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Reservations now available for 2018, open May 4 until October 28.

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

Enter through the lobby of Island House Hotel, the 1852 Grill Room invites guests to enjoy a casual, upscale experience for breakfast and dinner. Relax and enjoy our delicious, fresh cuisine while admiring spectacular views of the Straits of Mackinac from your choice of indoor or outdoor seating.

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. Choose from a robust buffet or order ala carte. Begin your day with a gorgeous view and an 1852 Bloody Mary or Mimosa.


1852 Grill Room Spring RollsDinner: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 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 fried wanton, mango relish, and chili-lime vinaigrette. For the main entree enjoy one of our decadent 1852 Signature Selections such as locally caught planked whitefish or slow roasted prime rib. Top it all off with a variety of decadent desserts. Reservations can be made via the OpenTable app after April 1st or by calling 906.847.7222 after May 4. The 1852 Grill Room lounge opens at 5 p.m. for cocktails.


Ice House BBQ

Ice House BBQ serves a delicious selection of smoked barbecue favorites served garden-side, pool-side or inside. This hidden gem is veiled from the downtown hustle conveniently tucked behind the iconic Island House Hotel across from the marina.

Lunch and dinner: 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Ice House BBQ Menu

Enjoy outdoor seating garden-side or deck as well or indoors for cocktails, lunch, and dinner. This hidden gem offers a tree canopied setting veiled from the downtown hustle conveniently tucked behind the iconic Island House Hotel next to Marquette Park. The outdoor patio has expanded seating, while keeping the intimate atmosphere that it is known for. Happy Hour just got happier with a selection of imported & domestic beer topped by occasional live music.


** 1852 Grill Room & Ice House BBQ hours are subject to change due to private or special events or weather.

Remember to visit some of our favorite downtown locations

Seabiscuit Cafe Starbucks Mackinac Island Pancake House

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 Mackinac Island ferry tickets, bike rentals, wine, or even Ryba’s Mackinac Island Fudge to indulge your sweet tooth.