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Bayview Inn Bar & Grill

5074 US Hwy 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49684
+1 231-938-2690
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“whitefish” (12 reviews)
“pizza” (27 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pizza
$$ - $$$
5074 US Hwy 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49684
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were wanting an easy dinner without a wait and the Bayview was just what we needed. We did not have to drive downtown and deal with parking. The restaurant was on the bay and the patio had a nice view. I...More

Thank Adagio_Travelers
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Great fast service....they know how to make customers comfortable....and meals are excellent....and fair priced.....our newest to-go place in Traverse City...

Thank Jack B
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

We ate here and enjoyed our food. The pizza was loaded with fresh ingredients and the cheese stretched a mile! Very fun! I ordered the 12” and had enough left over for both of us for later after we went swimming in the lake at...More

Thank lbowli
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

We looked this place up on Trip Advisor and everything looked good .It was close so we decided to go. Maybe we just ordered the wrong thing. We both a lamb gyros and they were awful. The lamb looked liked pressed lunchmeat and had no...More

Thank Debbie T
Reviewed September 8, 2018

My wife and I and two children (9 yr old & 13 yr old )Just arrived in Traverse City and found this place. We were there about 630 on a Wednesday and we were told it be a 25 minute wait. 35 minutes later we...More

Thank cpac9
Reviewed September 7, 2018

Great dinner. There is a nice patio area with a great view of the bay. An excellent spot to unwind. Very enjoyable!

Thank dmey
Reviewed August 30, 2018

We arrived around sunset and enjoyed a meal on the deck as the day turned into night. Our servings were large and the food was decent. Service was efficient and friendly. Not fancy but good value for the price.

Thank therese l
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Hubby and I split the ribs. Nice and saucy. Just the way I like them. Decently tender. It came with 3 sprigs of asparagus, a potato, and a salad. Filled us both up. It was a beautiful night to sit outside and watch the boats...More

Thank softballgirl3
Reviewed August 12, 2018

We like to visit "mom and pop" type establishments; some are hits, some are misses, this one was absolutely a miss. Service was sooooo slow. We were seated after a short delay, then it was about 10 minutes before our order was taken. Drinks were...More

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

The food and service was excellent!! Go early if you want Whitefish, they were all out when we arrived but the steak meal was very good.

Thank Theresa P
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jan h
November 21, 2016|
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Response from Tom R | Reviewed this property |
not sure, but probably for large groups.
Elena E
July 7, 2015|
Response from Wayne P | Reviewed this property |
11 til 11 7 days a week
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pizza
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5074 US Hwy 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49684
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-938-2690
  • E-mail
Bayview Inn Bar & Grill is your Northern Michigan destination for great food, great drinks, and great memories - all with amazing views! Our lunch and dinner menus feature plenty of choices that are sure to satisfy anyone. Try our sizzling New York strip, our famous chicken tortellini, or the raspberry chicken salad - a local favorite! We've got it all, from fresh sandwiches and salads to juicy burgers and pizzas. At Bayview Inn Bar & Grill you'll never have to worry about your little ones - our kids menu is sure to please even the pickiest eaters. Join us for our daily happy hour after a long day of work or bring your friends out to enjoy the big game on one of our 8 TVs placed throughout the bar! We've even got trivia night on Wednesdays and karaoke every Thursday. But of course, the best thing about being by the bay is the view! Enjoy the water and the sunset while you grab a bite or a sip with your family and friends at Bayview Inn Bar & Grill.
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