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1125 Centre St, Traverse City, MI 49686-3404
+1 231-946-5872
10:30 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 10:30 - 16:00
Sat 10:00 - 15:00
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

This is a must visit location! They are a small restaurant so you have to get there early for lunch in order to get a seat. They do a large carry out business as well. The atmosphere is like a diner and wait staff very friendly and efficient. I had the winterfest salad and it was one of the best... More 

Thank Beenatna
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Stop here for lunch and you will be 100% satisfied. Handmade creative delicious sandwiches. Wife had the Hawaiian sandwich and loved it while I did The Ruben which was excellent. It's a small restaurant but the tables seem to clear out fast so the wait at lunch time was not bad. Service is spot on with friendly staff. I will... More 

Thank Dan B
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This diner has been a favorite for many years. Always made fresh and very tasty. My favorite is the Madagascar wrap served with homemade black bean dip & chips. Also pictured is the Foget about it Foccacia! Out of the way & worth it!

Thank CanuckL
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Excellent soup, salad and sandwich menu with daily specials. Cannot be beat for flavors, ingenuity and value. Friendly staff tops it off.

Thank Sarah O
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

This Well Known Cafe is eclectic, but the food is not the "OVER THE TOP" fancy Chutney Glazed Everything covered in capers, hi tone kind of eatery but more of a really, REALLY good lunch restaurant with perfectly proportioned meal sizes that range from homemade soups and Amazingly great sandwiches to more elaborate, meal dishes and, it's in the middle... More 

Thank Adam Phillip B
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Great price. Great, creative fresh food. Superb quality cannot say enough about this out of the way place. Salads, soups, sandwiches. Always great gluten free options.

Thank Dawnintc
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96 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Had the pita veggie sandwich and it was quite yummy. My friend raved about the swamp soup. The staff were friendly and attentive.

Thank Julie O
Traverse City, Michigan
Level Contributor
22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This is just a diner, nothing fancy but the food. From scratch soups, salads and sandwiches. Combinations you probably wouldn't think of but delicious. Don't forget to look at back menu for weekly specials. Some of best soups we've ever had. Very generous portions. Friendly service

Thank TravelTootser
Royal Oak
1 review
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Nice soups and interesting sandwiches. Perfect lunch fare though it is off the beaten track from downtown. Be sure to finish off with a cookie - made with brown butter. Yum.

Thank suzwriter
Traverse City, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

There is something for everyone on the menu at this small restaurant. Yummy soups, especially the Tomato Swamp soup, sandwiches with everything you can imagine and good bread.

Thank TCFoodieMoma

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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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

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