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13292 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-5456
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Carmel, Indiana
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We enjoyed our experience at the Silver Swan. The food was exceptionally good. We had the beef stroganoff, and the weinerschnitel dinners, and 'killer potato salad'. The dessert choices looked delicious. While we ordered our meals at the counter, the service to our table was handled well. We enjoyed talking to the owners and the restaurant was filled when we... More 

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Thank Deb K
Traverse City, Michigan
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92 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We drop in for lunch from time to time. Their sandwiches are unique, made fresh and delicious. The Norwegian and the Ruben are our favorites. Bakery breads, local veggies and wonderful desserts. If you are tired of the regular fare you will enjoy this place.

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Thank Mike W
Traverse City, Michigan
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

3 sisters, put some great food, and are hoot to talk with. Always constantly on, the food is always on!!

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Thank 2151scott
Traverse City, Michigan
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92 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

We have been on a veggie mission lately. Having grown tired of the same old "lunch burger" we dropped in the the Swan. They have a unique and delicious menu. We went for sandwiches but the wraps and entrees looked interesting. Friendly people, great staff and excellent eats. If you are on or near the West Bay side of town... More 

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Thank Mike W
Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

The food was good, the people are friendly, and the prices were good. What more does a restaurant need? They have a good selection of German food, and Balkan foods. My bratwurst was really fine.

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Thank tomkatstrip
Traverse City, Michigan
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

The owners and chefs are of German and Albanian origin, so their food is a collection of Germand and Mediterranean. The food is fresh prepared each day, as are all of the breads and salads. The taset of fresh food cannot be rivaled, and it is well prepared and promptly served, for dine in or take out.

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Thank Kennard W
Flint, Michigan
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78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

Weather you want yo eat in or take out this place has a good selection of middle eastern food. There are several daily specials and portions are generous. Baked goods are also available. While you wait you can shop for unique items in their gift shop. Not open on the weekends.

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Thank Nancy S
Cedar, Michigan
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

Great little gem on TC's west side. Clean, courteous and tasty. Simple menu with great sandwich choices. One of the best reuben's I've ever eaten without question.

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Thank PLW85
Traverse City MI
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202 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

Have not tried the other than the sandwich menu, it was so good there was no need to try anything else. However, looking at the deserts we were sorely tempted.

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Thank Wayne P
Traverse City, Michigan
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Stopped in to the Silver Swan today for a desert after lunch. As always, I was met with a smile. I chose the carrot cake with honey cream frosting. It was great and the friendly service was appreciated.

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Thank Timothy B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
International
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13292 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-5456
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City

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