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  • A favorite meeting place for locals and visitors abound. The relaxed, casual atmosphere is inviting and makes everyone feel right at home. The menu offers a variety of fresh steaks, seafood, pasta, pizza and more. If you’re on the go, to the beach or the boat, don’t miss out on the provisions at Bad Dog Deli. The deli, named after the owners miniature schnauzer, has Boars Head meats and cheeses, sandwiches, pizza and “other good stuff”!






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  • 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.







  • Nestled on the shores of beautiful Bowers Harbor, the Boathouse takes full advantage of its delightful view of the docks and bay with wide open windows and the summer deck. Indoors, the charming décor invokes a relaxed cottage atmosphere where both the casually and formally attired feel welcome. The menu varies in it’s choice of fresh seafood, Kobe 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 a classic, cozy old world tavern with a sunny open air market. This must stop gem, complete with fireplace, serves outstanding food, especially great Prime Rib, Chicken Artichoke, Rack of Lamb and Fresh Fish. It’s a favorite get-away lunch spot as well. After dining be sure to browse through the Bella Galleria, which showcases the works of over 75 artists, some well known not only here but abroad.