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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” (38 reviews)
“rutabaga” (11 reviews)
“steak” (31 reviews)
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American, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
129 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2519
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

We were wanting to try something different on our recent trip to Traverse City and I kept seeing signs for pasties (procounced with a short /a/ like apple, not long /a/ as in paste)... and Cousin Jenny's did not disappoint! If you like pot pies,...More

Thank jen h
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Pasties were fresh and delicious. Fresh raspberry lemonade and good coffee. They explained the history of the pasties and had a variety served with hot gravy. Helpful staff made it a place to return too.

Thank getoutoftown
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Traverse City is a unique and beautiful destination offering many cultural amenities and activities. This cafe is one of the more intriguing dining experiences that TC has to offer. The location is lovely, with outdoor seating and a bright, cheery interior nicely appointed. Food is...More

Thank Claude F
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Great pasties! We came 10 minutes before closing and they were very friendly and let us come in and eat. We got the veggie pastie and steak pastie.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

I took my two young boys here for lunch who are quite picky in what they eat. They loved the oversized bowl of mixed fruit and each devoured a cup of the corn chowder. I had the steak pasty and it was really good! The...More

Thank happyseptember
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

My son and I both got large steak pasties. They were expertly cooked-not over done, but had some crispy edges. They were stuffed with the perfect amount and ratio of ingredients. My son had a strawberry scone and said it was one of the best...More

1  Thank AnneInOhio
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

My family and I were looking for something different for lunch. We found Cousin Jenny's on Trip Advisor and also asked some locals about it. We were there around 1pm on a Monday and were served right away. Not only was it a nice change...More

Thank Audrey D
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Had lunch on a rainy weekday and I am so happy we stopped! The workers were all super friendly, I had the chicken and my hubby had the steak. Both were resl l you good and I loved the warm gravy they were served with....More

Thank NLOhiotrvl
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Cornish pasties are a dish common to Michigan's upper peninsula. The owners of this popular eatery have molded this restaurant in the UP tradition (steak and potato) and "advanced" the game by adding innovative combinations (veggie, Italian, Chicken, etc)! Additionally, a wide variety of made...More

2  Thank JaxConNon
Reviewed 29 May 2016

We stopped here on a whim for lunch and had a wrap and split a salad. Service was very quick and multiple people came by and kept checking to see if we needed anything. Very pleasant experience and super friendly people and good service.

Thank Shannon M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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