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City Park Grill

432 E Lake St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2439
+1 231-347-0101
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“biscuits” (106 reviews)
“jambalaya” (23 reviews)
“shellfish” (8 reviews)
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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 yesterday via mobile

Go eat where Earnest Hemingway ate at the second chair at the bar. Great history at this restaurant. Food was okay. I had the jambalaya which was super spicy, and my husband had the cheese penne with chicken. Every other bite of his was cool,...More

Thank Leslie R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very quaint resturant they have 3 seating areas we like the bar area with the television. They offer happy hot drinks and appetizers. They also have entertainment on certain days. Free homemade biscuits that are amazing. Large portions free desert in your birthday.

Thank Love2Travel100
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed our lunch and drinks during our visit from Sarasota.FL. Also loved the history about this building.Highly recommend!

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 6 days ago

I always feel bad about leaving a less than 5-star review, but I just have to for this place. When we entered on a Sunday afternoon, we loved the building and the atmosphere - and the biscuits were amazing. My kids also enjoyed the brown...More

Thank 907blaked
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed fish special served by attentive and knowledgeably waiter. When we asked about the craft beers, he had the brew-master come over and explain the options! With his guidance we had two great draft beers..

Thank H6569GCjosephm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waited a long time without being acknowledged, before the waiter came over to say that he would be with us in a few more minutes! Waited some more without even being offered water or biscuits. When the dinners came, the cole slaw didn’t have dressing...More

Thank fet2842
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Memorial weekend, early Friday dinner. Last day of restaurant week, three of us ordered off that menu. Food was very good, our waitress was awesome.

Thank cdaidone
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first time to visit Petoskey and we were thrilled to find this little part of the State. Loved the rolling hills and view of the lake. There is old time allure in this restaurant as it was originally built in 1875. The...More

Thank Kamil14
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Favored by the likes of Ernest Hemingway. Impressive bar, pressed tin ceilings. With the nice weather, the folding glass front wall opened and tables set outside (however, during my visit on 5/7/18 they were still not able to serve liquor outside - awaiting the enhanced...More

Thank klineposada1944
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Went with some family and friends on Friday night. Place was busy but we got great service by Emily, lots of biscuits and our food was fantastic!

Thank Erica G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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