• The Gate House

    The Gate House

A Mackinac Island favorite, this casual restaurant is the perfect place for friends and family to enjoy breakfast (coming soon!), lunch, or dinner offering a variety of appetizers, entrees, and our famous Trapper Burger. Featuring local live entertainment weekly and seasonal bar specials, guests can relax with a cocktail on the outdoor patio or cozy up next to the warm fireplace when the weather is chilly.

The Gate House is a multi-year winner of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and Traverse Magazine Red Hot 10 Best.

A separate room is available to rent for private events.

Please note: For Grand Hotel guests, MAP applies to dinner only (when applicable), and tipping is expected.

Our Menus
Lunch & Dinner
Shareables
Tin Can Nachos* Char Grilled Chicken, Cheddar & Monterey Jack Cheese, Black Beans, Roasted Corn, Pickled Red Onion, Fresh Sliced Jalapeno, Avocado, Sour Cream, Cilantro
$ 19
Amish Farmers Crispy Wings* Honey-Sriracha, BBQ, Traditional Mild, Atomic
$ 15
Spinach, Artichoke & Parmesan Dip** Warm Garlic Pita, Fresh Vegetables
$ 13
Fried Pickle Chips & Boneless Wings Chipotle Ranch
$ 14
Heirloom Fried Corn Nuts* ** House Spice
$ 9
From the Garden
Chopped Salad Romaine, Grilled Chicken, Bacon, Bleu Cheese, Tomato, Hard Cooked Egg, Freeze-Dried Corn, Smoked Pepper Ranch
$ 15
Caesar Salad** Romaine, Garlic Crouton, Shaved Parmesan, Creamy Parmesan Dressing
$ 12
Soup for the Soul
Smoked Whitefish & Roasted Corn Chowder
Cup $ 7
Bowl $ 11
Brisket Chili Sharp Cheddar, Diced Onion, Sour Cream
Cup $ 7
Bowl $ 11
Soup of the Day
Cup $ 5
Bowl $ 9
Handhelds All Sandwiches Served with choice of Local Potato Chips, French Fries, Garden Salad, or Fresh Fruit
Crispy Chicken Sandwich Buttermilk Brined Chicken, Buffalo Ranch, Pickles, Shredded Romaine, Tomato, Brioche Bun
$ 14
Trapper Burger Cheddar Cheese, BBQ Sauce, Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, Brioche Bun
$ 16
Yooper Burger Smoked Gouda, Chopped Bacon, Caramelized Onions, Lettuce, Tomato, Roasted Garlic-Peppercorn Mayo, Brioche Bun
$ 17
Chipotle-Black Bean Burger** Pepper Jack Cheese, Shredded Lettuce, Tomato, Avocado, Brioche Bun
$ 14
Michigan Amish Cheddar Grilled Cheese Tomato Jam, Wilted Kale, Rustic Sourdough
$ 13
Plates
Great Lakes Whitefish & Chips Dill Remoulade, Napa Cabbage Coleslaw
$ 22
Blackened ½ Chicken* Slow-Roasted Tomatoes, Roasted Garlic and Cheddar Mashed Potatoes, Broccolini
$ 25
Roasted Mushroom Corn Enchiladas* ** Cherry Tomato Salsa, Queso Fesco, Avocado, Cilantro, Green Chili Sauce
$ 22
Blackened "Great Lakes" Lake Trout Fennel-Tomatoe Slaw, Quinoa, Charred Lemon, Broccolini
$ 28
Dessert
Chocolate Chip Cookie Sundae Skillet** Grand's Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookie, Vanilla Ice Cream, Fudge Sauce, Whipped Cream
$ 13
Dessert Pastries** Please ask your server for today's flavor
