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“You only pay for the view”
Review of Cupola Bar

Cupola Bar
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $100
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: 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.
Attica, Michigan
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“You only pay for the view”
Reviewed May 20, 2013

We had a drink here and the view was to die for. Sadly so was the price of the drink. Two house high-balls ran $25. Not complaining as I expected as much. Great service and only one drink did just the trick.

Visited May 2013
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Muskegon, MI
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Glorious views”
Reviewed May 13, 2013

We were fortunate enough to visit the Grand Hotel the day before they officially opened for the season. This meant that we were able to take the elevator all the way up tot he fourth floor, climb the star covered steps to the Cupola Bar and then work our was back down to the ground floor, and look in all the rooms while they were awaiting inspection. A once in a lifetime opportunity. This also meant that while the Cupola Bar was not yet open for business, we were able to relax and enjoy the stunning views and unique details completely by ourselves. it was ana amzing experience.

Visited May 2013
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Detroit, Michigan
Level 6 Contributor
127 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Nice and Restful”
Reviewed May 5, 2013

The stairs have stars on them. You know you are on your way to heaven. This is definitely one of the more beautiful views from a bar. My husband and I went late in the afternoon and found the service very attentive. There was no music playing, which made it very nice and quiet. We enjoyed it very much.

  • Visited May 2013
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west michigan
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Spectacular Views”
Reviewed May 5, 2013

Huge, glistening Murano Glass Chandelier in the 2-story bar. Charming decor, comfy seating, 270 degree views of the straits.

Visited May 2013
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DeWitt, Michigan
Level 6 Contributor
233 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“View from the top”
Reviewed March 12, 2013

Such a perfect place to sit and enjoy drinks or coffee. And walking thru the halls of the hotel will let you see aged pictures from times past!

Visited May 2012
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Thank SheriK2
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