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City Park Grill

432 E Lake St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2439
+1 231-347-0101
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
432 E Lake St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2439
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice cozy bar. The separate dining room is more sedate. Outstanding seafood chowder and cheese biscuits, but our meals were a bit disappointing. Chicken Marsala not as moist and tender as I would have expected.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank H2210KBgeorges
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Good craft beer selection and pricing during Happy Hour, along with appetizers and soup. Seafood chowder was delicious.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tom H
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

They feature salmon from John Cross fisheries Charlevoix Michigan. Service was great, our server was polite and knowledgeable about the entire menu. The prices were fair and the quality was 5 stars. I could eat there daily!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rnewman2018
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Channel your inner Hemmingway at the bar. Service never disappoints and also colorful folks to conversate and watch. Drink recommendations and food options always on point.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ron B
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

The City Park Grill sets the standard for what is expected from a reputable restaurant in Northern Michigan. Great menu, superb staff, relaxing ambience. Fish and chips, soup and salad, or sandwiches are all tasty to the palate. I encourage all who visit Petoskey to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank david l
Reviewed October 20, 2018

We visit Petoskey every couple years and City Park Grill is always our #1 place to eat. Very good food, very reasonable prices.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Joe S
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Actually, this was the only decent restaurant we found in Petoskey but sure there are other good ones! The Walleye was wonderful and Chicken Marsala was good! Service was excellent!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank John V
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

We just had dinner amd I had the Shorts Beer Battered Perch. By Far the best Perch I have ever eaten. The staff were very pleasant, attentive, and friendly. Our food arrived in a timely manner. I love the atmosphere Overall my favorite restraunt in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ruthallen2018
Reviewed October 6, 2018

We have eaten at City Park Grill several times over the last six years. Some things have been consistent. Those are the historic building, the crowd, and the rather slow service. The food on the other hand has considerably varied in quality with no dish...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kent S
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

We have had many meals here on our way through the lower peninsula. It is always busy and reservations any time of year are advised. Staff are great! I always count on a fresh grilled whitefish meal— no sauce, no nuts , no breading —...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LizaB72
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 432 E Lake St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2439
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Emmet County  >  Petoskey
  • Phone Number: +1 231-347-0101
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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
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