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Grand Traverse Pie Co.

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Cafe, Sandwiches, Bakeries, Soups
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525 W. Front St., Traverse City, MI 49684
+1 231-929-7841
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Coffee & Tea, Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Takeout
Description: The original Grand Traverse Pie Company location! Our first Pie Shop...
The original Grand Traverse Pie Company location! Our first Pie Shop opened in July of 1996 by company founders, Mike and Denise Busley. The shop is conveniently located on West Front Street in Traverse City, Michigan, just a short walk from downtown and a block from West Grand Traverse Bay. Our open-air design has the kitchen in full view of our customers. There's comfortable seating for those who would like to sit and relax with a slice of pie and a cup of gourmet coffee. We also have great lunch selections, with quiches, soups, pot pie by the slice, salads, sandwiches, and wraps. We serve espresso, smoothies, and a variety of homemade baked goods.
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  • 27
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
very nice lunch spot for us last summer!

we ate there last summer, during our family reunion. everyone from ages 2 to 80+ got what they wanted--much more than pie! service was prompt; just get there before the lunch rush if you can--we did, and squeaked into the last big table.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Tim B
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Edinburg, Texas
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Edinburg, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

we ate there last summer, during our family reunion. everyone from ages 2 to 80+ got what they wanted--much more than pie! service was prompt; just get there before the lunch rush if you can--we did, and squeaked into the last big table.

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Wheeling, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Stopped here for lunch. The sandwiches are excellent although I really just wanted pie. The cherry pie was awesome! They do not use jarred syrupy cherries. The chicken pot pie looked really good, but I did not try it. There is a new location in downtown Traverse City also.

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Goodlettsville, Tennessee
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This café is similar to Panera. The sandwiches and soup are unique and you can grab a half sandwich and soup if you'd like. The service is quick and filling.

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Flossmoor, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Need I say more? My late mother-in-law was infamous for her pies. Olive strawberry rhubarb pie. My warmed slice with coffee evoked post-meal pleasure sitting in her dining room.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

They make some amazing pies and wonderful sandwiches as well! Many choices so even the pickiest eater can find something!

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Service: Great. Friendly and very helpful. Food: Pies were fantastic. Cherry Crumble was the favorite at our table. Restaurant: Clean and simple menu.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The beef pot pie, chicken noodle soup, grilled cheese, abc crumb pie a la mode, and apple pie a la mode were all very good! It's a great place to get a quick, yet very good bite to eat.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Convenient and delicious with an awesome variety of pies and sandwiches. The chicken pot tastes like thanksgiving dinner. Staff is friendly and accommodating. We ate here several times.

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Bath, Ohio, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Great food for lunch, and the pie was AWESOME. Get a loaded applied crumb pie. Both sandwiches were very good.

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Great Service, Good Food, Fast Service, We will stop again when we are in town. Great spot to get pie and food

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GTPIE, Manager at Grand Traverse Pie Co., responded to this review

Thanks so much for visiting us while you were in Traverse City! We hope to see you again sometime. We also have two locations closer to you - Portage and Kentwood (Grand Rapids). :) More 

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Additional Information about Grand Traverse Pie Co.

Address: 525 W. Front St., Traverse City, MI 49684
Phone Number: +1 231-929-7841
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $10
Cuisine: Cafe, Sandwiches, Bakeries, Soups

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 525 W. Front St., Traverse City, MI 49684
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-929-7841

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $10
  • Cuisine: Cafe, Sandwiches, Bakeries, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

The original Grand Traverse Pie Company location! Our first Pie Shop opened in July of 1996 by company founders, Mike and Denise Busley. The shop is conveniently located on West Front Street in Traverse City, Michigan, just a short walk from downtown and a block from West Grand Traverse Bay. Our open-air design has the kitchen in full view of our customers. There's comfortable seating for those who would like to sit and relax with a slice of pie and a cup of gourmet coffee. We also have great lunch selections, with quiches, soups, pot pie by the slice, salads, sandwiches, and wraps. We serve espresso, smoothies, and a variety of homemade baked goods.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?