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229 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2525
+1 231-941-8888
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (44 reviews)
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, French, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
229 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2525
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever we are undecided about where to eat in Traverse City, we always choose Amical. Lunch is always good, their version of "early bird" called "Table d'hote" served from 4pm - 5:30 is always delicious and includes a glass of wine in their prix-fixe menu....More

Thank fletch1138
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amical , headed by Chef Dave Denison and general manager Jeff Libman , is a Traverse City institution for Sunday Brunch , Lunch or Dinner , in the heart of down town, not only do they serve excellent meals but their service team is the...More

Thank viktor334
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Cookbook Series for November 2017, Latin. My Tequila Shrimp was amazing. A friend had the Hanger Steak which was cooked to perfection. The service at Amical is always superb.

Thank tam5522
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been several times; this was for the weekly cookbook series. We enjoyed delicious soups, appetizer, main course and dessert. Our server was very pleasant and informative; the auxiliary staff kept the plates cleared and the water glasses full. Almost every table was full...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The food here is excellent. There are many items on the menu that change seasonally, an on going favorite is their yummy tomato soup, roasted squash and white fish. You can never go wrong with the desserts there are many excellent choices. For lunch or...More

Thank hjensen90
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We adjusted to an early reservation time for the opportunity to dine at Amical. What a treat! Tables are close together and the noise from a Nearby table nearly ruined our visit. It was difficult to have a conversation due to raucous voices and lots...More

Thank luv2trvl96
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We've tried for a couple of years to get reservations while visiting TC but since we were always there for a big event they were always full. Finally got in and oh... my.... Stars! Was it ever worth the wait! From soup to appetizer to...More

Thank nbenn514
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent lunch and wine selection. We ran late at wine tastings in the area and searched for a restaurant “open now” in Traverse City. This was near the top and rightly so. Our waiter was Joe and he was perfect. I wish I could be...More

Thank w945106
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Went for lunch (more affordable and served late) and had wonderful roasted chicken, and a rustic pasta dish. Friendly helpful staff, delightful aromas, hard to choose from the yummy menu items. Will go again!

Thank YShuman
Reviewed 27 October 2017

My husband and I reserved a table here to celebrate our 1 year anniversary, and we were so happy with the service and food we received. The back of the restaurant by the windows seemed to be a preferred spot, away from the entrance and...More

Thank MariaLynO
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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$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 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 - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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