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Om Cafe - CLOSED

205 Lake Ave, Traverse City, MI 49684-2532
+1 231-941-4422
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good16%
  • Average13%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible2%
4 Jan 2015
“Best vegetarian option in TC -- creative food options”
3 Nov 2014
“Nearly Two Hour Wait for Table in Half-Empty Restaurant with Mediocre Food Options”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Seafood, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
205 Lake Ave, Traverse City, MI 49684-2532
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Reviewed January 4, 2015

We have been here for lunch and dinner on separate trips to Traverse City for the film festival. The food has been imaginative and flavorful. Outdoor tables create a pleasant atmosphere. A special surprise this last visit was the arrangement with the adjoining establishment to...More

Thank Moonlovers
Reviewed November 3, 2014

I live in the Grand Traverse Area and have been to the Om Cafe several times. I have never been blown away by their food or service and have found it to be fairly expensive for what it offers. Up until recently, however, my experience...More

Thank autumn88
Reviewed October 2, 2014

Another wonderful dinner with friends. We love this place. Three of the four in our party had the Buddhist Priest Stir Fry, and I had the Pad Thai with tofu. YUMMY...everyone raved about the delicious, yet complex flavors...this is a must stop for either lunch,...More

Thank James R M
Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

The food and service was average. The food was not as flavorful as I expected and my daughter found hair in her food. The waitress wasn't very personable. One good thing is that it was off the beaten path so there were no parking issues.

Thank Dakota1125
Reviewed September 1, 2014

This place came highly recommended by a local vegan friend so we decided to stop by. We walked in at 3pm on a Sunday and were met by a waitress who told us they were closed. In the middle of the afternoon? We went to...More

Thank bluepig112
Reviewed August 19, 2014

Taking a road trip as a gluten-free and vegan person, it can be difficult to find food on the road. It was such a thrill to find a place that actually marked the options I could eat on the menu! We went to the Traverse...More

1  Thank Emily D
Reviewed August 17, 2014

As a meat lover I was hesitant to try this vegetarian restaurant, but my partner convinced me to at least savor some of their foods! I agreed. I was amazed! I ordered the TLT, a tofu replica of the traditional BLT. It was excellent! The...More

1  Thank David T
Reviewed August 12, 2014

Waitress was fine but the food took FOREVER!! I ordered the mushroom pizza and it was delicious, someone ordered black bean burger and they loved that, 2 ordered Asian noodle bowl and neither one cared for that. Both said it was bland.

Thank Dana7656
Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful renovated spot. The cafe is just one part of the restaurant, lounge and bar. Recently revamped their stir fry which was well flavored (chose the udon). Arugula pizza was very good as well as the Greek plate appetizer. The quinoa salad tasted wonderful but...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed August 5, 2014

We were doing the Traverse City Ale Trail.....trying to find the BIG TOE BREWERY.....which according to the Om café website is "WITHIN THE OM CAFE".....however, the wait staff have yet to understand this. We asked if this was the "big Toe Brewery" and they said...More

1  Thank BlueFalconRidge
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$8 - US$22
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Lake Ave, Traverse City, MI 49684-2532
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-941-4422
  • E-mail
Former train weigh station for a cherry company. Long and narrow with big barn doors, open exposed wood beam ceilings, reclaimed barn wood walls and wood floors. Warm and cozy, repurposed bowling alley tables, nice music and dim lighting. Outdoor seating.
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