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Parisserie Amie

237 Lake Street Suite #200, Traverse City, MI
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Ranked #16 of 255 restaurants in Traverse City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Fine French Fare NEW HOURS OF OPERATION: Open Tuesday through Sunday 9am - 3pm NEW BISTRO DINNER HOURS: Open Tuesday through Saturday 5pm - 9pm NEW MENU - Click here to see the new Summer 2010 Menu Patisserie Amie (and now Chez Peres ) is Northern Michigan's only authentic French Bistro. We're located in the heart of downtown Traverse City, Michigan just a stone's throw from the Boardman River and a few blocks from Lake Michigan. Forget any pretense or fanciful impressions of white linen and maitre d. Patisserie is a relaxing French holiday for your palette. Our food is elegant but very much down to Earth. Imagine that small cafe' on the Champs-E'lyse'es where you had a perfectly flaky croissant. Or the bistro near the Sorbonne where the waitress' lilting accent made you melt like the butter on your hot baguette. Or the unforgettable sense of place while you stood under the Arc de Triomphe sipping a Cafe' Au lait in the early morning light. Chefs Eric and Keil along with their staff, excel at providing a unique dining experience for anyone venturing inside our doors. Whether its for the French waffles, crepes, and omelettes for breakfast, the tasty salads and sandwiches for lunch, or the mouthwatering specialites of our Bistro dinners. Be prepared for something you'll want to talk about. Call us for a reservation, or visit our FaceBook page for the latest cafe' talk. Patisserie Amie Bistro 237 Lake Street Suite #200 Traverse City, MI 49684 Reservations (231) 922-9645 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (231) 922-9645 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Fine French Fare NEW HOURS OF OPERATION: Open Tuesday through Sunday 9am - 3pm NEW BISTRO DINNER HOURS: Open Tuesday through Saturday 5pm - 9pm NEW MENU - Click here to see the new Summer 2010 Menu Patisserie Amie (and now Chez Peres ) is Northern Michigan's only authentic French Bistro. We're located in the heart of downtown Traverse City, Michigan just a stone's throw from the Boardman River and a few blocks from Lake Michigan. Forget any pretense or fanciful impressions of white linen and maitre d. Patisserie is a relaxing French holiday for your palette. Our food is elegant but very much down to Earth. Imagine that small cafe' on the Champs-E'lyse'es where you had a perfectly flaky croissant. Or the bistro near the Sorbonne where the waitress' lilting accent made you melt like the butter on your hot baguette. Or the unforgettable sense of place while you stood under the Arc de Triomphe sipping a Cafe' Au lait in the early morning light. Chefs Eric and Keil along with their staff, excel at providing a unique dining experience for anyone venturing inside our doors. Whether its for the French waffles, crepes, and omelettes for breakfast, the tasty salads and sandwiches for lunch, or the mouthwatering specialites of our Bistro dinners. Be prepared for something you'll want to talk about. Call us for a reservation, or visit our FaceBook page for the latest cafe' talk. Patisserie Amie Bistro 237 Lake Street Suite #200 Traverse City, MI 49684 Reservations (231) 922-9645 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (231) 922-9645 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
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English first
Lansing, Michigan
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is one of our go to places when we hit TC. It is very authentic and charming. It's a tiny little place off a side street near downtown. We have only had coffee and crepes here but, they are by far the best we have had. I always get the Cafe Moka and this time we had the Strawberry... More

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Boyne City, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The food is fabulous, had a savory crepe for breakfast and it was delicious. Unique flavors. The service was very slow, though. I felt bad for the people waiting at the door for a table, they could have sat down sooner if our server was on the ball. Don't go if you are in a rush!

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Racine
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95 reviews 95 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

If you don't mind waiting to be seated and also for your food, go, and believe me I would and did and it was worth it at this place! A nice, rather small place, decorated in French style with an outdoor patio also. Our omelets were the best we have ever had! Many selections and you can choose savory ones... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Their actual location is 237 Lake Avenue, telephone number 231-922-9645. Once we found it, we were served with some of the best french food I've had in a long time. Terrific and super omelets. I even got the escargot which was very flavorful and garlicky Highly recommend you make this part of your Traverse City adventure.

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michigan
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Wow what an unexpected find! We had a wonderful meal - my husband had the Eggs Benedict and I had the Lump Crap salad. I had the hot chocolate and it was seriously the best cup of hot chocolate I've ever had - really great chocolate flavor, but not too sweet! We will definitely come back. Plus our waitress was... More

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Traverse City
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

My wife and up I had dinner there last night. She had been there for lunch and liked it. I am always a skeptic but thus place really was good. Small but intimate French bistro atmosphere. Nice menu selections. I had Coquail St Jaques (sp) with scallops and my wife had salmon. We both loved the meal. Great wedge salad... More

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Sault Ste. Marie
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

All this little gem does is serve amazing food in a quaint little location... not big but worth looking for

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Algonquin,Il
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

I found this place by searching TripAdvisor. So glad we came. The asparagus with ham and cheese crepe with a cream sauce was so yummy. The huge cup of frothy coffee was strong but tasted like coffee should. I ordered 3 macaroons to go which were the best I ever had!!! Pistachio, lemon and cherry!! Worth the 10 minute wait... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Not too crazy about this one. I will admit I did enjoy the best chocolate croissant that I've tried outside Europe. But everything else sounded better than it tasted. We went there for breakfast saying ooh la, la, qui,qui. We left saying hold the cheese, pass the water and less salt please. The wait was long but the service that... More

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Medina, Ohio
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76 reviews 76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We met a couple at our hotel in the UP the night before our visit to Traverse City and they were from here and told us to try this great little restaurant. Very busy at lunch but accommodated quickly. The service was exceptional, the food so good. What a pleasure it was to dine here!

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