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Brew

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108 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
+1 231-946-2739
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7:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Tue 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wed - Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner
Description: Brew is an independent cafe and coffeehouse located at 108 E Front Street...
Brew is an independent cafe and coffeehouse located at 108 E Front Street in Traverse City, Michigan. Brew offers customers a wide variety of delicious beverages, including coffee, tea, espresso drinks, microbrews, local wines, and seasonal drinks, along with pastries, grilled sandwiches, soups, salads, wraps, vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free menu options.
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Really good coffee!

My husband and I are in TC for a getaway and so far have eaten at the #1 restaurant (Harvest) and #1 dessert (Moomers) so of course I needed to have coffee here too. I love a good dark roast and this doesn't disappoint. Cute atmosphere, plenty of seating and friendly staff. I will be back!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Heather C
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  • Local cuisine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My husband and I are in TC for a getaway and so far have eaten at the #1 restaurant (Harvest) and #1 dessert (Moomers) so of course I needed to have coffee here too. I love a good dark roast and this doesn't disappoint. Cute atmosphere, plenty of seating and friendly staff. I will be back!

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

stopped in for a beer - good selection of beers on tap. nice atmosphere and a good crowd. would definitely return

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My fiance and i are traveling across the country for a year in our sprinter van and we spend A LOT of time in cafes trying to mooch off wifi so we can write for or blog, MrandMrsAdventure.com So far, Brew is our absolute cafe yet!! Their wifi is SUPER FAST, their coffee and tea is on the honor's system,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Went there because a friend recommended the "twitchy Irishman" coffee... had it and it was fantastic! Definitely recommend it (although it isn't cheap). We also ordered a BLT panini which was very good. .. I wasn't expecting it to be this good from a coffee house. My 2yr old son also had oatmeal with cherries. .. which he loved. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

My husband and I came here on vacation and just happened to walk by. We stopped in for a mocha and a latte. Coffee was excellent! The brick walls and decor gave a very warm feel to the place. Unique! Had a chocolate croissant. Very good.

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Dexter, MI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We stopped in, mainly to get a Dragon's Milk Stout, but the outside menu hadn't been updated. Settled on another stout and relaxed in an easy chair while listening to some good music. Lots of options on food and drink here. Decent place to stop while roaming TC.

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Huntington Woods, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Smooth and very tasty coffee await you in this quiet coffee establishment. Barista was friendly but the guy at register not so much. No biggie...coffee was perfect!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We stopped to get a quick cup of coffee and breakfast while on our way to the Traverse City wineries. They had a good variety of coffees and offered a lot of items that were vegan friendly. We ordered caramel lattes to go along with some french danishes which were nice. The vibe is very hipster and is a cute... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Great coffee and neat atmosphere! Brew now sells Higher Grounds coffee. We sampled several roasts whole we were I'm town for a week and enjoyed them all.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Very casual. Usually packed with millenials working on their laptops. Great coffee and food at reasonable prices. Great vibe. I really love it.

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Additional Information about Brew

Address: 108 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
Phone Number: +1 231-946-2739
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10
Cuisine: Cafe, Healthy, Vegan

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 108 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-946-2739

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Cafe, Healthy, Vegan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

Brew is an independent cafe and coffeehouse located at 108 E Front Street in Traverse City, Michigan. Brew offers customers a wide variety of delicious beverages, including coffee, tea, espresso drinks, microbrews, local wines, and seasonal drinks, along with pastries, grilled sandwiches, soups, salads, wraps, vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free menu options.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 1:00 am

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