Enable JavaScript to run this app.
Skip to Main Content
OpenTable logo
  1. Home
  2. United States
  3. Northern Michigan / Upper Peninsula

Traverse City Restaurants

Make a free reservation

Available for dinner now

View all

Order takeout

View all

Treat your taste buds: Explore Traverse City restaurants

Traverse City Diners' Choice Winners

Traverse City's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Traverse City's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
A photo of Trattoria Stella restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(2427)
$$$$
• Italian • Traverse City
Booked 24 times today
Established in 2004 in The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, Trattoria Stella is an award-winning Italian restaurant with an emphasis on authenticity and service. Our seating is limited due to COVID-related restrictions, so we are reservation only for the foreseeable future. We have a frequently changing menu featuring house made charcuterie, pasta, burrata, gelato, desserts and more. Our cocktail program is extensive. Our wine list is loaded with hand-selected items primarily from our three favorite peninsulas (Italy, Old Mission and Leelanau) with a sprinkling of favorites from elsewhere in the world.
A photo of Artisan - Traverse City restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(518)
$$$$
• American • Traverse City
Booked 19 times today
Artisan Waterfront Restaurant & Tavern offers a unique and innovative dining experience with magnificent views of Lake Michigan. Our Great Lakes-inspired, New American cuisine has an emphasis on farm-fresh fare from local and regional farms, celebrating the theme of craftsmanship and sustainability.With booking a table in Artisan please advise your table will be reserved for 2 hours starting at the time of your reservation.PLEASE NOTE THAT OUTSIDE TABLES ARE RESERVED UPON REQUEST BUT CANNOT BE GUARANTEED.If you have requested a table outdoors, please be advised that in the case of inclement weather, we will do our best to accommodate your party inside at the same reservation time, however we cannot guarantee a table inside at the same exact time and may need to adjust the reservation time accordingly.
A photo of PepeNero Ristorantino Italiano / Ballaro Wine Lounge restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1314)
$$$$
• Italian • Traverse City
Booked 11 times today
Savor a taste of Italy at PepeNero, a chef owned restaurant with a classy, upscale and stylish atmosphere featuring seasonal changing menus using ingredients at their best, sourced from local farms or Italian artisan producers. Our menus are a combination of simple modern Italian and traditional regional recipes. Enjoy elegantly prepared dishes served with impeccable service.Currently online reservations are available for 4 guests and under. If you would like to make a large reservation (max 8 guests per party) please contact the restaurant directly.
A photo of Boathouse Restaurant restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(1392)
$$$$
• European • Traverse City
Booked 15 times today
The cuisine of the Boathouse, created with distinctive flair is refined and contemporary, with an underlying element that echoes the classical French tradition of Escoffier. The Boathouse experience begins with a drive along the shores of beautiful West Grand Traverse Bay and its sparkling blue waters. When you dine with us, you get the best of both worlds: We are both locavores and connoisseurs of what the rest of the world has to offer, so you get the freshest, finest ingredients from near and far. Owner Doug Kosch adheres to the "farm to table" concept.
A photo of Bourbons 72 restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(737)
$$$$
• Steak • Traverse City
Booked 8 times today
Hand-cut steaks and chops seared over an open flame. Premium coastal seafood freshly prepared with a contemporary flair. Enticing. Tantalizing. World Class. Experience Northern Michigan's Premier Steakhouse, Bourbons 72. Offering unforgettable meals and exceptional service!****Please arrive early for your reservation**** Begin with a bourbon flight, followed by a mouth-watering meal in our spacious dining room that welcomes you to relax in a tufted leather booth or at an intimate table.Featuring over 72 kinds of bourbon from Michigan, Kentucky and beyond, Bourbons 72 lives up to its name. After wetting your palate, settle in with a pour of your favorite or a handcrafted cocktail.

Discover Traverse City

Visitors to northern Michigan often come to admire the cherry blossoms, play in the snow, stomp on autumn leaves, and sunbathe on golden sand dunes - then find themselves staying for the creative culinary culture that has become a signature of Traverse City. Chefs in the area often draw inspiration on regional dishes, then remix them with their own brand of pizzazz to create a new masterpiece. Strongly featured are local delicacies that are in season, like fresh-caught trout or walleye, locally picked cherries, and spring morel mushrooms. No matter the mood, visitors can always find the foods to satisfy their cravings; you can find al fresco dining on by the water, ice cream freshly churned on the farm, and gourmet-on-the-go sandwiches in Traverse City.

Visitors to northern Michigan often come to admire the cherry blossoms, play in the snow, stomp on autumn leaves, and sunbathe on golden sand dunes - then find themselves staying for the creative culinary culture that has become a signature of Traverse City. Chefs in the area often draw inspiration on regional dishes, then remix them with their own brand of pizzazz to create a new masterpiece. Strongly featured are local delicacies that are in season, like fresh-caught trout or walleye, locally picked cherries, and spring morel mushrooms. No matter the mood, visitors can always find the foods to satisfy their cravings; you can find al fresco dining on by the water, ice cream freshly churned on the farm, and gourmet-on-the-go sandwiches in Traverse City.

Explore OpenTable

Copyright © 2022 OpenTable, Inc. 1 Montgomery St Ste 700, San Francisco CA 94104 - All rights reserved.
OpenTable is part of Booking Holdings, the world leader in online travel and related services.
Booking LogoPriceline LogoKAYAK LogoAgoda LogoRentalcars LogoOpenTable Logo