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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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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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215 1/2 Howard St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2411
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 5 days ago

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 5 days ago 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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a hit in our book! Loved the casual feel of the warm wood paneling and red brick floors. Enjoyed our meal of homemade white bean soup and fish sandwich! Flavorful and fresh! Great place! Highly recommend!

Thank glamgal08
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A home run again, with their daily menu. Had the Guava Margarita so yummy if you like Guava's it's a great drink. Also had their Creme Brûlée for Dessert-a perfect harmony of creamy custard with the crackly caramelized sugar topped with fresh berries. Exactly what...More

Thank laanjo65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good high priced food. Limited menus. Unusual seeing. Too tight for me. Down stairs and a little dark. AHHHH atmosphere.

Thank 515any
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thought we were going to a great place and we're extremely disappointed ! Not only was the food terrible, the small unappealing cellar atmosphere was uninspiring and even uncomfortable. The best part of the experience was the sweet waitress. The host was rude and...More

Thank Snowmuff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Creative menu items and tasty fish sandwich. Outdoor seating was a nice change and it was shady enough. Would recommend and come back.

Thank whodoyouknow
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Excellent! We were with a large group and ate in the wine cellar, which was lovely. The group shared several different kinds of appetizers - all were very good and plated beautifully. I had the halibut, which was very good, and a vegetable risotto, which...More

Thank Chip073
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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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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