We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Centre Street Cafe

1125 Centre St, Traverse City, MI 49686-3404
+1 231-946-5872
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (38 reviews)
“soups” (20 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 16:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
1125 Centre St, Traverse City, MI 49686-3404
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (107)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Centre Street is always a favorite when in Traverse City. We had the Swamp soup, which was amazing and split a wimpy sandwhich, loaded with two types of turkey and roast beef, which was loaded with flavor and was a great portion size. It comes...More

Thank Sunnybuckeye62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is well known and you have to time it right because it is always busy. That is because they make such an interesting array of sandwiches, salads and soups. They always have several specials. The problem is deciding what to eat. I took...More

Thank Carolyn S
Looking for a great restaurant?Our global travel community is ready to help.
Join TripAdvisor
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Popped in for lunch after a recommendation from a colleague. Had half of the New Yorker and a bowl of soup (lemon chicken rice with feta) both were excellent. Service was friendly and prompt. Will be coming back soon.

Thank Melissa R
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Great food. Great service. One of the best in Traverse City. One of our favorite places for breakfast and lunch.

Thank Go2mt
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

This place had great specials and a fantastic menu for anyone - vegan, vegetation and carnivore alike. The menu features mostly sandwiches and wraps with a few salad and pastas throughout. My favorite part was the black bean dip/corn ships that are served on the...More

Thank carad23
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Normally I would name this a hidden gem but seems that others already know of this secret! WOW is the food great here. Soup and sandwich were both very well constructed for maximum flavor. What a gem.

Thank Daryl H
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Food was okay. Just okay. Had the swamp soup and a calimex salad. The salad was missing many of the ingredients as described in the menu and the swamp soup tasted like a can of tomatoes with frozen spinach added. Server was pleasant. A little...More

Thank nbenn514
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

I had the Malibu sandwich and the swamp soup. My goodness, it was heaven! You get so much food, this will keep you satisfied for the rest of your day! Try the tomato jalapeño salsa it is amazing!

Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We ate lunch there today. We ordered salads and soup. Outstanding. First, each salad was enough for two people and very fresh. The other notable thing was the customer service. We had Libby, who took special care of each table with a friendly smile and...More

Thank TallyHoNow
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I wish I could eat here breakfast lunch and dinner. Very creative sandwich and salad combinations, and their soups are amazing as well. My personal favorite is the Wimpy, but ask any "regular" and each has their own. They make their dressings in-house and that...More

Thank thrashertm
Nearby HotelsSee all 40 hotels in Traverse City
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Traverse City, MI
1,490 reviews
1.28 km away
Knights Inn Traverse City
325 reviews
1.31 km away
Comfort Inn Traverse City
402 reviews
1.32 km away
Sierra Motel
123 reviews
1.34 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Reflect Bistro Inside Cambria Suites Hotel
531 reviews
1.41 km away
The Cottage
257 reviews
1.36 km away
Rounds Restaurant
134 reviews
.82 km away
Nearby Attractions
Traverse Area District Library
87 reviews
1.30 km away
Dennos Museum Center
134 reviews
1.53 km away
Bryant Park
42 reviews
1.55 km away
Benjamin Twiggs, legendary cherry products
8 reviews
1.41 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Centre Street Cafe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1125 Centre St, Traverse City, MI 49686-3404
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-946-5872
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing