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The Parlor

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205 Lake Ave, Traverse City, MI 49684-2532
+1 231-753-3131
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“friday night” (2 reviews)
“smokestack” (2 reviews)
“traverse” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Pub
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$$ - $$$
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205 Lake Ave, Traverse City, MI 49684-2532
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1 - 10 of 14 reviews

Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Definitely one of the best kept secrets in traverse! The drinks and food were phenomenal and the atmosphere is out of this world. Highly recommended

Thank Christina C
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Great Happy hour and flatbread pizza specials every day. Cool themed Bar like a Speak Easy. Good mixed drink bourbon offerings.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

I love the atmosphere of the bar. Very vintage and you can’t go wrong with live music. A couple of friends and I stopped in for a night cap after dinner. I had the fruit infused vodka. Which was fresh fruit of your choice muddled...More

Thank Jessica O
Reviewed May 26, 2018

Only had a couple cocktails before a play, no food, but they were delicious and a great price for happy hour. Mentioned we were going to the play, and when we left our debit card the waitress brought it over to the playhouse for us....More

Thank hmouse2016
Reviewed January 3, 2018

The Parlor is one of the best places in Traverse City for craft cocktails. The decor is a swing back to a time gone by with black and white televisions. velvet covered furniture, etc. The bartenders rock out the best cocktails in TC. Try the...More

Thank Sarah O
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

My friend and I decided to try out he cocktail menu here. We weren't able to have any food because the kitchen was already closed at 9ish. We probably waited about 40 minutes to get someone to take our order and an hour to get...More

1  Thank CaseyCat5
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Love this place. We spent a weekend in TC and went on Friday and Saturday nights. The drinks were well made. Very attentive bar staff and the acoustic music from Chris on Friday night was giddyup! Great place to people watch. Love the sofas but...More

Thank dennis w
Reviewed July 23, 2017

I ate here for a business meeting and really enjoyed the pizza, sliders and fries. The staff was very friendly and attentive, and the food was good quality.

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Finally a bar where I feel comfortable going alone. Happy hour is amazing, only way I can afford these delicious cocktails. Even the food is very good. An excellente atmosphere, seat on a sofa, and people will come around, and suddenly a group has started...More

Thank Vanessa G
Reviewed May 29, 2017

Stopped in with a few coworkers on Friday night to grab a drink and chat about work. We went in fairly early around 7pm and one bar area was already packed. There are 3 full bar areas in this place so plenty of space if...More

Thank Shawn M
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Bar, Pub
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Lake Ave, Traverse City, MI 49684-2532
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-753-3131
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