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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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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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215 1/2 Howard St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2411
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Was doing a runaway trip solo and literally stumbled on the Chandler! I travel a lot, sat at the bar and the meal and atmosphere was nothing but grand!

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always stop in early afternoon for a martini and the charcuterie plate when we are shopping in Petosky. Love the bourbon martini! The service is wonderful, the martinis are outstanding and the appetizers are really good.

Thank Claudia M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food for the sophisticated palate but they turn their noses up at the sight of a child, despite the casual lake town atmosphere. No booster seats, high chairs, or warm smiles for us.

Thank Rachel R
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This eatery is below street level and is a very cool wine bar. We selected a chardonnay and a cabernet as well as the sushi special. We had salads for lunch...it was a busy place with lots of locals.

Thank 12,318
Reviewed 18 April 2017

What a quaint little place for a fantastic meal. We loved our dinner here and really enjoyed the experience. It's a bit pricey but the food was amazing. Our waitress wasn't exactly Miss Personality but the service was great, so who cares. Make sure you...More

Thank Gracie27
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I myself came with my daughter 10 yrs old, she was greeted with homemade kid meal..fantastic pastsa/red sauce. I dove in the sushi,with a splash of awesome chowder. Good food, clean, easy going wait staff... We'll be back!

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Wife and I met with another for a nice business dinner. Great atmosphere, friendly and witty staff, atmosphere was upbeat, and meal was delicious. Would recommend for couples or business. Will be back.

Thank x_fixxxer_x
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

In the summer call ahead and get a reservation. Due to the proximity of the door, request a table away from the door. You'll thank me. The food and wine selection is good. Typical fare for mid ranged priced food. Their wine selection is what...More

Thank jpalk59
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I do not often get by here and have a chance for a meal. We stopped for the four to six happy hour and enjoyed it so much that we stayed to eat. You can get a table if one is open or eat at...More

Thank Dan K
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Everything is great at chandlers the breakfast is wonderful the bloody Mary's are top notch and the wine selection in the general store Is second to none.

1  Thank Patrick H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
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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