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Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission

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13512 Peninsula Dr, Traverse City, MI 49686-9717 (Formerly the Bowery)
+1 231-223-4333
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Food was so good! I had the white pizza and my husband had the short ribs. Servers were fast and courteous and answered all of our questions. The beer I tried was great! This was a wonderful place and would definitely recommend it!

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Thank Martiwiss7
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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312 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We know the Jolly Pumpkin and all her sister restaurants well as we live within walking distance to the Ann Arbor JP and visit it often. We mostly took the Snowshoe Winery/Pub Tour so we could experience this Jolly Pumpkin and, unfortunately, came away shaking our heads. We arrived early so we could check out JP's beers/liquors to purchase later.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous food and great service!!! Would definitely go back again. Near the water as well. A cant miss!

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Thank NikkiHouin
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this review

NikkiHouin, Thank you for traveling up to see us! We appreciate you taking time to review us, and we look forward to seeing you very soon. Cheers! More 

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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch there Saturday... was very good. Beautiful drive up Peninsula Drive. Would highly recommend.

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Thank Rodaccarey
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this review

Rodaccarey, Thanks for taking time to review us. We appreciate having you in. We look forward to seeing you again in the future! Cheers! More 

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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were very excited to try the Jolly pumpkin, we love breweries! The food was okay... we enjoyed the free appetizer of chips the brought out probably best of all... we had a pizza and crab cakes. The beer was a bit sour for our taste, we tried a flight and didn't stick around to order a... More 

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Thank Lynlee K
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this review

Lynlee, Thank you for stopping in. We're sorry to hear that the food did not blow you away. We appreciate you stopping in. We hope that we'll see you again in the near future! Cheers! More 

Brimley, Michigan
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended by some locals so my wife and I decided to try it. It was a trip out along the peninsula to get there. It was Saturday night so it was fairly busy. Wait was short and the service was excellent! Staff was friendly, helpful and they hustled around to give great service. Food was great. Started... More 

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Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this review

Scubadivingtraveler, Thank you for making the trip up the peninsula to join us! We are so thrilled to hear about the wonderful time you had. We appreciate you taking time to share your experience with us and everyone. It's very important for us to take care of our guests! Thank you for stopping by, we hope to have you again... More 

Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always make sure to visit The Jolly Pumpkin when we visit TC. We've been to all the locations and each are unique. I love their mac 'n cheese, truffle fries and pizza! Always delicious and the staff is always super friendly.

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Thank amierb
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this review

amierb, Thank you for enjoying all of our locations. We are all definitely unique! Thank you for visiting us, it was a pleasure having you. We hope you'll join us again when you're in the area. Cheers! More 

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285 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to miss. The restaurant is behind the old house that houses the brewery and tasting room. There is a small sign by the entrance but we drove right by and had to turn around. The restaurant and bar is large with barn beam construction, large fireplace and great food. Our server Emily was super and our meal was perfectly... More 

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Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this review

Mark K, Thank you for finding us and joining us. We were very happy to have you and pleased that you took time to share your experience with us. We cannot wait to see you again soon. Cheers! More 

Comstock Park, Michigan
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful little restaurant tucked away on Old Mission Peninsula just north of Traverse City. We ordered an appetizer and sandwich to split. The Parmesan bread was big enough to split between 4-6 people, and oh so good! The Cheesy BLT on sour dough bread was one of the best sandwiches I've had in a long time. We also took home... More 

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Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this review

wshill, Thank you for joining us and making the drive! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed it all! We look forward to having you back on your next visit! Cheers! More 

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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Had a great time at the Jolly Pumpkin. Great venue for a wedding reception. The bar had lots of TV's for sports fans and the cold brews were awesome while waiting for the reception to start. The reception hall was a good size, and fun was had by all.

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Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this review

btwjmwcpa, Thank you for joining us for the reception and before! We were very happy to have you. We hope you'll join us again very soon. Cheers! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13512 Peninsula Dr, Traverse City, MI 49686-9717 (Formerly the Bowery)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-223-4333

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?