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Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission

13512 Peninsula Dr, Traverse City, MI 49686-9717
+1 231-223-4333
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sloppy joe” (29 reviews)
“pizza” (144 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
13512 Peninsula Dr, Traverse City, MI 49686-9717
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1 - 10 of 949 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a good time with friends doing the local wine tour and stopped here for lunch. Nice atmosphere, friendly staff good brews to try out. Gave us a good place to relax and visit . Food was good and original menu items.

Thank Douglas T
Reviewed 5 days ago

Since it was off season, it was the only place to go for dinner other than heading down town in Traverse City. Nonetheless, the dinner was tasty and the service was very pleasant.

Thank TravelingBrowns
Reviewed 6 days ago

We drove up the Old Mission Peninsula Friday night to celebrate our wedding anniversary at Jolly Pumpkin. While driving, we both said, "where are we going?" Turns out this is tucked away past the wineries not far from the water. It's a beautiful setting, almost...More

Thank David V
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful drive on Old Mission trail then you come to Mission Table in front and Jolly Pumpkin in the back. A old lumber baron's home in the old days. Super cool stories go with the place. Ask the staff and they can fill you...More

Thank Michele S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loud, the food is just ok, nasty hard liquor. The liquor has a very perfumey taste. They make it themselves.

Thank Nancy S
Mission_Group, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Nancy, Thanks for visiting Jolly Pumpkin and we're sorry to hear you did not enjoy your visit. We hope you have a better experience next time. If our house-made spirits aren't your thing, we do offer a large variety of beer and ciders.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great we go there every trip to Traverse City. The location is nice secluded and interior is very original. The staff is friendly and the food is always great. It’s nice for family and at the same time adults who want to...More

Thank Kamel E
Mission_Group, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Kamel E, Thank you for the review and for making Jolly Pumpkin a go-to whenever you're in TC. We strive to show guests great customer service, a comfortable atmosphere and of course great food. We're happy to hear you continue to enjoy your visits....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

March is almost shut down on the Old Mission Peninsula which made this a unique and peaceful experience. There aren't many eating choices on the peninsula and with a couple still not open for the season, the choices are slim. But we got lucky and...More

Thank broncoboy66
Mission_Group, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi broncoboy66, Thanks for visiting Jolly Pumpkin (two days in a row!) and for taking the time to leave us a review. We're happy to hear you and your wife enjoyed your visit, the service and the food. We appreciate the recommendation to others and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped into The Jolly Pumpkin on our way back from Mission Point. Great place. Nice beer and food selection and friendly staff. We arrived about 11:30 and by the time we left about an hour later there was a wait to...More

Thank Mclovin3290
Mission_Group, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Mclovin3290, Thanks for visiting Jolly Pumpkin while out on Old Mission. We're happy to hear you enjoyed your time at the restaurant and we hope to have you back the next time you're in town. Thanks again!

Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Had dinner on Friday night and it was perfect. Our server was friendly and attentive, food was awesome and drinks were good. I had the hanger steak (great) and we had the peanut butter bread pudding for dessert (awesome) and the chips & dip were...More

Thank Teresa L
Misson M, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Hi Teresa, Thank you for visiting us for dinner this past weekend and for taking the time to leave us a review! We love hearing back from our guests and appreciate all the feedback. We hope to have you back again soon!

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

7 of us, 4 adults and 3 kids went here for dinner. Meat and cheese board was excellent, as was the falafel salad and pizza. Good news too.

Thank SillySally14
Mission_Management, Public Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Hi SillySally14, Thank you all for having dinner at Jolly Pumpkin! We're happy to hear you enjoyed the food and your visit. If there is anything we could have done to make your visit better please don't hesitate to let us know. Cheers!

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Joni L
11 August 2017|
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DavidMc5153
23 September 2016|
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Response from Lisa H | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about steak and ribs. I'm sure the menu is online
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Brenda C
6 July 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13512 Peninsula Dr, Traverse City, MI 49686-9717 (Formerly the Bowery)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-223-4333
  • E-mail
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