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Old Mission Tavern

17015 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-9392
+1 231-223-7280
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“prime rib” (25 reviews)
“whitefish” (23 reviews)
“crab cakes” (11 reviews)
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17015 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-9392
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a warm, inviting and charming restaurant with great food. Where else can you have a wonderful meal, great service and tour an art gallery at the same time. Can't wait for them to reopen for the 2018 Season.I'm not sure when it will...More

Thank Stategt
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Checked out the lighthouse, some wineries and had lunch here. Huge sandwiches. Good soup. Great whitefish spread. Will be back!

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

I hadn't been to Old Mission Tavern in years and it was so nice to return. It's got such a cozy, family feeling. Clearly a lot of regulars from the Peninsula along with the townies and tourists. The artwork showcases the inspiration so many artists...More

Thank BlackBudget
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We stopped here after our trip to the lighthouse because of the Trip Advisor ratings. We were told that they would not have table for 20 minutes or so so we asked if we could sit at the mostly empty bar. The host took us...More

Thank aregier
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Great cheddar broccoli soup and tuna sandwich. My husband had the turkey wrap, which was also very good. Cozy and charming restaurant.

Thank Telma D
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Five of us ate dinner here while staying on the peninsula for a weekend getaway. We all loved this restaurant. The service was great. We had to wait about 10 minutes to be seated and it was nice to be able to look at the...More

Thank Audryl9
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Had another great meal here. The rack of lamb $31 was well worth the price. Escargot appetizer was tasty. Best place to eat on Old Mission

Thank limeyguy
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We were looking for a place to have a nice dinner during our weekend trip to Traverse City. We came upon the Old Mission Tavern on the Old Mission Peninsula. It was exactly what we were looking for, fine dinning with a casual atmosphere. The...More

Thank sbaker19822016
Reviewed 8 October 2017

How fortunate to find this treat! Tearing up the Mission Point Peninsula and then in the search for food...SCORE! There on a Saturday night, busy, but they got the two of us right in. Kinda rustic, been there a long time, but some of the...More

Thank decoratingplus
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We are very fortunate to live in the Traverse City, Michigan area. We are surrounded by beautiful scenery and amazing places to eat.Recently we had out of state guests and wanted to take them someplace for dinner.We chose Old Mission Tavern and what a lovely...More

Thank Arrowheadaway
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jan h
20 October 2016|
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Response from cafc52 | Reviewed this property |
No. I saw everything. Pretty casual.
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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
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 7:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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