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128 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
231-941-7632
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Ranked #24 of 255 Restaurants in Traverse City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert

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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

The Pita chips appetizer is amazing! Go for this and drinks but eat dinner or lunch elsewhere. The food is just average and hasn't really changed in recent years. If you want something local fresh and unique this isn't really the place. The martini list is impressive and the desserts are good but there a better places in town to... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

We came in after doing some shopping in downtown TC. It is a great place to sit and have a nice lunch and a drink. Service was fine and the food was pretty good. They have a great cocktail menu.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We absolutely love this place. The food is always fabulous with a wonderfully varied menu and specials.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I had a pasta dish and it was pretty bad. I sent it back (which I rarely do) and got a burger. The burger was good! Our server was fantastic! Made up for the so so food!

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New York City, New York
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62 reviews 62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We visited Poppycocks on a Saturday night without a reservation and were happy to get a table. We enjoyed reading the menu with all the flavor and food combinations being attempted. My daughter and I split the veggie tostados appetizer which were like yams spread on a black corn taco chip. Providing more topping would have been an improvement. We... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Perfect place for vegetarians and those who want something unique. Nine of us ordered a variety of dishes. All came piping hot and nicely plated. The potpie I had was ok, but my daughter's pasta dish was delicious. Pumpkin coconut soup was more of a puree but had fantastic flavor. Service was excellent.

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Grand Blanc, Michigan, United States
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50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Several days have passed since a friend and I stopped in for a light meal and a glass of wine. We'd both had great past meals here but I felt compelled to review this time. I ordered the butternut squash ravioli with toasted walnuts, Gorgonzola and thin sliced honey poached apples. It was more than sufficient for a light meal,... More 

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Sutton, Massachusetts
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144 reviews 144 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I know this restaurant has gotten very good reviews, so maybe I visited it on an off day, but really the food was just eh (especially for the price). My veggie pot pie was salty. I feel like they may have put too much energy into making their dishes unique, sacrificing the taste. The service wasn't very friendly either. On... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Very busy little restaurant! Great food! The entrees were inventive and unique. Corn cakes were delish!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My wife and two of our friends went to Poppycocks on October 7th, 2014 for supper. It was a little crowded and seemed like it would be a good choice. Service: Condescending Impatient Food: My wife had the Veggie Pot Pie and she enjoyed it for the most part. The crust was done well, but the dish was very salty.... More 

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Additional Information about Poppycocks

Address: 128 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
Phone Number: 231-941-7632
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Italian, Vegetarian

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