Take a Bite Out of the Great Lakes at Scalawags in Traverse City!

Welcome to Scalawags Whitefish & Chips of Traverse City, where we are dedicated to serving you the freshest, healthy WILD GREAT LAKES WHITEFISH, Walleye and Perch in a friendly, nautical atmosphere at affordable prices. Also enjoy fresh, never frozen chicken, our famous whitefish chowder and more.

Come see us in downtown Traverse City, right across from the Park Place.

Scalawags is Serving Up Freshness!

Explore Traverse City and the fresh Great Lakes Whitefish found at Scalawags!

    review rating 5  I had the Perch and Shrimp basket. Fresh and excellent. Shrimp were outstanding. Wonderful service!

    thumb Joy Smith

    review rating 5  Excellent, excellent white fish and chips. The owner is on site, the staff is excellent, friendly, and the atmosphere in this place is awesome. The food, is incredible. Well worth the trip in. High quality, great tasting food at good prices.

    thumb John Kirby

    review rating 5  What a fun place! The owner welcomed us with open arms & we really enjoyed the food and atmosphere. I would highly recommend this restaurant!

    thumb crclark333

    review rating 5  Everything was great. Hands down the best fried fish I've ever had. Well worth the price point as I've seen some other reviewers note they thought the prices were steep. It's Worth it!!

    thumb Rachel D

303 State Street
Traverse City, MI 49684
Across from the Park Place Hotel


Summer Hours

Mon - Saturday 11am to 9pm
Sunday 12pm - 8pm

Winter Hours

Mon - Thurs 11am to 8pm
Friday 11am to 9pm
Saturday 11am to 8pm
Sunday Closed