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Restaurants in Traverse City

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Traverse City restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Traverse City restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in Traverse City to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best Traverse City restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Traverse City.

  • Boones Long Lake Inn

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Juicy steaks and rustic décor make this the perfect spot to refuel. More
  • Tuscan Bistro

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Executive chef Mickey Cannon's menu features a lively mix of Northern Italian fare. Tuscan Bistro has a dedication to fresh, seasonal ingredients. More

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