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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%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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215 1/2 Howard St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2411
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went in with a group and sat at a long table in the wine cellar. What a great meal and the service was beyond fantastic for one person taking care of 16 people. Renee was friendly (only one kiss on the forehead), funny, professional and...More

Thank ScooterCS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband I had driven over to Petoskey, MI exploring before a late evening flight back home. Petoskey is only about a 30 minute drive to the regional airport in Pellston. We found Petoskey to be a welcoming small town with a great downtown area...More

Thank trojans
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is ok. However, don't go here for a nice romantic dinner. They are only interested in turning the table. Not great service by any stretch of the imagination. Salads came out less than 5 minutes after ordering and entrees came too soon...More

1  Thank sandee_beach_9
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We travelled from the UK to visit family and first time back to the resturant in 4 years so was excited to taste some good food. Sadly we were really disappointed. I asked for gluten free and the server didn't really know so went to...More

1  Thank Caz H
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We love this restaurant - anytime we are able to have dinner here we try. The steak was cooked to perfection and the wine variety is excellent.

Thank Erin H
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped at Chandlers on a Sunday at around 11:45 and were seated quickly. The restaurant was not filled to capacity. We ordered right away - 2 orders of pancakes, one breakfast tostada and a grilled cheese. The server took our orders and then we...More

2  Thank Lori C
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

The restaurant has excellent service, a nice varied menu. You can eat inside or on the terrace. Location is excellent in the heart of the gaslight district.

1  Thank UIAlums
Reviewed 28 June 2017

The food service and drinks were phenomenal. Everything we tried was excellent. It is a small venue with seating for about 50 total.

1  Thank themac3s
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We are so glad that we were tipped off to go here for dinner to celebrate our anniversary. It is top shelf all the way around. The food and drink are unforgettable. When we return we will be going back to Chandlers. You must put...More

1  Thank Rooandken
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Was doing a runaway trip solo and literally stumbled on the Chandler! I travel a lot, sat at the bar and the meal and atmosphere was nothing but grand!

Thank Bob M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, 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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