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Palette Bistro

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321 Bay St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2406
+1 231-348-3321
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Petoskey, Michigan
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54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

First time to the Bistro for four in the group. The key lime cheese cake was fabulous. All the meals were great and all agreed they would recommend this place to friends.

1 Thank Kerry O
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Ambiance, service and quality food prepared and served up perfectly. Suggested to us by a local who works at Bay Harbor Golf. Wonderful evening, arrived quite late after 18 holes of golf. Staff was accommodating and never felt like we were being rushed. A+++!

Thank Pspon
Santa Clara, California
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387 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our lunch on the top deck outdoor seating area. But, they have comfortable indoor seating with lake view and a ground level patio as well. Our salads were delicious, complimented with a glass of wine. Service was friendly and efficient. We will return!

Thank Alice W
Troy, Michigan
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142 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I really like this place because the service is efficient yet unobtrusive. The soups and salads we ordered were delicious and just imaginative enough to make lunch interesting.

Thank Cheryl C
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice casual dinning. The service and food was excellent. A very nice view of the lake. Great steak and salmon. Would definitely eat their again.

Thank Malanothegreat
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Had lunch and food was great! Prices were very on point and definitely worth the stop. We sat on the second floor by two big windows and the view was beautiful and the waitstaff were very attentive.

Thank Mindy M
Petoskey, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I live here in Petoskey and this is a date night favorite. How is original. The menu always change it. It always fresh and well prepared.

Thank Mbeigle
Jenison, Michigan
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70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Came here for a wedding reception brunch, and really enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. The desserts we especially wonderful to taste. The wait staff was very accommodating.

Thank Alan B
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

The entire dining experience was awesome as far as service, quality of food and those amazing views. It was a bit loud, so if you are looking for a quiet intimate spot, this might not be to your liking. But, we would return.

Thank JonandKris
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 August 2016

As a local, I am always looking for somewhere to go to relax and get drinks and small plates that are tasty but within my price range. Palette is one of those prices. They have a great happy hour special and the staff there are all so friendly and beautiful! I have had such good experiences that I am adding... More 

Thank Raquel K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 Bay St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2406
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Emmet County  >  Petoskey
  • Phone Number: +1 231-348-3321

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?