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906 Spring Street, Petoskey, MI
Today
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 0
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good family restaurant

We stopped here for dinner on a Sunday night. Only half of it was open, as they were remodeling, but there was plenty of room. The food is what you'd expect from a family restaurant, and was very good. The wait staff is friendly and called some of the locals by name. This restaurant is nothing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
DianeC23
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Midland, Michigan
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Midland, Michigan
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58 reviews 58 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We stopped here for dinner on a Sunday night. Only half of it was open, as they were remodeling, but there was plenty of room. The food is what you'd expect from a family restaurant, and was very good. The wait staff is friendly and called some of the locals by name. This restaurant is nothing fancy, but is very... More 

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Stuart, Florida, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The food is good and very reasonably priced. Great lunch place. The soups are very good, and I like the turkey sandwich.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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69 reviews 69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Our waitress was friendly and efficient. Food was good, place could use an update. Not very busy but we were there for an early dinner on a Sunday evening. When I paid she asked if I was over 55 and then gave me a discount, which was very nice because I didn't know they had a discount for over 55.... More 

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Clarkston, Michigan
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233 reviews 233 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

The restaurant has a Coney Island restaurant feel.. The building is showing a little dating. Our waitress was very friendly and nice. They seem to have specials every day. Our table all liked their meals. I hear they are great for breakfast but we were there for dinner. Everything was good. it is not a fancy place but an affordable... More 

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Petoskey, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Filmore's serves good basic home cooked meals. There are specials every day and the waitstaff are always friendly.

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Curtis, Michigan, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We had the taco salad and it was more than I could eat. The wait staff was friendly and the atmosphere family friendly.

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Boyne City, Michigan, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Still the best place to go for breakfast, anytime of the day. Have never been disappointed with food or service. Our favorite is the skillet breakfast with pancakes. YUM! And I love to watch the birds at the feeders.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I have recently moved to Petoskey and my roommates talked up "Filmore's" as if it would be a religious experience. It is adequate at best. It is really no better than going to a Bob Evan's or Big Boy's. I have been there twice, the first time ordering chicken wings, the second time ordering a basic breakfast. Neither were really... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We basically ate here because it was within walking distance from our hotel. It has a Coney Island feel to the inside and the hostess clearly was not thrilled to be at work. She was not rude but didn't offer a greeting and never smiled. Our waitress had two very large tables as well as four or five occupied booths.... More 

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Brookville, Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

Had breakfast here full first day, and was pleasantly surprised. The wait staff was great. My only concern is that the scratch made gravy might not have been so.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 906 Spring Street, Petoskey, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Emmet County  >  Petoskey

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm

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