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The Side Door Saloon

1200 N US Highway 31, Petoskey, MI 49770-9306
+1 231-347-9291
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“olive burger” (32 reviews)
“quesadillas” (12 reviews)
“prime rib” (15 reviews)
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Pub, American, Bar
$$ - $$$
1200 N US Highway 31, Petoskey, MI 49770-9306
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not much atmosphere. Nice service. Noted for their Olive Burger. Oh my gosh, so flavorful and unique!

Thank 409far
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in on a Saturday close to prime time dinner hour but we were promptly seated and the service was good. We each ordered a beer and a burger. The beer tap selection was decent and the burgers were delicious although my wife's burger was...More

Thank trbeer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Soda $2.50, cup chili $4.59, fish sandwich with chips $10.99, burger on pretzel bun with chips $9.49 Pretty good food. Casual place. Poor service. 3 waitresses and 1 bartender all talking right next to us but I had to get up and refill both of...More

Thank greeneyecutie76
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to eat whether it be lunch or dinner. Friendly wait staff. The Ruski and Tuna Melt are excellent lunch choices and the Prime Rib or Seafood Alfred are excellent for dinner.

Thank Littleone818
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found the Side Door almost by accident and are we happy we found it. We were looking for a beer although my wife had wine and some comfort food. We sat at the bar, a spot that we enjoy. We both had hamburgers, I...More

Thank tuscangreen
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We sat at the bar and were awed by the bar maid / waitress who has worked there for almost 30 years. She was awesome. I had delicious cooked medium rare Olive burger and my husband had the white fish both were good. The Petosky...More

Thank redAzleTX
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I had filet and lobster tail main food was great and cooked perfectly. Vegetables that came with it could be a lot better though. A little too much butter and seasoning was on them to actually enjoy. We also had the brownie...More

Thank Marian P
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This is a local restaurant and we would come again. We were visiting the area and found this very popular with the locals. A large selection and daily specials. We enjoyed our dinner meals and recommend for comfort kind of food.

Thank whodoyouknow
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for an early lunch last week. It was pretty empty when we arrived at 11:30, but jammed when we left. Sat on the covered back patio to enjoy the pleasant weather. Interesting varied menu with something to please everyone. Husband got the Olive...More

Thank vegaspatti
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Stopped here because the parking lot was always full when we drove by. We were not disappointed. I got the olive burger and it was great. Our waitress was excellent and seemed to know everyone who walked through the door. I noticed that she knew...More

Thank tcarpe8615
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Pub, American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 N US Highway 31, Petoskey, MI 49770-9306
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Emmet County  >  Petoskey
  • Phone Number: +1 231-347-9291
We provide great service, food and beverages delivering a quality experience comfortable for families, friends and sports fans in a friendly environment.
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