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Red Ginger

237 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2620
+1 231-944-1733
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (268 reviews)
“lettuce wraps” (35 reviews)
“thai curry” (27 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
237 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2620
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1 - 10 of 740 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We have never been disappointed at this restaurant. We've probably eaten here over twenty times. The calamari is by far, the best we've ever had. The happy hour menu (both drinks and food) is delightful...

Thank Mary O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Red Ginger is our absolute favorite TVC restaurant. Tonight was as good as always. The food, the atmosphere and the service were all terrific. Our waiter Will was top notch. Make a reservation if you want to be sure to get a table. Try the...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was delicious. The noisy and crowded environment in the restaurant would not bring us back however. My husband couldn’t even hear what I was saying the majority of our meal.

Thank kllowi
Reviewed 19 October 2017

My family is addicted to sushi. This restaurant has fresh, tasty sushi. My problem is that also is relatively "fancy," with wine glasses on the tables, lots of silverware, etc. So basically we paid a good 15-20% more than the sushi was worth just for...More

1  Thank ChicagoRory
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

They are located downtown Traverse City. The food was amazing with awesome atmosphere. They staff was very knowledgeable about the food and friendly. Definitely going back

Thank Aeysha Y
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Went here while in town visiting friends. The seaweed salad was fresh and refreshing. The barbecued-ribs entree was presented beautifully, in "tower" format. Meat was tender, and sauce complemented it perfectly. I live in Boston, which abounds with Thai and Pan-Asian restaurants, but nothing I've...More

Thank critiquer862
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I have been going here for years and always leave happy. I love their happy hour because prices are great and the sushi is to die for! Try one of their martinis, you will not be disappointed. There is something for everyone and it is...More

Thank Jennifer D
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

If you’re looking for something beyond typical American food Put this restaurant on your list. You’ll be pleasantly surprised with some amazing selections and a great staff.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Went here after consulting Trip Advisor for restaurants- we wanted something fun for an anniversary dinner and we were not disappointed! Excellent service (they even had a nice card on our table for us plus a yummy dessert!). We had a few appetizers including the...More

Thank Annette G
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Very Good. This is our rating of The Red Ginger Restaurant on Front Street, Traverse City, Michigan. We really lucked out. We walked in and we were seated and served without having to endure, soon to be, the long line of patrons waiting to enter...More

1  Thank kanbaatar
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12 March 2017|
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Response from dealwatcher2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but not the happy hour food
Sandra A
27 June 2016|
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Response from Robert A | Reviewed this property |
No, but they have "small plates" that would be appropriate for children. Basically they're just smaller versions of the other dishes. No hot dogs or PB&J however.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2620
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-944-1733
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