Downtown TC and Traverse City

LOCAL FAVORITES

Eat - Downtown TC

Amical

Amical

Eclectic European cuisine
229 E Front St, Traverse City

Artisan

Artisan

Waterfront restaurant(located at Delamar)
615 E Front St, Traverse City

Barrio

Barrio

Tacos + Tequila + Whiskey
305 W Front St, Traverse City

Charles and Reid

Charles and Reid

Detroit-style pizza
113 E State St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Don't miss the delicious Soup + Slice lunch special for only $7!

Chef’s In

Chef’s In

Sandwich shop
519 W Front St, Traverse City

Crepes and Co

Crepes and Co

From scratch French breakfast & brunch
329 E State St, Traverse City

FireFly

FireFly

Casual restaurant overlooking the Boardman River
310 Cass St, Traverse City

Frenchies Famous

Frenchies Famous

Breakfast & lunch
619 Randolph St, Traverse City

Mama Lu’s

Mama Lu’s

A modern day taco shop
149 E Front St, Traverse City

Mode’s Bum Steer

Mode’s Bum Steer

Local steak & seafood restaurant
125 E State St, Traverse City
WHY I RECOMMEND: Delicious steak downtown TC. Open late.

Paesano’s

Paesano’s

Dine-in or carry-out pizza, subs & salads
447 E Front St, Traverse City

Pangea’s Pizza

Pangea’s Pizza

Artisan stone-fired pizzas
135 E Front St, Traverse City

Poppycocks

Poppycocks

New American cuisine
128 E Front St, Traverse City

Raduno

Raduno

Neighborhood delicatessen & café
545 E 8th St, Traverse City

Rare Bird Brewpub

Rare Bird Brewpub

Brewpub & restaurant
229 Lake Ave, Traverse City

Red Ginger

Red Ginger

Asian cuisine & sushi
237 E Front St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Elegant/casual dining room dress code. Casual attire accepted in the bar

Sorellina

Sorellina

Authentic Italian
250 E Front St, Traverse City

Sparks BBQ

Sparks BBQ

Barbeque restaraunt
439 E Front St, Traverse City

Taproot Cider House

Taproot Cider House

Restaurant & cider bar
300 E Front St, Traverse City

The Cooks’ House

The Cooks’ House

Sustainable fine dining restaurant
115 Wellington St, Traverse City
WHY WE RECOMMEND: The ever-changing menu creates an amazing farm-to-table dining experience!

The Flying Noodle

The Flying Noodle

Upbeat and fun Italian restaurant
136 E Front St, Traverse City

The Little Fleet

The Little Fleet

Open air bar & food truck lot
448 E Front St, Traverse City

The Omelette Shoppe

The Omelette Shoppe

Breakfast & brunch restaurant
124 Cass St, Traverse City

The Tasting Room

The Tasting Room

Woodfired sharables & handcrafted cocktails
155 Garland St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Great collection of hard to find bourbons

The Towne Plaza

The Towne Plaza

Breakfast & lunch restaurant
203 Cass St, Traverse City
Local's tip: Great place to eat outdoors. Try the blueberry pancakes!

Warehouse Kitchen + Cork

Warehouse Kitchen + Cork

Breakfast, lunch & dinner
263 W Grandview Parkway, Traverse City

Eat - Traverse City

Glendale Burger Shop

Glendale Burger Shop

Handcrafted burgers
13692 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City

Oakwood Proper Burgers

Oakwood Proper Burgers

Burger restaurant
1108 E 8th St, Traverse City

Slabtown Burgers

Slabtown Burgers

Burger restaurant
826 W Front St, Traverse City

Sleder’s Tavern

Sleder’s Tavern

Michigan's oldest, continuously operating restaurant!
717 Randolph Street, Traverse City
Local's tip: Friday nights are All You Can Eat Fish(cod and/or smelt)!

Sugar 2 Salt

Sugar 2 Salt

Locally sourced & seasonally driven breakfast restaurant
1371 Gray Dr, Traverse City
Local's tip: No reservations. Totally worth the wait! Grab some English Muffins to go!

Thai Café

Thai Café

Authentic dine-in & take-out Thai food
1219 E Front St, Traverse City

The Burrow

The Burrow

California-inspired restaurant
12930 S W Bayshore Dr, Traverse City

The Filling Station Microbrewery

The Filling Station Microbrewery

Wood-fired pizzas & hand-crafted microbrews
642 Railroad Pl, Traverse City

West End Tavern

West End Tavern

Waterfront restaurant & bar
12719 S West Bayshore Drive, Traverse City