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Cousin Jenny's Cornish Pasties

129 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2519
+1 231-941-7821
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastie” (39 reviews)
“rutabaga” (11 reviews)
“steak” (29 reviews)
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American, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
129 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2519
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've been visiting Cousin Jenny's in Traverse City since I was a kid. It's one of my favorite places to visit for lunch, especially on a cold day. I love that it's "old school" Traverse City (before the huge restaurant boom and before we were...More

Thank MittenStateGirl
Reviewed October 3, 2017

You can get many different kinds of pasties and she also offers them frozen so you can finish baking them at home.

Thank happygirl44
Reviewed September 28, 2017

This is a wonderful place to have breakfast or lunch. Out of "towners" should a real taste of Up North by having a Pastie - and with homemade gravy in a squeeze bottle - what a novel idea....a great way to start off the morning...More

Thank Patrick R
Reviewed September 7, 2017

A great place for breakfast bobby- bacon or sausage served with sour cream. Hot coffee. At lunch time they have great salads made fresh each morning. Also several different sandwichs-- made each morning. good fast for take out. you can eat in and it is...More

Thank sandi8882015
Reviewed July 28, 2017

We enjoyed the pretty surroundings and friendly staff. We tried the ham breakfast bobby and the sausage one. Based on the menu, we expected more balanced filling with the meat, peppers, and potatoes. In reality, it is mostly potato inside. The spicy ketchup and sour...More

1  Thank ShawnaFromMich
Reviewed July 25, 2017

We had the traditional steak and steak 'n cheddar pasties. Both were good. The squeeze bottle of gravy was interesting. We also had chili supreme and it was good. I tend to get confused with the counter ordering and this was no different. We may...More

Thank hockeyjoe24
Reviewed July 23, 2017

Consistently the best pasties in Northern Michigan! I tried Dobber's when I was in Escanaba on business and they can't compare. The food is always tasty, cooked to perfection and served by staff that is very friendly, helpful and always willing to answer questions. Very...More

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

This was a great place for lunch. The pasties were delicious, and a gentleman there gave us great information on the area. He had info on great views and things to do that aren't so touristy. Great food and great information! Next time I'm in...More

Thank Ella H
Reviewed July 20, 2017

We had to have a cornish pastie while in town, or so we were told. It is a pastry filled with savory flavors: chicken, beef, potatoes, cheese, depends what you choose. A large is plenty filling. Our favorite was actually the veggie one. Steak was...More

Thank travelerwith4
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was suggested to us from a friend that lives in MI. The food and atmosphere was good. The service was great and the people working there were very friendly. I thought the pasty I had needed a little more flavoring added to it....More

Thank Jeffrey B
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2519
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-941-7821
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Cousin Jenny's offers delicious comfort food for all tastes, including authentic Cornish Pasties, Breakfast Bobbies, soups, salads and sandwiches. Stop in for breakfast or lunch and enjoy old-fashioned personal service in a comfortable atmosphere.
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