Boathouse Traverse City

Boathouse Traverse City A "farm to table" Eclectic Eurocentric restaurant located on Old Mission Peninsula. www.boathouseonwestbay.com The cuisine of the Boathouse, created with distinctive flair is refined and contemporary, with an underlying element that echoes the classical French tradition of Escoffier.
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The Boathouse experience begins with a drive along the shores of beautiful West Grand Traverse Bay and its sparkling blue waters. When you dine with us, you get the best of both worlds: We are both locavores and connoisseurs of what the rest of the world has to offer, so you get the freshest, finest ingredients from near and far. Owner Doug Kosch adheres to the "farm to table" concept.

Payment Options:   Discover Mastercard Visa

Price Range: £££

General Manager: Doug Kosch (Proprietor)

Culinary Team: Executive Chef: Jim Morse

Attire: Casual

Operating as usual

"Shrimp is the fruit of the sea..." - Bubba from Forrest Gump 🍀How do you like your shrimp served?
07/16/2021

"Shrimp is the fruit of the sea..." - Bubba from Forrest Gump 🍀

How do you like your shrimp served?

"Shrimp is the fruit of the sea..." - Bubba from Forrest Gump 🍀

How do you like your shrimp served?

07/14/2021

We are sold out and not accepting any more reservations until August 1st!

The integrity of our products and the processes used to create our dishes are time-consuming and labor-intensive. This daily guest count number we have established ensures our ability to deliver a superior dining experience.

"Absolutely the best lobster EVER 😍. Lobster was so succulent and natural sweet umami flavor exploded in each bite πŸ₯°" Th...
07/13/2021

"Absolutely the best lobster EVER 😍. Lobster was so succulent and natural sweet umami flavor exploded in each bite πŸ₯°"

Thanks to our guest Ken Asaoka for sharing this delicious lobster photo and kind words!

"Absolutely the best lobster EVER 😍. Lobster was so succulent and natural sweet umami flavor exploded in each bite πŸ₯°"

Thanks to our guest Ken Asaoka for sharing this delicious lobster photo and kind words!

07/12/2021

We are currently
SOLD OUT
and not accepting reservations through Sunday, July 25th!

No filter needed. πŸ˜πŸ“· by @ked965
07/10/2021

No filter needed. 😍

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No filter needed. 😍

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07/07/2021

We are currently
SOLD OUT
and not accepting reservations through Sunday, July 18th!

Summertime and the livin' is easy...
07/07/2021

Summertime and the livin' is easy...

Summertime and the livin' is easy...

It's a gorgeous weekend to be in northern Michigan! How will you be spending your 4th of July?
07/03/2021

It's a gorgeous weekend to be in northern Michigan! How will you be spending your 4th of July?

It's a gorgeous weekend to be in northern Michigan! How will you be spending your 4th of July?

Cheers to the red, white, and blue! We hope you all have a happy holiday weekend. πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
07/02/2021

Cheers to the red, white, and blue! We hope you all have a happy holiday weekend. πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

Cheers to the red, white, and blue! We hope you all have a happy holiday weekend. πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

07/01/2021

We are currently
SOLD OUT
and not accepting reservations through Sunday, July 11th
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As a reminder, we will be closed on Sunday, July 4th. We hope you all have a happy holiday weekend!
06/30/2021

As a reminder, we will be closed on Sunday, July 4th. We hope you all have a happy holiday weekend!

As a reminder, we will be closed on Sunday, July 4th. We hope you all have a happy holiday weekend!

One of our all-time favorite places to visit on Old Mission Peninsula. #missionpointlighthouse πŸ“· : Adam Lipinski
06/30/2021

One of our all-time favorite places to visit on Old Mission Peninsula. #missionpointlighthouse

πŸ“· : Adam Lipinski

One of our all-time favorite places to visit on Old Mission Peninsula. #missionpointlighthouse

πŸ“· : Adam Lipinski

Summer goals: Enjoy every sunset. πŸ“· credit: Billy Patrick
06/28/2021

Summer goals: Enjoy every sunset.

πŸ“· credit: Billy Patrick

Summer goals: Enjoy every sunset.

πŸ“· credit: Billy Patrick

Congrats, Traverse City! WalletHub compared 191 cities across 62 key indicators of livability and TC is first on the lis...
06/27/2021
Traverse City is the No. 1 lake beach town in America, study says

Congrats, Traverse City!

WalletHub compared 191 cities across 62 key indicators of livability and TC is first on the list of lake towns.

Traverse City is the best lake beach town in America, according to WalletHub. Alpena and Holland also made the Top 20.

06/26/2021
Dining at The Boathouse

We're even drooling a bit. πŸ˜‹

Thanks to Instagrammer guest @roisindolan_journey for sharing!

Thank you to Detroit Metro Times for including us in their list! πŸ’™
06/24/2021
25 incredible waterfront restaurants in Michigan everyone should visit

Thank you to Detroit Metro Times for including us in their list! πŸ’™

Whether you want your toes in the sand or a bird's eye view from a lakeside retreat, Michigan's waterfront restaurants are second to none. We've gathered our top 25 waterfront spots that are within driving distance of Detroit so you can make sure your summer dining is a sight to behold.

06/24/2021

We are sold out for reservations through Sunday, June 27th!

Thank you, Boathouse friends!

