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108 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2520
231-932-2233
Today
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fast and Easy

A great spot for a quick and easy lunch. The smoothies are great! Lots of seating inside and out, free Wi-Fi. We enjoyed our visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
Jim A
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Beulah, Michigan
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Holt, Michigan
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Very busy local establishment with fresh food and seating both inside and outside. Many wraps, I had the Chubby wrap which was surprisingly good. They feature a number of smoothies but my banana & strawberry one was a little heavy on the ice and light on the fruit. Worked ok for our two children, 2 1/2 years and 6 months.

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Beulah, Michigan
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

A great spot for a quick and easy lunch. The smoothies are great! Lots of seating inside and out, free Wi-Fi. We enjoyed our visit.

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Virginia
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218 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Delicious sandwiches, wraps, and smoothies. This is a favorite of locals if that tells you anything. Great location. Outdoor seating. Lunch will run you about $10 including a drink..

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

A favorite place to get a quick bite to eat. Just off Front Street. Great selection and very tasty! Staff if very friendly and helpful.

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Ate here a year ago and thought it average but convenient to downtown shopping experience. Was a Yelp recommended spot for lunch. This trip was a loser start to finish. Goofy soup bar with three selections, all of which were not up to par. Salads ok, but sandwiches average and not worthy of a solid good rating. Service is by... More 

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Indiana
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140 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Wife and I ate here today based on review on BringFido app. Outdoor seating with 4 tables. Bowl of cold water for dog. Wife ordered inside for us. I at first thought it was going to be a chick place where they charge $10 for a sandwich with 3 names. I had a turkey sandwich that was about $5 with... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We stopped by this café today after a little shopping. We found it difficult to order, because everything on the menu sounded great. Most of the food is healthy, yet very delicious. I got a "sassy" wrap that included chicken, croutons, lettuce, and Caesar dressing. It was very good and light, yet filling. I really enjoyed it! My mother and... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I go here a lot on lunch hour when I worked around the corner. Their food is fresh and prepared quickly. The workers say hello to you when you enter and good bye when you leave. It is one of my favorite lunch places to go in downtown TC.

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Lansing
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The sandwiches are really much bigger than I expected and quite filling. The hummus we had was tasty and had a nice texture. They even got us coffee to-go for no additional charge. Awesome quality place.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

I am addicted to the grumpy wrap here, which is sort of like greek salad, with roasted red pepper hummus added. This is a fresh healthy lunch! I am also a huge fan of getting a smoothie there for breakfast. My husband likes their soups. They always say hello when you walk in the door, and they always say thank... More 

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Additional Information about Dish Cafe

Address: 108 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2520
Phone Number: 231-932-2233
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 108 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2520
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: 231-932-2233

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?