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Upscale Dining at the Island House Hotel on Mackinac Island, MI

For the best restaurants on Mackinac Island, you never need to stray far from the Island House Hotel. We offer options for whatever your mood, from a casual sandwich or indulgent cocktail to upscale fine dining.

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: 8 a.m.–9 a.m.

Start your morning with a hearty breakfast like savory red flannel hash, buttermilk pancakes with Michigan maple syrup, or a classic eggs benedict. Treat yourself to an 1852 Bloody Mary or mimosa, and start your vacation off right.

Dinner: 6 p.m.–9 p.m.

For dinner, the restaurant offers options for eclectic appetites. Start off 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. Follow up with one of our decadent 1852 Signature Selections including steak au poivre, Dover sole a la meuniere, and wild mushroom risotto. Come down for dinner early and unwind to the strains of our nightly piano player in the 1852 Grill Room Lounge. The lounge opens at 5 p.m. each evening.

Delightful Dining Alternatives

Nearby restaurants include the Ice House Bar & Grill, located on-site next to the pool house, offering casual lunches and dinners inside or al fresco. When you’re out about town, take a walk to the Star Line ferry dock and visit Mary’s Bistro Draught House for lunch or dinner and enjoy one of the 50 beers on tap.

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.