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Old Mission Tavern

17015 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-9392
+1 231-223-7280
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“prime rib” (26 reviews)
“whitefish” (26 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17015 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-9392
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Definitely make a reservation as it fills up quickly. Menu was very diverse and had something for everyone in our 8 person party. Check out the gallery after dinner. The grounds/flowers are stunning. Service was top notch. Order a dessert to share--the brownie with ice...More

Thank msunobige
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lunch here is perfect; the food is fresh and delicious; the service is outstanding; the restaurant has many local paintings with an art gallery in back. My favorite!

Thank Lynnannatc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped on our way back from lighthouse on a whim. Old interesting building full of art and interesting decor. Local fresh food, well cooked and presented. Overall a little pricey but worth a visit. Biggest issue is several of the waitresses not only were covered...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived on a Saturday evening with no reservations but luckily got a table, I had the prime rib and it was delicious, my husband has the rack Of lamb and loved it. Even the sides are cooked perfectly

Thank maryloud
Reviewed 1 week ago

Old Mission Tavern was an excellent choice while visiting Traverse City. Amazing food and a great staff that enjoys what they do..Thank you

Thank Bottoms50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Old Mission Tavern is a MUST! This place has to be one of Traverse City's best kept secrets. The drive out the peninsula is stunning in itself. The restaurant is adorable and also houses a wonderful art gallery displaying the works of local artists. Having...More

1  Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here while on the Peninsula and it was very good. The only downside was that we made a reservation and still had to wait half an hour to be seated. Our server was fantastic and attentive and our food was very good....More

Thank Lori D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time visiting the Old Mission Peninsula north of Traverse City. Came upon the Old Mission Tavern and were captured by their hollyhocks! And then inside, the finest of food (maybe my Walleye Pike the best I have ever had) and delightful staff and the...More

Thank troytjaden
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We arrived over the noon hour on Father's Day. We were seated quickly (with no reservation) and received excellent service. The $2 special Bloody Mary was very good. Our food (whitefish and the fish tacos) was well prepared and decent proportions. I'd gladly go back...More

Thank Norm F
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Our family stopped here on a road trip to the Old Mission area to get dinner. We were seated quickly and were told the specials of the day. Our server recommended getting the half order of entrees since they were so big. Since we had...More

Thank Joel L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17015 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-9392
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-223-7280
231-223-7280 On Old MIssion Peninsula
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