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Bistro Foufou

118 Cass St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5771
+1 231-421-6583
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“steak frites” (18 reviews)
“beet salad” (14 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 21:00All hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
118 Cass St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5771
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was our first visit to Bistro Foufou. We went with our four kids and two family friends. We were seated promptly to a table in the front which gave us a great people watching opportunity. We ordered a few of the cocktails which were...More

Thank Scott T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate there for the first time yesterday 6/28/17. Two had the Salmon, and were quite delighted. I had the Lamb with the sweet potato hash. It might have been the best I've ever eaten! The fourth had the perch. She said it was delicious,...More

Thank rtwatson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great happy hour - good prices on wine and appetizers in pleasant bar area! However, duration of happy hour was confusing as it said 4-7pm outside but 4-6pm inside by the bar (but apparently 7pm is the correct end time). But sole bar tender seemed...More

1  Thank Tennis Fan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Traditional bistro fare. Solid charcuterie offering. Reasonable prices. Wine list better then most other spots in the area.

1  Thank Tess F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes, the regular menu captures the essence of the French "froufrou" and is always worth going --- but the chef truly shines when doing the monthly wine dinners. At this last one we started with his take on chicken pot pie, followed by a crusted...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ive tried to write this review 4 times now and I cant come up with anything that more accurately sums up the experience other than to say it was nothing special. The room is nice the service was good the food was "ok" I had...More

1  Thank Z Darrell M
Reviewed 15 June 2017

I am convinced that Fou Fou is the best restaurant in TC. I've been there several times, both for the wine bar/happy hour and for full dinners. I was fortunate enough to spend a lot of time in France years ago and Fou Fou is...More

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Find out when there happy hour is and stop in, you can taste the entire menu for half the cost! Food is rich , and heavy like most French places...nothing will blow your mind but it is a solid place for a meal

Thank Jsmitty0070
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Anytime we have ever gone to Bistro FouFou, we have never been disappointed. The food is truly out of this world. It is unpretentious but tastefully decorated so that you would feel comfortable dining in very casual wear or dressed to the nines. It is...More

Thank malumni
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We met six couples for drinks, appetizers and dinner. A few were going to straggle in late so we ordered drinks and appetizers (Happy Hour 4-7) at 6:15. When the drinks and appetizers were served the first couple sat down. We ordered a couple of...More

Thank Clinton S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Cass St, Traverse City, MI 49684-5771
    (Front Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-421-6583
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