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229 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2525
+1 231-941-8888
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
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Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mediterranean, French, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
229 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2525
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely dinner with friends at Amical. All four of us enjoyed our meals - two had the Amical salad (one with salmon and the other with chicken), one had hanger steak, and I had the mushroom leek lasagna. The sidewalk seating was...More

1  Thank Rick B
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Tomato Soup en Croute is a MUST! Wow-fantastic, fresh and flavorful! The bread is fresh baked daily, and the salads are always great. My favorite dishes are the roasted half chicken and the beef bourguignon-spectacular! I typically dine at Amical for business lunch and...More

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Rainbow trout was delicious and raspberry creme brûlée may have been the best I've ever eaten! Front street dining can't be missed.

Thank Ellen W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you love French food, if you love French wine, if you love Michigan cherries, DON'T MISS AMICAL!!!!

Thank Gwen S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We changed our reservation a few times and appreciated Kelsey (hostess) being so patient and ultimately getting us a great table outside so we could enjoy the nice weather and people watch on Front Street. Our food was outstanding. I had the best and burrata...More

Thank EspritD
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amical has been my favorite restaurant in Traverse City for years - great food and staff. Nice outside area, small bar and a varied menu. You can't go wrong here!

Thank awayagainmichigan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food. 12 of us and not one complaint. Great service, cocktails were excellent. Cherry cobbler was magnificent! You. Great food worth the price!

Thank MA P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fully lived up to the hype - cocktails, apps, entré and desert all delivered and staff was great! Had the short rib special and the crime brule! Mushroom pizza app was out of this world!

Thank Ron A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The meal was fantastic. Our waitress was excellent and the entrees she recommended were fantastic. The wines the bartender recommended based on our individual tastes were perfect. The outdoor seating was refreshing and quaint.

Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We needed a relatively quick lunch but required very good food. This restaurant met our need. The prices are very reasonable.

Thank threestartraveler
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Questions & Answers
10 January 2017|
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Response from Jeffrey L | Property representative |
Hello Anna, my name is Jeffrey Libman and I am the General Manager here at amical. We are offering a Korean menu this week as part of our Cookbook Series. The menu is on our website click the link on the left "cookbook... More
Alicia W
9 October 2016|
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Response from Jeffrey L | Property representative |
Hello Alicia, my name is Jeffrey Libman and I am the General Manager here at amical. I do apologize but we are closed on Thanksgiving so our staff has a chance to spend some time with their families. Hope we get a chance to... More
Marsha R
8 September 2015|
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Response from Hektor2015 | Reviewed this property |
Website gives their Sunday hours as 9am to 10pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 229 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2525
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-941-8888
  • E-mail
Located in the heart of downtown Traverse City overlooking West Grand Traverse Bay, amical has been offering eclectic European cuisine to our dining patrons since 1994.
Order from creative and revolving menus, fresh selections prepared in our open kitchen and served in the cozy dining room or on our vibrant street-side patio. Experience the local flavor, dedicated service and consistent reputation that has kept amical a favorite for over 20 years.
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