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Dish Cafe

108 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2520
231-932-2233
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Ranked #38 of 255 restaurants in Traverse City
Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout
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English first
Traverse City, Michigan
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77 reviews 77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

When The Dish first opened, it was a destination lunch location for many locals. We frequently ate their several times a week. However, that's now become a few times a year.

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Hilton Head
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The short review: Day one, had smoothies. Day two, redux. The long review: Close to the bay, outdoor tables, friendly staff, nice, small casual cafe. We had smoothies and the choices were many and varied...and good!

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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104 reviews 104 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Came here as the queue at Brew was huge and we only had half an hour on the parking meter. Great breakfast burrito with salsa and if you don't like eggs you can get a toasted sandwich from the lunch menu. They're flexible on fillings too.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Whenever I'm in Traverse, we eat here at least twice. It is a vegetarian/vegan dream place. They have great food and friendly service. Have yet to have a bad experience.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I worked the Cherry Festival 2014, and would come here for lunch, I had the tuna salad, which was wonderful and enough for two people, also the coffee and the oatmeal were delish. I really enjoyed the friendly service, the atmosphere, and the food. Fresh and wonderful, great smoothies. Wish there were more restaurants around that took interest in healthy... More

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Michigan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We stopped in for a light supper. The café wasn't busy and we found the employees to be very pleasant and helpful. The décor is casual but the food is very tasty. I had a chicken/cherry wrap; it's Traverse City so you must have cherries! The wrap was very good with lots of flavor. I asked for additional dressing and... More

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Highland Park, Illinois
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We stopped in here yesterday for a quick light lunch before heading to the airport. The menu has lots of great healthy options. There were at least 6 soups and they all sounded great. We split a shrimp wrap that was so fresh and not overly dressed. There are wonderful salads and quesadilla's as well as sandwiches. I thought it... More

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

this cafe was recommended by a store clerk on Front St and it was well worth it. Had the Cherry Daze Wrap that had great flavor and freshness. Take your time looking at the menu and don't rush, but once you make a choice you will be very happy.

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Ordered a take out lunch for four from Dish. Their menu has a great selection of sandwiches and wraps - it was difficult to choose! They were also accommodating when we asked for the sandwiches that are typically served warm and/or grilled to be served cold as we wouldn't be eating them right away. Our order was ready on time... More

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Clinton Township, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

I have been to TC many times with my husband but last summer was the first time that we tried Dish. I had the TC favorite salad with chicken and it was one of the best salads I've ever had at any restaurant. Very fresh ingredients and the orange-ginger vinaigrette was fantastic - even though I was stuffed I just... More

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