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Apache Trout Grill

13671 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-6200
+1 231-947-7079
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (75 reviews)
“whitefish” (150 reviews)
“baja tacos” (24 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
13671 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-6200
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here. Both times I’ve been here the wait is long but pleasant given the patio bars, plenty of seating outside and great views. Our server, Kate, did an exceptional job making great recommendations, being available when we need her...More

Thank Aburns526
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went here during the week for dinner and arrived around 5:00. A little early but we didn't have to wait. The service was quick & our drink orders arrived almost immediately. We had the BBQ Shrimp & the Whitefish. Both entrees were delicious. Other...More

Thank TravelDian
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I had a wonderful dining experience. The owner is an avid fisherman and named his resturant after the endangered Apache Trout. I had the Walleye and it was fantastic! My with thoroughly enjoyed her Whitefish. The really enjoyed the rustic feel and...More

Thank Bruce P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We arrived about 5:30 on a Tuesday evening, and were seated immediately. It wasn’t much later and the restaurant was fully packed. My husband ordered the pan fried walleye and received three huge filets. The dish was sided with fresh asparagus and wild rice. One...More

Thank EverydayAdventure
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely dinner here looking over West Grand Traverse Bay. Go out on the deck and get an even better view. I thought the food was quite good, but perhaps a bit steeply priced. While the prices seemed to me like more upscale dining,...More

Thank Pencilmarks
Reviewed 6 days ago

We sat in the bar, great atmosphere, met lots of locals, Full meal service, Sports on TV, staff was vey attentive, no complaints here!!!

Thank 1AveryP
Reviewed 6 days ago

Bayside dinning inside or out. Good food with moderate prices. We normally stop by for lunch and have sandwiches. We never leave hungry.

Thank Mikebtkey
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Four of he six arrived and were Told it would be an hour and half wait. No reservations allowed so we went out back to the Tiki bar and had cocktails and met some locals and before we knew it the others showed up and...More

Thank mary j
Reviewed 6 days ago

Took some friends who were visiting the area. The food, and service was exceptional. Drink menu was nice, lots of variety. As always the bisque was outstanding. No matter how busy it is there, and it always is, u don’t feel like you r rushed...More

Thank Mary588
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we arrived to hear about a two hour wait, we almost left. But we decided to get a cocktail and see how quickly the line moved. So glad. The “tiki bar” outside is extremely nice. Good cocktails at a good price in an awesome...More

Thank Jana B
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Questions & Answers
Dee P
2 December 2017|
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Response from kristinkiteley | Property representative |
Absolutely. You can call, stop in or purchase them online at our website. apachetroutgrill
20 November 2017|
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Response from Mary S | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not take reservations.
Daniel G
6 October 2017|
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Response from kristinkiteley | Property representative |
I'm not exactly sure what you are asking. Our owner was an avid fly fisherman and he named the restaurant after the first fish to go on the endangered species list, the Apache Trout. It is found in the rivers of Arizona and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13671 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-6200
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-947-7079
  • E-mail
The Apache Trout Grill has a casual lodge theme to the dining room. Over looking Grand Traverse Bay is the perfect setting for any occasion.The Apache serves good food right.
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