OPEN EVERY DAY | HOURS | 231.348.3321



Open Daily | 4 — 9PM

Lunch | Friday — Tuesday | 11:30AM — 3PM

Brunch | Saturday — Sunday | 11AM — 2PM

Daily Happy Hour  | 4 — 5:30PM



Mediterranean-inspired Cuisine.
Casual Upscale Indoor and Al Fresco Dining.
Little Traverse Bay Views.


weekend brunch

soup & salads


  • 12 add salami 4

    tomato sauce, fresh basil, fresh mozzarella, romano, fustini’s olive oil  

large plates

  • lemon yogurt, basil, roasted garlic tomato, marinara, olive, pita, gremolata olive oil

  • greek fingerling potato, bacon-feta sour cream

  • mixed greens, balsamic vinaigrette

  • lamb merguez, gruyere, roasted apples and onions, quinoa, brown rice, arugula, roasted red pepper coulis, fustini’s harissa olive oil, curried carrot & apple sauce

* Gluten Free

small plates

large plates

  • 6oz beef tenderloin, gruyere – parmesan potato gratin caramelized onion au poivre cream

  • roasted garlic tomato, fingerling potato, brussels sprout, curry carrot puree, basil puree

  • pea & sage puree, scallion coulis, black bean-barley succotash, pickled apple, microgreen, coffee cranberry demi-glace

  • arugula, manchego, pappardelle, paprika oil

  • braised fennel, white bean cauliflower-arugula puree, honey bourbon pear, bleu cheese, candied walnut, sage brown butter

  • 28

    Mushroom ragout garlic, sweet potato plank, lemon sage compound butter havarti polenta

  • shrimp, scallops, mussels, housemade chorizo, peas, arborio rice, saffron, sherry, paprika

  • peas, mushrooms, squash, red pepper, arborio rice, sherry, smoked paprika, chickpea chorizo


  • 12 add salami 4

    tomato sauce, fresh basil, fresh mozzarella, romano, fustini’s olive oil  


  • 12 add salami 4

    tomato sauce, fresh basil, fresh mozzarella, romano, fustini’s olive oil  

  • cup 8 bowl 13

    roasted mushrooms, stewed leeks, cream, fustini’s white truffle oil

  • almonds, pickled red onion, feta, mixed greens, strawberry balsamic vinaigrette

  • peas, mushrooms, squash, red pepper, arborio rice, sherry, smoked paprika, chickpea chorizo

* Gluten Free

featured dessert

dessert cocktails

  • kahlua, baileys, grand marnier, caramelized sugar and cinnamon rim

  • van gogh espresso vodka, kahlua, godiva white chocolate, blended, served tall

dessert wines

* Gluten Free

cocktails & Sparklers

craft cocktails featuring fresh concepts on old favorites

feature cocktails

  • Rittenhouse rye, amaro nonino, Orange bitters, bourbon cherry, served up or rocks

  • 11

    petoskey lavender infused gin giffard rhubarb liquor, apple juice lemon juice, luxardo maraschino liquor served up with pear garnish  

  • Pear puree les allies sparkling wine st germaine elderflower liquor served in a flute with fresh pear      

  • Larceny, Orange bitters, House-made butter pecan simple syrup severed with an ice sphere

  • Tres generaciones anejo tequila, Carpano antica, Orange bitters, Egg white, Cinnamon served up and finished with a star anise candied orange

  • Bombay sapphire gin, Carpano antica, Aperol, Green chartreuse, Shaken and finished on the rocks

Draft Beer


Bottled Beer

north america

england & ireland


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Wine Flights

Mixed Flights

Featured Wines

White & Red Features

  • 34 / 10

    2018 pannon, hungary; 100% grüner veltliner; dry white with aromas of ripe apples and apricots

