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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 26 October 2015

First of all the menu is varied and 4 of us all had something different and it was all very good. The service was very nice and not overly attentive. This is one of the few restaurants where you can have a conversation without any...More

Thank macstraits
Reviewed 26 October 2015

My husband and I have heard about Chandlers many times. We finally gave it a try after several recommendations from friends. We sat on the bar side with a big football game on the TV. Needless to say the place was very spirited and fun....More

Thank DonandSheron
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We were staying on Burt Lake for a week in July 2014. One day was particularly rainy and cool, so we wandered to Petoskey. While we looked for a parking spot, we saw Chandler's sign and wanted to try the place. After a walk around...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

Came one Saturday evening to see Petosky, and the couple we traveled with said we had to go to Chandler's for a drink. This place is cool. Grabbed four seats at the bar and enjoyed our time with the servers behind the bar....Rich....and.....I can't recall....More

Thank Chris_From_Mich
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

The room is crowded and noisy and the decor is reminiscent of a ski chalet or hunting lodge. As we passed by the "wine cellar" there were a few tables occupied in that area. It might be a better option if you're not looking for...More

Thank letsgoMissy56
Reviewed 2 October 2015

I'd been hearing about Chandler's for years when I lived downstate, so it became a must visit place when I moved to Petoskey earlier this year. It was worth the wait! The first two times I went in, I had some incredible duck. Pink on...More

Thank ProMich
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Paul, the man who looked after us, was excellent and supremely helpful. Clearly, this man has had classical training and is an asset to the restaurant. The food was superb and the ambiance lovely. If ever you find yourself in Petoskey, go visit Chandler's and...More

Thank Rich3591
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Couldn't find anything, very limited menu; ended up paying $10 each for their drink special. i.e. fillet and venison $50

Thank te5162015
Reviewed 25 September 2015

I had the thick Nuescke's bacon (like ham) sandwich and it was very good. Had a good-sized slice of a high-quality cheese and a nice flavored mustard with arugula on a good roll. My husband said his burger was average. Service was very good. We...More

Thank SusieMilwaukee
Reviewed 20 September 2015

My daughter and I were driving thru Petoskey and we went to Chandler's. I had been there four weeks prior and it was delicious! It was around 7 on a Saturday night and the girl at the entrance (outside) stopped us to see if we...More

Thank Swisscss
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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
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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