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Silver Swan

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13292 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-5456
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Traverse City, United States
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is a great place for picking up dinner on the way home. Skip the pre-made heat and serve stuff and instead order from the menu if you can wait for the preparation. It's just fresher and it's still warm when you get home. Beats nuking the stuff. Salads are better too. These folks are very conscious of their sanitation... More 

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Thank Kimberly P
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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

This place has the magic combination of great food and excellent service. High quality food that you order at the counter and they bring to your table. My kids love the spaghetti and giros. I love the Greek salad. Don't pass up the homemade cream puffs!

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Thank Anna S
Traverse City, Michigan
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The best Ruben sandwich in the world! The sauce is marvelous; the sauerkraut is homemade; and the rye is fresh and wonderful. Unless you have a huge appetite split the sandwich with a friend and ask for extra napkins...or eat it with a knife and fork. My husband thinks the chili is the best he has ever had. The cream... More 

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Thank Cathy B
Carmel, Indiana
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We enjoyed our experience at the Silver Swan. The food was exceptionally good. We had the beef stroganoff, and the weinerschnitel dinners, and 'killer potato salad'. The dessert choices looked delicious. While we ordered our meals at the counter, the service to our table was handled well. We enjoyed talking to the owners and the restaurant was filled when we... More 

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Thank Deb K
Traverse City, Michigan
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103 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We drop in for lunch from time to time. Their sandwiches are unique, made fresh and delicious. The Norwegian and the Ruben are our favorites. Bakery breads, local veggies and wonderful desserts. If you are tired of the regular fare you will enjoy this place.

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Thank Mike W
Traverse City, Michigan
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

3 sisters, put some great food, and are hoot to talk with. Always constantly on, the food is always on!!

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Thank 2151scott
Traverse City, Michigan
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103 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We have been on a veggie mission lately. Having grown tired of the same old "lunch burger" we dropped in the the Swan. They have a unique and delicious menu. We went for sandwiches but the wraps and entrees looked interesting. Friendly people, great staff and excellent eats. If you are on or near the West Bay side of town... More 

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Thank Mike W
Saint Louis, Missouri
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

The food was good, the people are friendly, and the prices were good. What more does a restaurant need? They have a good selection of German food, and Balkan foods. My bratwurst was really fine.

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Thank tomkatstrip
Traverse City, Michigan
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016

The owners and chefs are of German and Albanian origin, so their food is a collection of Germand and Mediterranean. The food is fresh prepared each day, as are all of the breads and salads. The taset of fresh food cannot be rivaled, and it is well prepared and promptly served, for dine in or take out.

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Thank Kennard W
Flint, Michigan
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119 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Weather you want yo eat in or take out this place has a good selection of middle eastern food. There are several daily specials and portions are generous. Baked goods are also available. While you wait you can shop for unique items in their gift shop. Not open on the weekends.

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Thank Nancy S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
International
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13292 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-5456
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City

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