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Palette Bistro

321 Bay St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2406
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Naperville, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

My wife and I stopped for lunch based solely upon TripAdvisor reviews and a desire to avoid fast food for a five day trip to Traverse City & Mackinac Island. It took a bit of GPS help to find this restaurant, but it was worth the search. We each had a large cup of soup and a half sandwich. My... More

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Northville, Michigan
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102 reviews 102 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

NEVER AGAIN. We had a reservation and were seated at our table when we arrived but then sat there for about 20 minutes without anyone taking a drink order, food order, bringing bread, NOTHING. When when we finally did see our server, she was arrogant and rude. Unbelievably rude nasty person. We ordered two identical martinis and one came about... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

Although at first glance the menu seemed pretentious, I found the food to be quite delicious. The selection of wine by the glass included a wonderful red from the Rhone region of France. The service was great and the view overlooked a Lake Michigan bay through large windows. To end a great experience, a yummy chocolate nut pie was available.... More

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Waterford, Michigan
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Palette Bistro is up on the hill overlooking the marina and bay. It is a beautiful setting with even better food. Our family, which included 6 adults and 2 small children, went there last Friday night. We were seated quickly and served promptly. The waitress was attentive and got everything we needed to help keep the kids busy and quiet.... More

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This is a great alternative for those looking for an upscale dining experience. Service is polite, knowledgeable and the food is amazing! The atmosphere is very pleasant; not the traditional layout for a restaurant and with great views of the bay. I enjoyed everything: the 18-years aged sweet Balsamic served with bread, the Capresse salad, the mussels a la puttanesca... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Had dinner here & enjoyed the food & beer but seemed a little overpriced for what you get. I realize they are not your average local 'joint' and try to attract upper-class clientele and do have some creative chef work being done. Maybe it's just that I enjoy simpler food and am not into the nouveau-type restaurants that I certainly... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
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198 reviews 198 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Stopped in based upon TA reviews and was not disappointed. The cream of broccoli and cauliflower soup was amazing. The sandwiches were good as well. Would highly recommend for lunch.

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Grand Isle, Vermont
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91 reviews 91 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The restaurant has great views of the Bay, and the staff seem attentive to where patrons are seated, providing good views and keeping large parties a bit segregated from the smaller parties. They use a farm-to-table approach, which is too rare in Michigan. Our standards for this type of food are pretty high--we have eaten at Hen of the Wood... More

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Albany, NY
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118 reviews 118 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
214 helpful votes 214 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We had lunch at the Pallette and it was very good. We were able to get a seat by the window overlooking the bay and that added to the experience. They have an interesting menu and have a lot of choices to get half a sandwich and a salad or soup which adds to the variety. Very enjoyable and satisfying.

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East Lansing, Michigan
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116 reviews 116 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We stopped in recently to Palette Bistro for happy hour and enjoyed ourselves immensely. The weather was nice for September so we decided to sit out on the patio, although you can also enjoy happy hour at the bar or in the covered patio on the second floor. Of course, if you do the happy hour you don't get to... More

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Additional Information about Palette Bistro

Address: 321 Bay St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2406
Phone Number: 231-348-3321
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Petoskey

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