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128 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went here for lunch. Was very impressed. Great service. I had the vegetarian pot pie (perfect for one) and my mother had the special fettuccine with pumpkin and goat cheese sauce. Food was wonderful. Location is perfect- right in the middle of Front St.

Thank Francesca B
Wilmette, Illinois
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just visited TC for the first time and had read other people's reviews of this place. My friend and I shared a vegetarian pot pie stuffed with acorn squash. Also shared the special salad of the day. Beautiful presentation and our server, Emily, was informative and accommodating. Casual atmosphere and decor. Clientele included families with kids as well as couples... More 

Thank lukaplan
Montgomery, Illinois
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I decided on this restaurant last minute one night and we got seated right away! It was a Tuesday night around 7pm so maybe that is why there wasn't much of a wait. We were greeted right away by our waiter and we quickly served our drinks! Friendly and quick service. We had the whitefish cakes for... More 

Thank Jackie B
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ate here twice during our trip to TC. The food is very good. Good variety, and nice unique twists to most dishes. The service was good both visits. We traveled with two young children, and they were very accommodating with making child-sized versions of their regular dishes (kids menu is typical kids stuff, our kids had salmon, a family... More 

Thank ChicagoRory
Brookfield, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed the menu options. Service was great and food was tasty. If you want something beyond the usual restaurant fare of food choices, give it a try. I'm not one for deep fried appetizers so this gave us some options as well. Hope you like it

Thank 614PW
Warren, Michigan
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Mashed potatoes cold, salad served With Entree, missing beef in beef stroganoff .. Entree not so big not coming back .. good beer selection..

Thank Robert R
Rockwood, Canada
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216 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time 4 of us dined here. The staff were excellent, recommending and advising on the selections and specials. Turns out it was date night and for $45 two can dine on any of the entrees with a bottle of wine. Well the whitefish was the best I have ever had. The beef brisket stroganoff was excellent. Wonderful caesar salads... More 

Thank Dwight6790
Indianapolis, Indiana
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A local recommended this restaurant and it was a great choice. We were seated quickly and our drink order was taken. We were told the portions were large and a request to split our salad and entree was accepted graciously. The food was hot upon arrival and it was outstanding! Even though we split our portions, there was no room... More 

Thank Mary Ann S
Marysville, Michigan
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was recommended to us and we enjoyed. We both had delicious salads for dinner. Waitress was very nice and accommodating. Seems to be a popular place.

Thank Sassychick4444
Chapel Hill
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Traverse City is full of delightful dining experiences, and Poppycocks is one of our favorites! My husband loves the dragon's milk bourbon barrel imperial stout on tap, and I always look forward to the soups. Our entrees (fish and lamb) were tasty and beautifully presented. The apple crumble was delightful, with apple slices that hold up nicely in the moistness... More 

Thank Helene_UNC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $28
Mediterranean, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: 12319417632
Casual DOWNTOWN restaurant offering New American inspired cuisine. Eclectic specials, fresh seafood, pasta, unique sandwiches and salads, vegetarian specialties and award-winning desserts. Emphasis on fresh, local products. Live jazz on Friday and Saturdays. Full bar with extensive martini menu, wines by the glass, and unique craft beers on tap,

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?