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“AWESOME SALADS & Kids meals”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Dish Cafe

Dish Cafe
Ranked #75 of 298 Restaurants in Traverse City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $10
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Bothell, Washington
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“AWESOME SALADS & Kids meals”
Reviewed August 18, 2010

We stumbled on this place on a recent trip to Traverse City. It was very yummy. The portions were huge and the Salad with the cherries, cheese, lettuce, walnuts, and orange vinegrette dressing was to die for. My kids had PB&J and Tortilla with cheese...both huge. We would highly recommend this place!!!

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Chicago, Illinois
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“Outstanding Food, Service & Atmosphere”
Reviewed September 8, 2009

Dish Cafe is our "go-to" spot in Traverse City. The staff is always so friendly. The food is AMAZING. They have a variety of grilled sandwiches, healthy wraps, quesadillas, salads and soups. An incredible selection of the best smoothies I've ever had (try the Elixir smoothie). And the espresso drinks are better to me than Starbucks.

You order at the counter and give your name, then they bring your drinks and food out to you. Soda, water and the soup bar is self-serve.

This place does everything right. For example, the soup bar has six different types of soup to choose from plus it has not only crackers but two or three types of fresh baked bread to have on the side. Help yourself to a slice. They always have water out with a bowl of fresh-cut lemons. Everything is always so clean too. They recycle not only glass bottles but also your plastic cups and paper. They have seating inside at tables, inside at the counter and outdoor seating in front. They have a bowl of water out front for passing dogs. The list of great things about this cafe goes on and on!

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Traverse City MI
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78 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“big, great salads, good soups and salads”
Reviewed July 27, 2009

Try the Dish Bistro salad.
Everything is good
Order at the counter, then they deliver to your table
Popular with the locals

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MI
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“This is the place to go! Don't miss it!”
Reviewed July 14, 2009

Healthy, tasty & just wonderfull!!
Even kids loved it. Smoothies & cofe was good too.

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Indianapolis
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A great find on a Friday night--quick and good!”
Reviewed June 16, 2009

I had taken my high school aged daughter up to Interlochen for music camp and we decided to venture into Traverse City for dinner. We just drove around the business district until we found something that looked appealing and we decided to try Dish. What a great choice! It is a casual place with plenty of seating--perfect for us after a day on the road or great for anyone spending a day exploring TC. My daughter, a picky vegetarian, had a tasty quesadilla and cream of asparagus soup and I had a very good Asian salad. Other people were ordering delicious looking smoothies and shakes. I would definitely eat there again. There were many other items on the menu that I would like to try.

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