North Peak Brewing | Traverse City, Michigan
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North Peak Brewing
Exceptional based on 24 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

400 West Front St.
Traverse City, Michigan United States 49684 [ print map ]
231 941 PEAK

northpeak.net

Hours: 11-11, Monday-Saturday; 12-10, Sunday


Mayor: cheap (1) | Taps: 15 | Bottles: 15


North Peak Brewing

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Beer Available At North Peak Brewing (arranged by most recent)
North Peak Sinuous Celtic Ale 50, North Peak Shirleys Irish Stout 47, North Peak Mission Point Porter 73, North Peak Siren Amber Ale 35, North Peak Diabolical IPA 82, North Peak Northern Light 27, Atwater Vanilla Java Porter 35
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24 reviews for North Peak Brewing
 Ambiance  73%
 Service  72%
 Selection  62%
 Food  77%
 Value  67%
 Overall  70%
 Rating  74%
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  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy  (552) Toronto, Ontario | August 6, 2009
A "cool place" in a buzy 20s/30s hangout. The view of the bay is georgious, and currently three good craft brew places to go. More or less standard beer offerings and quality. Service was consistent with the type of place it was, with some sensitivity to craft beer. But, hey, people ordering mixed hard liquor is the the target market.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99  (381) Cincinnati, Ohio | March 31, 2007
Located downtown. Large service area with a bar in the middle with the brewing operations in the front. Service was good and the server knew the brews. Sampler is good of the standards and had three seasonal brews. Did not get to eat but the menu was good broad selection of standard corporate and local grill selections. Met the brewmaster, she was a knowledgeable free spirit. Well worth a visit.
52
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 10/20
LilBeerDoctor  (335) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | June 27, 2010
This is a brewpub/restaurant (but more of a restaurant) in downtown Traverse City. There is a large wraparound bar and several TVs, giving it a sports bar look as well. There were not that many taps on when I was there (maybe 8 at most but I think there were less than that) and all were the basic beer styles (amber, pale ale, stout, etc). The beer was not that great either. I ordered a pizza and it was pretty tasty, so at least there was that. But overall, not a beer destination (definitely just go to Right Brain and skip Mackinaw and North Peak, unless you are in Traverse City for a long time and are running out of things to do).
74
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
shrubber85  (232) Greenville, Indiana | March 28, 2013
Very nice and large converted warehouse. Ample seating. Very kid friendly. Food was very good. Beer not extraordinary but solid. A nice place for a meal.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
KAggie97  (220) Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas | February 19, 2007| Updated February 26, 2007
Has food, but I didnít eat. Had the sampler. Nice staff, nice old building. Patio and bar seating. Worth a stop, as the sampler gives you 8 different brews and they arenít bad, on the whole.
70
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 13/20
kseecs16  (207) Naperville, Illinois | June 12, 2007| Updated May 3, 2011
Place had a nice patio with live music and a bar as well as a large restaurant with a big rectangular bar in the front of the dining area. Brewing equipment is visible when you walk in, but not prominent in the decor. A mix of typical brewpub and modern restaurant decor. Menu has a nice variety from pizza to seafood and steaks, and the appetizers and hanger steak I had were good, but not exceptional by any means. Nice place, enjoyed the sampler which was uninspired but well made beers. Unfortunately they were out of the Cask IPA they had on their beer board. I did not enjoy their seasonal Saison, and found the Irish Lager to be a little boring, but a great place for the area, and it seems like theyíre trying to brew some good stuff. Service was good all around. Update as of April 2011. Visited again and left with a similar impression, though enjoyed the beers more this time around, and found some more interseting options.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
MikeF  (204) Cleveland, Ohio | July 7, 2010
A very nice rather upscale brewpub. They only have a few brews on draft including one on cask. All I tried were very good. The food however, is outstanding. Worth the stop just to eat here. I was not expecting such great food! Everything we tried was top notch. Service was very quick. Prices were very reasonable. A must see in traverse city.
52
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 12/20
strongpieman  (119) Mount Airy, Maryland | January 23, 2010
Pretty average, chain feeling place. Servers donít know much about beer... mainly a restaurant with a few beers. Okay if you are looking for that.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
pablo951  (75) Chicago, Illinois | May 25, 2014
This brewery has the best food out of all the breweries in the Traverse City area. The beer is ok and the service is less than that. Itís worth stopping by when youíre in the area.
66
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
Johnsense  (71) , | December 2, 2011
Fairly busy, but service was very attentive - note that I have heard of friends who had a different experience with service than mine. Most of the tourists flock to the mediocre pub/brewery down the street thankfully. Ordered a sandwich, Fries, and a couple pints. Food is fairly good, though only a handful of NP beer were available when i was there. The IPA here on tap was VERY fresh. Sure, Right Brain blows this and most places out of the water, but the Peak is still worth a visit before heading to the superior Jolly Pumpkin and the Brain.

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