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Bistro Foufou

118 Cass St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5771
+1 231-421-6583
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“steak frites” (17 reviews)
“beet salad” (14 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
118 Cass St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5771
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Yes, the regular menu captures the essence of the French "froufrou" and is always worth going --- but the chef truly shines when doing the monthly wine dinners. At this last one we started with his take on chicken pot pie, followed by a crusted...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ive tried to write this review 4 times now and I cant come up with anything that more accurately sums up the experience other than to say it was nothing special. The room is nice the service was good the food was "ok" I had...More

1  Thank Z Darrell M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am convinced that Fou Fou is the best restaurant in TC. I've been there several times, both for the wine bar/happy hour and for full dinners. I was fortunate enough to spend a lot of time in France years ago and Fou Fou is...More

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Find out when there happy hour is and stop in, you can taste the entire menu for half the cost! Food is rich , and heavy like most French places...nothing will blow your mind but it is a solid place for a meal

Thank Jsmitty0070
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Anytime we have ever gone to Bistro FouFou, we have never been disappointed. The food is truly out of this world. It is unpretentious but tastefully decorated so that you would feel comfortable dining in very casual wear or dressed to the nines. It is...More

Thank malumni
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We met six couples for drinks, appetizers and dinner. A few were going to straggle in late so we ordered drinks and appetizers (Happy Hour 4-7) at 6:15. When the drinks and appetizers were served the first couple sat down. We ordered a couple of...More

Thank Clinton S
Reviewed 9 May 2017

One of our favorite places to dine, we love the updated French cuisine and the service is always great.

Thank happydiner42139
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This was our first dinner at Bistro FouFou and we were not disappointed. The food was excellent and the wine list had a wide variety of selections with reasonable pricing to match. Specialty drinks that were served to our table were very good as well....More

Thank D Q
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The bread is excellent, the beet salad beautifully presented, unique, and flavorful, and the baked goat cheese starter very good. We both decided on Beef Bourguignon, which had some fairly good flavor, but was quite shy on braised beef and long on broth, making for...More

Thank Intrepid-Ingestor
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Went at 4 for the Sweet Tooth Tour. Very polite service. They shared their menus which encouraged us to come back another time. The treats were outstanding. It was hard to vote for 1. I chose the sour custard and the lemon tart was right...More

Thank Jauntress
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Cass St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5771
    (Front Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-421-6583
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