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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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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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215 1/2 Howard St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2411
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a very interesting menu prepared very well. The wine list is excellent. There are two sides to sit in. One is the wine store during the day. The other side has an excellent bar to sit at as well as table seating.

Thank Rhurst2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate inside which was a little noisy and tables were tight. outside appealed more but it was going to rain. The food was good but we were a little disappointed as we'd heard good things.

Thank j-sfromdenver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were heading North from Pentwater to Mackinac Island. 6 p.m. brought Petoskey, Michigan into our path. We decided to stop and walk around town. What a wonderful stop. The shops that remained open were all wonderful. As the shops closed we were looking for...More

Thank JosephatFremont
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, great service. This was a lunch visit. Although we were the first table to be seated (11:15 arrival), I was lucky to be seated w/out a reservation. It was raining, so no patio seating available. Service was adroit and we didn’t feel rushed....More

Thank tslmgmt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the pricy side, Chandler's is one of the gastronomical gems in northern Michigan. Reservations can be a challenge but once you're confirmed, the food and service are top-notch from beginning to end. Prices ranged from $31 and up for dinner entrees but we actually...More

Thank steve k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate with my family at Chandlers, we were greeted right away. Then the server who greeted us pawned us off to another server. The second server an older blond lady. She was visibly rushed and panicked. She never gave us a name or offer to...More

Thank TimothyB1858
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We showed up without a reservation. The only table available was outside. The weather was very nice so we enjoyed it! Our server was Brittany. She was very attentive. We had the wahoo and Caesar salad. Both were great. The ambience was exceptional. I would...More

Thank Sightsee376219
Reviewed September 5, 2018

We ate late on a weeknight and it was very busy. You definitely need a reservation. We ate outside which was much quieter then inside. We had appetizers and desserts. It is a bit pricey, but well worth it.

Thank Dawn C
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Stopped in here for a late afternoon snack and drink, but since it was just about happy hour, we extended our stay. Good wine selections. Sushi was good, a little slow, but worth it. Enjoyed sitting outdoors, wait staff was excellent. Hope to go again...More

Thank KiwiTravel68
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We were walking around Petoskey looking for a place to have brunch. Did not look that great from the outside but the menu looked good and the place filled up within about 10 minutes of us getting seated.

Thank Wolf R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$29 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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