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Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission

13512 Peninsula Dr, Traverse City, MI 49686-9717
+1 231-223-4333
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
13512 Peninsula Dr, Traverse City, MI 49686-9717
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1 - 10 of 953 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Friend recommended this restaurant highly so we made it a point to drive out for lunch. IT WAS CLOSED, while we were there, 2 other couple drove away disappointed. Will try to go again on weekend.

Thank BARBARA H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Steak was excellent. Apple struedel was good. service was good. We have eaten here multiple times and like it.

Thank seetheusainaford
Mission_Group, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for visiting Jolly Pumpkin again! We appreciate the review and hope to have you back again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great beers and cider! One of the best wedge salads, with chunksof bacon! A must try is the pulled pork nachos, it is served with black beans that you can pour over the nachos, it can easily serve 2-4 people!

Thank Patricia W
Mission_Group, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Patricia, Thanks for choosing Jolly Pumpkin for lunch! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your meal and drinks. We hope to have you back again very soon. Thanks again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently was at the Jolly Pumpkin, Peninsula Room for a wedding. The location is beautiful with the sunset in the backdrop. The food was tasty, but cold;I didn't notice if they were using sternos under the food dishes or not. The chairs were uncomfortable. Everything...More

Thank witchbroomstick
Mission_Group, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi witchbroomstick, Thank you for the review and feedback. We're glad you enjoyed the ambiance at the wedding and we hope you'll visit the restaurant again on your next visit, same great view and atmosphere.

Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Had a good time with friends doing the local wine tour and stopped here for lunch. Nice atmosphere, friendly staff good brews to try out. Gave us a good place to relax and visit . Food was good and original menu items.

Thank Douglas T
Mission_Group, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Douglas, Thanks for stopping by Jolly Pumpkin for lunch during your day of wine tasting. We're glad to hear you enjoyed the restaurant and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 17 April 2018

Since it was off season, it was the only place to go for dinner other than heading down town in Traverse City. Nonetheless, the dinner was tasty and the service was very pleasant.

Thank TravelingBrowns
Mission_Group, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi TravelingBrowns, Thanks for stopping by Jolly Pumpkin for dinner and for the review! We hope to have you back again the next time you're in the area.

Reviewed 16 April 2018

We drove up the Old Mission Peninsula Friday night to celebrate our wedding anniversary at Jolly Pumpkin. While driving, we both said, "where are we going?" Turns out this is tucked away past the wineries not far from the water. It's a beautiful setting, almost...More

Thank David V
Mission_Group, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi David, First off Happy Anniversary! Thanks for choosing Jolly Pumpkin to celebrate. We're glad you enjoyed the drive out and setting of our restaurant. We hope to have you back again soon!

Reviewed 14 April 2018

A beautiful drive on Old Mission trail then you come to Mission Table in front and Jolly Pumpkin in the back. A old lumber baron's home in the old days. Super cool stories go with the place. Ask the staff and they can fill you...More

Thank Michele S
Mission_Group, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Michele, Thanks for the rave review! We love hearing from our guests. We hope to have you back again soon!

Reviewed 9 April 2018

Loud, the food is just ok, nasty hard liquor. The liquor has a very perfumey taste. They make it themselves.

Thank Nancy S
Mission_Group, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Hi Nancy, Thanks for visiting Jolly Pumpkin and we're sorry to hear you did not enjoy your visit. We hope you have a better experience next time. If our house-made spirits aren't your thing, we do offer a large variety of beer and ciders.

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

This place is great we go there every trip to Traverse City. The location is nice secluded and interior is very original. The staff is friendly and the food is always great. It’s nice for family and at the same time adults who want to...More

Thank Kamel E
Mission_Group, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Hi Kamel E, Thank you for the review and for making Jolly Pumpkin a go-to whenever you're in TC. We strive to show guests great customer service, a comfortable atmosphere and of course great food. We're happy to hear you continue to enjoy your visits....More

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I am not sure about steak and ribs. I'm sure the menu is online
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13512 Peninsula Dr, Traverse City, MI 49686-9717 (Formerly the Bowery)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-223-4333
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