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128 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
+1 231-941-7632
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
128 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

This was another first time stop on a trip to TC. Being abit adventurous I planned on ordering something vegetarian and was very happy with the Acorn Squash Pot Pie. There were few things that really appealed to the wife on the menu and she...More

Thank Craig P
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We went at lunch time and the restaurant was filling up. The hostess was quite friendly. Emily was our server and she was efficient, courteous and prompt. I had the black bean burger and it was great!! A very generous sized one, at that. My...More

Thank eyedoc1770
Reviewed 28 October 2017

My wife and I have eaten lunch/dinner here before while visiting Traverse City. This trip we stopped in for lunch after visiting Cherry Republic, which is close by. We had a soup/salad combo and it was delicious. We heartily recommend this restaurant!

Thank Lane1935
Reviewed 26 October 2017

While visiting in the area I ate lunch here about 4 times. Everything I've ever ordered has been good. Love their salads, especially the Michigan Cobb, love all the homemade soups I've tried, the pasta with chicken and broccoli was also good. Their coffee is...More

Thank Kaye R
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Stopped in on a Wednesday night...beautiful restaurant. Food was very good (cheesecake was even better!) Had a date night special...wow, cheap! 2 entree's, bottle of wine for $45! Sat at bar, bartender very friendly!

Thank luvscigars
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We met four friends at Poppycocks recently on a Thursday night. My friend made a reservation and had to put a $100 credit card deposit down in case we didn't show. A bit extreme. Our service was great, friendly and efficient. I had the whitefish...More

Thank nancy b
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Had the acorn squash pot pie. It was so flavorful and a great comfort food for an autumn eve. Service was quick but cold. Our waitress was not the most friendly. There are many intriguing dishes that I'll be back to try on a return...More

1  Thank Frances C
Reviewed 12 October 2017

It was our first night in Traverse City, and we headed to downtown for dinner. We ended up at Poppycocks around 8p and were quickly seated. It's nothing fancy, but had a pleasant community feel. The staff was very nice, though the service tended to...More

Thank brmusicman
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Great little find. Soup, pork psole was hot and flavorful. Salad with cherry jalapeno glazed chicken was a perfect balence of flavours.

Thank sissie M
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

This place is in the heart of town. We ate a late lunch here which we really enjoyed. They allowed us to share a pasta dish which was rich, hot, and tasty. They chicken was tender. Even the roll was very good. This is high...More

1  Thank Gary S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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
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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