OPEN EVERY DAY | HOURS | 231.348.3321

OPEN DAILY for Dinner
Heated Outdoor Dining & Take Out
Order Online

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


small plates

large plates

  • 6oz beef tenderloin, goat cheese, caramelized onion, fingerling potatoes, bacon, mushroom, marsala cream

  • john cross salmon, dukkah crumb crust, broccolini-spinach-brussels, feta yogurt

  • curry aioli, blistered tomato kale, pesto, broccolini, balsamic

  • potato-spinach salad, pickled red onion, bleu cheese yogurt, tomato

  • fingerling potatoes, honey-dijon arugula, chorizo vinaigrette, garlic tomato

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

  • arugula, kale, bucatini, parmesan, romano

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


  • 12 add salami 4

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

  • mozzarella, parmesan, spinach, garlic 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, zucchini, mushrooms, squash, arborio rice, sherry, smoked paprika, chickpea chorizo


  • chicken breast, housemade chorizo, peas, arborio rice, saffron, paprika

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


Family Style Meals include:
Choice of Salad (Palette or Caesar)
Housemade Fruit Crisp

* Gluten Free

featured dessert

dessert cocktails

dessert wines

* Gluten Free

cocktails & Sparklers

craft cocktails featuring fresh concepts on old favorites

feature cocktails

  • prosecco, saint germaine, fresh orange, served up  

  • knob creek, amaro nonino, lemon bitters, bourbon cherry, served up or rocks

  • casamigos tequila, fresh lime, triple sec, salted rim, served rocks

  • gypsy vodka, fresh lime, house made ginger beer, served in a copper mug

  • kraken black spiced rum, housemade frenched hot chocolate, toasted marshmallow

  • vanilla vodka, chai tea, godiva white chocolate

  • classic cocktail, dewar’s scotch, lemon juice, honey-ginger syrup, splash of ginger beer

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

  • 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, fried potato canape, bleu cheese sauce

  • 30

    choice of red pepper or classic, baked pita triangles

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

  • moroccan spiced chicken wings, bleu cheese sauce, celery

  • seared ahi tuna, mozzarella, grape tomato, pesto

  • blue crab cakes, bacon remoulade


Parties of 20 or More
$32/person | $37 for Beef Tenderloin
Guest selections due one week prior to event date.

First Course | Select Two

Second Course | Select Three

Dessert | Select One


Monday 4 - 9
Tuesday 4 - 9
Wednesday 4 - 9
Thursday 4 - 9
Friday 4 - 9
Saturday 4 - 9
Sunday 4 - 9
Reservations at Palette Bistro

Wine & Beer Dinners
and Special Events


Live Entertainment
at City Park Grill


Feeling Adventurous?

Heated Igloo Dining | Every Day

Reservations Recommended 231.348.3321

Outdoor, heated igloo dining is the perfect way to enjoy Palette Bistro all winter long. And, rest assured, that Palette and all Wineguys restaurants follow CDC, State of Michigan and Health Department guidelines for the safety of guests and staff.

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

Wine Dinners

Enjoy learning about wine? Love pairing the perfect wines with the perfect foods?

View our full calendar of events including Wine Dinners at Palette Bistro and sister restaurant City Park Grill. Sign up for our Frequent Diner Program – we’ll email you when dates are posted.

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