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Apache Trout Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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13671 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-6200
+1 231-947-7079
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Lowell, Michigan
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Delightful meal here last weekend. My husband had the ribs, our friend had the prime rib and I had the glorious shrimp dish. The baked beans rocked the planet. Good Bloody Marys and fun bartenders. Our waiter, Andy, was a super nice guy.

Thank mjarema
Traverse City, Michigan
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We've been here a few times and each was excellent. Great atmosphere, view. And great food. It's a very popular place to eat in town. And very far out of town to the west. Great for couples and families.

Thank wixom83
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My first experience at this gem was with my girlfriend and we ended up coming back for her birthday and 6 month anniversary. We even brought some friends along who raved about it too. It has a great waterfront view with outdoor seating, although I haven't tried it as we have gone up in the winter. Felt like a 5... More 

Thank Tyler J
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here a couple times before and they are consistently good. The food is above average and the ambiance is as good as the food. My party and I all had a different fish selection and all were delicious. The waiter was knowledgeable and attentive. Not much to complain about here.

Thank Michael P
Traverse City, Michigan
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently went to Apache for my husbands birthday. We have been going there for 16 years but had not been back in a year because our food experience was not good. We thought we'd give it another try.They are trying to be a five star restaurant, except they are only average . When we checked in we were told a... More 

Thank sue a
Sterling Heights, Michigan, United States
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent our 2nd anniversary dinner here. Their food is amazing!!!! I got their panko breaded white fish and it was crispy and flaky. My husband got their ahi tuna with sesame breading and it was cooked to perfection - rare! I don't usually like carrot cake, but theirs is decadent and has layers of flavor. Will definitely come back.

Thank Christianne M
Bay City, Michigan
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great venue, great food. Their fish and ribs are the best. On the water with a beautiful view. Always eat here when we come. Very busy, try to go early to beat the crowd.

Thank wejwall
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always try to find time to eat at the Apache Trout Grill each time we visit Traverse City and we have never been disappointed. The Brie and Goat Cheese Appetizer is terrific and the Mac and Cheese is the best!

Thank Dale K
Winnebago, Illinois, United States
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Great lunch experience with family during a recent visit to TC. All of us enjoyed the tasty brie appetizer and a soup and sandwich lunch special. Service was attentive and prompt. Knowledgeable waitstaff. Try the seasonal cheesecake. It was awesome.

Thank KelandVelJohnson
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

we had a very good experience , great food and service for a large group . we would recommend in future

Thank Vincents C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 33
American, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
Groups, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?