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Bayview Inn Bar & Grill

5074 US Hwy 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49684
+1 231-938-2690
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“whitefish” (12 reviews)
“pizza” (26 reviews)
“cheese bread” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pizza
$$ - $$$
5074 US Hwy 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49684
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten here several times and the food has always been pretty good. However, we ordered take out last week and were vey disappointed. Several of us ordered pizza, which was not very flavorful and was undercooked. The side salads were just lettuce with...More

Thank Sunnybuckeye62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A business colleague and I were the first customers this morning when the doors opened at 11:00 am. We got a booth table next to the window with a view of the bay. The server told us we were welcome to complimentary popcorn which tasted...More

Thank adrianna24sings
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Free fresh popped Popcorn and a great variety of good food! Love the gyros pita pizza. Full bar and friendly staff. Nice deck for warm weather dining

Thank Judy T
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The wait staff and food is always very good. Fun place to eat. From the looks of the parking lot they are always busy but not so busy you can't get in.

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 11 January 2018

I love Reubens, so I tried the Bayview Inn Classic Reuben.....It's my new all-time favorite. My wife had a burger made with fresh burger from Burritt's Deli, and it was cooked to perfection. This will be our new go-to restaurant. Now I know why the...More

Thank phillipkiteley
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Drive by here all the time.. Decided to try. Whitefish dinners. SLads were huge. Dinner was hot, tasty, and reasonable. Service was excellent. Penny took good care of us. Hope to go back in the spring.

Thank loonqueen
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We have dinner regularly at the Bay View. The food is consistently good and very reasonably priced. The garlic parmesan crusted pizza for s awesome. Great happy hour. The servers are outstanding.

Thank sleeping_bear
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

The Bayview was recommended to us and we were not disappointed. It was their prime rib special night and the prime rib was excellent. Cooked just the way we asked. I also had clam chowder I have to say it was the best I've ever...More

Thank catlomrad
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Had dinner here with my wife on a recent trip Traverse City. We were recommended to eat here by one of the staff at our hotel. We had driven by it on our way into and through town. Got here went in, a little bit...More

1  Thank bcreff
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Eight of us stopped in looking for some late night grub... we found the right spot when others were all closed or closing (about 9 PM on the Tuesday after Labor Day). A few shared a pizza, others had a sandwich or appetizers. Food was...More

Thank Tom G
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jan h
22 November 2016|
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Response from Tom R | Reviewed this property |
not sure, but probably for large groups.
Elena E
8 July 2015|
Response from Wayne P | Reviewed this property |
11 til 11 7 days a week
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pizza
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5074 US Hwy 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49684
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-938-2690
  • E-mail
Bayview Inn Bar & Grill is your Northern Michigan destination for great food, great drinks, and great memories - all with amazing views! Our lunch and dinner menus feature plenty of choices that are sure to satisfy anyone. Try our sizzling New York strip, our famous chicken tortellini, or the raspberry chicken salad - a local favorite! We've got it all, from fresh sandwiches and salads to juicy burgers and pizzas. At Bayview Inn Bar & Grill you'll never have to worry about your little ones - our kids menu is sure to please even the pickiest eaters. Join us for our daily happy hour after a long day of work or bring your friends out to enjoy the big game on one of our 8 TVs placed throughout the bar! We've even got trivia night on Wednesdays and karaoke every Thursday. But of course, the best thing about being by the bay is the view! Enjoy the water and the sunset while you grab a bite or a sip with your family and friends at Bayview Inn Bar & Grill.
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