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“Beautiful View,”
Review of Apache Trout Grill

Apache Trout Grill
Ranked #10 of 316 Restaurants in Traverse City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$18 - US$33
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: 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.
Reviewed 9 July 2014

This place has an incredible view but you need to have patience - this place can have 2 hours waits -
We didn't have the greatest meal last time we went but they did make it right

Thank BrucenDeb
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Reviewed 6 July 2014

Where to start? Sitting in the open air dining room looking out at what looks like the deep blue waters of the Caribbean was only the start. Austin was our server and was excellent. He just did everything right. There were seven of us and our choices ranged from the black bean burger(amazing) to the feature, fresh Mahi, the Mahi was excellent with root vegetables and pineapple salsa. We had drinks at the Tiki bar on the bay after dinner. This place is simply paradise, you have to experience it.

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Thank water j
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Reviewed 3 July 2014

Read the reviews and decided we needed to go while in Traverse City. There were 2 large parties with between 12-17 people in line in front of us, so we were told there would be a 90 minute wait. We had cocktails while we were waiting overlooking the water. No problem finding a place to sit and enjoy the scenery. Very good service outside.
I don't think we had to wait the full 90 minutes, but when we finally did get a table, the food was outstanding. My husband ordered the pecan crusted whitefish, which was excellent. I had the nightly special of whitefish with mushrooms and cherries. It sounded strange, but it was just perfect! The loaded Mac and cheese was awesome, too. Our friends ordered the rib eye and salmon. They were very pleased with their meals.
Great atmosphere and view of the lake, great food, great service!

1  Thank JanineD536
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Reviewed 3 July 2014 via mobile

Went there as a recommendation from my sister-in-law. So glad we took her advice. We loved the open concept and the view of the bay was fantastic. Try the pecan chicken salad. So fresh and tasty. Going to try to go again tomorrow.

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1  Thank flowerlover54
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Reviewed 3 July 2014 via mobile

Been going to the Apache since it opened. Usually there is a wait for a table, but now they told us there is a mandatory 1.5 hour wait. My suggestion, put your name in the leave for a hour....Why the restraurant owner's don't expand is beyond me. Better yet, just go there for drinks, skip dinner.

3  Thank harley1212
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