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“Apple Pecan pie - The best!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Grand Traverse Pie Co.

Grand Traverse Pie Co.
Ranked #5 of 295 Restaurants in Traverse City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Soups
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The original Grand Traverse Pie Company location! Our first Pie Shop opened in July of 1996 by company founders, Mike and Denise Busley. The shop is conveniently located on West Front Street in Traverse City, Michigan, just a short walk from downtown and a block from West Grand Traverse Bay. Our open-air design has the kitchen in full view of our customers. There's comfortable seating for those who would like to sit and relax with a slice of pie and a cup of gourmet coffee. We also have great lunch selections, with quiches, soups, pot pie by the slice, salads, sandwiches, and wraps. We serve espresso, smoothies, and a variety of homemade baked goods.
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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“Apple Pecan pie - The best!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2013

One morning on our way from Empire to Ann Arbor, we stopped in the Traverse city to grab coffee for the road. We found this place. In addition to placing an order for two coffees, I had to add apple pie to the order. I think I was craving for something very american after my return to the USA after almost 7 months. There is something fun and interesting about America and I think Apple pie is one that thing.

I am delighted to taste some really good apple pie that morning. Next time when we visit Traverse city (which will be soon), I will definitely stop here for a nice treat. :-)

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Oxford, Michigan
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“Underwhemled by quality of pie”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2013

We ordered pie and the crust was thick and not as flaky as I hoped and the berries seemed to have more sugar than natural taste. Perhaps I have been spoiled by Achatz pies which are Michigan made as well.

Visited June 2013
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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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“Pie Day!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2013

We just happened to be here on pie day. March 14th. 3.14. Love it! Family of 3, we tried 6 dessert pies and took one for the road. The berry pies were our favorite. ABC (Apple, Blueberry and Cherry) was very good also. The only slight disappointment were the individual apple pies. Wonderful crust but only 1 apple inside that huge empty space. Still a great experience and worth stopping by for a sweet tooth fix.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Traverse City, Michigan
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“Yum.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2013

great selection of pie & sandwiches and a friendly staff to boot.

went during the winter fest and got some hot chocolate. asked if they could make it "not too hot" and pour some into a small cup for my daughter and they obliged without hesitation.

Love the breakfast sandwiches. Love the berry pies... but not with the crumb crust. thats like eating sugar from the bowl and I'm not into that. ;)

Visited February 2013
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“Tasty take home chicken pot pie”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2013 via mobile

For a reasonable price you can stop into GTPC and pick up a family size pot pie and throw it in the oven on those busy night. Delicious, warm and comforting in no time.

  • Visited August 2012
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