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Old Mission Tavern

17015 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-9392
231-223-7280
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Ranked #43 of 253 Restaurants in Traverse City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: 231-223-7280 On Old MIssion Peninsula
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English first
Griffith, Indiana
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Stopped here for lunch on a trip up the Old Mission Peninsula for the day and we were not disappointed. Ordered the lunch special of a gourmet pizza on flatbread with chicken and artichoke hearts, and the only complaint was that it was served cold. Staff were very concerned and made great effort to make sure the food was returned... More

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Houston, Texas
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94 reviews 94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

This is the best place we have been in the Traverse City area. The service, atmosphere and food were all very good. We had the Walleye and it was very fresh and tasty.

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Birmingham, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Worst restaurant experience I've ever had in Traverse City area. The food was so disappointing; lack of flavor. Mashed potatoes that were uneatable, caramelized unions had no caramelization, steak lacked flavor. I eat at this restaurant one time last month. I'll never go back.

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Southgate, Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

After a day of wine tasting on Old Mission Peninsula a fine meal in this quaint restaurant was a fitting end. The older crowd dining here shows that they offer good Northern Michigan food at a good value. Take some time to view the art offered by local artist.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Food and service was very good, lots on the plate, I dinner my wife and I shared it...overall I thought it was a great dish..

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San Francisco, California, Usa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The tavern is unassuming and a bit out of the way. But don't be fooled by its demeanor and don't fail to eat at this place which lies an easy 20 minutes drive up the Old Mission Peninsula from Traverse City. I almost didn't and would have missed out on my favorite evening of my trip. I was very surprised... More

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United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

Worth a stop for a spot of lunch, interesting gallery, food quality for the price excellent, nice choice on the menu that would satisfy most tastes, maybe next time in the area perhaps I would try the evening to visit & see what the local scene is like.

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Naples, Florida
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47 reviews 47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We were staying at a bed & breakfast and the hostess recommended the Old Mission Tavern. It seemed very far out in the country as we were driving there and we were beginning to be apprehensive. Then we walked in and saw the white tablecloths. The waitress assured us that we were in for a treat---and we were. The wine... More

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Traverse City, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This is a local restaurant favorite complimented by an interesting art gallery. Yes, it's a 14 mile drive from downtown but what a beautiful drive out the Old Mission Peninsula. Chicken artichoke, the fish, lamb, and liver w/onions are favorites of ours. An, for a sandwich, the burgers and wallyeye sandwiches are the best. And, if you are lucky enough... More

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Rochester, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We stopped in because OMT is listed on a Top 10 Best Restaurant list. I have no clue how they got on the list. The white fish appetizer was cream cheese--could not taste whitefish. The artichoke appetizer had a few pieces of artichoke mixed in the same base as the white fish appetizer. At least you could taste those few... More

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Additional Information about Old Mission Tavern

Address: 17015 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-9392
Phone Number: 231-223-7280
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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