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Old Mission Tavern

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17015 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-9392
+1 231-223-7280
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5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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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
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Page, Arizona
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183 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here on our way off the Peninsula for lunch. What a treat. Great food cool vibe and some nice local artwork on display. I had the butternut squash soup with andoullelie sausage Best soup ever. Jordan had Cherry Chicken Salad with house made Balsamic dressing she also said best salad and dressing. I checked over the dinner menu... More 

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Thank Joe L
Plymouth, MN
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131 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Small place up the Old Mission Peninsula from Traverse City; practically full at lunchtime in late October. Must be really busy in high season. Had a great ham and bean soup and a really tasty cherry chicken wrap. Server checked in just right number of times.

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Thank Tom C
Cass City, Michigan
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We make our annual October trip to the T.C. area to view the autumn colors. We always search for a place to get whitefish and heard the Old Mission Tavern was excellent. We were not disappointed. My wife and I each had it cooked differently and both meals were outstanding. Our waitress was cordial and helpful. Be prepared to lay... More 

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Houston, Texas
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205 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We were in Michigan for a week and ate out every night. This was our favorite of the entire trip. The walleye was excellent. So was the service. This wasn't our first visit, but it was better than we remembered. It's not cheap eats, but good value for the money.

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Thank D T
Lambertille, MI
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Haven't been to this restaurant/art gallery in years, but glad to see they still have great food and service. My husband and I each had one of the specials of the day which consisted of a choice of sandwich or wrap, chile or soup and coleslaw. The food was excellent quality, fresh and delicious. We were both stuffed when we... More 

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Thank Linda P
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

The service was efficient and the wait staff was friendly and informative. The best prime rib and filet that we have enjoyed in a very long time! The side vegetables were unique and not your average fare. A nice relaxing atmosphere. We will definitely be returning.

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Thank Beth B
Traverse City, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

They will take your food before you are finished with dinner. Overpriced. You pay for the location. Better dinners at restaurants in downtown Traverse. Go for the drive but not the dinner.

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Thank Susan E
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Delicious food and nice atmosphere. Great staff. Neat showcase for art. A bit pricey for me, but once or twice is worth the drive north from Traverse City, Michigan. Nice drive with beautiful views of Lake Michigan's Grand Traverse Bay. Surely a destination place, not "fast food," in any sense of the term. Just a nice place to go with... More 

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Thank rogersM837DI
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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54 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Cool place and great food. Great amosphere. Enjoy the food and nice views outside- following the wine tasting tours.

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Thank AJ095
Clio, Michigan
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

We went here as a group during our wine / color tour. Great atmosphere. Great food. I had chicken & dumplings soup that was very very good. Would highly recommend this restaurant

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17015 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-9392
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-223-7280
Description
231-223-7280 On Old MIssion Peninsula

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