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“Great food, atmosphere, and service!”
Review of Apache Trout Grill

Apache Trout Grill
Ranked #9 of 314 Restaurants in Traverse City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$18 - US$33
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, 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 30 August 2014

We try to eat here at least once a year, my birthday dinner! it is always amazing! Love the food, service, atmosphere, ambiance! They gave me a free birthday dessert when they found out it was my birthday dinner. Traverse City is 3 hours from our home, so we try to do a birthday weekend every year.

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Reviewed 26 August 2014

You can't beat the views at Apache Trout Grill. You can pretty easily beat the food. My wife and I recently visited Apache Trout Grill for dinner on a Saturday night. There was a 1+ hour wait, so we sat outside on the shoreside bar area and had a couple of drinks. The atmosphere and views and selection of craft beers was fantastic. Once we were seated inside for dinner, the food did not live up to the start of the evening. Food was kind of heavy comfort food. Nothing special. Once we were seated, the service was good, but I was disappointed that we wasted an evening in a great foodie town eating dinner at a very mediocre spot. I would definitely recommend stopping by Apache Trout Grill for a drink and then going elsewhere to eat.

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Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

The views are awesome. The service is just as nice.
Te steaks and seafood is the best in town. We agree that this place is one of our favorite in Traverse City.

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Thank Steveatonsite
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Reviewed 22 August 2014 via mobile

We came on advice of a friend, and the glowing reviews here. In the middle of the week on a dreary evening, our wait was only about 20 minutes which wasn't long enough to enjoy the great view and patio.

Unfortunately, our food didn't hold up to our expectations. We started with shrimp and lobster bisque. So excited to see big lumps of shrimp? Lobster? No, it was potatoes. Huh? No shrimp or lobster flavor.

My walleye was too salty and accompanied by just 3 spears of asparagus. The mixed barbecue was mixed--the bacon wrapped shrimp was great, the ribs were okay, and the cherry sausage was dry. The cherry salmon was good, but the accompanying root vegetable medley was way too sweet.

Service was good. Bummer, wanted to be raving about this place.

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Reviewed 21 August 2014 via mobile

Stopped in as a quick decision and was I surprised! The setting is great looking out in the harbor but the food? Fabulous, potato bisque soup was great, bread and oil with basal and the walleye was so good. Will be back!

Thank Marwnel
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