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Cherry Republic

154 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
+1 231-932-9205
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Love the Free Samples

We are big fans of Cherry Republic. Whenever we are in town we stop by for the free samples. We... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Clinton S
via mobile
Wonderful Store

Filled with lots of food items, mostly made from Cherries. This store is fun to visit and offers... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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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!
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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154 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

We are big fans of Cherry Republic. Whenever we are in town we stop by for the free samples. We were in TC for the weekend so we stepped into the store to pick up a catalog so we could order some Christmas gifts. I...More

Thank Clinton S
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Filled with lots of food items, mostly made from Cherries. This store is fun to visit and offers lots of free tastings in candy, foods and wines. It is always a must stop when I am in the area.

Thank hjensen90
Reviewed 30 October 2017

I love stopping in Cherry Republic every time I'm in Traverse City. This particular store has everything you could want. Samples of their amazing products are everywhere. There's a cafe, where you can try different types of cherry-crafted items. The bar offers wine and soda...More

Thank endre1mr
Reviewed 24 October 2017

If you like anything with cherries in it, Cherry Republic has it. Always amazing to see what their new products are. Samples are available in the Embassies around the State of Michigan. We've had lunch at both the original Embassy in Glen Arbor and the...More

Thank Stategt
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This is an amazing place. We were there last week. This place has a Wine shop - Tasted a few wines here, they have some good stuff. Snack Store - Trail mixes, chocolates, salsa much more. Many preparations are cherry based. I really liked most...More

Thank PineapplesH
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We had lunch here. Good amount of food for a reasonable price (VERY unusual for TC). Great place for getting gifts while on vacation. And of course the kids love the tree house and ball pit.

Thank ChicagoRory
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Great place to grab a snack or something to take home ... Lots of cherry stuff ... I had no idea this area was the place for cherries .. cherry preserves, and chocolate covered cherries were yummy. pies cookies etch. If you like cherries just...More

Thank chattygirl7491
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Cute store with terrible service at the wine bar. Put down my $200 worth of goods and walked out after wine girl just waited on two people who walked up after I had been standing there holding a menu. I probably would have bought a...More

Thank GenevieveCairo
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

If you like cherries, this is a great store for you. They have just about anything you can think of made with cherries. They have free wine tasting and a children's play area to occupy the little ones while you taste.

Thank KarlaKiddie
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Located right on the main drag in Downtown. Store has samples throughout and products ranging from BBQ sauces to salsas to chocolate to coffee to wine and cider. Everything we sampled was excellent. Prices were a tad expensive but felt it was worth it for...More

Thank CLELisa
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