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Frenchies Famous

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619 Randolph St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2246
Sun 10:00 - 15:00
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Petoskey, Michigan
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I love the atmosphere of this place. It's smallness adds to the ambience and I have yet to fail to have an interesting conversation with someone I've never met who is likewise excited at the prospect of sharing great food with others who are mature enough to be able to feel safe and confident enough in their own space to... More 

Thank BobV2
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Frenchie's is amazing! It seats very few, but that is all part of the experience! Our server was so pleasant and our food was absolutely delicious. Make sure you get the Mug o mudd (coffee) because it is the best coffee that you will ever have! Highly recommend this place and do not judge a book by its' cover!

Thank angebruni
Fruitport, Michigan
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended to visit Frenchies by a bartender in Suttons Bay. He had raving things to say about the establishment; however, we were highly disappointed. Aside from Frenchies only having a max capacity at 10, the server still "shoved us in" at a table of 6 obnoxious people. Neither of our orders were correct (she didn't write them down;... More 

Thank HKSocialWorker
Holland, Michigan
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I love their coffee!! I always order off the board and I was not disappointed! I had the shakshouka which was awesome!! My friends had the breakfast sandwich and they were a bit disappointed as it maybe had a tablespoon of sausage...like I said order off the chalk board and enjoy!

Thank Devon S
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Huevos rancheros was terrible. More like raw egg soup drenched in salsa verde with 4 little chunks of pork ! Worst $12 breakfast ever!!! Won't be back for that slop again.

1 Thank Craig W
Traverse City, MI
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291 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Very tiny place with great homemade food. Not a large menu to choose from, but it is known for the pastrami and it did not fail! I enjoyed a breakfast of chirizo country gravy over really fluffy scrambled eggs with homemade muffins! Hubby got the pastrami, he enjoyed that also on the homemade bread.

Thank MInone4
Traverse City, Michigan
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492 reviews
384 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Stopped there around 2pm and the 10 or 12 seats were full. Ordered a Ruben to go. 15 minute wait in my car but worth it. So small you must wait outside. Food is tops but if you eat inside prepare to not have much personal space. Unfortunately a bit to packed for me to enjoy dining inside but I... More 

Thank Bill H
Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Frenchie's is a wonderful American small town icon for breakfast / lunch. We love Traverse City, Michigan and we love their special "little places" that are like nowhere else" in America. Frenchie's is that kind of place. Here is the problem and part of the charm: Frenchie's is very small. Seating is available for only about 10 people. OK, but... More 

1 Thank Billjan1969
Traverse City, Michigan
Level Contributor
45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Nestled just off the bay on Randolph St this place is a true gem. It seats only 12 but don't let that fool you. Everything is home made.. biscuits,eggs and gravy with a splash of cilantro .., The menu is very complete with something for everybody.. enjoy, bon appetite

Thank tedlockwood
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We went to Frenchies for a late breakfast, but they say they stop serving it at 11am. However, they have a number of breakfast specials available until they close. I had pastrami (their specialty) hash wiith poached eggs and hollandaise sauce, and my husband had huevos rancheris verde with pork. Both dishes were very good. A warning: the place is... More 

Thank J_Byars

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 619 Randolph St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2246
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City

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