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Smoke and Porter Public House

1752 Us-31, Traverse City, MI 49686
+1 231-642-5020
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“ribs” (42 reviews)
“baked beans” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1752 Us-31, Traverse City, MI 49686
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Reviewed yesterday

food and drinks were soooo good that we returned the next night for another dinner. Best beef ever don't miss this place

Thank Joe J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were actually heading to another restaurant and stopped to review here menu. We decided to try it and that was the best choice we made. Melissa C. was our server and she was so patient with our questions and very attentive and had a...More

Thank Donna Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our food was very good. Lots of items to choose from. Portions were large. Waitress was very friendly and attentive.

Thank Sue J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was really impressed with this menu. This is a scratch kitchen, where every single component of the meal is intentional and homemade. We had the house made bread with smoked butter. (I wanted to eat the butter straight out of the dish!) I had...More

Thank torileandra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chef Henry Bisson is tops! All smoked items were superb. Best bacon in town. Our waiter could not have been more attentive! Great brunch and lunch prices!

Thank Mary J
smokeandporter, Owner at Smoke and Porter Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are Happy to serve. Thank you for joining us, Henry Bisson

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was good but have never been to a restaurant that charges for bbq sauce when they’re a bbq restaurant. Also charged for bread for table. Our waitress was non existent and had to refill drinks from the bar.More

Thank Krista L
smokeandporter, Owner at Smoke and Porter Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Krista, Thank you for joining us for dinner. We appreciate your business. We are sorry your server was non existent, this is obviously not the service we wish to provide, They should be more attentive and you should never have to leave your table...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was here for Sunday brunch just by happenstance because we were driving through and spotted it was so wonderful! I had their eggs Benedict and it was amazing. My whole family loved the interesting menu and the staff were super friendly. I don't know I'll...More

Thank AlbinoR58
smokeandporter, Owner at Smoke and Porter Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for giving us a try, it was great having you in. Henry Bisson

Reviewed August 6, 2018

After waiting 45 minutes for our food, it was served by a snooty condensing waiter who clearly did not want to be there. Our family ordered a range of dishes and all were dried out and tasteless. The prices were extremely high considering the small...More

1  Thank Mark H
Reviewed August 6, 2018

I recently visited this restaurant with a group of 6. They welcomed us in and they were able to seat us rather quickly. The food was great and so was the selection of beers. Service was a tad slow but it did not bother us.

Thank NortonG
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Good food and great service. Our friends are regular customers, and we were greated warmly. The owner was picking fresh herbs in the small garden out front while we were having our meal, and it was evident that what they serve is fresh and delicious.

Thank Kate M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $25
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 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 - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1752 Us-31, Traverse City, MI 49686
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-642-5020
Smoke and Porter is a Contemporary Smokehouse. From Brisket and Ribs to Hams, Bacon and Sausages. We have a full service bar with a wide selection of Wines, Liquor, and Craft Brews. Dining is family friendly with many options from sandwiches and entrée and a kids menu. Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free options available. Carry out menu is perfect for hotel accommodations.
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