Auston’s Traverse City Guidebook

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Auston’s Traverse City Guidebook

Food scene

Casual counter & bar dispensing upmarket salads, soups & sandwiches in laid-back surrounds.
6 moradores locais recomendam
The Dish Cafe
108 South Union Street
6 moradores locais recomendam
Casual counter & bar dispensing upmarket salads, soups & sandwiches in laid-back surrounds.
Their daily menu is superb. They have incredible dishes with large portions and amazing twists to cocktails. Beer and wine were also available. If you are looking for a lively, friendly atmosphere, great food, interesting (and good) cocktails, try this place out!
18 moradores locais recomendam
The Good Bowl
328 E Front St
18 moradores locais recomendam
Their daily menu is superb. They have incredible dishes with large portions and amazing twists to cocktails. Beer and wine were also available. If you are looking for a lively, friendly atmosphere, great food, interesting (and good) cocktails, try this place out!
Petite, chef-owned destination for sustainable fare in an understated space, plus cooking classes.
35 moradores locais recomendam
The Cook's House
115 Wellington Street
35 moradores locais recomendam
Petite, chef-owned destination for sustainable fare in an understated space, plus cooking classes.

Coffee & Smoothie Shops

Minimalist coffee shop with bright & modern decor, live plants & art work that you can buy and take home with you. Pastries and coffee and tea are all very delicious. A must visit if you are a coffee lover in TC.
14 moradores locais recomendam
Mundos Roasting & Co.
708 Boon St
14 moradores locais recomendam
Minimalist coffee shop with bright & modern decor, live plants & art work that you can buy and take home with you. Pastries and coffee and tea are all very delicious. A must visit if you are a coffee lover in TC.
Healthy spot for breakfast/lunch. Great variety of fresh juices, smoothies and light bites. They have Bailey’s Farms Kombucha – locally made using Light of Day Organic & Biodynamic Teas. Socially dynamic, nutritionally aware, locavore minded. Trifecta of quality. An example of the very definition of what a restaurant should be, restorative of ones health and energy.
Zest Plant-Based Kitchen
439 East Front Street
Healthy spot for breakfast/lunch. Great variety of fresh juices, smoothies and light bites. They have Bailey’s Farms Kombucha – locally made using Light of Day Organic & Biodynamic Teas. Socially dynamic, nutritionally aware, locavore minded. Trifecta of quality. An example of the very definition of what a restaurant should be, restorative of ones health and energy.

Bars

Inspired by pre-prohibition bars, this elegant place offers an extensive list of rare spirits.
34 moradores locais recomendam
Low Bar
128 S Union St
34 moradores locais recomendam
Inspired by pre-prohibition bars, this elegant place offers an extensive list of rare spirits.
Craft distillery with tours & artisanal whiskey cocktails in a cool, rustic space with a patio.
15 moradores locais recomendam
Traverse City Whiskey Co.
201 East 14th Street
15 moradores locais recomendam
Craft distillery with tours & artisanal whiskey cocktails in a cool, rustic space with a patio.
Lovely little winery on a hill with amazing views! Very impressive vineyard! An wide range of wine options, able to accommodate a sweet wine drinker to a dry red connoisseur. Very crisp, notable flavors in the wines, not muted. Staff are super friendly, helpful, and knowledgable.
Hawthorne Vineyards
1000 Camino Maria Dr
Lovely little winery on a hill with amazing views! Very impressive vineyard! An wide range of wine options, able to accommodate a sweet wine drinker to a dry red connoisseur. Very crisp, notable flavors in the wines, not muted. Staff are super friendly, helpful, and knowledgable.

Grocery store

Clean store, friendly staff, good selection of fresh produce and foods.
Tom's Food Markets
738 Munson Ave
Clean store, friendly staff, good selection of fresh produce and foods.
Oryana Community Co-op is a great place to shop. Always lots of delicious food with a broad selection. Produce fresh and generally ready to eat. Many of the departments have fantastic selection. The bulk foods area far superior to other grocers. Staff knowledgeable and helpful. Great nut selection and nut butters, even if you like to make your own.
43 moradores locais recomendam
Oryana Community Co-op
260 East Tenth Street
43 moradores locais recomendam
Oryana Community Co-op is a great place to shop. Always lots of delicious food with a broad selection. Produce fresh and generally ready to eat. Many of the departments have fantastic selection. The bulk foods area far superior to other grocers. Staff knowledgeable and helpful. Great nut selection and nut butters, even if you like to make your own.

Parks

Bryant park, Very nice little beachside park. Sandy beach plus shaded grassy areas, grills, and playground equipment.
1101 Peninsula Dr
1101 Peninsula Drive
Bryant park, Very nice little beachside park. Sandy beach plus shaded grassy areas, grills, and playground equipment.
Beautiful little park with an accessible trail through the woods to the beach. Lots of benches, a swing for the adults, and a little playground area for kids. Free parking, no crowds. A great place for first time paddle boarding.
Bayside Park
5705 Munson Ave
Beautiful little park with an accessible trail through the woods to the beach. Lots of benches, a swing for the adults, and a little playground area for kids. Free parking, no crowds. A great place for first time paddle boarding.

Sightseeing

A very pleasant hike. Nice fields and nice hiking loop with fields, forest and a distant view of East Bay.
Pelizzari Natural Area
6852 Center Road
A very pleasant hike. Nice fields and nice hiking loop with fields, forest and a distant view of East Bay.
Nice little nature area, short trail to the lake along a boardwalk through trees. Awesome place to fish and hike. Beautiful views. It's a quick, quiet little loop that windes through woods and a field and pretty dog friendly. There is a little dock that comes to Cedar Lake.
DeYoung Natural Area
9509 East Cherry Bend Road
Nice little nature area, short trail to the lake along a boardwalk through trees. Awesome place to fish and hike. Beautiful views. It's a quick, quiet little loop that windes through woods and a field and pretty dog friendly. There is a little dock that comes to Cedar Lake.