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Old Mission Tavern

17015 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-9392
+1 231-223-7280
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“prime rib” (22 reviews)
“whitefish” (23 reviews)
All hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17015 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-9392
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We came to the Old Mission Tavern based on a recommendation about the food. We were glad we did. I had some great lamb chops in a Mediterranean style; my husband had giant scallops. They were perfectly prepared with a nice sear on the outside...More

Thank dawnbeth2
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in charge of a group of friends (28) for a golf outing. The Old Mission Tavern and Galleria had been recommended by friends of a friend, and was absolutely delightful. Our criteria for dinners was that we needed to order off the menu...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We met relatives here for dinner and had a very nice time. I had the sirloin with blue cheese and mushrooms and just loved it (and I'm not one to order steak - I usually get fish). One of the men with us got the...More

Thank 706diane
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the crab cake dinner and it was delicious, but definitely very rich. Service was great, atmosphere was nice. Friends had the fish sandwiches and enjoyed theirs as well.

Thank joshedunn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When visiting wineries on Mission Point while visiting Traverse City, Michigan, my wife and I stopped at the Old Mission Tavern for lunch. What an enjoyable experience. The atmosphere was great although the restaurant is a little small. The food was super and very reasonable...More

Thank Bird4Rover
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has delightful atmosphere and great food! I had lunch here a couple of years ago, and returned recently for dinner. The food was terrific, and the grounds are quite pretty. There is a large selection of local art work on display, so there's...More

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant has long been a favorite with locals. We have celebrated New Year's Eve, summer road trips, anniversaries, and always been delighted with the choice. This time it was showing relatives the wineries and beauty of the bays of Grand Traverse. We were able...More

Thank Linda A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely delicious and perfectly prepared Gregian lamb chops. The mint sauce was superb; it is balsamic vinegar and fresh mint. So much better than the usual mint jelly that is served with lamb chops. A small loaf of delicious herb bread was served while waiting...More

Thank 878rosannea
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the few places in the Traverse area that accepts reservations, and we made reservations for 6:00 on a Thursday night. There was a continuous flow of people arriving and by the time we left the restaurant was full. Thursdays are Pierogi...More

Thank Whitetail37
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were visiting Travers City, Mi for the wineries and the tasting rooms. So we checked around for close by restaruants. While the service was very good, the food was average. We had ordered, prime rib, which was ordered med. rare, came out med well...More

Thank Patricia S
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jan h
20 October 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17015 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-9392
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-223-7280
231-223-7280 On Old MIssion Peninsula
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