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Cherry Republic

154 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
+1 231-932-9205
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Free samples and a ball pit! Can't beat it!

We visited cherry republic last week on vacation and loved it. My daughter loved the play area and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Derek B
Grand Blanc, Michigan
Fun Visit

Lots of great tasting free samples. Merchandise is all cherry. Very fun to visit. Would spend lots... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Effingham, Illinois
via mobile
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Welcome to Cherry Republic of Traverse City, a mecca built to honor the northern Michigan cherry and the Up North lifestyle. Located in the 'Cherry Capital of the World' and on one of America's Top 10 Great Streets, our diplomatic embassy is just a block from West Grand Traverse Bay in beautiful downtown Traverse City. Come in and sample over 170 of our locally-made cherry products, grab a seat in our cafe (which serves crispy pizzas, hearty sandwiches, fresh salads, and the best Cherry Pie you've ever had), or grab a glass at our wine/soda bar and sample 24 varieties of wine and soda pop. We're open 7 days a week, all year long. The Embassy is the largest storefront in the historic downtown area so we're hard to miss. It is great destination for people of all ages so we'd love to see the whole family!
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  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
154 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
+1 231-932-9205
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited cherry republic last week on vacation and loved it. My daughter loved the play area and we loved the wine and food samples.

Thank Derek B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lots of great tasting free samples. Merchandise is all cherry. Very fun to visit. Would spend lots of money here if I had it.

Thank cbriggerman2001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate lunch here after shopping for a while in the store. It's great to be able to sample so many of the food offerings for sale. Lunch fare was good to excellent. Marinated tomato chickpea salad was good; a bit too oily but the oil...More

Thank white_shoes_white
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I love all of their products. They have samples everywhere. I feel that their prices are higher than other specialty stores......maybe because of so many samples . You could make a meal out of them. Many great items.

1  Thank Jane B
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Cherry Republic is a family favorite, you can't go wrong no matter what you buy, they offer a cherry salsa that is incredible, the chocolate covered cherries are amazing, and the best part about this place is the always friendly staff, we have never been...More

Thank brenda d
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Not the same as last time. Hot as heck in there. Expensive for sure. We did eat a snack which was okay. The pies didn't look fresh but rather maybe frozen and thawed out. I settle for pie turnover which was great.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great Wine tasting! Many selections of cherry products. Can actually taste before you buy! Wonderful, helpful staff.

Thank Dawn P
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Great place to go in on an empty stomach and go to town on samples including cherry jams, salsa, chocolate covered, candies, sodas and even wines!! They have it all. They even will ship for you. They have a cafe and indoor play place for...More

Thank momof3boysplus1girl
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Samples are great The wine is excellent and the staff has agreed to deal with. Some of the pricing is high but the food is great

Thank Valuerocks
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I cannot pass up a chance to pop in and see all the new selections. This place is not just for out of towners!

Thank northexcursion
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