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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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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were in Traverse City for a conference and were looking for a late dinner. We arrived after the dinner rush so seating was not a problem. Their "small plates" offering was well prepared and not an overwhelming entree. It is nice for two with a late dinner.

Thank David_Wirth
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A fabulous lunch! Was recommended by a friend specifically for the bahn mi fries! They were so good! The atmosphere is relaxed but sophisticated. Would go back!

Thank Kamcelgunn
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were there for a late dinner on a Friday night. The food is good, as it has been in the past when we ate there. We both had the tomato soup, which is exceptional. The service is spotty, however, and the atmosphere is lousy. But if you want a good tasting meal, its still worth visiting.

Thank Neil P
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Pita appetizer was delicious and the best thing we had. I had the brisket and it tasted like a crock pot I would make at home. My girlfriend had the white fish, very bland and very little taste!!!

Thank gary0613
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful evening with a group of 10! Excellent, varied menu, wonderful food, excellent service. We arrived for a 5:30 reservation and were promptly offered the happy hour cocktails. Our server went out of her way to make sure those who wanted more could get the order in by the 6:00 cut off. LOVED the homemade pita chips with salsa, hummus... More 

Thank Terri H
Traverse City, Michigan
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've lived in the area for almost 35 yrs. seen many restaurants come and go, Poppycock's is always good, the drinks are good. The staff works and acts like what you'd expect, pro's. When the have music it's soft and easy to listen to. Foods always fun and the deserts are out of the world. It's one of our go... More 

Thank 2151scott
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped on a day of shopping as it was convenient and was very glad we did. The food was fantastic and not too expensive. Very attentive waitstaff

Thank Alan V
Fenton, Michigan
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80 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is how dining should be. An actual chef in the back making amazing flavor decisions! We tried the pita chip appetizer which was amazing! I need a whole vat of that Jarlsberg cheese please! Our entrees were very good also. Our table had the parmesan whitefish and brisket. Both those dishes were excellent. Even the side dishes were well... More 

Thank GeneStevenson
Jackson, Michigan
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The desserts at this restaurant are some of the best I and the other couples with me had ever had. We were literally swooning. Entrees were good also. The dining experience was lacking in the atmosphere (nice industrial-type décor but very hot in the dining room and no ceiling fan to help) and service. Service was slow and disjointed. They... More 

Thank Mary B
Topeka, Kansas, Usa
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110 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a delicious family dinner. We had reservations and were seated immediately. I had their Michigan Cherry Salad and it was delicious. The service was fast, friendly and all 4 of us enjoyed a lovely dinner experience.

Thank Dave F

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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
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?