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Minerva's Restaurant & Bar

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American, Bar
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300 E State St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2517
+1 231-946-5093
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07:30 - 01:00
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Sun 07:30 - 22:00
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Bay City, MI
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Our waitress was incredibly rude and acted like work was the last place she'd want to be on this planet. When we voiced our concerns to the manager, she basically blew us off as if our comments were pretty much invalid. I understand standing up for your people, but as a paying customer, I deserved to be heard. This was... More 

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Thank Kvan33
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minerva's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Hello Kvan33! We tried to message you and were unable to reach you. My name is Molly, I am a representative from WR Hospitality, who manages the Minerva's in Traverse City MI. After reading your review, I am highly disappointed in what transpired during your visit; this is not the Minerva's way. Please message me with your contact information, as... More 

Traverse City, Michigan
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

this is one of my favorite hangouts..good bar for happy hour, great lunch spot, good for sunday dinner...my favorite times

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Thank techguy2
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minerva's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Cheers to you, techguy2! We appreciate your rating and review, and thank you for your loyal patronage! More 

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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Hubby got sick and daughter got 20% off. Service very slow, and they were not crowded. Wait staff appearance and attitude needs improvement.

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Thank Karen C
Traverse City, Michigan
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92 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the "award winning" white chili, nice and cheesy and big enough bowl to be shared by two! The cherry Apple salad was generous size and avocado was politely added upon request, grilled salmon was nicely done with a great combination of fresh mixed greens and other ingredients! Other salads also sounded good. Balsamic steak tips with onions and... More 

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Thank john and linda h
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minerva's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

What a lovely review, thank you very much Linda H.! We do appreciate your kind words, as we work hard to provide our guests with a top-notch dining experience here at Minerva's Traverse City - we are fortunate to have you as our guest. Cheers! More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We were staying at the Park Place hotel, and after a long day decided to eat in. Minervas is in an old space and the decor is dated. Many old photos of traverse city on the walls are worth a look. The hostess and server were both very nice, although our server was asked to do double duty with room... More 

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Thank pinkfroggy9
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minerva's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Many thanks for the review and rating, pinkfroggy9! We do hope you come back soon to dine with us again! Happy New Year to you and yours! More 

Traverse City, Michigan
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We had an inpromtu gathering of 12 co-workers meet at Minerva's on a Friday. We wanted to take advantage of the happy hour pricing. The hostess was very nice and told us we were welcome to combine two tables. She even brought us four extra chairs. As nice as the hostess was, the waitress didn't seem very thrilled to have... More 

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1 Thank creepinjen
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Very nice hotel bar at the Park Place, with surprisingly reasonable drink and appetizer prices. The happy hour was all day on Sundays and quite long on the weekdays

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Thank 72geraldt
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minerva's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to rate and review us here at Minerva's Traverse City! We hope you can come back for more fun times and happy hour specials! Cheers, 72geraldt! More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Attached to a terrible hotel (Park Place), but food was okay. Service was great but we will probably not return due to service received from the attached hotel.

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1 Thank Dereck W
Ithaca, Michigan
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45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We stayed at the Park Place and had a dinner and two breakfasts there. Excellent menu with a lot of choices and excellent food. The breakfasts were a little large for senior citizens but very tasty. The pancakes are super.

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Thank johnpaulr504
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minerva's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Many thanks, johnpaulr504! It was our pleasure to host you for three meals, and we are grateful for your business. Please come back and visit again soon! More 

Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across Minerva's while in search of a nice place to watch the Mich/Mich St game and what a perfect find! Delicious, well-priced food, happy hour all day, it was early afternoon, so there was plenty of room at the bar to get cozy and settle in. Very attentive staff and cool locals to mingle with. Super happy we stopped... More 

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Thank Living L
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minerva's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

What a wonderful review and rating, Living L.! It sounds like your group had a great time relaxing and enjoying the Michigan vs. Michigan State game with us. Thank you for your business, we are lucky to have patrons like you! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 22:00
Monday
07:30 - 01:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 01:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 01:00
Thursday
07:30 - 01:00
Friday
07:30 - 01:00
Saturday
07:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 E State St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2517
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-946-5093

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?