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Delightful Dining at the Island House Hotel on Mackinac Island

The Island House Hotel offers some of the best dining options on Mackinac Island. Grab a sandwich in a casual atmosphere or treat yourself to upscale fine dining.


Delightful Dining Options

1852 Grill Room

Located right inside the hotel, the 1852 Grill Room invites guests to enjoy a casual fine dining experience for breakfast and dinner. Relax and enjoy our delicious, fresh cuisine while admiring spectacular views of the Straits of Mackinac.

Breakfast light right

Breakfast: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Start your morning with a hearty breakfast of Red Flannel Hash, Buttermilk Pancakes with Michigan maple syrup, or classic Eggs Benedict. Treat yourself to an 1852 Bloody Mary or Mimosa, and get your vacation off to a good start!


1852 Grill Room Spring RollsDinner: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Dinner includes savory and eclectic selections. Begin with an elegant appetizer like Asparagus Rolls with prosciutto and balsamic glaze, or Seared Ahi Tuna served with seaweed salad, mango relish, and chili-lime vinaigrette. For the main entree enjoy one of our decadent 1852 Signature Selections like Steak au Poivre, Dover Sole a la Meuniere, and Wild Mushroom Risotto. The 1852 Grill Room Lounge opens at 5 p.m. Join us before dinner for a drink and let the relaxing piano music help you unwind.


Ice House Bar & Grill

Ice House Bar & Grill offers gourmet sandwiches, fresh salads and house-made potato chips. Enjoy quiet, outdoor garden-side seating or air-conditioned indoor dining for cocktails, lunch and dinner. Located behind the Island House Hotel, adjacent to the pool.

Ice HouseLunch and dinner: 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The menu has a wide variety of options – flatbread, soup of the day, fresh summer salads and delicious sandwiches like the Steak Sicilian with shaved rib-eye, sauteed mushrooms and onions, provolone cheese and au jus served on a crusty roll. Spend a leisurely afternoon or evening at the Ice House!


Also, be sure to visit…

Mary’s Bistro Draught House! Take a walk through town and visit Mary’s Bistro for lunch or dinner and enjoy one of the 50 beers on tap. Located on the Star Line Ferry dock, indoor and outdoor seating available.





Get Away From It All

Join us as guests in the hotel and enjoy a variety of vacation packages. Many of the hotel packages include convenient on-site dining options at the 1852 Grill Room. Some packages include ferry tickets, bike rentals, golf, or even a half-pound of Ryba’s Mackinac Island fudge to indulge your sweet tooth.