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Green House Cafe

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115 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2508
+1 231-929-7687
07:00 - 15:00
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch one day, and it was well worth my time. The TC Reuban sandwich was recommended by the waitress, it was delicious! Such a surprising local take on the sandwich that has been around.

Thank Erica U
Moran, Wyoming
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113 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Cozy place, quick service. I had the club sandwich and it was a large service and delicious. My spouse had the salad which was one of the biggest salads we have ever seen. Delicious! Prices are a bit high, but given the sizes of the servings, appropriate. Our service was quick and friendly. We will be back.

Thank WYphotographer
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96 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We had an awesome waitress- fabulous eggs and cinnamon toast. I'm going back on Friday to get a coconut pineapple muffin!!! Can't wait!

Thank pam r
Manchester, Michigan, United States
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102 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We stopped for an early lunch after walking up and down Front Street downtown to see what was available. The large selection of soups posted in the window caught our attention. My husband had the crab & red pepper bisque with a reuben and I had chicken noodle with the chicken salad croissant. He enjoyed his sandwich more and I... More 

Thank Shea V
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Went here for lunch. Food and variety ok, nothing special. I think the food was not my issue so much as the environment. It overall left me with the impression of being a little dirty. There was a dishes station right next to the single bathroom, so you got to see all the nasty stuff pile up while you waited... More 

Thank ChicagoRory
Rural Indiana
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 1:00 and had immediate seating. My chef salad was plentiful (would have been satisfied with half) and hubby's club sandwich hit the spot for him. Service was good. The cherry vinaigrette dressing was unique and tasty!

Thank hoosierteacher1
Leeds, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Went for a late breakfast on our first day in Traverse. Service was good from the moment we walked in. We both had Eggs Benedict with fresh fruit. These were of ample proportion though we both felt that the Hollandaise Sauce was a little salty and appeared to lack lemon juice. We so much enjoyed our time there we are... More 

Thank Paul C
Portage, Michigan
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97 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Great location and wonderful soups!! Each of us had different homemade soup and sandwiches, just the right sized portions!! Cute ambience, and friendly staff.

Thank Julie L
Shelby, Michigan, United States
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99 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We had a Grinder Sandwich and a Chicken Salad Sandwich along with soup. I thought the soup was only average....and they were out of one of their soups...it was only 12:30p My chicken salad sandwich was good and had extra flavor as they add dried cherries. My wife enjoyed the grinder. Our waitress, Chrissy was outstanding.

Thank 597RoyW
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We went to traverse for a couple days and wanted to eat at some local restaurants. We stopped in and instantly had good service. I ordered a Ruben which was one of the better ones I've had. Waitress was amazing. Had refills there when only a quarter of the drink was left. Amazing job and HIGHLY recommend!

Thank MKEliving

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2508
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-929-7687

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?