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Amical

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229 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2525
+1 231-941-8888
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Lowell, Michigan
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116 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I try to eat here at least once while in town. Today the lunch special was Artic Char with Parmesan Rissotto....very delicious, maybe a new favorite. The whitefish pate is another favorite and many times get it to take home....they have nice wine list with some local wines. Staff are always friendly and helpful. A must stop when in area.... More 

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Mount Pleasant, Michigan
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well we have been here on numerous occasion, and every time it has been excellent. It's far and few between that I can dine somewhere more than a few times without any complaints at all regarding quality of food or service. Amical has exceeded my expectations every time. Melissa, by chance, has been our server the last three visits. She... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not sure if this is overrated or just over priced, or both. $10 for a small glass of wine that the server couldn't even describe appropriately. Not what I would classify as value driven. Middle of winter and we were swatting sewer flys away from our table. Seriously? Middle of winter?

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Cadillac, Michigan
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126 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I went to Amical for dessert on a Friday night. The atmosphere was warm, cozy and good. The waitress was very friendly. The dessert...to die for! I had a slice of flourless chocolate cake and it was out of this world amazing! So good, I can't stop thinking about it!

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Traverse City, Michigan
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You will be blown away with the food choices and excellent quality. The servers are like one happy family there...and they treat customers like family members...

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Thank techguy2
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389 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two couples looking for a Sunday brunch. We entered and had an enjoyable meal. Most of us had egg related lunches. My buddy started with the Tomato Soup en Croute - with a puff pastry. He said he has it on every visit. It looked amazing with a lightly browned pastry crust on top. I had the Amical Croissant, scrambled... More 

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Thank Clinton S
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10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten at Amical for years. The food is always amazing. I have eaten a variety of items and have been impressed with all of them. I HIGHLY recommend Amical for lunch or dinner.

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Thank TeamMoe
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88 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amical is one of TC's standout restaurants. The bar is intimate and the restaurant is cozy with a fireplace and plate glass windows that look over the bay. The warm baguette and butter are a great way to start and the french onion soup is always excellent, salads are lightly dressed and very fresh and the mains are consistently good.... More 

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Cedar, Michigan, United States
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Traverse City prides itself on being a "foodie" town, but not all restaurants stack up to that claim. This one does! Amical is a favorite for lunch or dinner. You can't go wrong with anything on their menu. As an added bonus, they always have a good option for a vegetarian meal.

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Michigan
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4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After hearing so many tourists and locals praise Amical we finally checked it out. We have to admit we were disappointed. Flavor was bland. My dish was cold. Atmosphere was crowded and a bit stuffy (and we arrived on a Monday for a late lunch around 1:00pm). I wouldn't rate it any higher than your average Euro cafe, but with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Cuisine
French, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 229 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2525
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-941-8888

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