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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%
Travellers talk about
“sloppy joe” (28 reviews)
“pizza” (138 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the most gorgeous location. Paradoxically possibly even more amazing in the winter--it's got a rustic/hygge vibe.More

Thank Hillary K
Mission_Management, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Hilary, Thanks for visiting Jolly Pumpkin and for the review! We love our location on Old Mission Peninsula and agree, winter is just as beautiful (if not more beautiful) than the rest of the year. Each season brings a uniquely wonderful setting and view...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I make it a point to come to Jolly Pumpkin every time we are in Traverse City. The food is great and the atmosphere is so fun! The service is always good and we love that it is off the beaten path....More

Thank Jessicah H
Mission_Management, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jessicah, Thank you for making a visit to Jolly Pumpkin part of your trip to Traverse City! We're happy to hear you continuously enjoy our restaurant and we love having you and your family dine with us.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is AMAZING! I got the chicken pasta and the cheese breadsticks for an appetizer, and they were both great. The view from outside the restaurant is beautiful. The starter they bring out of curry chips and dip are exquisite. It was about...More

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

Hi Tawas_Lover, Thanks for the wonderful review! We love hearing from guests after a great visit to Jolly Pumpkin. Our view is pretty spectacular all year round, as is the drive up the peninsula. We're glad you enjoyed it. Those curry chips can be addicting,...More

Reviewed 23 November 2017

Great atmosphere, delicious food, great service, wonderful location, stories about the Inn, just a super place to visit, and we almost always go back every time we are in Grand Traverse County. If you haven't visited, you must.

Thank David W
Mission_Management, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Thanks David!! What a nice review and we love hearing that we are your favorite place to eat in this great foodie town. We look forward to having you back the next time you're in the area.

Reviewed 18 November 2017

This is a MARVELOUS venue. We often stay at Chateau Grand Traverse and this is just up the road. The beer selection so OK...not fabulous...but ok. The food is MARVELOUS. I picked up the tab for about 6 people and all were raving about the...More

Thank statetrumpet
Mission_Management, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Hi statetrumpet, Thanks for the review and recommendation! Glad you enjoyed the food. We are always rotating our beer selection and offer Jolly Pumpkin barrel aged sour beers, North Peak classic beers, and our on-site brewed Old Mission Beer Co. brews so there is a...More

Reviewed 15 November 2017

This was a fun little place. They produce their own liquors, and their rum was pretty good. We did not order entrees, but the appetizers were all very good. Especially the fries and amber ale mayonnaise! This was probably the best mayonnaise I have ever...More

Thank ferrara1985
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We've heard this restaurant mentioned frequently so we're glad we tried it. But I fear that we just weren't the right type to enjoy the experience properly. Even the gift shop seemed aimed at a specialized clientel. The largest size they in sweat shirts was...More

Thank landbee
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We visited a very crowded but friendly pub during the Michigan State football game delay. Please try the curry potato chips and dip but don’t overdo it! The sandwiches and soups are well worth the trip to this outlying location on old mission peninsula. TVs...More

Thank luv2trvl96
Mission_Management, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Hi luv2trvl96, Thanks for stopping by Jolly Pumpkin and for leaving us a positive review! We love hearing about first time visitors. We are a microbrewery but offer so much more, so we're happy to hear that even though you aren't a beer drinker you...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017

We came mainly for the beer but decide to order an appetizer. We ordered the cheesy breadsticks which turned out to be a small cheesy pizza. It was one of the best appetizers we have ever ordered. There was plenty leftover to take back to...More

Thank Sheri O
Mission_Management, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Hi Sheri, Thanks for the great review! We love that you came for the beer but were also blown away by the food. The cheesy breadsticks are one of my favorites also. We love hearing you received phenomenal service while you were at Jolly Pumpkin...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Jolly pumpkin was a very neat restaurant. Definitely worth a visit. If you like mac & cheese, there's is a must have!

Thank Jalyssa J
Mission_Management, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Hi Jalyssa, Thanks for the shout out! Our Mac & Cheese is a customer favorite, so we're glad you liked it as well. Come back and visit us again soon!

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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids
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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