Is anyone else dreaming of Lobster Bisque on this Wednesday? πŸ˜‹
06/23/2021

Is anyone else dreaming of Lobster Bisque on this Wednesday? πŸ˜‹

Is anyone else dreaming of Lobster Bisque on this Wednesday? πŸ˜‹

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06/22/2021

No filter needed. 😍

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No filter needed. 😍

πŸ“· by @ked965

Cheers to the first day of summer! πŸ˜πŸ“· : Amy Benson
06/20/2021

Cheers to the first day of summer! 😍

πŸ“· : Amy Benson

Cheers to the first day of summer! 😍

πŸ“· : Amy Benson

06/17/2021

We are currently sold out through Sunday, June 20th!

Thank you, Boathouse friends!

Happy National Lobster Day! 🦞
06/15/2021

Happy National Lobster Day! 🦞

Happy National Lobster Day! 🦞

Who else would like to be enjoying a glass of wine on our deck this evening?πŸ“· : Instagrammer @chicago_tasty
06/14/2021

Who else would like to be enjoying a glass of wine on our deck this evening?

πŸ“· : Instagrammer @chicago_tasty

Who else would like to be enjoying a glass of wine on our deck this evening?

πŸ“· : Instagrammer @chicago_tasty

06/11/2021

We are sold out again this weekend and not accepting any reservations for Friday - Sunday.
Thank you all!

There's something so refreshing about shrimp on a beautiful June evening.πŸ“· by Instagrammer @itsdawn_daily
06/10/2021

There's something so refreshing about shrimp on a beautiful June evening.

πŸ“· by Instagrammer @itsdawn_daily

There's something so refreshing about shrimp on a beautiful June evening.

πŸ“· by Instagrammer @itsdawn_daily

We're serious about farm to table! We have close to 10,000 plants in the ground. πŸŒ±β˜€οΈ#farmtotable #oldmissionpeninsula
06/09/2021

We're serious about farm to table! We have close to 10,000 plants in the ground. πŸŒ±β˜€οΈ

#farmtotable #oldmissionpeninsula

We're serious about farm to table! We have close to 10,000 plants in the ground. πŸŒ±β˜€οΈ

#farmtotable #oldmissionpeninsula

Those beautiful June evenings got us like πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ“· credit: @evilred3
06/09/2021

Those beautiful June evenings got us like 😍😍

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Those beautiful June evenings got us like 😍😍

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Happy weekend! As a reminder, we have new summer hours: Sunday - Thursday 3pm - 9pmFriday & Saturday 3pm - 10pmClosed fo...
06/05/2021

Happy weekend! As a reminder, we have new summer hours:

Sunday - Thursday 3pm - 9pm
Friday & Saturday 3pm - 10pm

Closed for the 4th of July (Sunday, July 4) and Labor Day (Monday, September 6). Reservations are recommended.

Happy weekend! As a reminder, we have new summer hours:

Sunday - Thursday 3pm - 9pm
Friday & Saturday 3pm - 10pm

Closed for the 4th of July (Sunday, July 4) and Labor Day (Monday, September 6). Reservations are recommended.

Weekend goalsπŸ“· by Amy Manderscheid
06/04/2021

Weekend goals

πŸ“· by Amy Manderscheid

Weekend goals

πŸ“· by Amy Manderscheid

05/28/2021

We are currently Sold Out and not accepting any additional reservations for Memorial Day Weekend. Thank you all!

We have new summer hours beginning this Saturday, May 29th! Sunday - Thursday, 3pm - 9pmFriday & Saturday, 3pm - 10pmWe ...
05/27/2021

We have new summer hours beginning this Saturday, May 29th!

Sunday - Thursday, 3pm - 9pm
Friday & Saturday, 3pm - 10pm

We will be closed on Memorial Day, 4th of July, and Labor Day

We have new summer hours beginning this Saturday, May 29th!

Sunday - Thursday, 3pm - 9pm
Friday & Saturday, 3pm - 10pm

We will be closed on Memorial Day, 4th of July, and Labor Day

Address

14039 Peninsula Dr
Traverse City, MI
49686

Opening Hours

Monday 15:00 - 21:00
Tuesday 15:00 - 21:00
Wednesday 15:00 - 21:00
Thursday 15:00 - 21:00
Friday 15:00 - 21:00
Saturday 15:00 - 21:00
Sunday 15:00 - 21:00

Telephone

(231) 223-4030

Services

  • Catering
  • Groups
  • Outdoor
  • Reserve
  • Waiter
  • Walkins

Specialties

  • Dinner
  • Drinks
  • Lunch

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Dining at the Boathouse - 'Dinner with a View'!
Cheers to Traverse City Restaurant Week!
Key Lime Cheesecake - the best!
Fork-tender and so flavorful! πŸ˜‹
Frozen views of a Bowers Harbor sunrise.
We were there on 7/24 Friday. Absolutely the best lobster EVER😍😍 Lobster was so succulent and natural sweet umami flavor exploded in each biteπŸ₯°πŸ₯° Our very first time trying the caviar and it was wonderfulπŸ’–
Thank you for helping us celebrate our 46th wedding anniversary this evening. As always, the food and service was magnificent.
Another excellent meal from The Boathouse. Thanks so muchπŸ€—
Always a favorite and fantastic restaurant. Delicious dinners and awesome servers. Great atmosphere and beautiful views of West Bay. Looking forward to another visit soon!
This message goes specifically to Ryan at The Boathouse - yesterday you definitely made our anniversary so special. Everything was excellent. Thanks so much for making it a memorable evening. It was greatly appreciated by both John and IπŸ€—
Thank you to the chefs and staff at Boathouse.Tonight we came out and sat on Outdoor patio and ate your delicious dinner. We had hanger steak with fingerling potatoes and asparagus. We also had the mushroom bisque. Everything was perfect. I don’t think you put a tip on our meal, but we will be back and make it right. Thanks again.
Mother shucker!