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Apache Trout Grill

13671 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-6200
+1 231-947-7079
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13671 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-6200
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here with our 9 year old granddaughter and it was delicious as always. We go here everytime that we're in Traverse City and we are never disappointed. Great service too. Kelly was our waitress and she was great.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank suespagnuolo
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very nice restaurant, I knew my dad would want fish. He and I were both more than pleased, I would recommend to anyone.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sgannon1983
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This had been my favorite local restaurant for years. I was so spoiled by their ribs that I would never order them anywhere else. Much has changed. ATG changed ownership during 2018 with the claim everything would stay the same. Doubt that now. My slab...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bill H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being a native of Traverse City, Trust me on this one. Go early to lessen the wait. But - the wait is SO worth it. This is a higher end place to eat, but the food is fabulous. Kuddos to the establishment for having top...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank debhentschel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sunday 2 PM lunch. Just missed Sunday brunch, but got a 5star meal instead! Wife and I shared: brussel sprouts, French onion soup, whitefish sandwich. Wow! If you think you like brussel sprouts, try these you'll LOVE them after this! Bacon, mushrooms, parmesan cheese and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank robert W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is usually a wait and it's worth it. The filets melt in y our mouth and the seafood is always well prepared. If there is a downside, the wind list is a little small. Kate is probably the best server in the entire Grand...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Old_Chief2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have been coming to the Apache Trout Grill for about 10 years, and we have yet to have a bad or even mediocre experience. It has always been fantastic and consistent. This latest visit was no exception. Was seated right away...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank eporter0006
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended at a local vineyard as having the best local seafood so we were excited to go. The location is right on the lake just outside of town and has a beautiful view. However, the magic seems to end there. We stood...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bobcH7296SL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I visited the Apache Trout Grill for dinner tonight. We were late arriving...they close at ten and it was past 8:30. We were greeted warmly and shown to our table. We inquired about local wines and settled on a local white and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Leslie J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seriously we called a week ago you said you were open Christmas Eve till 8p, We came and you are closed...WHAT? Nothing posted on your website, a worker was standing out there explaining to people that were pulling in ...not even anything on the door....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Wendy F
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October 3, 2018|
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Response from NikkiHart | Reviewed this property |
Early! It's prime color season and they don't take reservations.
September 21, 2018|
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December 1, 2017|
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Absolutely. You can call, stop in or purchase them online at our website. apachetroutgrill
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$18 - $33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13671 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-6200
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-947-7079
  • E-mail
The Apache Trout Grill has a casual lodge theme to the dining room. Over looking Grand Traverse Bay is the perfect setting for any occasion.The Apache serves good food right.
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