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Apache Trout Grill

13671 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-6200
+1 231-947-7079
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
9:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13671 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-6200
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ended up here because it was raved by the locsls and TripAdvisor. Great location, sits right on the water. They were offering a Prime rib and king crap special so we had one of those and a 1lb King Crab dinner. The prime rib...More

Thank KaTina R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have a great dinner here. The food was awesome and the ambiance is spot on. I will return here for sure. The only reason we don’t give this a 5 is the waiter forgot our appetizer and then forgot our boxed leftovers.

Thank Mario C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose lunch so we could avoid the wait since they do not take reservations. There were not many people there and we were seated at a table near the fireplace with a view of the bay on a cold dreary day. Wine and meal...More

Thank rhonirags
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner with a couple of friends for our anniversary. We were seated by the fireplace, which was very relaxing. The service was prompt and friendly. The food was good and the prices were fair.

Thank BridjetT
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Absolutely love the Lobster and shrimp bisque! Food well seasoned and solid portions. Will definitely return!

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

AT’s no reservations policy is a bummer. If you’re prepared for a wait it’s OK, I suppose. The bar is typically packed and we found the tables dirty and service slow in the “waiting room.” Once you get past that and are seated in the...More

Thank TCtri
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

I was very disappointed with the ahi tuna salad. There was so much connecting tissue in the tuna I only got two bites and left the rest. The sesame ginger dressing was mediocre at best.

Thank kathydrabik
Reviewed 7 March 2018

The Apache Trout Grill has become our restaurant of choice in Traverse City to celebrate family birthdays. The outside seating along the bay is beautiful. While you can't get appetizers while you wait, you can enjoy a beverage. The menu has lots to offer both...More

Thank JudyJ432
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I had to hold off giving this a perfect rating because our service was so slow. There didn't appear to be any reason for it. The food was very good. Loved the view of the bay. We enjoyed the decor, its gives off a warm...More

Thank HikingFans
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This is the first year Apache Trout participated in Restaurant Week. I've always thought that during this week the chefs would take the opportunity to stretch and convince diners to revisit. After my meal here, I still need convincing. The meal started with BBQ shrimp....More

Thank Gerald W
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Questions & Answers
Dee P
2 December 2017|
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Response from kristinkiteley | Property representative |
Absolutely. You can call, stop in or purchase them online at our website. apachetroutgrill
20 November 2017|
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Response from Mary S | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not take reservations.
Daniel G
6 October 2017|
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Response from kristinkiteley | Property representative |
I'm not exactly sure what you are asking. Our owner was an avid fly fisherman and he named the restaurant after the first fish to go on the endangered species list, the Apache Trout. It is found in the rivers of Arizona and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13671 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-6200
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-947-7079
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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.
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