For many Mackinac Island visitors, the fun is just starting when the sun sets and the last ferry leaves the dock. That’s when the sounds of big band, folk, rock, country, jazz and blues fill the restaurants and pubs. The tunes mix with the relaxing notes of foghorns, waves, seagulls and horse hooves to create a symphony of Mackinac Island nightlife. Experiencing the afterhours vibe is a bucket-list reason to stay the night on Mackinac Island.

Gate House (A Grand Hotel Restaurant)

The Gate House is a casual restaurant and bar and is a multi-year winner of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Serving lunch and salads beginning at 11:00 a.m. every day.…

Horn’s Gaslight Bar and Restaurant

Established in 1933 with a friendly 19th century saloon atmosphere serving lunch, dinner and late night daily. Offering traditional American and Southwestern cuisine in the heart of downtown. Families, groups…

Mary’s Bistro Draught House

Mary's Bistro Draught House is a downtown favorite with its modern vibe, home-style cuisine, and 50 taps. Along with their endless selection of craft beer and cocktails, you will find…

Mustang Lounge

Family owned since 1964. Fully remodeled in 2008 using 200 year old timbers from the original fur trader warehouse construction. Famous for our custom hamburgers, exciting appetizers and homemade pizza!…

Pink Pony

Serving Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Late Night menus daily in our Pink Pony Bar, Water View Dining Room and Bar, Outdoor Upper-Deck and Waterfront Patio and Bar with iconic Lake…

The Broken Spoke

The Broken Spoke serves up burgers, steaks, fish and more in unique and delicious dishes.

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Mackinac Island Lodging & Accommodations

With over 1,600 unique lodging rooms, our Island is full of one of kind, family owned and award winning properties. The Island’s highly trained and courteous professionals want to make sure your stay is as comfortable and accommodating as possible.

Visitor's Guide

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