There is nothing better than enjoying a hot meal during your winter stay here in Traverse City. Luckily, Traverse City has a variety of restaurants that you need to stop by to experience some incredible meals. Take a look at some of our favorite Traverse City restaurants to grab a hot winter meal:

Firefly Restaurant

Dining out is done best when you are with your loved ones. Take the family to Firefly Restaurant, where you can enjoy small plates such as creative sushi and even fondue. This eclectic eatery has everything on the menu from seafood tacos to burgers, fried pickles, and so much more. The service is also top notch and will easily win you over. Firefly Restaurant is open daily from 11:30 AM to 9:00 PM for lunch and dinner and is open late until 10:00 PM on the weekend. The restaurant is open for din-in services for masked patrons located at 310 N Cass St.

The Towne Plaza

For breakfast and lunch, look no further than The Towne Plaza. Stop by in the morning for some winter comfort food such as pancakes or steel cut oatmeal. French toast and a variety of benedict plates round out the breakfast menu. Keep things light for lunch with several salad options, a burger, grilled cheese, and even potato gnocchi. The variety of soups are a great way to warm up on a cold winter day here in Michigan. The Towne Plaza is located at 203 Cass St and is open daily from 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM; the restaurant is even open early at 8:00 AM on Saturday and Sunday.


For fine winter dining make sure to stop by PepeNero for Southern Italian cuisine like no other. This upscale restaurant is located in a former chapel and features swanky décor. Expect handmade pasta paired with delicious seafood and other protein options. PepeNero is open Tuesday through Satday from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM for dinner. You can find PepeNero located at 700 Cottageview Dr here in Traverse City.

More Winter Meals in Traverse City

As you can see, there is plenty of delicious food waiting for you here in Traverse City. Reserve one of our vacation rentals here in the city to find incredible amenities and be just a short distance away from these great Traverse City restaurants.