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Dining at Grand Hotel

One thing the diner at Grand Hotel has to understand is that on any given day, 3,000 or so meals are served. There are several dining options to choose from.

Salle a Manger: Walk into a time warp. Start your breakfast by gazing at Lake Huron. The main dining room has a capacity for 800 people in one sitting. For dinner there are two alternating menus with dishes such as roasted venison loin and a duck confit spring roll, or parsley and sunflower-crusted filet of Michigan trout.

The Terrace Room: If you're in the mood for dancing after dinner, the Terrace Room awaits for you to work off the calories you just picked up. Done in an Asian theme—minus the Geishas—this lounge features big band music nightly, compliments of The Grand Hotel Orchestra.

Grand Luncheon Buffet: Served from noon to 2 p.m. daily, this buffet in the main dining room offers hot and cold gourmet entrées, seafood, salads, pastries and more.

Outdoor dining at Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan The main dining room at Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan
Outdoor dining
Salle a Manger

Pool Grill: You can have your lunch cooked on the outdoor grill and enjoy it with a beverage by the pool.

Carleton's Tea Store: Lunch is served in this old-fashioned country store amidst homemade fudge, gifts, tea and kitchen items available for sale.

Other options: When you plan on being away from the hotel for the day, you can still enjoy Grand Hotel's meals. Woods Restaurant is located in the upper wooded portion of Mackinac Island and is accessible by bicycle, carriage or on foot. Grand Picnic lunches may be ordered on the evening prior to your day out from the maître d'hôtel, in the form of four box lunches or a special picnic basket for two. If you're spending the day golfing on The Jewel, have lunch or dinner at the Jockey Club at the Grand Stand, located on the first tee.

Checking out the reserve wines with master sommelier Vittorio at Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan
Alain Gayot with master sommelier Vittorio

Grand Hotel
Mackinac Island,
MI 49757
800-33-GRAND, 906-847-3331
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