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1125 Centre St, Traverse City, MI 49686-3404
231-946-5872
Today
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 15
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Locally owner, good food, small location, no AC

My family of four, including a 6 month old and two and a half year old, stopped for a late lunch. Small town feel and the waitresses were helpful and friendly. Hawaiian salad was really good. They provided us half of a fresh avocado for our 6 month old to eat, we appreciated their flexibility.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Holt, Michigan
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Holt, Michigan
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

My family of four, including a 6 month old and two and a half year old, stopped for a late lunch. Small town feel and the waitresses were helpful and friendly. Hawaiian salad was really good. They provided us half of a fresh avocado for our 6 month old to eat, we appreciated their flexibility.

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Lake Ann, Michigan
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Over the years we've been to Centre Street so many times, you'd expect to have had at least one "off" day. Not so. The menu ideas stay fresh and the execution is always good. I'd like to try other things but the Pear-a-Dise Salad and the Blue Corn Chip Tilapia always lure us back. Oh, and don't forget the mac... More 

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Traverse City, MI
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97 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We stopped for lunch and had sandwiches and soup. I enjoyed the soup quite a bit...it was very tasty. The sandwiches were very good too.

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Lake Leelanau, Michigan
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Back again to the Centre, where you can always count on an interesting and tasty meal. They were busy, of course, but we got our meal in a timely manner. Our soup and sandwiches were wonderful, and so fresh. You can't go wrong with the Centre, try it!

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Kalkaska
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Great menu options. Healthy and fresh. Niki has a great smile and appeciates everyone, for their visit.

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Traverse City, MI
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This little sandwich shoppe/cafe is extraordinary! The Rabish Radish sandwich is one of the most creative and delicious sandwiches i have ever had. The other offerings are fantastic and there is something for everyone, created in a unique and outstanding way. The staff is very friendly and the atmosphere is pleasing and warm, filled by others who have discovered this... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Had the daily special. Buffalo, elk and kobe beef meatballs in some fancy fettuccine with lemon caper cream sauce and a bacon, habenero truffle for desert. I didn't care if people stared, I licked the plate. The service was phenomenal, even during the lunch rush. The waitress remembered us from our visit a month ago and even got our special... More 

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Lake Leelanau, Michigan
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This is an out of the way, word of mouth cafe. A must stop lunch place, kind of funky, been going there since they opened. Fresh, local ingredients made with a unique twist. It gets really busy at lunch time, and service can be a little slow. Everything is made from scratch and worth the wait. Don't expect a lot... More 

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Chesterfield, Michigan, United States
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100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Our lunch here was absolutely wonderful! It was a spur of the moment choice on our way back from Sleeping Bear Dunes. The sandwiches were absolutely delicious and the staff were warm and friendly. You cannot go wrong with a visit to this charming little spot.

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Traverse City MI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Sandwiches and salads for lunch are the best in TC. Seems they are only open for lunch and close at three so plan accordingly. Small restaurant with limited parking on site. But worth the trouble.

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Additional Information about Centre Street Cafe

Address: 1125 Centre St, Traverse City, MI 49686-3404
Phone Number: 231-946-5872
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
Open Hours:
Monday 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: American, Cafe, Sandwiches, Vegetarian, Delicatessen

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1125 Centre St, Traverse City, MI 49686-3404
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: 231-946-5872

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Cafe, Sandwiches, Vegetarian, Delicatessen
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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