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The Palace Saloon

) #3 of 51 Restaurants in Sault Ste. Marie $$ - $$$ Mexican, American,
200 W Portage Ave, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783-1922
+1 906-632-7721
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“con queso” (28 reviews)
“fajitas” (28 reviews)
“flour chips” (11 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
200 W Portage Ave, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783-1922
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I ordered the Fajitas, and they were literally delivered to my table within four minutes. They were pretty tasty, however it did seem like the chicken was the pre-processed type like Tysons. My daughter had the Fajita salad. The portions were generous and the have...More

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 4 days ago

While on a trip to the Soo to attend a reunion of the 753rd Radar Squadron, we went to the Palace, because we remembered eating there while we were stationed at the Radar Base. Back then it was one of the best Mexican restaurants we...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this by way of reviews. We visited the Locks and stopped in for lunch. We had Mindy as a server. Service was fantastic. Ordered Portage Street Tacos they were amazing after having the Sampler as an appetizer.

Thank Natalie L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The palace is a staple restaurant for the twin Soo's. Delicious and affordable Mexican food with delicious drinks to add. 100% recommend. Try the guacamole and the queso.

Thank AnnaMo151
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food, service was top notch. Staff was friendly and service very prompt...travel alot and this rates as one of the best stops...

Thank Suzzi C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here 3 times this week! Best burgers in town and Jessica our server was prompt, personable and gave great suggestions! Highly recommend and be sure and ask for Jessica!

Thank Kelasn58
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have to walk in to appreciate the architecture, bar, high ceilings and booths. Like you're back in time. Portage Street Tacos unbelievable, the description sounds hot but they aren't, just very flavorful. Big Bang Margarita, colorful and sweet. House Margarita excellent. They know how to...More

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was fantastic never have I been so satisfied with food or service and our server Jessica went above and beyond

Thank Terran H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my favorite places for eats in this area. I have never had bad food here and have tried several things from the menu. The chili con queso dip is very good and the homemade flour chips with were great. Portions are good size....More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our waitress Logan was very funny, entertaining, cute, and good at her job. She came by every few minutes and made sure everything was okay. On top of that the food was very tasty.

Thank glenn_driver
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Response from Tisha M | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see anything that said gluten free but I wasn't looking for it either. Sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 W Portage Ave, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783-1922
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Sault Ste. Marie
  • Phone Number: +1 906-632-7721
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Specializing in Mexican and American cuisine, the Palace Saloon is the best restaurant in the Soo, and anyone who stops in for a meal or a drink is sure to realize that. Serving customers for over a century, the Palace Saloon has a history and reputation that can't be beat - and neither can its menu. An amazing atmosphere, including a mahogany bar from 1903, with mood lighting and a comfortable ambiance make us the perfect choice for a night out with the family, a special date night with someone special, or just the best place to come for a delicious meal and an amazing drink. Famous for our chili con queso and giant margarita menu, we offer a great variety of Mexican and American fares, including some of the original Mexican recipes from when the restaurant opened in 1903. We also offer great charbroiled steaks and burgers, fajitas, burritos, quesadillas and salads, sure to satisfy anyone's appetite. The Palace Saloon also features daily margarita specials, like our current caramel apple margarita, and that's just one of a huge variety of specialty margaritas we're famous for. Along with that huge margarita special, we have a full bar with just about any drink you could want. The soft lit restaurant gives you the feel of a night club, but the family friendly atmosphere makes the Palace Saloon the great place for everyone - from current regulars to brand new customers. Warm a cozy, we make sure your experience is perfect whether you're on a special date night or just having a night out on the town. Daily specials at the Palace Saloon include our Margarita Mondays, Taco Tuesdays, Wing Wednesdays, Burger & Fries Thursdays, and steak specials. Located conveniently near the Soo Locks, and famous for our chili con queso and margaritas, The Palace Saloon is the Soo's best gathering place for delicious food and fun, where old friends gather and new friends meet.
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