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Bayview Inn Bar & Grill

5074 US Hwy 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49684
+1 231-938-2690
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“prime rib” (13 reviews)
“whitefish” (11 reviews)
“pizza” (23 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pizza
$$ - $$$
5074 US Hwy 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49684
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drive by here all the time.. Decided to try. Whitefish dinners. SLads were huge. Dinner was hot, tasty, and reasonable. Service was excellent. Penny took good care of us. Hope to go back in the spring.

Thank loonqueen
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

We have dinner regularly at the Bay View. The food is consistently good and very reasonably priced. The garlic parmesan crusted pizza for s awesome. Great happy hour. The servers are outstanding.

Thank sleeping_bear
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

The Bayview was recommended to us and we were not disappointed. It was their prime rib special night and the prime rib was excellent. Cooked just the way we asked. I also had clam chowder I have to say it was the best I've ever...More

Thank catlomrad
Reviewed September 27, 2017

Had dinner here with my wife on a recent trip Traverse City. We were recommended to eat here by one of the staff at our hotel. We had driven by it on our way into and through town. Got here went in, a little bit...More

1  Thank bcreff
Reviewed September 23, 2017

Eight of us stopped in looking for some late night grub... we found the right spot when others were all closed or closing (about 9 PM on the Tuesday after Labor Day). A few shared a pizza, others had a sandwich or appetizers. Food was...More

Thank Tom G
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

The Bayview is your typical small town bar and grill. The food and service were GREAT 4 the value. We both had fish (salmon & white fish) and they were both excellent. Kacey was very busy but attentive to all her tables. Recommend the Bayview...More

Thank Dick P
Reviewed September 6, 2017

We wanted something close to our hotel - we were not disappointed with our choice. The food was pretty good and the drinks were cold. Decent service too. We would go back if we were ever in the area again.

Thank Joe H
Reviewed August 3, 2017

We have been to the Bayview on numerous occasions over the many years we have lived in the area. On every prior visit the seeks were perfectly cooked and the service great. The lot was filled, as it usually in during a Friday night in...More

Thank Donald R
Frank Z, Owner at Bayview Inn Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2017

We're sorry your steak didn't come out right this time, Donald. Our team tries their best to make sure this sort of thing doesn't happen, and it's a shame that we weren't able to immediately fix it. We appreciate the feedback on this and hope...More

Reviewed June 20, 2017

We were at Turtle Creek Casino, however, wanted dinner on the water. We read reviews and gave it a try. We we're not disappointed. We set out on the patio as it was such a nice evening. I had a pasta dish which was very...More

Thank aprilc289
Frank Z, Owner at Bayview Inn Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2017

We're thrilled you enjoyed everything! We can't wait to have you back again next time you're in the area. All the best, The Bayview Inn

Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

This was a disappointing trip. We haven't visited in a little over a year because last time our food just wasn't good. This used to be a great place to eat. Now the only thing they have going for them is the fact they have...More

1  Thank Jennifer D
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jan h
November 21, 2016|
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Response from Tom R | Reviewed this property |
not sure, but probably for large groups.
Elena E
July 7, 2015|
Response from Wayne P | Reviewed this property |
11 til 11 7 days a week
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pizza
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5074 US Hwy 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49684
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-938-2690
  • E-mail
Bayview Inn Bar & Grill is your Northern Michigan destination for great food, great drinks, and great memories - all with amazing views! Our lunch and dinner menus feature plenty of choices that are sure to satisfy anyone. Try our sizzling New York strip, our famous chicken tortellini, or the raspberry chicken salad - a local favorite! We've got it all, from fresh sandwiches and salads to juicy burgers and pizzas. At Bayview Inn Bar & Grill you'll never have to worry about your little ones - our kids menu is sure to please even the pickiest eaters. Join us for our daily happy hour after a long day of work or bring your friends out to enjoy the big game on one of our 8 TVs placed throughout the bar! We've even got trivia night on Wednesdays and karaoke every Thursday. But of course, the best thing about being by the bay is the view! Enjoy the water and the sunset while you grab a bite or a sip with your family and friends at Bayview Inn Bar & Grill.
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