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Centre Street Cafe

1125 Centre St, Traverse City, MI 49686-3404
+1 231-946-5872
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (36 reviews)
“soups” (19 reviews)
“sandwich” (18 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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1125 Centre St, Traverse City, MI 49686-3404
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

My mom took my son and I here for lunch on Friday and it did not disappoint We all had good meals My mom had soup my son turkey and I had a delicious turkey + Hole in the wall place in rear of a...More

Thank tenantrep
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Searching thru TA reviews for something fresh I noticed this place. It's on a cross street that you most likely would not take unless it was to go here. Great find. Had the "swamp soup" (tomato base w/swiss and spinach), delicious. Also got a chicken...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Such a good lunch! 70+ yr old soup sandwich combo was a big winner. 12 year old built her own sandwich and devoured every bit. The 40+ gluten free of the group, me, had an amazing coconut curry with black rice...YUM!!! Diner feel with a...More

Thank SmilingMedusa
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Our friends recommended the Centre Street Cafe indicating that it was not what we would expect. And they were so right. All of the sandwiches soups and dinners were eclectic but were not crazily priced. And the cafe is loaded with local artwork. The sauces...More

Thank 00vette48306
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Local restaurant with exceptional menu in a non fussy atmosphere. Friendly and efficient staff, generous portions, and delicious food. Check their specials, but the salads are fresh and delicious as well as very large. If they have the gnocchi, you must order it! The curry...More

Thank Yvonne N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Breakfast
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
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