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Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission

13512 Peninsula Dr, Traverse City, MI 49686-9717
+1 231-223-4333
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sloppy joe” (27 reviews)
“pizza” (127 reviews)
“tots” (30 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
13512 Peninsula Dr, Traverse City, MI 49686-9717
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1 - 10 of 860 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

After visiting the lighthouse on Old Mission, we decided to explore the area. A friend had suggested we try out Jolly Old Pumpkin and I am glad we did! The property is beautiful! There is some seating outside overlooking the water that would have required...More

Thank Daci S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We've enjoyed this location every time we are in the Traverse City area. The mission peninsula is beautiful any time of year with fall during the color change exceptional. The Jolly Pumpkin is a relaxing place to have great service and good food while enjoying...More

Thank Timothy N
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded today

Timothy, Thank you for joining us! We appreciate you taking time to share this and we look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Yummy white pizza with mushrooms! Sangria with basil was not a winner but my husband enjoyed the Diabolic IPA. Nice atmosphere...we would go again!

Thank Stonelow
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded today

Stonelow, We hope to see you again! Thank you for making the trip to see us. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 2 days ago

We had guests in from out of town and decided to try Jolly Pumpkin. Our guests all ordered pizza, and while it was good, it was very average and a bit overcooked. The restaurant was very busy, and a bit difficult fo carrying on a...More

Thank Barbara R
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded today

Barbara, Thank you for joining us and taking time to share your feedback with us. We have let our kitchen know about the pizzas you ordered. We are always happy to make it right, please let us know next time if there is ever anything...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

We've been here a few times and we are always happy with our food and our beer. The food is tasty and arrives as it is described on the menu. I also find the food a good value for the portion size. We always have...More

Thank Louki
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded today

Louki, Thank you for making the trip up to see us. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I enjoyed dining here. I had the pulled pork sandwich and my husband had a burger. Both were very good. They have an excellent selection of beer here, also. Oddly, if you want a flight of beer, the waitress has to first...More

1  Thank MichiganMelissa04
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded today

MichiganMelissa04, Thank you for taking time to share your experience with us. This time of year, we have a lot of people interested in flights. We are so glad you made the trip to see us and we look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Yummy chips and food beer. A lot of atmosphere and by the wineries. A little outside the main area but worth the drive

Thank Dale L
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dale, Thank you for making the trip to see us. We are so thrilled you enjoyed your time with us! We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Disappointed. Disinterested and bored staff. Spare ribs could have used another few hours - they were tough (albeit, the sauce was tasty). Fish, from the fish and chips, was good: light and tasty, but chips were awful and the coleslaw tasteless. Overpriced wine by the...More

Thank Alexis D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our visit here started out great - the bartender that seated us and the chips and dip that showed up right away were awesome! My husband's meal (a BLT and fries) was really good! But my white pizza was entirely too salty - the crust...More

1  Thank jml373
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was a terrible experience I would not recommend this place, not only was it loud the service was terrible and even worse was the food.

1  Thank sab565
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DavidMc5153
22 September 2016|
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Response from Lisa H | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about steak and ribs. I'm sure the menu is online
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Brenda C
5 July 2016|
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Response from D2821ITroberts | Reviewed this property |
I do not know.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13512 Peninsula Dr, Traverse City, MI 49686-9717 (Formerly the Bowery)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-223-4333
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