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Red Ginger

237 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2620
+1 231-944-1733
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (251 reviews)
“lettuce wraps” (35 reviews)
“thai curry” (25 reviews)
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Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
237 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2620
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1 - 10 of 696 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

I have eaten here many times, always for business. The restaurant is always crowded and popular i.e. trendy, but honestly, I find the food average despite trying many items on the menu. I will add that I am highly allergic to shellfish, which weighs my...More

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very cool restaurant, also very popular, so reservations seem a must. This was our second visit this summer and both times we were amazed by the quality and presentation of the food. Very imaginative variations around Japanese and Thai cuisine. The highlights were the appetizers:...More

Thank Mihai D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is popular reservations recommended or you can get the full menu at the bar. They have a wide variety of options for vegetarians too. We sat at the bar. Tyler the bar tender was very busy but he gave everyone outstanding service. We...More

Thank sharonika25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got sushi and cocktails and the service was great, really friendly place with a great atmosphere. We'd definitely go back and try some more of the large menu. Good for gluten free options and also vegatarians.

Thank Caz H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

located in the beautiful downtown front of traverse city, red ginger offers diners fairly quick, reasonably priced meals for the quality of this dining experience. the atmosphere of the restaurant is dim lit in the evening, and noise often fills the air of pleased guests....More

Thank Jacqueline C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Impressed with the quality of the food and service. Outstanding sea bass and wonderful asparagus tempura!

Thank Tess F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have dined here many times since Red Ginger opened, and once again, this past weekend, we experienced a perfect dinner. We were celebrating my birthday early. I have developed several food sensitivities, and we called ahead to make sure the chef could accommodate those....More

1  Thank MichiganDeb
Dan M, Owner at Red Ginger, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and 5 star rating! We are delighted that you chose Red Ginger to celebrate your birthday and that you enjoyed your experience. Happy Birthday!

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

For my birthday I got to choose which TC restaurant for our two couples to walk to for our special celebration meal. Red Ginger rose to the top and I'm glad it did. Excellent service, food and drink choices, big city bistro vibe in little...More

Thank wonka649
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

NO reservation but we were seated quickly. Will, our waiter, diid a fabulous job, quick service, great recommendations. Food was delivered quickly, freshly made. Sushi top notch, wine selection very good. Not too expensive, restaurant ha s great view of you make reservations. A little...More

Thank Koala46614
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I reviewed red Ginger 4 years ago and all holds true. it is still our go to for a fun night out to celebrate an occasion, Film Fest, or when the mood hits. Recent meals - including the excellent menu for TC Restaurant Week -...More

1  Thank mstephens7
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Questions & Answers
11 March 2017|
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Response from dealwatcher2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but not the happy hour food
Sandra A
27 June 2016|
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Response from Robert A | Reviewed this property |
No, but they have "small plates" that would be appropriate for children. Basically they're just smaller versions of the other dishes. No hot dogs or PB&J however.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2620
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-944-1733
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