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Review of City Park Grill

City Park Grill
Ranked #8 of 107 Restaurants in Petoskey
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Description: City Park Grill, one of Petoskey’s oldest buildings, was originally constructed in 1875. McCarty Hall, as it was then known was a malesonly billiard parlor that offered cigars and “intoxicating beverages.” Today, City Park Grill maintains a loyal clientele with house-made cuisine, focusing on locally procured produce, meats and lake fish, an awardwinning wine collection and house-made biscuits straight from the oven
Reviewed 10 August 2014

The City Park salad is very good. Tap beers and wine are a bit pricey. Not too busy the night that we went. Good service.

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Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

Arrived for dinner on a Saturday night and was seated in the large dining room with a huge baseball team dinner in progress. We asked to move to the bar, much better ambiance. Ordered house sangria which was pale pink soda pop with no fruit. Wanted seafood chowder but it was made with chicken stock which we don't eat. Waitress recommends 5 cheese penne which tasted like watery less than one cheese. I had lake perch which was served in a paper lined metal basket, not crispy at all. Hand cut fries were old. The
Biscuits were great. Staff was pleasant but bartenders were noisy idle, one amusing himself by tossing bottles loudly in the trash.

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Reviewed 6 August 2014

My wife and I joined friends for dinner at the City Park Grill. We both ordered the flank steak; mine rare, hers medium rare. On visual inspection they could not be differentiated. Both our steaks were also on the chewy side. Perhaps the chef failed to slice on the bias, as should be done with flank steak. Also, the marinade dominated the beef flavor. Net, a less than average meal.

On the other hand, the waitress was appropriately attentitive even though the restaurant was somewhat crowded.

1  Thank Ed M
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Reviewed 4 August 2014

Dinner entrees were $10-$20 each. My daughter really liked the chicken noodle soup and the house fries. My son ordered one of the burgers and really enjoyed it. My husband and I both ordered fish & chips which was very good. Really liked the scone biscuits that they brought before dinner. Would recommend and go back.

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Reviewed 4 August 2014

This is a real hold bar that Hemmingway used to visit and so some writing in. The old bar is beautiful and the entire place is worth a visit to see. The food and service were very good and I would suggest you give it a visit while shopping Petoskey. We like it a lot.

Thank Leonard D
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