The relaxed casual atmosphere makes for a favorite, homey meeting place for locals and visitors alike. The wide variety menu offers steaks, seafood, pasta, pizza and so much more. If you’re on the go to the beach or boat don’t miss Bad Dog Deli, named after the owner’s miniature schnauzer, featuring Boar’s Head meats and cheeses.
- The legendary estate of the late Charles F. Stickney and his wife Genevieve, is now home to Mission Table Restaurant & Tasting Room, Jolly Pumpkin Restaurant, Brewery & Distillery and the The Peninsula Room (private events space that holds up to 150 guests). Award-winning Chef Paul Olsen crafts the menus using seasonal ingredients and locally sourced food. Mission Table is open for dinner after 5 o’clock. Jolly Pumpkin is open for lunch & dinner after noon in season.
The Boathouse Restaurant takes full advantage of its delightful view of the docks on Bowers Harbor Bay with walls of windows and a summer deck. The relaxed cottage atmosphere invites both the casually and formally attired to feel welcome as they enjoy a menu of fresh seafood, Wagyu beef, veal, lamb and vegetarian options. It’s the taste of the big city in Traverse City!
Old Mission Tavern and Bella Galleria combines the atmosphere of an old world tavern with an art gallery; serving outstanding food, especially Prime Rib, Chicken Artichoke, Rack of Lamb and Fresh Fish. A favorite lunch spot as well, and after dining be sure to browse through the Bella Galleria.