyme Jus, Battered Spaetzle and Green Beans Amandine
USD 36
Lake Superior Planked Whitefish
Wild Caught, Oven Roasted on a Maple Plank, Duchesse Potatoes, Roasted Seasonal Vegetables
USD 34
Pan Roasted Duck Breast
Savory Sweet Potato Mash, Broccolini, Duck Confit, Michigan Cherry-Port Demi Glace
USD 38
Pecan Encrusted Rainbow Trout
Michigan Harvested Trout Fillet, Russet and Sweet Potato Gratin, Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Maple-Bourbon Gastrique
USD 36
Sauteed Michigan Perch
Lemon Brown Butter, Hush Puppies, Haricots Vert
USD 36
Tomahawk Steak for Two
28 ounce Prime Bone-in Ribeye, Rosemary Falk Salt, Grilled Asparagus, Truffle Fries
USD 110
About
Located inside Island House Hotel, 1852 Grill Room features a first-class menu served in a relaxed setting highlighted by stunning Mackinac Island views. Choose to dine on the terrace patio or inside the dining room with its stunning décor and floor-to-ceiling windows. Breakfast options include the delicious buffet and ala carte selections. Live pianist, sunset hues over the water, and a flavorful dinner menu make for a perfectly romantic evening out. Open May through October.
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Gift Cards Available, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Table Service, Free Wifi
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Reviewed November 11, 2019 via mobile

My husband had given me a 2 night stay on Mackinac Island at The Island House Hotel for a Christmas present. We had a wonderful time on the island and at the Island House. All of the staff there were exceptional,caring and friendly. The meals...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at 1852 Grill Room, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2019

We are delighted that you enjoyed dining with us. Thank you for the 5-star review!

Reviewed October 28, 2019 via mobile

This was our third time eating dinner at 1852 Grill Room and it was awesome like the two times before. The service staff (hosts, servers & bartenders) were all very attentive and helpful. We got the filet mignon and perch; both cooked perfectly! Their freshly...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at 1852 Grill Room, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2019

Thank you for the excellent review. We are pleased that you enjoy our exceptional service, stunning water view, and flavorful food. John, the nightly pianist, is a great addition to our dining experience.

Reviewed October 27, 2019 via mobile

This was our first visit to the Grill room for dinner. Everything from the rolls to the service to selection of food from the menu and the preparation were excellent. The oysters Rockefeller were some of the best I’ve ever had. Will definitely be going...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at 1852 Grill Room, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2019

Thank you for the exceptional review. We look forward to welcoming you back again and again.

Reviewed October 22, 2019

I had Dover Sole (very good). My friend had Mushroom Risotto (she said it was excellent). Rolls were very good. They also had a special bread that was raisin bread sliced very thin, spread with butter, sugar and cinnamon and grilled.

Date of visit: October 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at 1852 Grill Room, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2019

We are pleased that you enjoyed our excellent service and cuisine. Thank you for choosing the 1852 Grill Room.

Reviewed October 18, 2019 via mobile

Oh......my! I am speechless! The view! The room! The FOOD! Our server was attentive without being annoying. Our food was beyond delicious. There is not one negative comment! We will definitely visit again!

Date of visit: October 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at 1852 Grill Room, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2019

We are pleased that you enjoyed dining with us. Thank you for the exceptional review.

Reviewed October 18, 2019

very beautiful dining room with a spectacular view of the harbor and beyond. our dinner was delicious with lamb meatballs and crab cakes for starters. we were serenaded by the piano player all duing and before our dinner. the ambiance was beyond words at sunset....More

Date of visit: October 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at 1852 Grill Room, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2019

We are pleased that you enjoyed dining with us. Thank you for the excellent review.

Reviewed October 9, 2019

All of our meals were excellent, the service exceptional and the view... stunning. Thank you for making our stay so wonderful and letting us enjoy the best food I've ever had in a very long time while traveling! I was so pleased with the freshness...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at 1852 Grill Room, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2019

We appreciate your wonderful review. Thank you for dining with us.

Reviewed October 9, 2019

Stayed at the hotel for the first time in 15 or so years. Honestly had never even noticed the restaurant but flash forward to no longer traveling with kids and here we are!! The view is spectacular and the food was absolutely delicious. I had...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at 1852 Grill Room, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2019

We are thrilled that you finally found us. Thank you for the excellent review.

Reviewed October 5, 2019 via mobile

Never disappointed! Breakfast is special, as well. Such a perfect view. Wether you do the breakfast buffet or order from the menu....you will be pleased. Dinner always has delish Freah fish, veggies, or steaks.

Date of visit: October 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at 1852 Grill Room, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2019

We are pleased you enjoy dining with us. Providing fresh, flavorful food is important to us. Thank you for the great review.

Reviewed October 5, 2019 via mobile

Family visiting from out of town and we stayed at the island house hotel - a mini Grand Hotel - and the food was as good as I’ve ever had anywhere on the island. Dine here if at all possible!

Date of visit: October 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at 1852 Grill Room, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2019

Thank you for the excellent review. We appreciate the compliment.

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Reservations are recommended but not required. No dress code that I’m aware of.
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