Experience Traverse City's Vibrant Food Scene
Traverse City’s food scene is like none other in the country. From the freshest seafood to the juiciest steaks, the city offers something for everyone. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorites in the area. Most are either a short walk or drive from Park Place Hotel & Conference Center.
Firefly specializes in small plates, sushi, and martinis. Guests can dine inside or riverside on the patio. Happy Hour is every day from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m
Walk: Firefly is just a short 5-minute walk from our hotel.
Bubba’s is a laid-back and casual atmosphere great for the entire family. It’s known for its juicy hamburgers and big burritos.
Walk: Bubba’s is a short 5-minute walk from our hotel.
Address: 428 East Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49686
Amical is a European restaurant located in the heart of Traverse City and overlooks West Grand Traverse Bay. Looking for a patio to watch the sun set over downtown while enjoying a cocktail and local cuisine? Amical is the place.
Walk: Amical is a 5-minute walk from our hotel.
Apache Trout Grill serves up some of the freshest seafood and juiciest steaks in Traverse City. Soak in the breathtaking views of the bay on the restaurant’s patio.
Drive: Apache is located 2 miles away from our hotel and is about a 6-minute drive depending on traffic.
The Boathouse is known for its locally sourced food, much of it from the owner’s farm. Not only is it known for its seafood, but also its 10-ounce wagyu filet au poivre with brandy morel cream and truffle oil. And don’t forget about the spectacular views of West Grand Traverse Bay.
Drive: The Boathouse is a 20-minute drive from our hotel.
Nestled right in the heart of Traverse City, Boone's Long Lake Inn is a charming rustic escape for locals and visitors alike. They serve generous portions of steaks, seafood, prime rib, and many other delectable entrees.
Drive: Boone’s Long Lake Inn is around a 15-minute drive from our hotel.
North Peak Brewing Company is Traverse City’s landmark brewpub. They have several different brews on tap daily, including their award-winning handcrafted beer which is brewed on-site.
Walk or Drive: North Peak Brewing Company is about a 15-minute walk or five-minute drive from our hotel.
Red Mesa Grill celebrates all of the flavors of Latin America. They offer traditional dishes and exotic specialties along with the finest selection of tequila.
Drive: Red Mesa grill is about a 10-minute drive from our hotel.
Opened in 1882, Sleder’s Family Tavern is one of the oldest taverns in Traverse City. The tavern’s decor still contains the original bar along the east wall. Enjoy great food and drinks in this one-of-a-kind atmosphere.
Walk or Drive: Sleder’s Family Tavern is a 5-minute drive or 20-minute walk from our hotel.
Trattoria Stella serves fine regional Italian, local, and other worldly wines. Their unique atmosphere gives you a sense of dining in the Mediterranean.
Drive: Tratorria Stella is about a 10-minute drive from our hotel.
Red Ginger provides an Asian dining experience like none other. It’s located in the heart of downtown Traverse City next to the historic State Theatre.
Walk: Red Ginger is less than a 5-minute walk from Park Place.
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