There are lots of fresh faces in town since last year’s Traverse City Film Festival. Check out these new Traverse City restaurants and downtown shops!
Harvest | 127 S. Union St.
Has a new (bigger) home. The casual eatery serves up legit Asian and Mexican street-style fare. Quality ingredients and execution.
Alley’s Market | 113 E. State St.
Harvest’s old location is the new neighborhood market. The one-stop shop has staples like milk, eggs and produce, plus beer, wine and a delish Detroit-style pizza.
Olives & Wine | 201 E. Front St.
Mediterranean mezze plates and an expertly curated, 56-bottle Enomatic wine dispensing system. What’s that? Pick a wine, insert credit card, vino served.
The Coin Slot | 346 E. Front St.
Pinball wizards, this recently expanded vintage arcade has craft brews, outdoor seating and food truck eats from Rockwich, MIddleboys Savory Waffle Cones and Wingz & Thingz (also known as “The Lot” and “The Spot”).
Millie & Pepper | 120 S. Union St.
A modern day general store with home décor, kitchen goods, sustainable fashion and local art.
State Street Marketplace + Monkey Fist Brewing Co. | 329 E. State St.
TC’s newest brewery and an eclectic community marketplace with gourmet meats, Mediterranean dishes, BBQ, vintage clothing, made-in-Michigan gifts—the list goes on.
Red Spire Brunch House | 800 Cottageview Dr.
Brunch all day. Benedicts, French Toast, gourmet mac and cheese. Find between Stella’s and PepeNero at Grand Traverse Commons.
Ballaró Wine Lounge & PepeNero | 700 Cottageview Dr.
PepeNero’s younger brother is serving Italian tapas, Old World wines, fine scotches and whiskeys. Get small plates before dinner at PepeNero.
Earthen Ales | 1371 Gray Dr., Suite 200
Beer lovers, head toward the Grand Traverse Commons water tower. Pints poured below. Bring lunch/dinner from nearby Spanglish or Pleasanton Bakery.