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432 E Lake St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2439
+1 231-347-0101
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Hubby and I stopped here for lunch after reading the reviews. We both got burgers. They were flavored well and served quickly. Hubby got his med. rare and said it was a tad dry but still yummy. They have a good beer and wine selection. We will return.

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Thank spellboundmama
Mark S, Manager at City Park Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. So glad to know you'll be returning. More 

Flint, Michigan
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 18, 2016

All the food was fantastic and fresh. Asked for lemonade and they had fresh squeezed, in March... in Northern Michigan!!

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Thank giovetti84
Mark S, Manager at City Park Grill, responded to this review

Thank You. We do take pride in our fresh squeezed juices. Whether it's lemonade or our house made ginger beer, taking the time to do it right makes all the difference for our guests. More 

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Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

We had eaten at City Park Grill a couple of months ago and enjoyed it, so we were surprised to get a disappointing meal this time. The French onion soup was the worst I've ever had, and it's pretty hard to ruin French onion soup. The soup itself was tasteless and the croutons had an unpleasant flavor. My husband's bbq... More 

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Thank Pachmom
Mark S, Manager at City Park Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We feel very strongly that the oversights you mentioned do not align with our normal mode of operation. But as with any endeavor, mistakes happen. We apologize if we fell short, and are very sorry to hear that your time with us was not valued. However, we feel very confident... More 

Ortonville, Michigan
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69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

Been to this place twice now. They serve fresh, hot, yummy rolls to all customers, even at the bar, all day long. Went for a day drink and app most recently. It was totally dead at noon on a Sat in Feb but most of Petosky is. Friendly service. My friend got a pretty suped up bloody Mary she enjoyed.... More 

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1 Thank HanPT
Mark S, Manager at City Park Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. It does get a bit slow in the winter, but we're glad you enjoyed your time with us. More 

Chicago
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 28, 2016

The atmosphere is really good. The food was average. I order the special which was Prime Rib. I looked very good when it came out. Unfortunately it was cold and over cooked. The potato was good and the cup of Gumbo was very good.

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Thank Dion M
Mark S, Manager at City Park Grill, responded to this review

We are very sorry to hear you were disappointed with your meal. We have a strict policy of correcting any mistake or issue a guest may experience while dining with us. I feel very strongly that had we known you were displeased, the proper corrections would have been made. We do appreciate your feedback and the review. And we hope... More 

Westland
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 22, 2016

Scallops appetizer was good. Very small portion for the price. Filet with mashed potatoes and veggies was good. Price was a little high.

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Thank Ron H
Mark S, Manager at City Park Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We do our best to provide the highest quality ingredients at the best value possible. We appreciate your concerns and will consider them thoroughly. More 

Kalamazoo, Michigan
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed February 19, 2016

good food quaint old building even live entertainment on some nights easy parking good service good desert . depending on what you pick can be fine dinning or moderate bar food. good burger. good drinks nice wine list

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Thank rugbyperson
Mark S, Manager at City Park Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for the thoughtful review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your visit. More 

Michigan
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59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed February 17, 2016

Whenever we visit Petoskey and can't decide on a place to eat, we always end up at Park City Grill. The food is always very good and on weekends they usually have a great live band. We have never been disappointed.

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1 Thank travlingirl61
Mark S, Manager at City Park Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We love our guests and are always working to make it a great experience on every visit. More 

Traverse City, MI, United States
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68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed February 17, 2016

Of all the places in Petoskey and nearby we could have gone to for dinner the night before our son's ski races at Nubs Nob, we chose this one since we have a 10 y/o son and we were looking for just American cuisine. Turns out it was a very spot on place for us. I think we convinced some... More 

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Thank Heidi G
Mark S, Manager at City Park Grill, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a thoughtful and comprehensive review. We love our skiers and winter sports enthusiasts! Hope the races went well, and we look forward to seeing you next year! More 

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 11, 2016 via mobile

Earnest Hemingway frequented this location. Nuff said. I thoroughly enjoyed the experience of this restaurant. The feel is a bit on the dark side with a outdoorsy, scotch-on-the-rocks taste. The servers are very personable, educated and experienced. The young lady who was assigned to my table was more of a personal guide to the tastes of the meal and did... More 

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Thank Jason K
Mark S, Manager at City Park Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for such a comprehensive and thoughtful review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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
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

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