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Fresh, fast, fun, family friendly Cafe serving breakfast and lunch daily! Fresh fare includes 8 homemade soups, salads and sandwiches to die for! Muffins as big as your head and omelettes as big as our heart and love for food! Located on Front Street in heart of downtown Traverse City with plenty of parking and front and back entrances.
$3 - $13
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
American, Cafe, Soups
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards, Family style, Non-smoking restaurants
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Reviewed January 16, 2021

My daughter said her burger may be the best she has ever had - a good ratio of bread, cheese and meat apparently! My Reuben was delicious though I did take the raisins out of mine. I would definitely come again. Staff were friendly too.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed August 18, 2020 via mobile

Excellent breakfast! Neptune Crab Cake Benedict a show stopper. We enjoyed sitting outside taking in the wonderful weather and the town coming to life.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed July 21, 2020 via mobile

We ate here on our recent trip. We chose the outside dining option. Our server was super and the food was wonderful. Also, the prices were reasonable. My wife and I had the baked oatmeal which was excellent. We would definitely eat here again.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 13, 2020

We where on our annual summer trek to Michigan's Gold Coast and looking to have breakfast in Traverse City on a Saturday Morning. Sadly, Covid19 has been disastrous for the entire area. We were happy to find a spot on Front Street which is blocked...to traffic. Many dining spots are shuttered or carry out only. Green House Cafe is open for full service. The food is OK, the service is superb and the employees are excellent. That being said, under current COVID19 restrictions I would have breakfast at McDonald's east of town. It was not worth the effort to go downtown. Very sad for the City. Hopefully Summer 2021 will be normal and it will then be a pleasure to walk the beautiful Traverse City Streets.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed June 22, 2020

The soups are FABULOUS and the wait staff is friendly and efficient! I had a BLT and it was better than I make myself! The bacon was flavorful and the sourdough bread was toasted to perfection. It was so good that when we picked up...our daughter at the airport, we stopped in for lunch again. Its the best kept secret in Traverse City.More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed June 13, 2020 via mobile

We decided to try Green House Cafe for breakfast and it was absolutely delicious, the best breakfast we had all week. YUM! Everyone loved their food. The French toast was amazing and the bacon was so crisp and delicious. My eggs were cooked perfectly and...the hash browns were also perfect. So glad we decided to stop here. Next time we visit Traverse City we will be back.More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed December 17, 2019 via mobile

A shopping trip to Traverse city is not complete without a lunch stop at the Green House Café. Amazing sandwiches salads -muffins as big as your fist. Prices are just right, portions are great. They treat you like family in this classic fresh food diner....No frills- great food!!More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 18, 2019

This is the place where my wife meets her freinds for breakfast and lunch, I had never been. Boy was in for a shock, it was a Sunday later breakfast, YES there was a line and wait....but we live in Traverse City, and it a...happen LITTLE town!!! From the service, to the food it was great. I was checking out the 6 differant soups they offer during the week, they looked great, I'm soup guy. I have totally changed my thought's on the GReen House Cafe, I'm a fan!!!!More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 7, 2019

The old owner, Wally I think, retired to somewhere warm and there is someone new at the helm. The food is still great especially the soups. When I am really hungry there is a "trio" of three of the day's soups... all made in house,...fresh... stellar. My wife had a chicken - cherry sandwich again outstanding. Service was great as wellMore

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed November 6, 2019 via mobile

The baked oatmeal is very good. It’s a unique and very tasty dish. The yogurt on top was very pleasing to the palette. The biscuits in the biscuits and gravy were exceptional.thethrppppalette.palettebiscuits and bubiscuit

Date of visit: November 2019
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Omg they might have it on line. It was yummy
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  • Yes, Green House Cafe offers takeout services.

  • Yes, Green House Cafe offers delivery services.

  • Green House Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4