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Ice House BBQ & Bar

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Sun, 5/31
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$10 - $30
CUISINES
Barbecue, American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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Menu

APPETIZERS
Smoked Whitefish Dip
Warm naan and flatbread crackers
USD 14
Colossal Onion Rings
Hand cut, panko crumbs, cinnamon-chipotle dipping sauce
USD 14
Roasted Corn Fritters
Flash fried and topped with smoked bacon and chipotle-maple glaze
USD 13
House Made Potato Chips
Served with Blue Cheese Fondue
USD 9
Macho Nachos
Tri colored tortilla chips, jalapeños, roasted corn, tomatoes, scallions, cheddar cheese, sour cream, pico de gallo and guacamole. Choice of smoked brisket, pulled pork or chicken
Half Order USD 14
Full Order USD 17
SOUPS & SALADS
Smoked Brisket Chili
Made from our own smoked brisket, garnished with sour cream, cheddar cheese, and pico de gallo. Served with cornbread
Cup USD 7
Bowl USD 9
Chopped Salad
Romaine lettuce, chickpeas, tomatoes, avocado, bacon, corn, scallions, cheddar cheese, sunflower nuts, foccocia croutons, crispy fried onions, and creamy garlic dressing
USD 14
Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce, fresh grated parmesan cheese, focaccia croutons; tossed in creamy Caesar dressing
USD 14
Add Smoked Chicken, Pulled Pork or Smoked Brisket USD 4
Summer Spinach Salad
Baby spinach, glazed walnuts, red onion, chopped eggs, dried cherries, pears and blue cheese crumbles with honey mustard dressing
USD 13
Small Garden or Caesar
USD 7
SMOKEHOUSE SIGNATURES
Served with coleslaw, baked beans and cornbread
Baby Back Ribs
Dry rubbed, slow smoked
Half Rack USD 17
Full Rack USD 28
Smoked Chicken
Half Chicken USD 16
Quarter Chicken USD 12
Pulled Pork
Smoked pork shoulder
USD 16
Beef Brisket
Slow-smoked beef, sliced thin
USD 18
Smokehouse Combo
Pulled Pork, Quarter Chicken, and Beef Brisket
USD 24
SAUCES
Carolina Mustard BBQ
Sweet & Smoky
BURGERS AND SANDWICHES
Add house-made ranch chips, french fries, or small salad $3
Smokehouse Burger
Maple sugar bacon, tomato, cheddar cheese and caramelized onions on toasted brioche with a fried egg
USD 15
Whole Hog
Smoked pulled pork, bathed in Kansas City sauce and topped with coleslaw and served on toasted brioche with pickles
USD 14
Smokin' Beef Brisket Tacos
Sliced onions and pickled jalapenos on corn tortillas
USD 14
Brisket Sandwich
Smoked brisket, onion marmalade, pepperjack cheese and horseradish on toasted brioche
USD 14
Chipotle Black Bean Burger
Guacamole, pickled red onions, gluten free Kaiser roll
USD 14
FINALE
Warm Bread Pudding
with Maple-Bourbon Sauce
USD 10
Ryba's Hot Fudge Sundae
USD 10
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All reviews pulled pork cornbread chicken ribs blue cheese dip homemade chips salad burger whitefish fudge island house hotel corn hole garden patio outdoor seating great place to eat sit outside the main street
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Reviewed November 14, 2019

Some of the best food on the island. The restaurant was a little hard to find coming up the back driveway following the signs (if you're not staying at the hotel). It was off-season and a little rainy, and I stood unsure in the back...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2019

We appreciate that you took the time to find us. Thank you for the exceptionally enthusiastic review. We hope to be seeing you again in the future!

Reviewed November 9, 2019

We ate dinner here. It was not crowded and the weather was beautiful so we ate outside. The service was good, food was excellent and atmosphere nice. For Mackinac the prices were good. Only negative was sun in the eyes but the staff were willing...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2019

Dining in our outdoor garden is an exceptional way to experience Mackinac Island away from the hustle of downtown. We are pleased that you enjoyed it. Thank you for the great review.

Reviewed October 17, 2019

The weather was perfect for eating outdoors. We were able to order for the 3rd member of our group and it was ready by the time she got there.

Date of visit: September 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2019

We are pleased that you enjoyed our garden seating. Thank you for the great review!

Reviewed October 11, 2019

When we arrived there was one other couple outside. Had place almost to ourselves. We waited about 10 minutes and finally one of us went in and asked for help. Ordered a drink.... took a long time to get it. Meantime three other tables filled....More

Date of visit: September 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2019

We are pleased that you enjoyed your order. Please accept our apologies for the delay in service. Staying open in September is a challenge as the garden seating is weather dependent when there isn't a full-time staff on call.

Reviewed September 22, 2019

We had an excellent meal here. Highly recommend you try it! Food and drink are exceptional and the staff very pleasant.

Date of visit: September 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2019

We are glad that you enjoyed dining with us. Thank you for the great review.

Reviewed September 16, 2019

The Ice House was a great eating experience. Especially if you like BBQ. The food was excellent and the staff was very friendly. You have the opportunity to eat outside or inside.

Date of visit: September 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2019

We are pleased you enjoyed your meal and our excellent service. Thank you for sharing your experience!

Reviewed September 7, 2019

We ate lunch here because it was raining and we didn't want to walk into town (without umbrellas! What were we thinking?) Anyway, we ate under the "canopy" roof. One other couple was dining there. Our waitress was fabulous and friendly. I had a burger...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2019

Thank you for the great review. We look forward to welcoming you back!

Reviewed September 4, 2019

Did not enjoy our meal at this diner. Very few seats food not good, seems caters more to drinkers then dining room folks. Bartenter was very nice though

Date of visit: August 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2019

Gosh! This is a surprising review as our bar has very few seats. Most diners choose to sit at the umbrella tables in the garden. Perhaps you meant this review for one of the downtown businesses instead?

Reviewed September 2, 2019

The garden looks like a nice place to eat. There was a private party there so we ate in another area that was fine. Food was good but the service was slow. We would eat there again.

Date of visit: August 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2019

Please accept our sincere apologies for the delay. Thank you for giving us a try. We look forward to your return.

Reviewed August 13, 2019

This was a surprise to find on the island. Good BBQ can be tough to find, but this was very good. Good quality and good sized portions. We ate outside on the deck, which was great, and the inside would have worked too. The have...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2019

We are thrilled that you enjoyed dining with us. Thank you for the excellent review. We look forward to your return.

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BARBARA H
June 20, 2018|
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Response from J5478XOjohnl | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can dine with your pet outside. They even brought a bowl of water for our dog! :)
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BARBARA H
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Yes! It is.
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Lisabartold
April 29, 2018|
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Hello! We do have high chairs and a kid's menu!
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