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Tuscan Bistro

12930 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-5579
+1 231-922-7795
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“bread” (21 reviews)
“eggplant” (9 reviews)
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15:00 - 22:00 Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
12930 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-5579
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Was there for lunch today and ordered a Caesar Salad(large $8)with chicken ($6).The salad was Not very big and the piece chicken was so small my cat would have eaten it and not have gotten filled up! After the 4th bite,I noticed a piece of...More

Thank Roseanne26
Reviewed 19 April 2018

The veal scallopini was tender, but the the creamy "wild" mushroom ragu was overly salty and it overpowered the dish. Roasted potatoes may have been initially roasted, but very greasy as if they had been deep fried. The rigatoni with proscuitto and sweet peas in...More

Thank kathleen1026
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I highly suggest making a reservation. It was super busy when we came (granted it was Restaurant Week) and got sat at a table by the bar. These tables are pretty small so it was a little cramped eating. My husband loved his Spaghetti Frutti...More

Thank Autumn D
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

For a touch of Tuscany this is the place. Garlic permeates every fish and olive oil dips for bread enhances every meal. Mussels are great. And special pasta dishes attract. Eggplant is featured and fantastic

Thank MichiganFrancophile
Reviewed 1 February 2018

We go out a lot. We had an outdated coupon that they honored on a WEDS night. We dined in the bar at 8 PM when the staff is ready to go

Thank tom a
Reviewed 12 November 2017

My wife and I got two pasta dinners to go from Tuscan Bistro while on vacation in the Traverse area. The pasta dishes were great and there was plenty to have as left overs the next day.

Thank wolverines_go_blue
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We went on Halloween 2017, the waitress said they were understaffed and apologized for our wait for her to get to our table and then turned around and had our meals ready insanely fast, which was great cause we were starving and it was delicious!

Thank Becca S
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I celebrated our 31st anniversary at Tuscan Bistro. We had the calamari for an appetizer, along with tomato and mozzarella & a small salad. We each had the small plate linguine and clams and spaghetti with veal, beef and cheeses. The small...More

Thank Gary L
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here. The menu is somewhat limited in the pasta selections. I expected more. What we had was tasty. One good thing is that they offer half or full sizes of dishes.

Thank Mary209
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Took a family vacation at the end of July/ beginning of August. Dined here on the first night because our first choice was packed with a 90 minute wait. There were hardly any customers in the place. Sat outside with a very small view of...More

Thank William R
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16 February 2017|
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Response from HarryW1951 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know. I'm sure some of the pasta entrees would qualify.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12930 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-5579
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-922-7795
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