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Dish Cafe

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108 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2520
12319322233
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10:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
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321 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice menu with numerous selections. We opted for tomato coconut curry soup and creamy jalapeño chicken soup (help your to one) and split a tuna melt made with albacore tuna. Great soups, sandwich was all bread but skimpy on the tuna, tasty though. Help yourself soft drinks and choice of several coffees. Order takers are good, knowledgable and personable. Fun... More 

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Thank travelers966
michigan
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303 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quick, clean place with great creative sandwich menu. Easy to get in and out quickly. Only open for lunch, no dinner (closes at 6pm).

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Thank pyegirl
Traverse City, Michigan
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342 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm local but can always count on great sandwiches, wraps or daily special soups--and all reasonably priced. It is a great lil place in downtown TC.

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Thank diamondbabydoll
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the Southwestern wrap and my wife had the Pudgie. Both were good. My sons had quesadillas. The staff was friend and location is right downtown.

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Thank Chris H
Haubstadt, Indiana
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

I had the grilled portobello salad and added guacamole from our guacamole and salsa plate. It was delicious and had a lot of greens in it. The kid sandwiches were more than enough, and we took home leftovers. This cafe has a little bit of everything from soup and sandwiches and smoothies and good coffee. Vegan options too!

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Thank anbeal
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Have the #6 panini or the San Diego Salad. Both were awesome. The sandwich was big enough for two. The staff are very friendly and helped us with our selection. Great for a quick afternoon lunch.

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Thank Debbie I
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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79 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

My family visited Traverse City for the first time and were looking for a place for lunch and stumbled upon this great deli! The food was fresh, with lots of healthy options. The prices were very reasonable and so were the portion sizes. Great service and a clean cafe. We were so happy we stopped here! Would definitely recommend this... More 

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Thank phl2azo
Detroit, Michigan
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

We have been eating here for about 3 years now. Food is consistently very good! So is the service, even when we've been here during the Cherry Festival. Our favorites are the Asian Noodle salad and Cafe sandwich #1 w/ avocado. But there are other items we have had as well and they have all been very good. For a... More 

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Thank JnJD85
Tucson, Arizona
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

My wife and I used to live in TC and this was one place we frequented when we wanted a quick meal. The food (mainly sandwiches and soups) is tremendous. Always at least four soups (self-serve, no seconds please). It can get crowded around lunch time and I don't usually see too many children there. It's a little off Front... More 

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Thank Douglas S
Traverse City, Michigan
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

This small gem of a place serves up fantastic soups, salads, and sandwiches. I just wish their soup portions were larger for the size.

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Thank Eric O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $10
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2520
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: 12319322233

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