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Tuscan Bistro

12930 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-5579
+1 231-922-7795
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bolognese” (14 reviews)
“prosciutto” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12930 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-5579
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have been coming to Tuscan Bistro for years. The best veal scallopini around and the bolognese is consistently top notch. Warm ciabatta with with pesto oil always great. Tiramisu also outstanding.

Thank JAmalfit
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have bought several times, their Gift deals, $25.00, gets you $50.00 off your meal. A GREAT DEAL. We have never had a bad meal their!!! Ever!! This last time, Tuesday evening 6-20-017, We had 3 appetizer's, Tuna, Mussels, and Squid, all REALLY GOOD. And...More

Thank 2151scott
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and casual friendly atmosphere. Great steaks, seafood and pasta dishes. Always a unique and delicious special. Egg plant is to die for.

Thank Jeffrey K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a great meal with four friends Appetizer of vegetable wrapped mozzarella with balsamic sauce was wonderful. Best Caesar salad I've had in a long time. Main was bolognese and very good as well. Great service. Good location.

Thank bndskiver
Reviewed 1 week ago

3 of us had dinner here and everything was flawless. Each of the meals, deserts and the service could not have been improved on. Always surprised that there are so few dinners. The bar seems to be the primary draw.

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate outside. The weather was very nice. The servers were great and the atmosphere was family friendly. Food was fantastic

Thank Dsalmeri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff was friendly but not what I expected for the prices. I really hate to say it but the food was simply not good. Menu choices were odd. My girlfriend didn't like it either. Very bland.

Thank Nathan A
Reviewed 20 May 2017

My family and I enjoyed a nice early evening dinner. They did not have any issues with a special request for the sauce on the filet as, according to the waiter, 90% of the food is made to order. The food was good, they had...More

Thank Jauntress
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I decided On trying this Italian restaurant because we have always loved Italian food traveling extensively in Italy and had never been here before. We loved the ambience of the restaurant. The staf and servers were very professional and kind. Our food...More

Thank Mlsmich
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Wife & I enjoyed a very relaxing lunch at the Tuscan Bistro, & every bite was delicious, from the crusty warm Italian bread & luxuriant pesto sauce that came with the meal thru to the main course. The calamari appetizer was light, tasty, & not...More

Thank Val-ABQ
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
what are the dinner options for vegetarians
16 February 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from HarryW1951 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know. I'm sure some of the pasta entrees would qualify.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12930 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-5579
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-922-7795
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