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128 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A group of friends traveling together stopped for dinner looking for fresh, vegetarian, as well as a regular menu. What a nice suprise with freshly prepared dishes. I had the 3 soup sampler and loved the tomato swiss cheese soup the best. I also had the veggie taco with fresh salsa. So very good. Others tried the fish or beef... More 

Thank Durlene J
Traverse City, Michigan
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I love this place--unusual choices for food and appetisers. Super fantastic martinis !! Not a huge restaurant--small and homey. This is one of those places the 'locals' go to. I highly recommend you try it out when shopping the eclectic stores in Traverse City

Thank debra k
Orlando, Florida
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Poppycock's is a fabulous place for any meal you're lucky enough to be there for! Everything is made fresh right there in the kitchen, using mostly local, seasonal ingredients, and it is always a surprising and delightful experience.

Thank schas008
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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100 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved this place which is right in the middle of downtown Traverse City. Great selections on menu, unique options, and oh...so yummy! Nice variety of local beers and wines. Service was great.

Thank TravelMom816
Grand Haven, Michigan
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Full house on a Wednesday night, but after dinner we understood why!! We enjoyed two small plates that were the perfect size for a before the movie dinner. The yellowfin sesame tuna was perfectly prepared with wonton chips and a soy sauce reduction. Also amazing were the panko crusted Whitefish cakes served over a corn white sauce...perfect!! Evan was our... More 

Thank joy2006
Bellingham, Washington
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46 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Met a couple of high school friends (we're all retired!) at Poppycocks for lunch. We were given a seat in the back and had a fine time talking and eating. Two of us are non-meat eaters and the sandwich and soups were perfect!! The wait staff returned with more coffee and water but mostly let us gab. A nice meal... More 

Thank Ka H
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If I rated this on cleanliness, comfortability and service it would be 2 (It was dusty, booths were uncomfortable, and waitress asked one time if everything was ok) . However, if I rated this on entrees and martinis it would be a 3.5. If I come here again, I'll sit at the bar and order my food & drinks.

Thank Funandfood L
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94 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The chef does an excellent job with food preparation. the menu has lots of wonderful dishes to choose from. You will always find a great assortment of excellent food. Deserts are wonderful as well, check out the large desert case when you first come in. Service is wonderful and they can accommodate two people for a special occasion or a... More 

Thank MIRockHunter
Lansing, MI
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for dinner with coworkers when we were in town for a conference. I had been here years ago, and it seems like the restaurant has gone more upscale since then, with great results. Many options on the menu sounded delicious. I had one of the specials, which was a halibut with candied lamb belly, brussel sprouts, and a... More 

Thank dolphin17
Kalamazoo Michigan
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88 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have only gone for lunch, but we eat there like it is dinner time. Everything is so good, so we order something for an appetizer along with a selection of unique cocktails. (This time we started with the Brie & fig & pear sandwich and simply cut it up to share.) Then we ordered the Creamy Pesto, Beef Brisket... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $28
Mediterranean, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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?