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Red Ginger

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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steamed soybean pods, sea salt
Vietnamese Spring Rolls
chicken and pork spring rolls with glass noodles, carrot, shiitake mushrooms, sweet chili sauce
Minced Chicken in Lettuce Wraps
minced chicken breast, shiitake mushrooms, chinese vegetables, hoisin-sesame sauce, crisp lettuce jammers
Grilled Flatbread
warm tandoori naan with indian spiced roasted red pepper hummus
Crab Stick "Rangoon"
lump crab spring rolls with scallion cream cheese, mango sweet & sour and chinese hot mustard sauce
rice dusted calamari with korean gochujang vinaigrette, wonton cracker, mixed greens
Dragon "Wings"
panko crusted boneless chicken breast "wings", spicy korean red pepper sauce, stilton blue cheese cream
Stilton Blue Cheese Salad
local organic greens, romaine, apple, candied walnuts, Stilton cheese, aged sherry vinaigrette
Baked Crab Dip
blue crab, parmesan, Madras curry, taro chips
Tuna Maki
Salmon Maki
Hamachi Maki
Avocado Maki
Cucumber Maki
California Roll
crab surimi, avocado, cucumber
Shrimp Tempura Roll
tempura shrimp, spicy mayonnaise, "rice krispies"
Spicy Tuna
sriracha, scallion, garlic, sesame oil
Lobster Tempura Roll
tempura canadian cold water lobster tail, spicy mayonnaise, eel sauce
Vegetarian Roll
carrot, cucumber, asparagus, avocado, mango, enoki mushrooms with soy paper
Red Dragon Martini
Svedka raspberry vodka, fresh-pressed orange juice, lemongrass simple syrup, pomegranate juice, raspberry-sugar rim
Blood Orange Martini
Svedka clementine vodka, fresh-pressed orange juice, blood orange puree, lemongrass simple syrup
Lemongrass Martini
Svedka citron vodka, fresh-pressed lemon and lime juices, lemongrass simple syrup
Lotus Flower
Veev Açaí liqueur, Svedka raspberry vodka, fresh-pressed lemon and lime, lemongrass simple-syrup
Grapefruit Pomgrosmo
New Amsterdam grapefruit vodka, fresh-pressed lime, triple sec, pomegranate juice
Chocolate Martini
Svedka vanilla vodka, light and dark chocolate liqueurs, cream, chocolate-drizzled glass, chocolate shavings
Dark And Stormy
Moscow Mule
Mai Tai
Svedka Vodka
Svedka Clementine
Svedka Raspberry
Svedka Citron
New Amsterdam Grapefruit
Svedka Vanilla
Beefeaters Gin
Jack Daniels Whiskey
Jim Beam Bourbon
El Jimador Tequila
US$25 - US$100
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Fusion
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews sushi lettuce wraps thai curry shaking beef calamari kung pao crab rangoon sea bass rice pudding wings mango forbidden rice small plates great happy hour special occasion northern michigan downtown tc
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is great but the hostesses seem to have an attitude. Yes, it is busy, it is great hang out place with cool bar but loose the attitude.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank LZK007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Their sushi is amazing! We ordered takeout and it was perfect. The sweet potato tempura and the chef’s special roll were our favorites. The pricing was similar to the sushi we buy in Ann Arbor. The miso soup was excellent too.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank WishingforWonderland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family of 4 with a 1 yr old enjoyed a diverse selection of sushi and other foods. Prompt service recognized the potential fragility of a 1 yr old and delivered perfectly. Placed in a large table at rear of the restaurant insured little disruption potential....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank fcarr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Red Ginger is a chic, urban, bustling, "are we really in Traverse City?" kind of a place. Twice now, we've had to wait to be seated for our reservation - once for 30 minutes, once for 15. So, if you don't mind indulging those before...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Intrepid-Ingestor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food This place just keeps getting better and better we went in January we actually had a wait at the door but it was worth that we had drinks at the bar the hostess was so pleasant she found us a table in the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sal I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yummy Brussels Sprout Salad on special and great Sushi!! Great food and drinks served with a smile by our very attentive server, Randy,! Thanks for making the experience one to remember!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank kstcv
Reviewed 27 January 2019 via mobile

Red Ginger used to be our “go to” place for a night cap. I ordered a Manhattan with Booker’s Bourbon when we stopped this past week. I was absolutely shocked to find out I was being charged $33.50 for one drink! No head’s up from...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ralph49615
Dan M, Owner at Red Ginger, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2019

Bookers Bourbon has drastically limited the amount of their product available in Michigan due to an increase in demand and short supply. They have also decided to decrease their bottle size. The cost of a unit of Bookers Bourbon in the state of Michigan has...More

Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

I can not dispute the food to be some of the freshest! And with saying that you will never be disappointmented with their sushi!! One of my favorite on the menu green curry a must!! Great atmosphere, love the bartenders! Thank You! 😋

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Myoptions
Reviewed 6 January 2019

I hate calling a place average. And to be clear, there are obviously a lot of folks up in Traverse City who don't think this place is average based on how packed it was. Had drinks and dinner with the Celiac wife. Server was good...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank christopherpK8877ZJ
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Our New Years Eve dinner at Red Ginger was fantastic. The food, service and atmosphere were all great. The "Dragon Wings" is our favorite appetizer. We'll be back again soon.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank billc255
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12 September 2018|
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Response from mered4u | Reviewed this property |
Not sure would recommend you call and discuss with the chief. They do also have great salads and etc.
11 March 2017|
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Response from dealwatcher2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but not the happy hour food
27 June 2016|
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Response from robertaT4923HP | Reviewed this property |
No, but they have "small plates" that would be appropriate for children. Basically they're just smaller versions of the other dishes. No hot dogs or PB&J however.
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