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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” (26 reviews)
“whitefish” (23 reviews)
“crab cakes” (11 reviews)
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17015 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-9392
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Reviewed yesterday

Enjoyed a family celebration the shrimp appetizer is outstanding! There was a shortage of staff which meant a delay in service.

Thank Lija2014
Reviewed 2 days ago

We found Old Mission Tavern a delightful dining experience. The staff was warm and welcoming. The building and grounds were clean and kept. I enjoyed walking around and admiring all of the art that was displayed for sale so it was kind of like a...More

Thank snapshot1978
Reviewed 2 days ago

Old Mission Tavern has great fresh food. Their dishes are beautifully crafted and use only the freshest ingredients. This sounds like what you would hear in an ad but it is the truth. They feature local food and local wine, too. The interior is clean...More

Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have lived OMT for over 15 years! My husband likes to take out of town clients here for a treat! We also love the artsy area! Highly recommend this place. Great food!!

Thank shaunie1972
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We haven't been here for 2 years and there's more artwork than ever. My wife had perfect lamb chops, my daughter and I had the lump crabcakes that were loaded with crabmeat. And some local Brys wine. We had a great smoked whitefish and cheese...More

Thank donderover
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very good. We had smoked whitefish pate, which was baked with cheese topping, for our starter. It was excellent. The herb encrusted whitefish was also fantastic.

Thank Progenitor
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We selected Old Mission Tavern based on the menu posted to the Trip Advisor website. Unfortunately, the Sunday menu is quite different and has much less variety than expected. Everything we ordered was over cooked. The burger was supposed to be medium-well and came very...More

Thank Jim E
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Though not what I'd call exotic, this restaurant does feature many fine delicacies such as lamb and duck cooked to perfection that a lot of restaurants don't offer. The wine list is excellent and not grossly overpriced. We eat here every time we are on...More

Thank A Brian C
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!

Thank nmspeech
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 34
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 7:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 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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