Econo Lodge South
1859 US 131 South
Petoskey, MI 49770
Phone: (231) 348-3324
Fax: (231) 348-3521
Bars & Cafes
An extremely popular chain of restaurants, Garfield's has a wide spread network all over the country. A favorite with kids, this restaurant is a complete family place that offers Happy Hour the whole day. American cuisine and fast food are served here in attractive combination. This place is extremely popular for its wide variety of soups and delicious sandwiches. Lunch Combo is one thing you cannot miss with its delicious fries and steaks. Garfield's Restaurant & Pub a favorite of many, and with its free lunch for children offer, it is an instant hit with families as well.
Located in downtown Petoskey since 1978, the Mitchell Street Pub & Cafe has become very popular with local residents. This pub has a great lounging area that is the perfect place to try their large variety of international and domestic beers. For those who prefer a meal, there are great pub dishes like Chicago Wings, Fried Cheese Curds, Mexican Nachos and Almond Mandarin Salad with Chicken.
Well-liked by locals, the Roast & Toast Coffee and Cafe can be found on the East Lake Street with its bright glowing signboard and a colorful exterior. The interiors of this iconic coffeehouse are vibrant and cheerful, thus reflecting a relaxed ambiance. The famed coffee offered here is made from freshly ground beans and is served in huge coffee mugs. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner the menu is made up of specials like Giant Cinnamon Rolls, wraps, home made beagles, Chicken Pot Pie and a very delicious Side Specialty Salad. Other specialties of this place are the Soup of the week and the Drink of the Month. All in all, the Roast & Toast Cafe & Coffee is a great place to relax, have a lively conversation with friends and make some new ones too! The Roast & Toast Cafe & Coffee also have catering services for private events.
Enjoy a whopping party down at Papa Lou's in Petoskey. This colorful and noisy restaurant is a favorite for big groups. Not only do they serve some of the most loaded pizzas, they even offer a show to go along. Chomp down the restaurant specials including pasta and grilled meats along with glasses of your choice liquor. And for partying, trust their wild theme nights which include 'Three Sheets Thursdays', 'Karaoke Poker Wednesdays' and the best, 'Pitcher Perfect Saturdays'. Great food, exciting parties and booze flow, all ensure that there's no better place to bring the pack than Papa Lou.
North Perk Coffee is located at the East Lake Street and is a beloved coffee shop of most of the locals. The ambiance at North Perk is casual and the place is always buzzing with youngsters because of its free WiFi, friendly prices and plenty of seating spaces. The cafe serves refreshing coffee and also has a menu lining local eats. North Perk comes has a blessing to those too who work in Downtown and need a caffeine fix before their day starts. This is a pefect place to snuggle in a couch with a hot coffee, a muffin and your favorite book.
One of those rare places with character, City Park Grill has played host to several of the area's most distinguished residents and visitors. The architecture of the City Park Grill is reminiscent of the Victorian architecture of England, and it has been serving the city of Petoskey since 1875. This rich heritage of hospitality is what made it a favorite of Ernest Hemingway, who is said to have found the inspiration to write his famous short story, 'Killers' at this exact location. The food here is exceptional, especially if seafood is your favorite; try their Creole Gumbo or Shrimp Spring Rolls as appetizers. Of course, the grill is their specialty, so do not leave without trying at least one grilled dish from the menu. On some nights, they also have live music.
Although its a bit pricier than other shops in the area, the coffee at Dripworks is well worth it. Enjoy a cup of pour over coffee, crafted from organic, fair trade, and single-origin beans. The simple, modern surroundings are the perfect place to get some work done or simply sit for a while and enjoy a delicious drink. Make sure to try one of their delicious artisan pastries while you're here!
Beards Brewery is an absolute must-try for all lovers of beer. Based in Downtown Petoskey, this brewery doesn't rely on televisions for entertainment - instead, the focus is on the interior, where it is huge, airy and earthy, the perfect place to gather around, knock back some beers and delve into conversations. There are even a variety of board games to choose from, so the experience one takes from Beards Brewery is always one of intimacy and bonding. The tasting and brewing rooms allow visitors to not only sample the fresh beers available on tap, but watch how the they are made as well.
Located in the basement of the historic Stafford's Perry Hotel, the Noggin Room Pub is a beer lover's haven. Acclaimed for their impressive selection of local and international beers and hospitality, Noggins is a great place to come by with friends. Regular live music and Happy Hours draw in a full house every day. The pub also serves tasty bar-bites to go with your drinks. Earn your 'Hall of Foam' mug by sampling their list of brews from around the world.
The Inn Cafe, located within the The Inn at Bay Harbor - A Renaissance Golf Resort, is a perfect place to spend leisurely time. People from all walks of life head to this pleasnt hangout. The food here includes love American sandwiches, baked breads and steaming espressos. After finishing all this, you can relish the lip smacking ice creams that the cafe has on offer. This place also offers efficient takeout service for people on the go.
The one with a craving for chocolate, candies, fudge and waffle cones shall find Kilwins Chocolate Kitchen the perfect destination. It is a wonderful chocolate factory popular for its handcrafted delicacies. This place arranges for tours of its kitchen that offer a detailed insight into the manufacturing process. It was also voted the Best Ice Cream in the year 2011. The Single Origin Dominican Republic Chocolate is highly recommended to try.
Knot Just a Bar is a hip place located near the waterside of Bay Harbor. This classy bar serves excellent meals that include burgers, salads and sandwiches, all of which can be enjoyed in its pleasant ambiance. However, the show-stealers here are the live music performances that are featured on certain nights. Popular musicians strum their guitars and transpose the audiences to the ethereal world of music.