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Welcome to Aerie Restaurant & Lounge

With panoramic views of Grand Traverse Bay and a vibrant, contemporary menu, Aerie Restaurant & Lounge has always been a one-of-a-kind dining experience. Aerie delights friends, couples, and families alike. Located on the 16th floor of the Tower inside Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, we have proudly served Northern Michigan for more than 10 years.

Our acclaimed dining venue favors friendly over formality and has become a mecca for those who love bold, exciting flavors. We feature local wine and beer selections and make a point of sourcing local ingredients to give you a true taste of Northern Michigan.

The creative culinary team and dedicated staff always put service first, and we strive to create a fun, delicious, and memorable meal for each table. Peruse our menus now for new and unique dishes.

Please note that Aerie is now offering daily breakfast for guests from 7:00am - 10:00am. 

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Weekly Specials

Wednesday - Saturday 5:00-6:00pm

5 O'Clock Happy Hour at Aerie Lounge - Enjoy $5 draft beers, $5 selected wines by the glass, and $5 off signature cocktails in Aerie Lounge. Available 5:00pm-6:00pm.


Fresh Mussels at Aerie Lounge - Choose from three unique mussel styles for $18.  Add seasoned fries for $5.

Wednesday Wine Special at Aerie Restaurant - 50% off select bottles of wine while dining at Aerie Restaurant.


Burger + Beer at Aerie Lounge - Handcrafted burger prepared with arugula, smoked gouda, tomato, onion, and garlic aioli. Served with a pint of beer for $14. Add seasoned fries for $5.

Date Night for Two at Aerie Restaurant - 3 course meal for two and a bottle of wine for $100. View the prix-fixe menu


Tapa the Tower - Chef's rotating shareable tapas and hand-crafted cocktails for two people. Menu and prices vary.

Diners Choice

Culinary Excellence on the 16th Floor

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Diners Choice
Happy Hour

Happy Hour

Enjoy $5 craft beers and selected wines by the glass and $5 off signature cocktails in Aerie Lounge Wednesday - Saturday from 5:00pm - 6:00pm.

360° Spin Tour Diner's Choice 2023 Badge from Open Table

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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.

Hours of Operation

Restaurant Hours 

Wednesday-Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday-Saturday: 5:00-10:00pm Sunday: 10:00am-2:00pmClosed Monday & Tuesday

Lounge Hours

Wednesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm Friday-Saturday: 5:00-10:00pm Sunday: 10:00am-2:00pm Closed Monday & Tuesday

Contact Info

We are located on the 16th floor of the Tower at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. 


Call Us At: 231-534-6800

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Upcoming Events

Traverse City Restaurant Week

Traverse City Restaurant Week

February 25-March 2, 2024

Traverse City Restaurant Week is around the corner! Join us at Aerie Restaurant & Lounge for a special $45 menu February 25-March 2, 2024. 

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Please note that the Restaurant Week Menu is the only menu available from February 25-March 2. 

Easter Brunch

Easter Brunch

Sunday, March 31 | 10:00am - 3:00pm

Let us do the cooking on Easter Sunday! Join us for our annual Easter Brunch at Aerie Restaurant & Lounge on Sunday, March 31 from 10:00am - 3:00pm.

$58 per adult | Children 4-12: $14,  Children 3 and under complimentary

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Reservations highly recommended.

Sunday Brunch

Sunday Brunch

Sundays | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Experience a brunch unlike any other with delicious food, drinks, and panoramic views from the 16th floor of our Tower!

Brunch Menu

Kids Brunch Menu

 Brunch Cocktail Menu

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Or call 231-534-6800

*Price does not include beverages, tax or gratuity. Brunch is open to Resort guests and the public. Walk-ins are welcome. No dress code required. Reservations are highly recommended. 

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Interested in learning more about holding events at Aerie Restaurant & Lounge? Complete the planning form below and we will be in touch to create the perfect proposal for your event.

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Testimonials & Reviews

Testimonial 1

"For a fancy dinner and the perfect view of the sunset, you can’t beat Aerie."

- Dana V., House of Navy Blog

Testimonial 2

"The service is top notch."

- Food Critic 1, House of Navy Blog

Testimonial 3

"Offers fine dining that pairs locally grown produce with bold, exciting, international flavors."

- Food Critic 2, House of Navy Blog

Testimonial 4

“Aerie Restaurant & Lounge is the perfect romantic setting with the best dining views in the area!

- Food Critic 3, House of Navy Blog

Testimonial 5

“Aerie had a delicious breakfast buffet… The dessert stand was a dream, too!”

- Food Critic 4, House of Navy Blog

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Spring Break Packages

Spring Break Packages

Unwind with us this spring and stay with us on our one or two-night spring break packages. Click below to book your getaway.

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Head to the Clubhouse all season long and practice your swing game on our TrackMan simulators. Click below to learn more.

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Traverse City Restaurant Week

Traverse City Restaurant Week

Join us in Aerie Restaurant & Lounge for Traverse City Restaurant Week February 25 - March 2. Click below to learn more and book your table.

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