Outdoor Dining Restaurants in Traverse City

There is something special about being able to enjoy the beautiful summer months by soaking up the rays on the patio or deck of your favorite restaurant. To make that easy, we’ve compiled a list of the best restaurants and bars in Traverse City that offer outdoor seating!

Any of these restaurants or bars would be a great stop during your Traverse City Wine or Beer Tour on the Brew Bus! Book a tour today!

> Featured Location – The Little Fleet

Know for being the home base for food trucks in Traverse City, The Little Fleet offers a wide variety of delicious eats from 8 different food trucks and two bars serving up expertly crafted cocktails and rotating taps featuring some of the best local and national craft beers. Of course, you can always get a can of Modelo (East LA Style), if that’s your jam!

Photo Credit: The Little Fleet

> Must-Visit Restaurant – Pangea’s Pizza Pub

Nestled in the heart of downtown Traverse City, Pangea’s Pizza Pub serves up mouth-watering hand-tossed pizza creations that are sure to please anyone. This family-friendly pizza spot features all the Italian classics as well as Chicago Style deep dish specialty pizza and they even gluten free dough for those with special diets. Be sure to wash it down with a local Northwoods Soda or choose from their wide selection of local draft or bottled beers, wine, as well as a full bar to make your favorite cocktail.

Photo Credit: Pangea’s Pizza Pub

> Best View – Hotel Indigo Rooftop Bar

Without a doubt, the view of West Bay from the top of the Hotel Indigo is the best in the city. Pair that with comfortable seating, fantastic cocktails, and a chic relaxing atmosphere, it’s a stop everyone visiting Traverse City needs to make! After opening in the summer of 2016, this will be their second season offering Traverse City locals and tourist some amazing views and a perfect spot to enjoy their favorite cocktail.