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Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission

13512 Peninsula Dr, Traverse City, MI 49686-9717
+1 231-223-4333
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 9 min
11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
13512 Peninsula Dr, Traverse City, MI 49686-9717
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1 - 10 of 929 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, delicious food, great service, wonderful location, stories about the Inn, just a super place to visit, and we almost always go back every time we are in Grand Traverse County. If you haven't visited, you must.

Thank David W
Mission_Management, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks David!! What a nice review and we love hearing that we are your favorite place to eat in this great foodie town. We look forward to having you back the next time you're in the area.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a MARVELOUS venue. We often stay at Chateau Grand Traverse and this is just up the road. The beer selection so OK...not fabulous...but ok. The food is MARVELOUS. I picked up the tab for about 6 people and all were raving about the...More

Thank statetrumpet
Mission_Management, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi statetrumpet, Thanks for the review and recommendation! Glad you enjoyed the food. We are always rotating our beer selection and offer Jolly Pumpkin barrel aged sour beers, North Peak classic beers, and our on-site brewed Old Mission Beer Co. brews so there is a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a fun little place. They produce their own liquors, and their rum was pretty good. We did not order entrees, but the appetizers were all very good. Especially the fries and amber ale mayonnaise! This was probably the best mayonnaise I have ever...More

Thank ferrara1985
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We've heard this restaurant mentioned frequently so we're glad we tried it. But I fear that we just weren't the right type to enjoy the experience properly. Even the gift shop seemed aimed at a specialized clientel. The largest size they in sweat shirts was...More

Thank landbee
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We visited a very crowded but friendly pub during the Michigan State football game delay. Please try the curry potato chips and dip but don’t overdo it! The sandwiches and soups are well worth the trip to this outlying location on old mission peninsula. TVs...More

Thank luv2trvl96
Mission_Management, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi luv2trvl96, Thanks for stopping by Jolly Pumpkin and for leaving us a positive review! We love hearing about first time visitors. We are a microbrewery but offer so much more, so we're happy to hear that even though you aren't a beer drinker you...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017

We came mainly for the beer but decide to order an appetizer. We ordered the cheesy breadsticks which turned out to be a small cheesy pizza. It was one of the best appetizers we have ever ordered. There was plenty leftover to take back to...More

Thank Sheri O
Mission_Management, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Hi Sheri, Thanks for the great review! We love that you came for the beer but were also blown away by the food. The cheesy breadsticks are one of my favorites also. We love hearing you received phenomenal service while you were at Jolly Pumpkin...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Jolly pumpkin was a very neat restaurant. Definitely worth a visit. If you like mac & cheese, there's is a must have!

Thank Jalyssa J
Mission_Management, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Hi Jalyssa, Thanks for the shout out! Our Mac & Cheese is a customer favorite, so we're glad you liked it as well. Come back and visit us again soon!

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Out for a drive and stopped in for a brew. Place was quiet not busy. Bartendervwss friendly and beers were good. Didn't have food but everything we saw looked good and portions looked reasonable. Would stop back and plan to have a meal. Love the...More

Thank kmichellek
Mission_Management, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Hi kmichellek, Thanks for stopping in while out on Old Mission Peninsula. We're happy to hear you enjoyed your beer and the service from the bartender. We hope you will join us again for lunch or dinner. Thanks for the review!

Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Went with a group of friends. A little wait on a Friday night. Good service nice selection of beers. Food was good. I had the ribs and perch special.

Thank Bob K
Mission_Management, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Hi Bob, Thanks for stopping by Jolly Pumpkin with your friends. We're happy to hear you all enjoyed the food, beer selection and service. We hope to see you all again soon!

Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Had the nachos which were very bland, the chicken pecan salad ( better than the nachos!)& the Cuban ( oh no! More flavorless pork!). After all the great reviews on TA, our experience was underwhelming.More

Thank sightseer701
Mission_Management, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Hi Sightseer701, Oh no! Not the review we ever want to receive. We want our guests to always feel that they had the best experience possible. Thank you for the feedback on the food, our apologies that you found it to be less than satisfactory....More

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Response from Lisa H | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about steak and ribs. I'm sure the menu is online
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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