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303 E State St, Across from the Park Place Hotel, Traverse City, MI 49684-5750
+1 231-933-8700
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“hush puppies” (25 reviews)
“fried fish” (16 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
303 E State St, Across from the Park Place Hotel, Traverse City, MI 49684-5750
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Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

If you want good whitefish, this is a great place. Located downtown it's a surprising cute relaxed little place, but their food is above average. I recommend their scalloped potatoes. So yummy. They also have the best hush puppies. And don't miss the painting of...More

Thank Adana69
Reviewed April 13, 2016

Surprised this place on the ground floor of the parking garage has lasted this long. If you want GOOD whitefish there are places around. My 2 portion deep fried dinner was very poor. The texture of the fish was mushy and leached water. The fries...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Soooo good!!! We were visiting Traverse City and heard this was the place to go if you wanted fresh fish!! And it sure was! We all had either the white fish or the perch and it was all amazing! No that greasy fish either, it...More

Thank Cristina P
Reviewed March 30, 2016

Did not know what to expect. Whitefish and chips excellent tho a little overpriced, would have expected home made fries for the price. Staff cheery and attentive. Decor seemed typical seascape / nautical...theme, sort of. Attracts a lot of locals who enjoy a fast, tasty,...More

Thank tiraco123
Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

I was impressed with the fast friendly service. I had the two piece whitefish with the homemade cheesy potatos. Everything was great and a good value. I would go back.

Thank ARW4785
Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

The perch, shrimp and fries are to die for! Quaint atmosphere. Prices are reasonable. Worth a visit. The chowder is also yummy.

Thank ParisintheFall09
Reviewed February 25, 2016

Been here a few times and was pleasantly satisfied each time. Good food at a decent price. I especially like the fact one can park in the garage next door for free (need to have the restaurant stamp your parking ticket) since parking downtown is...More

Thank Eric O
Reviewed February 10, 2016

stop by at least twice a month. but with lent coming it's every Friday Also seafood chowder is excellent. Jamie does a great job.and the servers are friendly

Thank sandi8882015
Reviewed February 9, 2016

If you want lake perch - this is the place. Fried just right with cole slaw and french fries. Quick service. Located just across from the Park Place Hotel.

Thank Marinerone
Reviewed February 8, 2016

Love their fish baskets, well done and very tasty. A bit pricey but it's downtown even so this place is more of a fast food type of restaurant. I'd go there any time for a quick good lunch or dinner.

Thank ftoader
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
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 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 E State St, Across from the Park Place Hotel, Traverse City, MI 49684-5750
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-933-8700
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