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128 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
+1 231-941-7632
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11:00 - 22:00
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Plainwell, Michigan
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79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

My husband and I just returned from another wonderful visit to Traverse City! Just before we hit the road for home, we stopped at Poppycocks for a quick bite. I had the most amazingly delicious tomato, spinach, and swiss soup! My husband ordered a sandwich because he didn't want to a eat a lot before getting on the road and... More 

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Plymouth, MN
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132 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I give it a very good. The service was helpful and attentive, the noise level low. Had a sandwich which was very good, meaty, interesting flavors. My wife had a really good salad, the harvest salad - pumpkin bread croutons, great dressing.

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Thank Tom C
Traverse City, United States
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I think my husband and I are considered regulars. We have been dining at poppycocks for almost 20 years and with all of the new places that come and go in traverse city, they are still our favorite place. Go for it! Try the green plate, you won't be disappointed.

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Detroit, Michigan
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203 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Many menus selections. More beer than wine choices to choose from but still a good selection. Evan was a super wait staff!

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Thank pekopper
Gaylord, Michigan
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126 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This was a great chance my lovely wife and I took while walking down the street in Traverse City Michigan. This was our first time to eat here. We shared the acorn pot pie. Try to sit toward the back of the restaurant to prevent the sunshine from reflecting into your eyes. The deserts look great.

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Thank Razorback-n-Michigan
East Lansing, Michigan
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208 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful evening at Poppycocks. The service for eight of us was great each of us enjoyed our meals, desserts, and drinks. The tomato-spinach-Swiss soup is the best tomato soup Ive ever had. The key lime pie also rates tops! Enjoy!

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Thank Rick B
Michigan
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch. Was very impressed. Great service. I had the vegetarian pot pie (perfect for one) and my mother had the special fettuccine with pumpkin and goat cheese sauce. Food was wonderful. Location is perfect- right in the middle of Front St.

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Thank Francesca B
Wilmette, Illinois
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Just visited TC for the first time and had read other people's reviews of this place. My friend and I shared a vegetarian pot pie stuffed with acorn squash. Also shared the special salad of the day. Beautiful presentation and our server, Emily, was informative and accommodating. Casual atmosphere and decor. Clientele included families with kids as well as couples... More 

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Thank lukaplan
Montgomery, Illinois
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I decided on this restaurant last minute one night and we got seated right away! It was a Tuesday night around 7pm so maybe that is why there wasn't much of a wait. We were greeted right away by our waiter and we quickly served our drinks! Friendly and quick service. We had the whitefish cakes for... More 

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Thank Jackie B
Chicago
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We ate here twice during our trip to TC. The food is very good. Good variety, and nice unique twists to most dishes. The service was good both visits. We traveled with two young children, and they were very accommodating with making child-sized versions of their regular dishes (kids menu is typical kids stuff, our kids had salmon, a family... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 28
Cuisine
Mediterranean, American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-941-7632
Description
Casual DOWNTOWN restaurant offering New American inspired cuisine. Eclectic specials, fresh seafood, pasta, unique sandwiches and salads, vegetarian specialties and award-winning desserts. Emphasis on fresh, local products. Live jazz on Friday and Saturdays. Full bar with extensive martini menu, wines by the glass, and unique craft beers on tap,

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