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Apache Trout Grill

13671 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-6200
231-947-7079
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Ranked #20 of 253 Restaurants in Traverse City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert

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English first
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

This is a favorite of mine in the TC. The lobster bisque is the best I've ever had. The whitefish is also a tasty treat. Restaurant is clean and friendly with a nice view and decor.

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Plainfield, Indiana
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79 reviews 79 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

We arrived and it was fairly busy, but there was a table free in the bar and the hostess encouraged us to snag it. We did. Our son was permitted to sit in the booth in the bar with us. The meal started with fresh baked bread and dipping oil that was a combination of garlic infused oil with balsamic... More

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Houston, Texas
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93 reviews 93 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

They have a great view of the bay and a pleasant atmosphere. The food and service were great. The only downside is that they don't take reservations.

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Mission Viejo, California
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118 reviews 118 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We tried to get into Apache Trout Grill our second night in town and the wait was 45 minutes for a Tuesday night. For our last night in town, we tried again thinking it must be good to attract such a crowd. This time we were able to get seated right away at 5:30 -5:45pm. The brie goat cheese dip... More

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4labs12, General Manager at Apache Trout Grill, responded to this review

We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit with us and look forward to serving you again in the future. More

Chicago, Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Passing through Traverse, looking for lunch on the water. Very happy! Fish tacos were fantastic, service excellent. And the view of the water, perfect.

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Detroit, Michigan
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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We were recently there to celebrate my husbands birthday. On arrival we were next in line to give our names, when an older gentleman approached the hostess to ask for directions. He blocked our access to the hostess desk, and another woman continued to take names while we waited patiently while a man I think was the manager tried to... More

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Middleville, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I had one of the best meals here. Starting with a well prepared Manhatten before dinner. The lobster and shrimp bisque was just delicious. The pecan crusted chicken was the most tender and juicy with a delightful nutty crust. The entire meal was just perfect. The restaurant is casual, spare, clean and with some class. I like all of the... More

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Milford, Michigan, United States
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61 reviews 61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

While in Traverse City, we visited Apache Grill and sat near the window overlooking the Bay. Ordered Clams from the "Small Plate" menu, along with Sweet Potato Fries and Cole Slaw. There was nothing "small" about the serving of clams and they were the best I've ever eaten. Would order again today, if I was still in Traverse City! Recommend... More

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Weatherford, Oklahoma
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142 reviews 142 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I was a little disappointed. This place is usually packed, so we went a little early and got straight in. The staff was friendly and attentive. We started with the shrimp/lobster bisque. Very very good. Bread was served with a pesto base for the oil to dip. My brother tried the lobster raviolis, and they were just ok. I tried... More

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Algonac, Michigan
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92 reviews 92 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Stopped in for dinner with friends. North woods atmosphere and a pleasant bar while waiting for a table. Bartender friendly and efficient. When seated, nice view of the water. The menu was nice. The smoked whitefish dip is a must try. Nice wine selection. Bone in rib-eye was ordered by several at the table, and it was good. Baja tacos... More

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Additional Information about Apache Trout Grill

Address: 13671 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-6200
Phone Number: 231-947-7079
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
Cuisine: Seafood

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