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Bistro Foufou

118 Cass St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5771
+1 231-421-6583
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“steak frites” (23 reviews)
“beet salad” (16 reviews)
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French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
118 Cass St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5771
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have ever been to Paris and experienced a true French bistro then you have had the distinct pleasure of Bistro Foufou. This restaurant is ideal for a long night of enjoying wine and good food with a European flair. The waitstaff is knowledgeable,...More

Thank Steven T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First problem I had was with the atmosphere. The tables are way too close together. I was much closer to the person to my left, and to my right, than I was to my husband sitting across from me. That should never be. I could...More

Thank Pencilmarks
Reviewed 20 January 2018

A unique variety of food. We shared a number of plates and salads . They were all good. Good wine list.

Thank frederick k
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

From the mussels to the escargots and the meats, everything was so good!! The taste is just wonderful and the service was excellent. Simply the best restaurant you can find in Traverse City

Thank Laszlo_A92
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Our server was excellent and that is always a good start to any dining experience. The fresh oysters are pricey, but well worth the money. My wife opted for the pan seared salmon, and I went with Steak Frites. My steak was cooked perfectly and...More

Thank sxmhawk
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We came here on a Wed night for an anniversary dinner. Our reservation was for 7. The restaurant was only half-full, which was good because the noise from the bar area (separated by a half-wall) was atrocious. I think happy hour went until 6, and...More

Thank ChicagoRory
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Escargots with garlic butter beckoned from the menu in the window, so our group of four went in for dinner. Great baguettes, with very, very thin and crispy crust started us off right. We started with shared beet salad, escargots and mussels, all excellent –...More

Thank MunichEricJ
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

In town for a special event wanted a dining experi nice. The bouillabaisse was good but the portion small as were the shrimp! The beef bourguino saus seemed pasty and the beef dry and not braised like we expected. Deserts were supreme. Especially the crepe....More

1  Thank Gerry M
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We called ahead for a reservation and were seated right when we got there. Good wine selection and good service. I had the steak/frites- really good; other dishes were enjoyed by all. Will keep on the dinner list for TC!

Thank NanComm
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Bistro Foufou is our favorite restaurant in Traverse City. However, we had never gotten to their happy hour. Finally we did, and what a treat! French small plates and French wine by the glass, all very reasonably priced. We just kept ordering, and our table...More

Thank mrswineteach
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Cass St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5771
    (Front Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-421-6583
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