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423 Michigan St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2610
+1 231-347-5583
07:00 - 14:00
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Sun 08:00 - 13:00
Tue - Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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Petoskey, Michigan
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72 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

I'm so happy that the Bistro moved. Only a few miles north of Petoskey . Delicious food, super friendly staff, and very reasonable prices. Daily specials, weekly pancake specials.Yum-diddely-do! See you there!

Thank d b
Burt Lake, Michigan
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117 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We decided to have breakfast out and try the Bistro at the Oleson's Plaza where it had moved to from downtown Petoskey. I had a new item on the menu; Pumpkin Pancakes, and my wife had a basic breakfast of eggs, hash browns and bacon. Both were excellently prepared and delicious. The service was fast, friendly and first-rate. The new... More 

Thank Dave B
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We found this restaurant by asking Siri for a restaurant close by. What a wonderful find! Delicious food at a reasonable price. The servers and bussers were all very pleasant. The outside sign was down, we almost missed it.

Thank Paula W
Cleveland, Ohio
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Whether you order any of their creative omelets, specialty pancakes or simply good ole eggs, hash browns & meat the way you want it …you’ll not be disappointed!! Extremely friendly service and totally reasonable prices. Share the small town / welcoming diner atmosphere with a high percentage of “we-know-the-best-place-in-town” locals …. This gem is enjoyably not “tourist” driven!!! If you’re... More 

Thank WeFlyN83JW
Harbor Springs, Michigan
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402 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The Bistro, a small cafe, a couple of blocks off from the main shopping district, provides consistently good food at a decent price, with service with a smile.

Thank LouBobHarborSprings
Hammond, Indiana
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

This is a comfortable little place that could be everybody's hometown favorite. The two servers couldn't be nicer or more attentive and the food was your basic good hearty breakfast.

Thank jjoyce652
Jensen Beach, Florida
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Lots of choices for really delicious omlettes. I had the asparagus and feta, my friends had the veggie and raved about it. It had a steady breakfast crowd, wait staff was attentive and friendly

Thank Cathy M
Petoskey, Michigan
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The Bistro offers an excellent omelet selection. Everything is made fresh here. You will be treated like a local by the friendly wait staff. It's as a local of a feel for Petoskey as you can get. Excellent place to take the kids or grand kids with baskets of toys to keep them entertained. Very good pancakes and if you're... More 

Thank jpalk59
Grand Rapids, Michigan
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Stopped in for a quick breakfast and everything was cooked well. It's a nice homey spot with good food and service.

Thank mb2222639
Petoskey, Michigan
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497 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 324 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

My husband and his buddies regularly dine at the Bistro for breakfast, so I decided to try it for myself. Good, solid breakfast entrees with some fabulous specials. You can't go wrong with anything here and the cheerful service is the best in town. As others have pointed out, it's a traditional, small town diner, with plenty of re-filled coffee,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 423 Michigan St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2610
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Emmet County  >  Petoskey
  • Phone Number: +1 231-347-5583

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