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Ice House BBQ

Island House Hotel, 6966 Main Street, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
+1 906-847-7223
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“blt” (9 reviews)
“sandwiches” (10 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Barbecue, American, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Island House Hotel, 6966 Main Street, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We recently stayed at The Island House and the Ice House BBQ made our trip to Mackinac very special. We went their the first night of our Mackinac stay and enjoyed a wonderful meal. We recommend the beef brisket!!! It was the best we ever...More

Thank JeffSal2
GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're so glad to hear you will be coming back! We couldn't agree more that the brisket is exceptional. We are also happy to hear you took advantage of our happy hour and enjoyed the deck area. We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 10 July 2017

After arriving on the island and checking in at our hotel, we were starving. We walked by the Ice Hose BBQ on Main Street and read the posted menu out front. It sounded good so we walked up the hill to find the restaurant. It...More

Thank mcrteach
GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the recommendation. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the new setting for the Ice House, we just remodeled it this year! Thank you for the good review, we hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Amazing food...very reasonable prices considering it is Mackinac Island...and the outside dining area is wonderful

Thank Jim M
GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review! Glad you enjoyed your meal!

Reviewed 10 July 2017

We had ribs, nachos, kesadias, tacos, pork sandwiches , etc. everybody,s food was excellent and filling. The service was a little slow, but the food was very satisfying,. Reasonable prices for the island. We sat outdoors under umbrella. Very friendly people and staff. Will go...More

Thank Sudhakar C
GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're glad you enjoyed our food! We look forward to your next visit. Thanks for the great review!

Reviewed 8 July 2017

Our first visit to Mackinac Island started with lunch at Ice House. We planned on taking food to go, since we had our pooch. We were told we could bring her in. Our mature rescue dog, who we have had for 7 months, got to...More

Thank tclinke
GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're glad to hear you and your dog had such a good experience with us! Come back soon!

Reviewed 7 July 2017

We had read that there was a new BBQ on the island and wanted to find it. It's a little off the beaten path, but well worth finding. We had the ribs, of course, and they were the absolute BEST ribs I have had anywhere....More

Thank David W
GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so glad you were able to find us! We are also very happy you enjoyed the ribs. Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 4 July 2017

This was a great place to eat and we appreciated getting out of a raining downpour! I had the pulled pork sandwich, and liked to be able to try 3 different bbq sauces. (St. Louis is my favorite) The chips and beans were also great....More

Thank Patti W
GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Thanks for the great review! We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This place is tucked back behind another building and we almost missed it. We saw the menu and knew we had to try the pulled pork sandwich on a brioche bun. Oh, the decadence! Kayla, our waitress, did recommend the Chicken Mackinac, but we had...More

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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Wow we are so proud to have the approval of a BBQ expert! The pulled pork is a favorite around here and a dish we are particularly fond of. To be considered your best meal on the island is high praise indeed and we couldn't...More

Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

My first time to the Ice House BBQ! Our waitress Kelly was amazing! Great service and Great food! We will defiantly frequent this establishment all summer long! Thank you for the wonderful hospitality! Yummy! ❤

Thank Trista H
GuestRelations49757, Public Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Thank you for the great review. We look forward to seeing you throughout the summer!

Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Oh my gosh, first of all the ice house has made some MAJOR improvements... food, venue, and especially staff! The barbecue is hands down the best on the island, and their newly renovated garden area seating is stunningly beautiful. The three girls working during our...More

Thank gretchenbezemek
GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Wow, we're so pleased you had such a good experience! Our entire staff is dedicated to what they do, and we are so glad to see it shows. We will make sure to let your servers know how much you appreciated their service, and we...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$34
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 08:00
Monday
11:00 - 08:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 08:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 08:00
Thursday
11:00 - 08:00
Friday
11:00 - 08:00
Saturday
11:00 - 08:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Island House Hotel, 6966 Main Street, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Mackinac Island
  • Phone Number: +1 906-847-7223
  • E-mail
Description
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.

This local favorite offers a selection of imported & domestic beer topped by occasional live music.
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