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West End Tavern TC

12719 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-5489
+1 231-943-2922
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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“pizza” (25 reviews)
“tavern burger” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12719 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-5489
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a fantastic restaurant with a great view of the marina and West Bay. This was our first time there and were pleasantly surprised. Our waitress was very helpful about what was on the menu and how it was prepared. My husband had the...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

First time there for the four of us for dinner. Had a window table, which was great so we could see the beautiful views. Our waitress, Ashley, was friendly and professional. The two of us girls both ordered the salmon with asparagus and risotto, and...More

Thank Cathy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for lunch today with a friend. We sat outside overlooking the marina. Menu has appetizers, sandwiches, pizza, soup and salad and main dishes. I ordered the half rack of ribs that came with coleslaw (average) and fries for $17.00. My friend had the surf...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed May 17, 2018

Stopped for lunch, such a good idea. View is incredible but it was too cold to sit out so sat at the bar and were very taken care of there. Look at my photos and there's nothing more to say.

Thank Linda K
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Great lunch spot overlooking the marina in Traverse City! They had a nice drink menu and many of food options perfect for lunch. The chicken tacos were pretty good. It was cold the day we went but would love to come back when it’s nice...More

Thank Champion2121
Reviewed April 18, 2018

Walking in one can catch a whiff of wood smoke. Great! I think, maybe good for some BBQ. My spouse had the wood fired veggie pizza and it was great. Nice thin chewy crust with a generous and flavorful topping mix that included Burrata (a...More

1  Thank Gerald W
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

I have eaten here with groups, family and with just one other. The food is great. The view is cool too, overlooking the marina. I will be back!!

Thank cdgarst
Reviewed February 25, 2018

My first two reviews of West End Tavern we’re not complimentary, due to questionable food quality and extremely high prices. Obviously, they were catering to the visitor crowd, not the locals who keep them in business 8 months of the year. Recently, they instituted a...More

Thank Gary P
Reviewed February 15, 2018

We enjoyed a great early day lunch just after West End opened at 11 am on a weekday in February. We were the only customers so we received attentive personal service and had the best corner booth overlooking the marina and the bay. Linda rated...More

Thank john and linda h
Reviewed February 3, 2018

This really isn't about the meal. Which was OK. Service was good also. It's about how they handled Up North Live half off certificates. Many times in the past I have purchased these. I get with friends of ours and we decide if we want...More

2  Thank Terry M
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October 14, 2017|
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Response from wkgal | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about that. I don't drink, but give them a call. They are friendly.. Have fun!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $45
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12719 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-5489
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-943-2922
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