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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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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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215 1/2 Howard St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2411
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Nice cozy space that is lively and a tad noisy but the food is wonderful and wine selections are tasty.

Thank Kim K
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Found this place while walking around on a weekend in Petoskey. The fiance and I read their menu and decided to give it a try. We were quite surprised when we walked in. The dining room had a rustic feel. The walls were wood paneled...More

Thank Huy V
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Everyone seems to LOVE everything about Chandler's. Although the food was good, it was also very overpriced and service was S-L-O-W. The restaurant, in itself is very small and not filled up, so the slowness in getting your meal was hard to explain from the...More

Thank Petoskey2017
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Have only had lunch here. They usually have specialized drinks that are good. Our favorite lunch is corned beef sandwich with special sauce. It is large so you might want to share.

Thank patricialE5561ZA
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Have eaten here twice, have not been disappointed! Small restaurant with an open kitchen, quality menu and experienced staff

Thank CaptMc
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous visit, chicken tortilla soup was phenomenal as an appetizer. So filling, I didn't eat anything else! Husband had whitefish with mushroom/noodle delight! Comment that it was great and would order again. Sat outside, atmosphere was relaxing and service was above and beyond!

Thank mommydobson0629
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We were on our way to one of Petoskey's other fine restaurants when someone in the group suggested Chandler's. Immediately we all said yes let's go. What a great choice. We were greeted by Tom Symon whose warm and gracious hospitality immediately made us feel...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We had our anniversary dinner here while visiting Petoskey in 2013 and it was wonderful. Last summer we came back to the area on vacation and my husband could not wait to eat here again. On a windy, unseasonably cold day with our well behaved...More

1  Thank midwestlady78
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely local establishment. Main dining is cozy and intimate and the cellar is nostalgic. Summer outdoor dining is below steet level which offers an entirely different view. Chandlers always packs a menu that all walks love and his cocktails are always off the chain

Thank keri s
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This is the first occasion we have dined in the wine cellar despite dining here a number of times. Our dinner was more intimate and much more enjoyable given the location of our table. Great meal, great service. Thank you!

Thank SusieH327
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Restaurant Details

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