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poppycocks

128 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
+1 231-941-7632
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pita chips” (31 reviews)
“lamb ragu” (6 reviews)
“soups” (29 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
128 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
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1 - 10 of 434 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

The variety of the menu attracted the four of us to come in for lunch. The food - from the Bahn-Mi dirty fries grilled cheese and the whitefish sandwiches came out excellently and better than what we expected. The service was very attentive and almost...More

Thank Amge55
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Their black bean burger is now in my top 3 of all time. Everyone else was extremely happy too, especially with the Whitefish Po'Boy. The service was good and they serve alcohol.

Thank Alexandria C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just enjoyed a light lunch here with friends while visiting traverse city. It was recommended by a local. We enjoyed the creative use of different ingredients. The Greek salad was very good and included quinoa, beets, feta, olives. We also tried the tomato spinach soup...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding in every way! Every entree our party of 4 ordered was fantastic and delicious! Great selection of bar drinks as well! I rarely give a 5-star review but this place deserves it.

Thank rdhxrt2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have dined here many times and the food is always good. Prices are resonable considering the quality of the menu. They focus on fresn and locally sourced ingredients. Service is always excellent.

Thank Cindy J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I very rarely give a 5. This place deserves it. Others have praised the pita chips with hummus, cheese and salsa type dip. The Parmesan pita chips were warm and softish - really good. The dips were very good as well. Highly recommend it. Then...More

Thank JDeKay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Upon searching Trip Advisor for a new restaurant to try in Traverse City I came across poppycocks and was immediately intrigued by their menu so we decided to give it a try. We ordered the pita chips appetizers and it was absolutely amazing! I ordered...More

Thank obxgirl24
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Stopped in for dinner this evening. Tried the Lime Shrimp Pasta and was very surprised. It was amazing! The shrimp was cooked perfectly not tough like you find in shrimp dishes. The pasta was covered with an amazing Parmesan sauce that was infused with a...More

Thank ejk132
Reviewed 13 May 2017

My husband and I appreciated the comfortable surroundings, the variety of choices (vegetarian entrees included), the reasonably priced wines, and the friendly, efficient service. I'm a soup person so the $7 trio of soups hit the spot with a salad. For dinner their beef brisket...More

Thank Moira123
Reviewed 3 May 2017

EVERYTHING is wonderful here! The atmosphere is lively & fun. Servers know their stuff. The menu changes everyday with their specials of the day. Love their soups & don't get me started on their exquisite collection of desserts! Full bar offering local brews & wine.

Thank eveysue2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-941-7632
Description
Casual DOWNTOWN restaurant offering New American inspired cuisine. Eclectic specials, fresh seafood, pasta, unique sandwiches and salads, vegetarian specialties and award-winning desserts. Emphasis on fresh, local products. Live jazz on Friday and Saturdays. Full bar with extensive martini menu, wines by the glass, and unique craft beers on tap,
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