$ 13
Grand Pecan Ball* ** Chocolate Sauce
$ 13
Vanilla Ice Cream* **
$ 8
Monkey Bread Pudding** Vanilla Bean Crème Anglaise
$ 13
Beverages
Cocktails Add a Test Tube of Spicy to any Cocktail (Pickled Jalepenos, Spices & Lime Juice) $2.75. A Margarita, a Mule, a Cooler, a Lemonade, a Limeade
The Famous Rum Runner Three Types of Rum: Bacardi Superior, Captain Morgan Spiced and Myers's Dark Rum, Mixed with Blackberry Brandy and Crème de Banana Mixed with Jamaican Fruit Juice Blend
$ 13
The Classic Bloody Mary Belvedere Vodka, Premium Bloody Mary Mix with Hints of Horseradish Served with Green Olives and Pickled Asparagus
$ 13
The Pickled Bloody Mary Belvedere Vodka, Premium Bloody Mary Mix with Hints of Horseradish, A Spicy Test Tube of Pickled Jalepenos, Spices & Lime Juice, Floater of Cholula Sauce
$ 14
Coconut Watermelon Mojito Fresh Watermelon Muddled with Lime and Mint, Simple Syrup and Cruzan Coconut Rum Finished with a Splash of Lemon Lime Soda and Soda
$ 13
Strawberry Limeade Strawberry Vodka, Simple Syrup with Lemonade and Juice from a Fresh-Squeezed Lime, Shaken and Topped with Lemon Lime Soda
$ 13
Carmen Miranda Rum Punch Cruzan Banana, Coconut and Pineapple Rums, Triple Sec Orange Liqueur and Grenadine Mixed with Orange and Pineapple Juices
$ 13
Dragonberry Mule Bacardi Dragonberry Rum with Agave Nectar, Lime Juice and Ginger Beer, Served in a Copper Mug
$ 13
Michigan Manhattan Iron Fish Maple Barrel Bourbon & Sweet Vermouth, Angostura Bitters, Garnished with a Cherry
$ 15
Blackberry Bramble Bombay Bramble Gin, Muddled Fresh Blackberries, Simple Syrup & Lemon Juice
$ 13
Blue Dragon Berry Mojito Fresh Blueberries & Simple Syrup, Muddled with Fresh Lime and Mint, then combined over Ice with Bacardi Dragonberry Rum, and Finished with Soda Water
$ 13
Summer Time Sangria Refreshed for 2019, Grand Hotel Riesling Mixed with Peach Schnapps, a Splash of Chenin Blanc, and Lemon Lime Soda over ice
$ 13
Electric Lilac Lemonade Simply Shocking Lemonade: Ketel One Citroen with Chambord & Lemonade, and a Splash of Prosecco, Garnished with Lemon
$ 13
The Moscow Mule Belvedere Vodka plus Stoli Ginger Beer and a Splash of Lime Juice & Lime Wheel, Served in a Copper Mug
$ 13
Cucumber Cooler Cucumber Vodka mixed with Puréed, Cucumbers, Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice, and a Splash of Ginger Beer
$ 13
The Golden Margarita Jose Cuervo Especial Tequila, Sour Mix, Orange Juice and Lime Juice, with a Splash of Grand Marnier and a Lime Wedge
$ 13
Coconut Margarita Sauza Tequila and Cruzan Coconut Rum, Piña Colada Mix plus Sweet & Sour Mix, Served in a Toasted Coconut-Rimmed Glass
$ 13
Rye Old-Fashioned Bulleit Rye Whiskey mixed with Simple Syrup, Orange Bitters then an Orange and Cherry
$ 13
Triple Berry Lemonade Bacardi Dragonberry Rum, Bombay Bramble Gin, Strawberry Vodka and Lemonade
$ 13
