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229 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2525
+1 231-941-8888
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If your children only eat Kraft Mac n cheese, this may not be for them. Amical is a long standing Traverse City restaurant. The offer a Bistro menu. It is very consistent. We have enjoyed Amical for many years and have taken our kids there since they were little. Now they come back and want the chicken pot pie or... More 

Thank Lisa D
Traverse City, Michigan
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and friends were at Amical on 8/29. My wife enjoyed the Curried Risotto while our friends wife enjoyed the Encrusted Whitefish. Her husband and I both had the Grilled Hanger steak. It was Tough and very chewy - and certainly not worth the $28 we paid for each plate. I can get tough and chewy at Sams' club... More 

Thank Patrick R
Munising, Michigan
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Awesome food and a great atmosphere! Great drinks too! Right in the heart of downtown Traverse City. Limited seating area so if you want to get a table don't wait!!!!

Thank laanjo65
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Have eaten here during previous Traverse City visits. Love everything about it--small, Cozy and quaint feeling. Excellent menu items. Our group of 5 enjoyed croque Monsieur, chicken with pasta, homemade soup, spinach salad and incredibly decadent desserts!!!

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Disappointing for the long wait and the price. Don't get me wrong: it wasn't terrible, but it definitely wasn't "wow"-worthy, either. Not sure why this place has so much hype.

Thank itsallgood1277
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

THe food is over priced and small portions for the price. The food was bland. The short ribs were the best thing. Skip the chicken piccata. No flavor. The whitefish was average. Truffle risotto had no seasoning! Service was good. Very hard to believe that being a restaurant in traverse city that they only had like 2 wines from there.... More 

Thank Nailsbykim
Greensboro, North Carolina
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was recommended by a part time resident (I am jealous!). It was easy to find and was right in the middle of a great shopping area. It was crowded so the two of us set at the bar. Lunch menu had a nice selection and the items we purchased were very satisfying. We recommend this establishment for lunch.

Thank mahalotraveler
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant deserves it's excellent reviews. I had the striped bass and it was excellent. I am always hesitant to order fish from places I haven't been but it was seasoned so well and kept the temperature for a long time. My husband had chicken piccata and it was so light and lemony. The Caesar and Amical salads were great... More 

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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the pot pie at amicable and it was great. They also give you s plate of assorted olives which is very good . I come here often and am never disappointed

Thank Terry D
Chicago, Illinois
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1,066 reviews
344 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 354 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at Amical. The food was very tasty. The service was the best we had in all of western Michigan. Desserts are also super. Great evening. We will be back!

Thank Diane K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $30
French, American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
9:00 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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 229 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2525
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-941-8888

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