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City Park Grill

American, Bar, Pub
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432 E Lake St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2439
+1 231-347-0101
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

great grilled calamari- great beer and prices- and ernest's old haunt- fun! fabulous wedge salad, service was excellent- fast and super welcoming...really a nice find in a beautiful city...quaint outside dining or clubby bar area (mr hemingway's favorite spot)..or a lovely dining room...great find.

Thank Christine F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were told that it would be a 45 min wait but it was only 10! We had great service by Dan and food was excellent. I would recommend this Grill and it is by 2 nice size parking lots. My husband had the Chicken marsala and it was chock full of mushrooms. I had the grilled salmon with the... More 

Thank Marzoo
Essex, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was great, and the restaurant was awesome. Great history on the menu about the restaurant. They claim Ernest Hemingway frequented here when he was around. The staff was very good, and they bring out delicious biscuits before the meal comes.

Thank Markoshannon
Three Rivers, Michigan
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We love to come to the city park grill every time we're in town, it's great food, everytime! They cook the best salmon I've ever had, it's my favorite!

Thank Mamasrocks4jesus
Detroit, Michigan
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151 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been here about 10 times in the past, and it was my go-to place in downtown Petoskey. Unfortunately, I will not be returning. It must have changed owners or management since my last visit, and the quality has suffered...significantly. The service is poor and the food is actually terrible. For the price you pay, it is not worth... More 

Thank Ashton P
Taylor, Michigan, United States
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate here our first night in petoskey. I had the chicken sandwich and my husband a burger. The food was excellent. The bread rolls they offer are so good that on my last day in town I got them to go. Sadly I'm on my last one now ... Hmm petoskey is only 5 hours away from home it... More 

Thank stacyandryan2008
Sault Ste Marie, Michigan, USA
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I return to this eatery several times a year whenever I have the occasion to be in Petoskey. It has a pleasant atmosphere; a beautiful long old-fashioned bar separates the long room. I like to sit by the window that looks out on the charming street view. The food is good, relatively inexpensive, and served with a smile. Customers are... More 

Thank Diana P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped in based upon TripAdvisor and others recommendations. Sitting in the bar area, the decor is wonderful to gaze at. The menu is diverse, of which we too a few appetizers....steak on a stick, scallops, ruben sliders and potato nachos. With a respectable array of beers and minimal wine selection we were set for a while. YUM!. I did... More 

Thank miker163
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There were eight people in our party. The service was wonderful! We all got rolls which I didn't really care for! I ordered their white fish special. My husband had their Chicken Curry. The waitress said that it was mildly hot It wasn't it was very spicy HOT! Two others in our party had very spicy hot orders, One was... More 

Thank Kathy D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We just finished dinner here, a party of 5. We had the best server, Clement, who took excellent care of us. Perfectly cooked steaks, and the most delicious biscuits. We vacation in Petoskey nearly every year, and each visit to Park City Grill is better than the last!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 432 E Lake St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2439
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Emmet County  >  Petoskey
  • Phone Number: +1 231-347-0101
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?