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Chandler's A Restaurant

215 1/2 Howard St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2411
+1 231-347-2981
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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215 1/2 Howard St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2411
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Creative menu items and tasty fish sandwich. Outdoor seating was a nice change and it was shady enough. Would recommend and come back.

Thank whodoyouknow
Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent! We were with a large group and ate in the wine cellar, which was lovely. The group shared several different kinds of appetizers - all were very good and plated beautifully. I had the halibut, which was very good, and a vegetable risotto, which...More

Thank Chip073
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got right in before they got busy. Service was good. Food was good. Loved the warm bread, olive oil and balsamic affair.

Thank tackitytacktack
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a special restaurant with excellent, interesting food. Atmosphere is lively, even a bit loud-- but all in the service of a great meal. Right in the center of town, with both outdoor and indoor dining.

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely love this place! It's a must visit every time we're in town! Atmosphere is cozy and casual, and the menu offers so many creative dishes it's hard to choose! Wine list is superb, along with a full bar and craft beers.

Thank Cheri B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you enjoy brunch and divine cocktails, then Chandler's is the place for you. Our dishes were executed beautifully and the server was thorough in ensuring we were maximally satisfied.

Thank Timothy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, Tara, our server was phenomenal. She smiled her way through a very busy lunch on Wednesday, a very loud kitchen crew (really, dear owner, please remind your kitchen crew that they should try to be seen and not heard), and very large tables of...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All food was fresh, tasty, and seasoned well. Great fish, healthy salads, yummy warm baked french bread to dip into oil and vinegar. Overall, the food was enjoyed by everyone. But the atmosphere was really overbearingly loud. You could barely hear the persons sitting next...More

Thank scott b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The owner told me that a lot of people had been served this morning and to come back in 15 minutes and then he would take my name. This was at 12 noon July 30. Decided he did not need our business. We went to...More

Thank Brenda F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very professionally served, nicely presented, good food. Each of us had a different salad and they were all quite unique and tasty. We would go there again!

Thank amybL8079YU
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 1/2 Howard St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2411
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Emmet County  >  Petoskey
  • Phone Number: +1 231-347-2981
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Located in the heart of downtown Petoskey, Chandler's - A Restaurant is a cozy and inviting place nestled behind Symons General Store. Chef Tommy creatively crafts seasonal menus and daily specials which offer a delightful selection of local fare, fresh fish, sushi and entrees prepared to perfection. We also proudly feature an extensive wine list and fun and unique cocktails such as the "Howard Street Punch" and "Awesome Coffee", that is sure to please any palate. For a change of scenery, guests can enjoy dining in our Wine Cellar where they are surrounded by the 4,000 bottle collection that serves both Chandler's and Symons General Store. Our Wine Cellar seats up to 54 guests and is available for private parties and special events. Enjoy live music every Friday and Saturday evening and in the summertime, dine on our outdoor patio and enjoy evening, live music every night of the week.
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