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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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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“whitefish” (12 reviews)
“pizza” (28 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pizza
$$ - $$$
5074 US Hwy 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49684
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a late lunch July 11 with my husband. We had a wonderful lunch and fabulous service. Waitresses had a high sense of urgency, happy, personality plus! They were over the top great! My husband had the Michigan salad which was plentiful and delicious. The...More

Thank marilb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat on the deck and watched fireworks and shared an appetizer. The food was good but the service was the best I’ve experienced in a long time. From the server who greeted us to the bar tender serving on the deck. When I see...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sat on deck patio to watch the sunset and eat dinner! Waitresses were friendly and helpful. Food was fantastic! Reasonable prices for generous portions! Will definitely return!

Thank Heather F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate dinner on their deck. The food was tasty and a nice variety for a reasonable price. They had live entertainment the night we were there and the guy was a very good singer. If you are looking for a reasonably priced good meal...More

Thank froggy8997
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a hearty meal at Bayview. My wife had a BLT Pita with chips while I had a Greek Lamb Gyro with coleslaw and Greek side salad all for under $17. And the side salad was the equivalent of a dinner salad at many...More

Thank Rick B
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

This is our favorite place to eat in the Traverse City area. They have great steaks, and their whitefish is always piping hot but not over cooked. The Parmesan topping is delicious. Their pasta dishes are also ridiculously good. We stop in every time we...More

Thank Sasha_cbn
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

I stopped in after a business conference at the Grand Traverse Resort. I noticed that over the last two days, there were a fair number of cars in the lot each day. Now I know why. It had a friendly bar and grill atmosphere. The...More

Thank audibfun
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We went here when we were staying in TC for the night. Was recommended by hotel staff and family in the area. The restaurant area wasn’t opened up just the bar area (but they still served food). They have popcorn that’s free 🍿 and several...More

Thank momof3boysplus1girl
Reviewed 26 February 2018

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 24 February 2018

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
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, View
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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