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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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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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13671 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-6200
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Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

We've been eating at the Trout when visiting TC for over 30 years. We had lunch this weekend and are happy to report it's still a good meal. I had the bbq short rib sliders and sweet potato fries. The sliders were so thick 2...More

1  Thank D Q
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

Great food. There’s a crepe, omelette and carving station and all the brunch accoutrements that go along with (super savory biscuits and gravy). If somebody in the party is feeling more lunchy, there’s a delicious loaded Mac n cheese, sautéed veggies, chicken breasts and salads...More

Thank Ben H
Reviewed November 12, 2017

Apache Grill is one of our favorite places to go for the view of West Bay in Traverse City plus the food is very good but on the high end price wise. We enjoy lunch and brunch often and the ability to take drinks outside...More

Thank pengallagher
Reviewed November 10, 2017

If your hungry and wanting a good fish place to eat, don't go here. The meals were expensive and portions are small. The fish they brought was like something you get out of a frozen box. The sides that go with it are not a...More

1  Thank Linda W
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Lots of good reviews so I will be short. They don't take reservations or call aheads...which is too bad. However, when you have to wait over an hour, it does get you thinking. After the wait we were seated and had prompt service. We ordered...More

Thank Beezhjack
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

One of the best in TC. Casual dress but fine dining. Can be kind of expensive but doesn’t have to be. Long waits in summer Buy worth it.

Thank Robert A
Reviewed November 8, 2017

This place was perfect for a nice dinner with my wife. We celebrated her birthday the local wine selection and the food was great! Would recommend this to anyone!!

Thank Cody E
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

We go for weekend brunch. We were just here again today. My husband loves the crepe station (We were once told it alternates weekends though). Mimosas and made to order omelettes are my favorite. Also prime rib is great with a good brunch Buffett

Thank LissaV9
Reviewed November 2, 2017

One of our favorite restaurants in the TC area. Always try and hit it when we are in town. Great Steaks and Seafood. Great Atmosphere.

Thank Joe F
Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

I had the walleye and my boyfriend had the prime rib for dinner The food was only surpassed by the Excellent Service thanks!!!

Thank Eva M
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Dee P
December 1, 2017|
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Response from x167mgh | Reviewed this property |
don't know either, sorry
November 19, 2017|
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Response from Mary S | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not take reservations.
Daniel G
October 5, 2017|
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Response from kristinkiteley | Property representative |
I'm not exactly sure what you are asking. Our owner was an avid fly fisherman and he named the restaurant after the first fish to go on the endangered species list, the Apache Trout. It is found in the rivers of Arizona and... More
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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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
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
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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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