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303 E State St, Across from the Park Place Hotel, Traverse City, MI 49684-5750
+1 231-933-8700
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“hush puppies” (29 reviews)
“fried fish” (16 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood
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303 E State St, Across from the Park Place Hotel, Traverse City, MI 49684-5750
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I both had the walleye basket. It was the best ever. Moist, flavorable and cooked to perfection.

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed an excellent fish dinner at a family oriented restaurant in downtown Traverse City that gave friendly service and quality mild fresh fish....my wife and I both had their Perch & Walleye basket that came with seasoned fries and their coleslaw....fish had light breading and...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place from the travel book in our hotel room. We tried it and food was great. The service was fast and place was very clean.

Thank Summer620
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I chose to get a to-go order - the 2-piece whitefish dinner. I was happily surprised that the fish & fries were both still hot & crispy when I got back to my hotel. Very yummy! The price wasn't bad for the quality of the...More

Thank MK C
Reviewed 14 September 2017

When a lot of the other restaurants were super busy on a summer weekend, we found Scalawags in downtown Traverse City to be our choice! Friendly waitress, fun décor, fast service, and the fish and chips were really fabulous! This would be a great choice...More

Thank Kat26S
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Please stop here and eat...don't let the name stop you. The place has a fast food feel untill you eat the fresh fish. The white fish chowder was tops.. the fish meal was great....worth every dollar you spend.

1  Thank jmaxson
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We visit at least once during our cottage stay. The fish is delicious as well as the fries and cole slaw. One orders at the counter, and the food is delivered to your table. It is pricey . .

1  Thank Lauralyn T
Reviewed 19 August 2017

The fish tacos are fairly new to the menu but a great addition. They are delicious. I asked for mine grilled but they were served to me fried. My spouse had to ask for the hush puppies that came with his dinner twice. So the...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Had the best chowder, white fish and chips. Great surroundings of all things maritime. Located perfectly next to parking garage; remember to get your parking ticket validated.

Thank Lenne K
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Our family of 4 went there for lunch. Staff were very friendly. The food was very good. It comes out served a bit like Long John Silver style, but you are getting a higher quality fish here. We paid $50 for the 4 of us...More

1  Thank scotchridge
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 E State St, Across from the Park Place Hotel, Traverse City, MI 49684-5750
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-933-8700
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