The Gate House

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The Gate HouseThe Gate House
1547 Cadotte Avenue, Mackinac Island
Seasonal phone number: 906-847-3772


Hours of Operation: 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Lunch: 11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Dinner: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Please note: As mandated by the State of Michigan seating will be reconfigured and capacity is limited to 50% to allow for proper social distancing. Learn more about the steps Grand Hotel is taking to ensure the well-being of our guests and team members.

Menus:

Lunch MenuDinner MenuDrinks Menu

The Gate House is proud to offer gluten-free GF and Live Healthy. Live Grand.LHLG menu options. Click here for more information regarding special dietary requirements.


The Gate House is a casual restaurant and bar just a short walk down from Grand Hill and is a multi-year winner of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Serving lunch and salads beginning at 11:00 a.m. every day. A variety of appetizers, sandwiches, burgers, entrees, and desserts are available, including a children’s menu. Sushi from Sushi Grand is also available when ordering from the bar.

Relax with a cocktail on our outdoor patio, cozy up next to the warm fireplace when the weather is chilly, or view your favorite sporting event on one of many televisions from inside the bar and restaurant. You can also enjoy live musical entertainment on select evenings, seasonal bar specials, and Keno. There are specialty drinks available including many Michigan craft beers. We also have a private room available to rent for private events.

Overnight guests of Grand Hotel on the Modified American Plan receive a $20.00 per adult credit towards the food portion of their dinner bill. Tipping is expected at The Gate House.

Islands Magazine named the Trapper Burger at The Gate House one of the best burgers at a hotel or restaurant.

Watch the video below and learn more about the story of The Gate House from lead bartender, Jesse Bader.

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