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128 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
+1 231-941-7632
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pita chips” (32 reviews)
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
128 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped in on a Wednesday night...beautiful restaurant. Food was very good (cheesecake was even better!) Had a date night special...wow, cheap! 2 entree's, bottle of wine for $45! Sat at bar, bartender very friendly!

Thank luvscigars
Reviewed 2 days ago

We met four friends at Poppycocks recently on a Thursday night. My friend made a reservation and had to put a $100 credit card deposit down in case we didn't show. A bit extreme. Our service was great, friendly and efficient. I had the whitefish...More

Thank nancy b
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had the acorn squash pot pie. It was so flavorful and a great comfort food for an autumn eve. Service was quick but cold. Our waitress was not the most friendly. There are many intriguing dishes that I'll be back to try on a return...More

Thank Frances C
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was our first night in Traverse City, and we headed to downtown for dinner. We ended up at Poppycocks around 8p and were quickly seated. It's nothing fancy, but had a pleasant community feel. The staff was very nice, though the service tended to...More

Thank brmusicman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little find. Soup, pork psole was hot and flavorful. Salad with cherry jalapeno glazed chicken was a perfect balence of flavours.

Thank sissie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is in the heart of town. We ate a late lunch here which we really enjoyed. They allowed us to share a pasta dish which was rich, hot, and tasty. They chicken was tender. Even the roll was very good. This is high...More

1  Thank Gary S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was different than most in the area. They have unique dishes and the food is loaded with flavor. The downside is the servers are to slow. Go when you have plenty of time.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our daughter who has gluten sensitivity issues selected that and we ALL thoroughly enjoyed our meals. Very unique menu with wonderful flavor combinations.

Thank crystalhaven
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice selection of foods, reasonably priced. On the busy main street in downtown Traverse City. Would recommend

Thank SlymanChicago
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food here was very good; white fish cakes, watermelon mozzarella salad, pita chips, all excellent. Service was polite. The only down side was that it was a bit expensive. $30 for a small side salad and 2 fish cakes for lunch. If you're OK...More

1  Thank Peggy2317
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-941-7632
Casual DOWNTOWN restaurant offering New American inspired cuisine. Eclectic specials, fresh seafood, pasta, unique sandwiches and salads, vegetarian specialties and award-winning desserts. Emphasis on fresh, local products. Live jazz on Friday and Saturdays. Full bar with extensive martini menu, wines by the glass, and unique craft beers on tap,
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