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The Cottage

472 Munson Ave, Traverse City, MI 49686-3042
+1 231-947-9261
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“monkey bread” (19 reviews)
“perch” (37 reviews)
“pot roast” (9 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00All hours
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
472 Munson Ave, Traverse City, MI 49686-3042
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Turkey buffet that my husband loved. I enjoyed a Western Omelette, light has browns. We had a reservation. Nice waitress and pleasant.

Thank pam r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was amazed at how many people knew each other. That was a good sign, you know the locals come here. They were so friendly here. I was surprised how many people from the restaurant that we talked to. I even talked to the chef....More

Thank Beezhjack
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Our experience was excellent. We had two dinners at the cottage. It starts with some yummy monkey bread which is free. I had light supper of soup and a half sandwich. My husband had a wonderful hamburger. The next evening -- monkey bread, onion rings,...More

Thank jbakker
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Husband was hooked when he seen the "comfortable food" part of the sign. He absolutely loved the baked spaghetti and my smokehouse chicken was the best. Excellent waitress and overall awesome experience!!

Thank Turtle2571
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Looks like it could date back to the 1950`s with roomy booths on the outside walls and tables in center area and has at least 2 big rooms == We had great breakfast for 3 days and supper for 2 nights . They have a...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017

We enjoyed the breakfast.Nice staff, good prices, close to Traverse city. I had the pancakes and they were great.

Thank Beema
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This resturant is real busy after church on Sunday. They still took care of everyone and the food came out hot.

Thank Rex_Sheryl
Reviewed 2 October 2017

A very casual, family style restaurant with food that tastes homemade. Very friendly staff and a huge menu and specials

Thank ridgeroader
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

I am not super fond of free hotel breakfasts so went searching for a local breakfast spot. Had the chorizo omelette (minus the jalapeños because I am a weenie). It was delicious. My husband had the Cherry pancakes they make the Cherry topping in house....More

1  Thank Mary Jo K
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Good, inexpensive comfort food, ample relish sidebar, excellent coffee, very homey. Servers are all very cheerful and friendly. Pot Roast and Perch were both very good.

Thank DuchessGaga
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 472 Munson Ave, Traverse City, MI 49686-3042
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-947-9261
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