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Cousin Jenny's Cornish Pasties

129 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2519
+1 231-941-7821
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastie” (41 reviews)
“pastry” (32 reviews)
“potatoes” (21 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
129 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2519
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

This was our second visit to Cousin Jenny's. We were first introduced to pasties six years ago when we first discovered this restaurant. Since then, we tried a few more pasties in Michigan. Their pasties are still good, but compared to Mackanaw Pasties and Cookie...More

Thank Tsucchy
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Grew up on the UP pasties so the cornish pasties were not what we expected. They are OK, nice flavor, but mainly potatoes with a little meat. I read that a pasty restuarant from the UP is opening up a restaurant here so will definitely...More

1  Thank Cathy C
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Very quick service. Food was incredible. We had a large party of 9 and everyone was very happy with their food. Pasties, salads, and soup-all were great.

Thank 178cookie21
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Pasties (pronounced pass-tees) are a thing up here. Brought here by the Cornish immigrants who worked in the mines, these handheld meat and/or veggie pies could be reheated at lunch on a shovel over the candles they wore on their heads. This little place is...More

1  Thank CampingJan
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The pastie was developed as a way to bring a hot meal to work; typically, meat, potatoes and flavorings contained in a pastry shell. Growing up in a strongly Celtic setting, I learned about pasties from a young age. I also learned that not all...More

1  Thank Barry C
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Visiting from Tennessee we had never had pasties before so decided to try them. When we entered an extraordinarily helpful staff talked us through the options and made suggestions. My wife tried chicken. Although I am not typically a steak fan I tried that because...More

1  Thank pinkfroggy9
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I stopped in for a drink and ended up buying more!!! The service was fantastic. The people were very want and friendly. There were numerous food options that were fresh and tasty. The scone was a glorious buttery treat. Will come again.

Thank Stacy E
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

My Mom used to cook this every once a month. and people were great in that area . When i have order the lady explain about the foods nicely. Now back to hotel because of the rain. And i will miss this place so much.

Thank Mone H
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Stopped in for lunch and to try the pasties! We ordered a chef salad, chicken cherry wrap, and a steak and cheese pasty (actually had to go back for another one since the kids didn't want to share)! Everything was delicious and the service was...More

Thank lvwr84
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

One of a kind breakfast, delicious. Lady working behind the counter was extremely kind and helpful. Gave us some must see places around the area. Would definitely recommend

Thank Molly K
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2519
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-941-7821
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Cousin Jenny's offers delicious comfort food for all tastes, including authentic Cornish Pasties, Breakfast Bobbies, soups, salads and sandwiches. Stop in for breakfast or lunch and enjoy old-fashioned personal service in a comfortable atmosphere.
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