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Ice House BBQ

6966 Main Street, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
+1 906-847-7223
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (9 reviews)
“chicken” (12 reviews)
“cornbread” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 20:00All hours
CUISINES
Barbecue, American, Bar
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
6966 Main Street, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

We came specifically for the BBQ and were disappointed. My brisket was so incredibly dry (even when doused with sauce) it was nearly inedible. My husband had pulled pork which was not dry, but nothing really that great, either. None of us (including my pre-schooler)...More

Thank meowsers
GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

We're very sorry to hear you did not enjoy your meal with us. We will make sure to pass on your comments on our menu to our chef. We were surprised, however, to hear you did not enjoy the mac and cheese as it is...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

Service was a little slow during our visit. Our waitress was also the bartender and was very busy with that part of her job. The ribs were very tender and not terribly smokey if you like your BBQ that way. The meat is served without...More

Thank 115Pete_F
GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

We appreciate your feedback. Thanks for stopping in!

Reviewed 8 August 2017

There is so much food that one meal will easily serve 2 people! Amazing pork with creative, delicious BBQ sauces!

Thank jcg831
GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you for the high praise! We hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Talk about a hidden gem on the Island! The food was very good, atmosphere was really cool (between the games and live music), and drinks were great ... but without question what made this place amazing and one I'll insist all of my friends go...More

Thank Chewbakken
GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

We couldn't be happier to hear about your "hella-sick-dope-nasty" experience at the Ice House! We will make sure to let Kaylee know how much you appreciated her service. Thank you for the great review, come back soon!

Reviewed 2 August 2017

This restaurant is behind the Harbor House, near the yacht club, all outside seating. We were looking at the menu by the street earlier in the day, when someone came by and told us how much they'd enjoyed their meal the day before. We enjoyed...More

Thank Ohio Traveller
GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

We're glad to hear you enjoyed your meal. Thank you for the great review!

Reviewed 31 July 2017

I wanted to try this place after looking over the menu and saw they had BBQ. I ordered a sampler that included a 1/4 chicken, pulled pork, and brisket. None of the meat had any smoke flavor. The pulled pork was moist and tender and...More

Thank tamlam2016
GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

We're glad you enjoyed the environment and service at the Ice House! Thank you for your feedback on our barbecue, we will be bringing these comments to our executive chef as we are always looking for ways to improve. We hope you will give us...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017

This little gem is tucked back up into the hill and if it weren't for a local friend we would have never found it! So glad we did! YUM! Food was great, service great! Nice outdoor patio seating that we felt off the "main street"...it...More

Thank Tracey P
GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

We're glad you found us and enjoyed the onion rings! Thanks for the review!

Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We had a poor experience. We split a full rack of ribs. I ordered a beer. The beer never arrived. Our waitress said she would explain the different BBQ sauce when our food was delivered. We never saw her again. So no beer and no...More

Thank Charles G
GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

We sincerely apologize for the issues you encountered during your visit. However, we would like to assure that this is not the norm for us. At the time of your meal, we experienced a staff health emergency that required immediate attention. Your server was called...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Place is set aside from the rush of Main Street and yet is a pleasure the time spent. Meals were nice and flavorful. Service was prompt and courteous. Utmost Recommended place for light dining and beers.

Thank Hugo R
GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

We're glad you enjoyed your meal. Thank you for the review!

Reviewed 24 July 2017

The location was very nice, but service and food was very slow (though server was kind when we saw her)

Thank Barbara H
GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Ice House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

We're glad you enjoyed the location, though we are sorry you found the service to be slow. Thank you for your review, we are always looking for ways to improve our service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$34
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
12:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 20:00
Thursday
12:00 - 20:00
Friday
12:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6966 Main Street, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Mackinac Island
  • Phone Number: +1 906-847-7223
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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.
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