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“This is our GOOD FOOD Go-To restaurant”

Chandler's A Restaurant
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Ranked #14 of 102 Restaurants in Petoskey
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $29 - $50
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: 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.
Scottsdale, Arizona
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153 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“This is our GOOD FOOD Go-To restaurant”
Reviewed August 21, 2014

Whenever my husband and I are looking for more than the usual country food or something more exotic than meat and potatoes, we drive more 50 miles to dine at Chandler's - it's that good! My favorite that we rarely have on their menu now is their wild mushroom risotto. Yum, yum, YUM!

  • Visited June 2014
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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Very nice but pricey!”
Reviewed August 18, 2014

After bypassing the $60 steak, we both had small plates - me the Farmer's Plate sampling pate, sausage, olives and more, Delicious! Also very good calimare. YUM. Lovely outdoor atmosphere, but quite expensive. Don't take the kids.

Visited August 2014
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Kokomo, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Excellent Restaurant”
Reviewed August 9, 2014

Called ahead for a reservation which was a good idea as they were busy. Great food and service. Kinda cramped in a cozy sort of way on the inside. Outside dining was available also.

Visited August 2014
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Elmhurst, Illinois
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Great Place”
Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great to be back to Chandler's. I love the ambiance: intimate, hip, energetic. We were there for dinner, but my appetite was a bit off, so I just had the foie gras and a cheese platter. The foie gras was great and the cheese platter was killer. Our waiter was young and not particularly experienced, but couldn't have been nicer and more willing to please. The vino was great and a good time was had by all. Certainly will go back again.

  • Visited July 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“bad experience”
Reviewed August 4, 2014

Calamari was tough inside and soggy outside, flavorless salmon sushi roll with too much mayo, weight staff was inattentive and rude, tablecloth was very wrinkled, too loud to have a conversation, tables way too crowded. We spend our summers in Petoskey and always disappointed. Overpriced and poor quality!

  • Visited August 2014
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