Kid-Friendly Refreshments
Pepsi Brand Soft Drinks, Shirley Temple, Roy Rogers, Arnold Palmer
$ 4
Grand Hotel Bottled Water
$ 3
Sparkling Water
$ 5
LaColombe Canned Coffee
$ 8
VOSS Plus
800ml $ 10
Draught Root Beer Featuring 1919 Draught Root Beer
$ 6
Root Beer Float Featuring 1919 Draught Root Beer
$ 8
Ice Cream Creations
Classic Milkshake Chocolate, Strawberry, Vanilla
16 Oz. $ 7.5
22 Oz. $ 9.75
Salted Caramel Pretzel Milkshake Ice Cream, Colored Sea Salt, Mini Pretzel, Caramel Sauce, Whipped Cream
16 Oz. $ 7.5
22 Oz. $ 9.75
Great Turtle Milkshake Ice Cream, Crunchy Peanut Butter, Caramel Sauce, Chocolate Sauce, Whipped Cream
16 Oz. $ 7.5
22 Oz. $ 9.75
Tupelo Tunesmith Milkshake Ice Cream, Fresh Bananas, Crunchy Peanut Butter, Toasted Coconut Rim, 3 Strips of Bacon
16 Oz. $ 7.5
22 Oz. $ 9.75
Flavorful Fruitfantasies
Virgin Strawberry Daquiri
$ 6.5
Virgin Piña Colada
$ 6.5
Blueberry Limeade Mocktail Lemonade, Lime Juice, Blueberries, Blueberry Simple Syrup, Lemon Lime Soda, Blueberry and Lime Wheel Garnish
$ 6.5
Pineapple Strawberry Cobbler Shrub Pineapple Juice, Strawberry Purée, Lime Juice, Club Soda, Strawberry Garnish
$ 6.5
Virgin Mango Mule Ginger Beer, Mango Purée, Lime Juice, Agave Nectar, Cucumber
$ 6.5
Beer
Draught Beer
Bell's Oberon
Pint (16 Oz.) $ 6
Glass (22 Oz.) $ 8
Bell's Light Hearted
Pint (16 Oz.) $ 6.5
Glass (22 Oz.) $ 8.5
Bell's Two Hearted
Pint (16 Oz.) $ 6.5
Glass (22 Oz.) $ 8.5
Bud Light
Pint (16 Oz.) $ 5.5
Glass (22 Oz.) $ 7
Cheboygan Lighthouse Amber
Pint (16 Oz.) $ 6
Glass (22 Oz.) $ 8
Guinness Stout
Pint (16 Oz.) $ 6.5
Glass (22 Oz.) $ 8.5
Pabst Blue Ribbon
Pint (16 Oz.) $ 4
Glass (22 Oz.) $ 5
Draughts on Rotation See Server for Details
Featured Light or Lager
Featured Shandy or Wheat
Featured IPA, APA, DIPA, NE IPA
Featured Summer Seasonal
Bottles Specialty Bottles or Cans on Rotation. See Server for Details
Grand Hotel's Big Porch Ale
$ 6
Budweiser
$ 4.75
Bud Light
$ 4.75
Coors Light
$ 4.75
Corona
$ 4.75
Heinken
$ 4.5
Heineken Zero
$ 4.5
Labatt Blue
$ 4.75
Miller Lite
$ 4.75
Stella Artois
$ 5.5
Twisted Tea
$ 5.5
Ciders & Seltzers Specialty Cider or Seltzer on Rotation. See Server for Details
St Julian- Forbidden Fruit Ciders Apple / Black & Blue / Cherry
$ 6
White Claws Other White Claw Flavors on Rotation. See Server for Details
White Claws Black Cherry, Lime, Mango, Raspberry
$ 6
Grand Hotel Wine
Grand Hotel Blanc de Blancs L. Mawby, Leelanau Peninsula, MI Dry, Refreshing, Green Apple and Crisp Acidity
Bottle $ 60
Grand Hotel Riesling, Chateau Grand Traverse, Old Mission Peninsula, MI Gold Medal Winner! Semi-Dry, Ripe Pear, Meyer lemon, Honey Crisp
Bottle $ 60
Glass $ 15
Grand Hotel M. Trinchero, Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley, CA Crisp, Light, Refreshing, Herbaceous, Pineapple, No Oak
Bottle $ 60
Glass $ 15
