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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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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“con queso” (28 reviews)
“fajitas” (28 reviews)
“flour chips” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
££ - £££
200 W Portage Ave, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783-1922
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Reviewed yesterday

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 yesterday

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
Reviewed 2 days ago

Ate here with friends for a late dinner. We were seated quickly and the server was prompt in taking our drink orders. I ordered the Mexican Burger with fries and split it with a friend. It was a good take on a classic burger with...More

Thank Elizabeth-Lucy
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had an amazing experience. A friend from Canada visits and she always stops here and gets the queso dip. We tried it with the flour chips. All I can say is I wish we had this closer to us. Lexi is an amazing server...More

Thank Yvonne C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We vacation in the U.P. every year and are always looking for new spots to hang out. We ate at the Palace tonight, and immediately decided it would be a staple. Logan was our server and she did an incredible job. We were checked on...More

Thank Paigeinthebox
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our waitress Logan was fun and did a great job! The food and drinks were delicious. I had the fajita salad with shrimp which was outstanding!

Thank speesekm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat in the small patio and was told we were not allowed to put tables together to accommodate our group - not sure why. Tables were cheap plastic that could be moved easily. Service was good, food was not authentic at all. Don't think...More

1  Thank mmorgan72
Reviewed 1 week ago

Doesn't look like anything special outside, but inside is very cosy. Kind of noisy with old school decor - like something you'd find in a 1930's Chicago bar. Service was speedy and food was ample. I had my doubts about 5 stars walking in, but...More

Thank Rich_88888
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the service, Noreen was a great waitress. It was taco Tuesday 1.99, very tasty. The guacamole was the best I ever had, besides mine :). Delish chips too.

Thank m0na102
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a Monday when some other restaurants in town were closed, The Palace Saloon was the place to go in the Soo. They were busy at 6pm with a lively bar crowd, live music and a mostly full restaurant. We tried the Austin Woody beer...More

Thank dougb269
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4 April 2015|
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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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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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