  • 2016 tuscany, italy; sangiovese, merlot; black fruit, earthy, medium bodied

Dessert Wines

Dessert Wines

Glass Wines

White Wine

Red Wine

Wines by the Bottle

Michigan Wines

Champagne, Sparkling Wine & Rosé

Pinot Grigio & Other Light Crisp Whites

Sauvignon Blanc & Other Medium-bodied Whites

Chardonnay & Other Full-bodied Whites

Rieslings & Aromatics

Pinot Noir, Gamay & Other Light Red Wines

malbec & zinfandel

Tempranillo & Tempranillo Blends

Syrah, Grenache, Mourvedre & Rhone Blends

Chianti, Sangiovese & Sangiovese Blends

Misc Italian Varietals

Nebbiolo, Barolo & Barbaresco

Merlot & Right-bank Bordeaux Blends

Cabernet Sauvignon & Left-bank Bordeaux Blends


configured with 25 pieces

  • housemade italian sausage, baked polenta, balsamic roasted vegetable

  • roasted mushrooms, kale, caramelized onion, garlic crostini, goat cheese

  • john cross smoked salmon, boiled egg, white truffle oil, pickled red onion

  • fried risotto balls, mozzarella, basil, marinara, balsamic

  • kalamata olive tapanade, grape tomato, mozzarella, baked flatbread

  • imported meats and cheeses, pickled vegetables, mustard, jam, crostini

  • red wine braised beef, crostini, bleu cheese sauce

  • 50

    classic, baked pita triangles

  • balsamic tomato jam, salami, herb chevre spread, baked crostini, balsamic

  • seared ahi tuna, mozzarella, grape tomato, pesto

  • blue crab cakes, bacon remoulade


Parties of 20 or More
$35/person | $40/person for Beef Tenderloin
Guest selections due one week prior to event date.

First Course | Select Two

Second Course | Select Three

Dessert | Select One


Monday 11:30 - 3, 4 - 9
Tuesday 11:30 - 3, 4 - 9
Wednesday 4 - 9
Thursday 4 - 9
Friday 11:30 - 3, 4 - 9
Saturday 11 - 3, 4 - 9
Sunday 11 - 3, 4 - 9
Reservations at Palette Bistro

Wine & Beer Dinners
and Special Events


Events & Entertainment
at City Park Grill


Whole House Happy Hour Every Day  |   4 – 5:30pm

Close the day and start your evening off at Palette Bistro. Known as Petoskey’s Best Happy Hour 40% off small plates  |  $1 off draft beers | $5 Cosmopolitan, Margarita, French 75, Manhattan, Select Glasses of Wine

Weekend Brunch | Saturday & Sunday  |   11am – 3pm

Weekend brunch and lunch are back at PALETTE BISTRO — from Bloody Mary features to Smoked Salmon Benedict, from Prosciutto and Fig Jam Flatbread to Roasted Vegetable Hash.

Frequent Diners

 As a way of showing our appreciation to loyal customers, Wineguys Restaurant Group offers the Frequent Diner rewards program. No fees, no obligations, just great benefits for eating out at City Park Grill, Palette Bistro and Roast & Toast. Sign up for exclusive information from Wineguys Restaurant Group.

Stock the Cellar

Looking for an ideal pairing to your take-out dinner? Stocking the cellar after the holidays? Palette Bistro offers wine, beer and spirits to go at RETAIL PRICING. Ask about full case features and mix-and-match options. Our staff sommelier will find the perfect match for your palate, menu and budget.

Planning an Event?

With two private outdoor areas, secluded wine bar, and spacious upper level, Palette Bistro is ideal for events – big or small.

From rehearsal dinners and showers, to corporate events and holiday parties, Palette makes hosting an event seamless.

Did you know?

Community & Sustainability

The first restaurant in the Wineguys Restaurant Group collection, Palette Bistro is proud to provide community-wide support and to embrace environmental sustainability efforts. Learn more about the philosophy with some impressive figures.

Featured Artists

An artful presentation of culinary creations is perfectly complemented by local and regional artists.
From oils to pastels, from sculpture to photography, Palette Bistro features a rotating collection of flavors for the eyes.


View a complete list of current and previously featured artists, bios and information.

Paul Andrzejewski
Linda Gall
David Pickett
Pamela Atsoff
Joan Gerigk
Robert Scudder
Bill Diedrich
Kim Krumrey
Kaye Krapohl

wineguys restaurant group | 231.347.0101 | downtown petoskey