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“Best in Traverse City”
Review of Centre Street Cafe

Centre Street Cafe
Ranked #53 of 316 Restaurants in Traverse City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Reviewed July 25, 2013

Wow! What an unexpected surprise. We ate at several nice restaurants downtown, but Centre Street Cafe outshines them all. I wish we lived here so we could enjoy this excellent menu more often.

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Thank peppern
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Reviewed July 16, 2013

This little out of the way cafe is by far the best lunch spot in Traverse City.
If you don't have time to wait for a table then order your lunch to-go and find a park or waterfront spot to enjoy your meal.

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Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

The food is remarkable, the staff really loves their own food. So glad we drove way out of our way to eat here. Healthy, original, and delicious!!

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Reviewed June 23, 2013

Had lunch this weekend at Centre Street Cafe and once again had a great meal. What we like is they always have something new and very interesting and tasty. From the specials menu my wife had the Off Centre Gyro and enjoyed it, I ordered the Rabish Radish Pastrami and had the best sandwich ever. Big pile of quality beef pastrami, capicolla, jalapenos, horseradish sprouts, several different kinds of horsey sauce, and more (10 ingredients in all) grilled on tasty rye. Excellent ingredients, friendly staff. Killer sandwich!
Small interior so if you come at noon it may be packed but worth the wait for a table. Quality food, friendly service, changing menu. Can't go wrong coming here for a interesting lunch when in Traverse.

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Thank torchlake99
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Reviewed June 1, 2013

If you live in the area and have never been, why?????? This place is the hands down BEST place to eat in town. If you're going Mon-Fri at lunch time, consider calling ahead and placing the order to pick up. It's a small dining room that fills quick. If the weather is nice, there are a handful of tables out front. Housemade soups daily! Check their Facebook page Monday morning for the weeks specials menu; check back daily for the soups. Always available is their Swamp Soup. You might see something similar in other restaurants, but it's not the same.... tomato based with spinach, topped with cheese. Having a bad day? Coming down with a bug? Swamp Soup will HIT THE SPOT!

Thank Kimberly W
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