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City Park Grill

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432 E Lake St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2439
231-347-0101
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: City Park Grill, one of Petoskey’s oldest buildings, was originally...
City Park Grill, one of Petoskey’s oldest buildings, was originally constructed in 1875. McCarty Hall, as it was then known was a malesonly billiard parlor that offered cigars and “intoxicating beverages.” Today, City Park Grill maintains a loyal clientele with house-made cuisine, focusing on locally procured produce, meats and lake fish, an awardwinning wine collection and house-made biscuits straight from the oven
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Good for:
Romance
Bar scene
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 122
    Excellent
  • 114
    Very good
  • 42
    Average
  • 23
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
By far one of the best meals and experiences in a restaurant ever!!!!!

Ok, I will begin by saying that I very rarely come out of a restaurant absolutely thrilled with everything about the visit, meal, service and atmosphere. I am not overly picky or anything theres just usually something that isn't up to standards for me. With that said, I loved absolutely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
honeymoonersfromMI
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upper michigan
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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310 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
upper michigan
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Ok, I will begin by saying that I very rarely come out of a restaurant absolutely thrilled with everything about the visit, meal, service and atmosphere. I am not overly picky or anything theres just usually something that isn't up to standards for me. With that said, I loved absolutely everything about our lunch trip to the City Park Grill!!!!!... More 

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Boyne City, Michigan
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Great food and service at City Park Grill. Decor is beautiful. Waitress was very good and friendly. Live in the area and frequent the restaurant several times and will continue to do so. The warm biscuits served upon seating are absolutely wonderful. When in Petoskey City Park Grill is a must to stop at whether just for a drink at... More 

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leroy
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120 reviews 120 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Extensive craft beer & wine list. Beautiful interior featuring tin ceiling, intricately hand carved wood. We stopped in for a drink, but would say the restaurant is more for dining. Stopped in on a Sunday which features Happy Hour all day: $1.00 off drinks, 1/2 off appetizers. Staff offered free hot bisquit w/butter. Wait staff friendly. Establishment clean. Menu is... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I am a huge Ernest Hemingway fan. When I hear this was a place he frequented when he was alive, I decided to check it out. The atmosphere in the bar area is excellent, the food is very good and the service was very good. Price was moderate.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Once again a fantastic meal at the City Park Grill. Hubby had the pork chop dish he loved it. I had the chichen scillippini. Love it. Will definitely go back

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Milford, Michigan
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230 reviews 230 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

great ambiance, great drink and food choices. EZ to park. The staff is very attentive and helpful and freindly

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Crest Hill, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We have been coming up to Petoskey for years for a family ski trip. We always go to City part on Sunday nights. They have great food and drink specials. This year we had 9 people and ordered various appetizers. Everything was delicious and the service was great.

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Ann Arbor, MI
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We arrived with only 20 minutes until the kitchen closed, but the service and food was first class. Food and drinks were delicious, and the service was attentive. My kids enjoyed the DJ and growing crowd in the bar area, and it seemed like a good atmosphere for an adult evening. We will go back.

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Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This place is gorgeous! It definitely has a big city feel. We had appetizers and drinks. Server was excellent and very welcoming. They have a person who walks around with a sheet pan of fresh biscuits. Great atmosphere. If we lived in Petoskey we'd be there a lot!

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Traverse City, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Stoped by the City Park Grill , nice place, greeted immediately and brought to our table by a wonderful person Holly .Holly could not have been better, Holly give us the specials took our drink order, My wife order the 1/2 sandwich with the shell fish chowder, the sandwich was a Greek chicken on a pita bread , very good,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 432 E Lake St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2439
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Petoskey
  • Phone Number: 231-347-0101

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

City Park Grill, one of Petoskey’s oldest buildings, was originally constructed in 1875. McCarty Hall, as it was then known was a malesonly billiard parlor that offered cigars and “intoxicating beverages.” Today, City Park Grill maintains a loyal clientele with house-made cuisine, focusing on locally procured produce, meats and lake fish, an awardwinning wine collection and house-made biscuits straight from the oven
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?