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“Best lunch I've had in a long time!”
Review of Whitecaps Restaurant - CLOSED

Whitecaps Restaurant
Price range: US$6 - US$32
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, View
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Whitecaps presents a true up north experience in a sophisticated atmosphere for both casual and formal dining. Skilled chefs create memorable dishes in a favored setting overlooking the waters of Little Travers Bay.
Reviewed 16 August 2014

Came up for Festival on the Bay from Traverse City. Walked around downtown and were checking out all the restaurant menus. We decided to try Whitecaps. First we were seated right by the window (too chilly for patio). Our waitress, Regan, approached us right away for drinks. She explained the specials and was very knowledgeable (I'd never heard of Airplane Chicken). It sounded good so that was my choice. It was amazing! It came with a side of scrumptious rice and grilled asparagus. All for $11.00!!! A burger anywhere else would have been the same price! Haven't been there for dinner YET but for a nice relaxing lunch you can't beat it!!!

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Thank Chery R
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Reviewed 12 August 2014

title says it all. Good service, good view and great Whitefish! The smoked fish dip was very good also.

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Thank Staci B
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Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

We used to frequent Whitecaps with every trip to Petoskey but have stayed away the past few years due to poor food and atmosphere quality. This July we went back with our teenage kids and loved the food. In fact we returned a couple nights later to eat again. Whitecaps takes reservations which is a plus with hungry teens although they weren't very busy the nights we went-Sunday and Tuesday. They are lower priced than Chandlers and the Twisted Olive which makes it doable with kids.
We loved the whitefish, pork osso buco and lobster Mac.

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Thank Iloveteeth25
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Reviewed 28 July 2014

We had dinner at Whitecaps because of their menu we viewed online and the various offerings. We had the calamari appetizer; light, lemony sauce, fresh diced tomatoes. Then the roasted beet arugula salad, fantastic! Entrees were the whitefish and walleye dishes, fresh and light, absolutely delicious! Roasted green beans were seasoned very well, rice pilafs were very tasty. Our waiter was Darin, who was very attentive and did a wonderful job describing the menu offerings to us. The fresh bread and goat cheese spread was delish! We were seated inside and the view is beautiful!

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Thank KimberlyZ733
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Reviewed 26 July 2014

My husband and I came here for a date night away from kids. Sangria wasn't the best but the draft beer was delicious! It was an Amber Ale. The filet was superb! One of the best we ever had. Green beans were cooked perfectly and the sauce for steaks were delicious! We took dessert to go--the chocolate cheesecake and i don't suggest it. It was well...gross!

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Thank LaniusChas
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