Where to Dine During the Summit

We have been asked recently by various people attending the Summit where are some additional places to dine, besides at restaurants at the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa. Here are a few great options:

Boone’s Long Lake Inn – If you like steak or prime rib, this is the place to go. Nestled right in the heart of Traverse City, Boone’s Long Lake Inn is a charming rustic escape. Their generous portions (you will leave full) of legendary steaks, seafood, prime rib, and many other delectable entrees come together to make their menu a perfect blend of savory and gourmet flavors.

Red Ginger – If you are more in the mood for Asian food, check out the Red Ginger. They are located in the heart of downtown Traverse City next to the historic State Theater. Red Ginger’s menu celebrates all of the excitement, allure, and interest that makes Asian cuisine deliciously satisfying while sourcing the highest of quality ingredients available, and embracing local and seasonal product.

The Franklin – Located in downtown Traverse City, The Franklin has a 2nd floor patio that allows you to overlook downtown while you enjoy their American-style food and pizza.

Poppycocks – Located on Front Street in beautiful downtown Traverse City, Poppycock’s provides a casual contemporary atmosphere while serving American-style cuisines. They have been featured in the New York Times, in John Denver specials, countless magazines, and have won numerous awards.

Seven Monks – Known for there great beer selection (including 46 different beers on tap), Seven Monks is located in downtown Traverse City. Besides being known for their beer selection, their burgers are top notch.

Aerie Restaurant & Lounge – Aerie Restaurant & Lounge is the crown jewel in Grand Traverse Resort and Spa’s trove of dining experiences. Located on the 16th floor of the Tower – with panoramic views of Grand Traverse Bay, Northern Michigan’s regional beauty, and conversation-stopping sunsets – Aerie has always been a one-of-a-kind dining experience.