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Mediterranean-inspired Cuisine.
Casual Upscale Indoor and Al Fresco Dining.
Little Traverse Bay Views.
Weekend Brunch and Bloody Mary Bar.
Palette Bartender

Remarkable
Menus

soup & salads

  • romaine, housemade anchovy dressing, parmesan, herb crouton

  • chef’s selection made daily

  • friske apples, plath’s bacon, pickeld red onion, bleu cheese, romaine, mixed local greens, maple-dijon dressing

  • mixed local greens, feta, almonds, pickled red onion, strawberry-balsamic

  • shredded chicken, grape tomatoes, feta, mixed olives, romaine, balsamic herb dressing, toasted pita

  • cross fisheries smoked salmon, crispy chickpeas, pickled red onion, mixed local greens, lemon-curry dressing

sandwiches

  • 9

    cider-braised pork, mcclure’s pickle chips, provolone, whole grain aioli

  • baked mahi, oil-brushed pita, pickled red onion, kalamata olives, tzatziki sauce

  • plath’s applewood smoked bacon, fried egg, tomato, romaine, fresh herb aioli

  • pickled red onion, whole grain aioli, provolone, romaine, onion roll

  • baked white bean-quinoa patty, roasted scallion chèvre spread, kalamata olives, tomato, lettuce

  • house-roasted shaved turkey breast, pickled red onion, bacon bits, bleu cheese, balsamic-tomato jam

can't decide? combine!

pizza

  • fresh mozzarella, basil, pecorino romano, tomato sauce, fustini’s arbequina or oilleccino olive oil  

large plates

  • poached eggs, plath’s applewood smoked bacon, housemade english muffin, roasted potatoes, hollandaise

  • carmelized onion, mashed potatoes, bleu cheese demi-glace, mushrooms

  • roasted chicken, housemade chorizo, peas, arborio rice, saffron, paprika, sherry

  • mixed local greens, basil-balsamic vinaigrette

  • marinated grape tomatoes, scallops, white shrimp, white wine garlic cream sauce

* Gluten Free

taste of palette

  • choose a small plate, a large plate and a dessert from our main menu (excludes featured menu)

small plates

  • romaine, housemade anchovy dressing, parmesan, herb crouton

  • oven-fired blue crab cakes, sweet potato-apple hash, orange-sriracha creme fraiche

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

  • sautéed greek cheese, lentils, romanesco, burnt honey vinaigrette

  • 16

    garlic confit, lemon, parsley, white wine, butter, linguini, toasted baguette

  • mixed local greens, feta, almonds, pickled red onion, strawberry-balsamic

  • seared sea scallops, balsamic tomato jam, pesto risotto

  • local butternut squash, sage, maple creme fraiche

  • 9

    oven roasted chicken wings, sriracha honey, gorgonzola yogurt

large plates

  • white cheddar, mushroom, parmesan, potato, vegetable du jour, red wine demi glace (taste of palette, add $5)

  • beef flank, cherry mostarda, gorgonzola, wilted spinach, mushroom-bread pudding

  • sautéed salmon filet, butternut squash risotto, sage browned butter

  • rye berry-leek pilaf, roasted romanesco, balsamic reduction

  • oven-roasted chicken breast, morrocan spice, fennel, lentil-sweet potato hash, gorgonzola yogurt

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

  • spinach, sriracha cheddar, penne pasta, cream, garlic toasted panko

  • breaded veal cutlets, mushroom, marsala, demi glace, cream, linguini, scallions, parmesan

pizza

  • fresh mozzarella, basil, pecorino romano, tomato sauce, fustini’s arbequina or oilleccino olive oil  

  • chef’s daily creation

  • italian sausage, fennel, greek olives, garlic confit, tomato sauce, provolone

vegetarian

  • fresh mozzarella, basil, pecorino romano, tomato sauce, fustini’s arbequina or oilleccino olive oil  

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

  • corn-mushroom relish, red pepper, romano, feta, herb aioli

  • mixed local greens, feta, almonds, pickled red onion, strawberry-balsamic

  • peas, seasonal vegetables, arborio, saffron, paprika, sherry

  • mushroom, asparagus, arborio rice, parmesan

* 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

  • stoli vanilla, frangelico, kahlua, caramel syrup, shaken, served high

dessert wines

  • an extraordinary nose of creme brûlée, liquefied nuts, marmalade, and maple syrup. great intensity with rich concentrated fruit and a full, seemingly unending finish

  • complex notes of mellow spices, walnut, butterscotch and fine oak against a background of rich, jammy fruit

* Gluten Free

main dishes

benedicts

chef's specials

smoothies

Smoothies can be made dairy free.

fresh juice

coffee & tea

* Gluten Free

cocktails & Sparklers

craft cocktails featuring fresh concepts on old favorites

fresh summer spins

  • rittenhouse rye whiskey, carpano antica formula vermouth, angostura bitters, house maraschino cherry served up or rocks

  • hendricks gin, kila cava sparkling wine, fresh lemon, cucumber simple syrup, lemon twist served flute

  • hangar one citrus vodka, kila cava sparkling wine, pama liqueur, house made sour served flute

  • kila cava sparkling wine, aperol liqueur, strawberry simple syrup, fresh lemon, soda served rocks

  • grand marnier, elderflower liqueur, kila cava sparkling wine, orange twist

  • bombay sapphire gin, fresh lemon, basil infused blue curaçao, soda served collins

  • valentine vodka, cucumber simple syrup, fresh lime, house made ginger beer served copper

  • house infused jalapeño tequila, fresh grapefruit, fresh lime, triple sec, salted rim served rocks

  • templeton rye whiskey, cointreau, cranberry, house made sour served up or rocks

Draft Beer

michigan

Bottled Beer

north america

england & ireland

france

italy

belgium

gluten-free

Wine Flights

Mixed Flights

Featured Wines

White & Red Features

Dessert Wines

Dessert Wines

  • an extraordinary nose of creme brûlée, liquefied nuts, marmalade, and maple syrup. great intensity with rich concentrated fruit and a full, seemingly unending finish

  • complex notes of mellow spices, walnut, butterscotch and fine oak against a background of rich, jammy fruit

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

Hours

Monday 11:30 - 9
Tuesday 11:30 - 9
Wednesday 11:30 - 9
Thursday 11:30 - 9
Friday 11:30 - 10
Saturday 10 - 10
Sunday 10 - 9

 

Daily Happy Hour
4 – 6:30 pm
Reservations at Palette Bistro

Wine & Beer Dinners
and Special Events

FULL CALENDAR

Live Entertainment
at City Park Grill

FULL CALENDAR

Feeling happy? Join us.

Daily Happy Hour | 4 – 6:30 pm

In the bar or on the patio, happy hour at Palette Bistro is a local’s secret.
Enjoy 40% off small plates, plus specialty cocktail, wine and beer features for $4.

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.

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.

Post-dinner Entertainment

After enjoying dinner at Palette Bistro, visit our sister restaurant, City Park Grill, on Lake Street for live entertainment every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday.

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.

wineguys restaurant group | 231.347.0101 | downtown petoskey