Grand Hotel M. Trinchero, Chardonnay, Napa Valley, CA Medium-Bodied, Dry, Light Oak, Dried and Fresh Apple, Soft Caramel, Clean Finish
Bottle $ 60
Glass $ 15
Grand Hotel M. Trinchero Pinot Noir, Napa Valley, CA Fresh Cherry Fruits, Medium-Body, Soft Oak
Bottle $ 60
Glass $ 15
Grand Hotel M. Trinchero, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, CA Full-Bodied, Ripe Berry Fruits, Round with Soft Tannins
Bottle $ 60
Glass $ 15
White Wine
Ant Moore Sauvignon Blanc NZ Fragrant, refreshing, crisp, bright tropical fruit, touch of herbs
Bottle $ 40
Glass $ 10
Essay Chenin Blanc SA Melon and guava nose, creamy and floral, ripe peach, perfect sipping wine
Bottle $ 40
Glass $ 10
Castle Rock Chardonnay CA Rich, Ripe, Vanilla, Pear, Citrus With Subtle Oak, Refreshing Finish
Bottle $ 40
Glass $ 10
Jordan Chardonnay CA Green Apple, Pear, Lemon Peel, Flinty, Clean Stone Fruit, Touch Creamy, Long Finish
Bottle $ 60
Glass $ 15
Red Wine
Castle Rock Pinot Noir CA Fresh Cherry Nose, Spicy, Earthy, Plummy and Full-Bodied
Bottle $ 40
Glass $ 10
Fleur Violette Cabernet Sauvignon FR Lots of Plum Fruit, Sweet Dried Berries, Cassis, Soft Tannins
Bottle $ 40
Glass $ 10
Colossal Red Blend, Lisboa PT Delicious Blend, Rich Berry Aromas, Packed with Ripe Jammy Fruit, Juicy Tannins
Bottle $ 48
Glass $ 12
Vinum Cellars the Insider, Pinot Noir CA Over-Delivers, Rich, Black Cherry, Cinnamon and Soft Vanilla Oak
Bottle $ 52
Glass $ 13
Duckhorn Merlot CA Rich, Full-Bodied, Black Raspberry, Vanilla, Tea, Plums, Silky Tannins, Sweet Spice Finish
Bottle $ 64
Glass $ 16
The Calling Cabernet Sauvignon CA Full-Bodied, Black Currant, Cassis, Oak, Vibrant Tannins, Long Finish. Jim Nantz's Wine
Bottle $ 96
Caymus "45" Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 CA Opulent, Ripe Dark Cherry, Blackberry And Cassis, Warm Vanilla, Cocoa, Velvety Tannins
Bottle $ 210
Sparkling Wine & Champagne
Villa Doral Prosecco IT Fresh, Floral, Pear & Honey Dew Flavors
Bottle $ 48
Glass $ 12
Baci Dolce Moscato "Sweet Kiss" IT Slight Frizzante, Peach, Orange Blossom, Medium-Sweet, Fresh Acidity
Bottle $ 48
Glass $ 12
Veuve Clicquot, Yellow Label FR Strength & Silkiness, A Perfect Balance of Aromatic Intensity and Freshness
Bottle $ 150
Chandon Summer Brut CA 187 ml, Soft, Dry, Apple, Pear, Hint of Brioche, Think Mimosa
Bottle $ 20
Chandon Rosé Summer Brut CA 187 ml, Pretty Pink, Strawberry, Watermelon, Red Cherry, Creamy, Fun
Bottle $ 20
Dom Pérignon Brut 2008 FR The Classic, Racy Intense Bubbles, Full-Bodied, Complex, Floral, Dried Mango, Pastry
Bottle $ 500
All entrées are served with milk or juice, chips and fruit cup
Entrées $9.50
Chicken Fingers
Macaroni and Cheese
Kosher Hot Dog
Mini Hamburger
Kids Pasta Choice of Butter or Tomato Sauce, Parmesan
Dessert $3
Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich
Cup of Dirt
Kid Sized Grand Pecan Ball, Chocolate Sauce

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