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1333 Yellow Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-1463
+1 231-943-1453
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tamales” (48 reviews)
“guacamole” (18 reviews)
“burrito” (27 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1333 Yellow Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-1463
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We ordered a beef taco, a pork tamale, chips/guacamole, and pork quesadillas. Beef taco was definitely the best and only about $3.50. Glad we tried a local place. Guacamole and tomatillo salsa seemed very fresh.

Thank Libby F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was excited to go here based on reviews but, for me, it was just not good at all. Had the big daddy burrito. Chicken was gross and all I could taste was rice. Won't be back. Far overrated

Thank Soniebug
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy lunch hour but service was excellent, food was hot and portions larger than expected. Cafe is small with some outside seating. Burritos and quesadillas for us; really good chips and lemonade. Definitely recommended

Thank vacatimeMichigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A delightful Mexican restaurant located in the back of the Grand Traverse Commons. Great dishes, both with meat and vegan. Everything made by hand to order.

Thank Sarah O
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Read about this gem in "Only in your state"....so glad I did! Stopped on a lovely summer day on our way to Glen Arbor to get some food "to go" (we had our Golden Retriever with us). But we dined on the picnic table outside...More

Thank lvgal61
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Met family here for lunch. It was the first visit for either of us so we tried a variety of items. We tried the veggie, beef and chicken tacos. We both liked the veggie tacos the best. Also tried the New World tamales which we...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Love all of the options here, excellent meats and I appreciate all of the vegan items available. Quick and delicious lunch or dinner. You won't be disappointed. The food is very fresh.

Thank Josie M
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Spanglish is in The Commons, formerly known as the Traverse City State Hospital. The building Spanglish is in used to be the Potato Peeling Building at the hospital...I can't make this up...lol. The tacos were fantastic I had the barbacoa, chicken, and carnitas. All were...More

Thank mdfloyd322
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Spanglish has great service, and amazing food. The best guacamole i have ever eaten . i was amazed at the nu,berof great options that there are

Thank Jim J
Reviewed July 9, 2018

If you want a healthy Mexican break from the ordinary this is your place. Dont expect to eat in but enjoy the outdoors Add a glass of wine from Left foot Charlies you have great afternoon delight

Thank David K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1333 Yellow Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-1463
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-943-1453
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