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Red Ginger

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Tue, 22/01

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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steamed soybean pods, sea salt
Vietnamese Spring Rolls
chicken and pork spring rolls with glass noodles, carrot, shiitake mushrooms, sweet chili sauce
Minced Chicken in Lettuce Wraps
minced chicken breast, shiitake mushrooms, chinese vegetables, hoisin-sesame sauce, crisp lettuce jammers
Grilled Flatbread
warm tandoori naan with indian spiced roasted red pepper hummus
Crab Stick "Rangoon"
lump crab spring rolls with scallion cream cheese, mango sweet & sour and chinese hot mustard sauce
rice dusted calamari with korean gochujang vinaigrette, wonton cracker, mixed greens
Dragon "Wings"
panko crusted boneless chicken breast "wings", spicy korean red pepper sauce, stilton blue cheese cream
Stilton Blue Cheese Salad
local organic greens, romaine, apple, candied walnuts, Stilton cheese, aged sherry vinaigrette
Baked Crab Dip
blue crab, parmesan, Madras curry, taro chips
Tuna Maki
Salmon Maki
Hamachi Maki
Avocado Maki
Cucumber Maki
California Roll
crab surimi, avocado, cucumber
Shrimp Tempura Roll
tempura shrimp, spicy mayonnaise, "rice krispies"
Spicy Tuna
sriracha, scallion, garlic, sesame oil
Lobster Tempura Roll
tempura canadian cold water lobster tail, spicy mayonnaise, eel sauce
Vegetarian Roll
carrot, cucumber, asparagus, avocado, mango, enoki mushrooms with soy paper
Red Dragon Martini
Svedka raspberry vodka, fresh-pressed orange juice, lemongrass simple syrup, pomegranate juice, raspberry-sugar rim
Blood Orange Martini
Svedka clementine vodka, fresh-pressed orange juice, blood orange puree, lemongrass simple syrup
Lemongrass Martini
Svedka citron vodka, fresh-pressed lemon and lime juices, lemongrass simple syrup
Lotus Flower
Veev Açaí liqueur, Svedka raspberry vodka, fresh-pressed lemon and lime, lemongrass simple-syrup
Grapefruit Pomgrosmo
New Amsterdam grapefruit vodka, fresh-pressed lime, triple sec, pomegranate juice
Chocolate Martini
Svedka vanilla vodka, light and dark chocolate liqueurs, cream, chocolate-drizzled glass, chocolate shavings
Dark And Stormy
Moscow Mule
Mai Tai
Svedka Vodka
Svedka Clementine
Svedka Raspberry
Svedka Citron
New Amsterdam Grapefruit
Svedka Vanilla
Beefeaters Gin
Jack Daniels Whiskey
Jim Beam Bourbon
El Jimador Tequila
US$25 - US$100
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Fusion
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Reviews (831)
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I can not dispute the food to be some of the freshest! And with saying that you will never be disappointmented with their sushi!! One of my favorite on the menu green curry a must!! Great atmosphere, love the bartenders! Thank You! 😋

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Myoptions
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hate calling a place average. And to be clear, there are obviously a lot of folks up in Traverse City who don't think this place is average based on how packed it was. Had drinks and dinner with the Celiac wife. Server was good...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank christopherpK8877ZJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our New Years Eve dinner at Red Ginger was fantastic. The food, service and atmosphere were all great. The "Dragon Wings" is our favorite appetizer. We'll be back again soon.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank billc255
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We felt that the waiter/server was a bit dismissive when he learned we would not be drinking. We don’t drink for health reasons. He also made fun of how we ordered as apparently we were overwhelming him by asking a few too many rapid fire...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Taginepot
Dan M, Owner at Red Ginger, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Taginepot! Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback and review. We are very sorry your experience was sub par and not up to our standards. We try to exceed our guests expections everytime but we failed you this visit. We...More

Reviewed 12 December 2018

The food here is amazing. We enjoyed great wine, martini and sushi. All were yummy! Wait staff are friendly and informative and eager to please. A bit pricey, but worth it. Will definitely go more often. Make a reservation for immediate seating.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank K N
Dan M, Manager at Red Ginger, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2018

Hi KN! Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a great review. We are happy to know you enjoyed your experience and we look forward to seeing you again very soon! Thank you again, Ernest

Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

We stopped in here at 3 pm on a Saturday for “Happy Hour”. We had a couple spicy Tuna rolls and the lettuce wraps. The rolls were good and the lettuce wraps had a large portion of tasty filling. Only disappointment was the hot green...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Alancorinn
Dan M, Manager at Red Ginger, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2018

Hi Alan! Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are happy you enjoyed your sushi, lettuce wraps and atmosphere. We hope to see you again soon! Ernest

Reviewed 6 November 2018

Every time I visit Traverse City for business or pleasure, I stop here, especially during Happy Hour. Excellent cocktails, wine selection and service. Divine ingredients. Superior Chirashi bowl. Big city vibe on Front St. Luv.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Melissa F
Dan M, Manager at Red Ginger, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2018

Hi Melissa! Thank you for taking the time to leave us your positive feedback and thank you for stopping in to see us when you are in town! We appreciate your patronage and look forward to your quick return! Ernest

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

The Red Ginger is a true gem. My wife and and went to Traverse City for a quick get away and always look forward to visiting the Red Ginger. Teri our waitress was extremely helpful and very friendly throughout our dinner. I always enjoy their...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TresK
Dan M, Manager at Red Ginger, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Hi Tres! Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback and great review! I couldn't agree with you more about Teri, she is amazing! I'll let her know you enjoyed her recommendations and service. We are happy you enjoyed the salmon and...More

Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Could not get a reservation until 9:15 pm but was so worth the wait! Randy our waiter was amazing and made our experience at Red Ginger even better. Every dish and drink was better than expected. I will go back there again on my next...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kathy P
Dan M, Manager at Red Ginger, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Hi Kathy! Thank you for taking the time to leave such a positive review. You're so right, Randy is amazing! I'll pass your compliments on to him. We are so happy your experience exceeded your expectations, we look forward to seeing you again very soon....More

Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

I've eaten here several times while in town on business & have never been disappointed with their sushi menu. For the first time, I stepped outside my box and got the Chirashi Sushi Bowl & it was AMAZING! several sauces come on the side, fresh...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cjmiller583
Dan M, Manager at Red Ginger, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Hi CJ! Thank you so much for the great review! We are happy you tried something new and loved it! We look forward to your next visit! Ernest

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12 September 2018|
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Response from mered4u | Reviewed this property |
Not sure would recommend you call and discuss with the chief. They do also have great salads and etc.
12 March 2017|
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Response from dealwatcher2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but not the happy hour food
27 June 2016|
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Response from robertaT4923HP | Reviewed this property |
No, but they have "small plates" that would be appropriate for children. Basically they're just smaller versions of the other dishes. No hot dogs or PB&J however.
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