Grand Traverse Resort and Spa

  • 2-Night Family Fun Package
    2-Night Family Fun Package

    Escape with the whole family for a fun-filled weekend getaway.

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  • Get Up and Go Package
    Get Up and Go Package

    Get Up and Go Package

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  • 2-Night Carefree Getaway - Midweek
    2-Night Carefree Getaway - Midweek

    2-Night Carefree Getaway - Midweek

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  • 2-Night Carefree Getaway - Weekend
    2-Night Carefree Getaway - Weekend

    2-Night Carefree Getaway - Weekend

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  • 2-Night VIP WINE & SPA WEEKEND with Bowers Harbor Vineyards (Dates Vary)
    2-Night VIP WINE & SPA WEEKEND with Bowers Harbor Vineyards (Dates Vary)

    Relax and enjoy the tastes of Traverse City with our two night VIP Wine & Spa package.

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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.

Make a reservation online or call 231-534-6800

OpenTable Winner - Diner's Choice 2015

Aerie has become a mecca for those who love bold, exciting flavors. Locally-grown produce is paired with products and tastes boasting an international flair.

The Culinary team is dedicated to bringing the best of everything, from wherever they can source it, to create an inventive, exciting menu within a setting unlike any other Traverse City dining venue.

In the past, guests came first and foremost for the view. Now, guests come for the food, with the beautiful surroundings serving as the frosting on the cake.

Speaking of cake, every day our Pastry Chef creates a selection of fresh desserts that match the originality and complex flavor profile of the main menu items. And, when it comes to selecting your wine pairing for such eclectic cuisine, the list is expansive, encompassing both international and national offerings as well as several from our award-winning region.

If you prefer beer, you're in for a treat as the Traverse City region has more than half a dozen microbreweries. You can experience a number of these delicious craft beers in Aerie. In doing so, you'll quickly understand why third parties like the Travel Channel and Draft Magazine have identified our region as one of the nation's top beer destinations.

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  • Dining Hours

    Sunday: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Monday - Thursday: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Friday - Saturday: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Mother's Day Brunch: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • Lounge Hours

    Sunday - Thursday: 5:00 pm-10:00 pm

    Friday & Saturday: 5:00 pm - Midnight


  • Monday

    Club Member Mondays - Resort members enjoy an extra 5% OFF their existing discount (total of 25% discount)

  • Tuesday

    Enjoy our featured lounge menu item is a ribeye burger.

  • Wine Glasses


    Small Plate Pairing Night - Enjoy a different small plate paired with the perfect beverage

  • Friday & Saturday

    Live music in Aerie Lounge

  • Happy Hour

    Enjoy Happy Hour in Aerie every day from 5-6pm.

    Specials include:

    • $1 OFF Drafts
    • $1 OFF Wines by the Glass
    • $1 OFF Well Drinks

Sunday Brunch

Sunday Brunch

Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Resort guests and locals can also visit Aerie for an incredible Sunday Brunch experience. Enjoy a variety of traditional and assorted buffet items such as an omelet station, variety of fresh salads, pastries and desserts and more. Aerie Sunday Brunch includes a glass of champagne per adult.

  • Adults - $19.95
  • Children 5-12 - $7.95
  • Under 5: Free
Mother's Day Brunch

Mother's Day Brunch

Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Treat mom to a much-deserved Mother's Day brunch in Aerie Restaurant & Lounge on Sunday, May 8, 2016. Paired with an unrivaled view of the region 16 stories high, our Mother's Day Brunch is an unforgettable experience. Brunch is available from 10:00am to 4:00pm.


For Aerie Mother's Day Brunch reservations, call 231-534-6800.

A credit card is required for all reservations. We have a 48 hour cancellation policy. A $15 per person cancelation fee will be assessed for cancelations within 48 hours of the reservation.

Upcoming Events

May 27-29
Memorial Day Weekend Activities

June 24-26, 2016
VIP Wine & Spa Package with Bowers Harbor Vineyard

May 8, 2016
Mother's Day

Barefoot Magazine

  • Above It All

    Major Renovation takes Grand Traverse Resort and Spa's majestic Tower to new heights.

  • Chasing Daylight

    Enriched by a great mix of natural attributes, the Grand Traverse region fuels a passion to compete — and to stay on course, as long as you can.

  • Sunrise, Sunset

    From dawn’s first early blush seen glowing on East Grand Traverse Bay to dusk’s most vibrant hues infusing glittering Lake Michigan, striking vistas starring the sun are just as fun to shoot as vacation keepsakes as they are fine art.

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