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Bayview Inn Bar & Grill

5074 US Hwy 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49684
+1 231-938-2690
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (13 reviews)
“pizza” (20 reviews)
“white fish” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pizza
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
5074 US Hwy 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49684
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1 - 10 of 102 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were at Turtle Creek Casino, however, wanted dinner on the water. We read reviews and gave it a try. We we're not disappointed. We set out on the patio as it was such a nice evening. I had a pasta dish which was very...More

Thank aprilc289
Frank Z, Owner at Bayview Inn Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're thrilled you enjoyed everything! We can't wait to have you back again next time you're in the area. All the best, The Bayview Inn

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a disappointing trip. We haven't visited in a little over a year because last time our food just wasn't good. This used to be a great place to eat. Now the only thing they have going for them is the fact they have...More

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We stopped in here because the lot was pretty full, around 5PM, on a weekday, usually a good sign. We seated ourselves near the middle of the bar at one of the few tables open. Place was noisy, in a good way. Ordered beers, free...More

Thank RFord
Frank Z, Owner at Bayview Inn Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

It's great to hear you guys had a great experience! I'm happy our team took good care of you. You can't go wrong with some popcorn while you wait, too. See you next time! Until then, The Bayview Inn

Reviewed 19 May 2017

Stopped in here because the parking lot was always full and now we know why! Steak and shrimp was the Monday night special and it was fabulous for $8.95. Went back a second night and had bbq chicken pizza which was fantastic. Enjoy there popcorn...More

Thank Sheri L
Frank Z, Owner at Bayview Inn Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Sheri, we're so happy you enjoyed everything! We're glad you came back again, and it's great your pizza was delicious. We hope you stop by again sometime! Take care, - The Bayview Inn

Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Great place! Would highly recommend. Food was great. Plentiful and delicious. Atmosphere was great. Frankie the owner took care of us and was a wonderful server, really made our visit fun!

Thank Sharon R
Frank Z, Owner at Bayview Inn Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Sharon, I'm happy Frankie made you guys feel right at home! We hope you stop by again sometime for more. Thanks for the support. Take care, The Bayview Inn

Reviewed 7 April 2017

Loved the view of the Grand Traverse Bay. We ate here for the first time on Sunday, April 2, and, while it was very busy, the servers were all very attentive. I had the walleye, which was delicious, and we also had the cheese bread...More

Thank aj1210
Frank Z, Owner at Bayview Inn Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2017

So glad you loved the view! We're lucky to have it. It's great to hear your walleye was delicious, too. We'd love to have you back for another visit sometime! All the best, The Bayview Inn

Reviewed 8 March 2017

I have spent many Friday Nights at this place. The people are friendly. Good Hometown Place to relax after work and have a few drinks.

Thank Randy S
Frank Z, Owner at Bayview Inn Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

We can't thank you enough for coming back over the years, Randy! It's great you've always been able to relax here after a long week. We'll see you again soon. All the best, The Bayview Inn

Reviewed 22 January 2017

There food is very good and they have a bar area and a separate dinning area. In the summer time they have a deck to have your meal at. There salads are very fresh. All meals we have eaten here have been very good.

Thank Jim W
Frank Z, Owner at Bayview Inn Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2017

We're happy you've always enjoyed it here, Jim! I hope we see you again before summer comes around. All the best, The Bayview Inn

Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Nice place with a great view. Great food I had the steak sandwich. We also had pizza which was amazing. They have a good selection of beers.

Thank Terry D
Frank Z, Owner at Bayview Inn Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2017

Happy to hear the steak sandwich hit the spot, Terry! There's nothing better to have with it than a cold beer, too. Come back again sometime for more! All the best, The Bayview Inn

Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The Bayview looks deceiving from the road. I had the grilled Ahi Tuna that was cooked perfectly, with fresh ginger, wasabi, fresh green beans, and a salad. The Tuna melted in my mouth and had great flavor. One of my favorite places to eat in...More

Thank Jim N
Frank Z, Owner at Bayview Inn Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

So glad the tuni hit the spot, Jim! Thanks for your support, and we hope to see you again soon. Take care, The Bayview Inn

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22 November 2016|
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Response from Tom R | Reviewed this property |
not sure, but probably for large groups.
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Elena E
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11 til 11 7 days a week
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:30
Thursday
11:00 - 01:30
Friday
11:00 - 01:30
Saturday
11:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5074 US Hwy 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49684
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-938-2690
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Description
Bayview Inn Bar & Grill is your Northern Michigan destination for great food, great drinks, and great memories - all with amazing views! Our lunch and dinner menus feature plenty of choices that are sure to satisfy anyone. Try our sizzling New York strip, our famous chicken tortellini, or the raspberry chicken salad - a local favorite! We've got it all, from fresh sandwiches and salads to juicy burgers and pizzas. At Bayview Inn Bar & Grill you'll never have to worry about your little ones - our kids menu is sure to please even the pickiest eaters. Join us for our daily happy hour after a long day of work or bring your friends out to enjoy the big game on one of our 8 TVs placed throughout the bar! We've even got trivia night on Wednesdays and karaoke every Thursday. But of course, the best thing about being by the bay is the view! Enjoy the water and the sunset while you grab a bite or a sip with your family and friends at Bayview Inn Bar & Grill.
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