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229 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2525
+1 231-941-8888
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Ranked #7 of 255 Restaurants in Traverse City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $30
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

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East Lansing, Michigan
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142 reviews 142 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Amacal is a cozy restaurant right in downtown Traverse City, which we visited recently on a cold Sunday night. An excellent wine list, plus some help from our waitress, led us to a delicous, slightly sweet sparkling wine from nearby Mawby winery, which went great with the beef and barley soup that I started with. My wife had the tomato... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

I visited Amical with a friend, and really enjoyed the atmosphere and great service. I had the french toast, which was good, but not spectacular.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

This is a past local favorite restaurant which has been on my short list of places to go and refer my clients and friends to dine while visiting from out of town for many years. Recently, we took my Mother there while she was visiting and were not impressed. One of my personal favorites on the menu is the Salmon,... More 

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Miami
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Visited Amical for dinner during a business trip to Traverse City. The restaurant has a warm atmosphere and very attentive staff. I started the meal with the tomato soup en croute. Tasty soup but the pastry shell doesn't mix well with tomato soup. En croute is best serve with truffle soup. The fish of the day was local trout with... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Amical is located in the beautiful coastal town of Traverse City, Michigan. We have eaten here many times in the 23 years we have lived here and always had an excellent meal. First you walk in past a glass case filled with luscious tempting desserts. They are all great. The staff is always friendly and the atmosphere very cozy. They... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Very consistant good food. Decent wine list and great deserts! Try the carmel apple for a take home treat. We have been going there for 15 years and Amical has always been one of the best downtown places to eat. Another note the owner is quite often seen working in the restaurant setting the good example for his employee's!;-)

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

Korean theme for January is a winner. Kim chi stew made with local pork was awesome. Ditto for hanger steak (ginger-soy marinade) served with spicy Kim chi puree on the side. Desserts are a specialty. Save room for the hot apple pie with sour cream gelato. In town just one more day, but may have return tomorrow.

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Detroit, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We were a bit late for our reservation and because it was New Years Eve day, they gave away our table. That could have been an omen for the rest of the experience but it was not at all! They found a table pretty quickly and we were seated. The menu has a great variety at lunch time- from egg... More 

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Harbor Springs, Michigan
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215 reviews 215 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Amical, a dependable Traverse City restaurant for 20 years, never disappoints. We have dined there on a half dozen occasions over the years, whenever we visit Traverse City from our home 80 miles away in Northern Michigan. On this occasion we had lunch at Amical during the busy Christmas season, and had a short wait to be seated. The restaurant... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Once again Amical can be counted on for an excellent, consistant meal. The beef tenderloin, lamb shank, soups, salad, appetizers and service were excellent. Andrew was our server and he was great. Kudos to owner, Dave Denison and his entire staff!

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Additional Information about Amical

Address: 229 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2525
Phone Number: +1 231-941-8888
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 30
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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