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128 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
+1 231-941-7632
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pita chips” (31 reviews)
“lamb ragu” (6 reviews)
“dirty fries” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mediterranean, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
128 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Artsy atmosphere, a but dark with small dark tables. Small selection of flavorful dishes in each category (pasta, salad, sandwiches etc). Definitely worth a stop.

Thank Kira v
Reviewed 6 days ago

A definite must for vegetarians and vegans looking for excellent food and a good experience. The drinks are well made, too!

Thank Crantraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and friendly, attentive staff. We had the Bahn MI Dirty Fries for an appetizer. Entrées across 2 generations were: Honey Chipotle Brisket, Harvest Chicken Confit, and Poppycocks Cioppino. 👍

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a party of four covering two generations, we all commented on how pleasing each of our selections were. Our choices ranged from lamb ragu to walleye and vegetarian. The dessert offerings were a tough choice and we agreed to share a tiramisu. We had...More

Thank DebSeoul
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food and service. Waitress was pleasant and did not attempt to rush us. Prices were reasonable.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped specifically for cherry chicken salad which was not that impressive. Substitute dried cherries for grapes in standard salad, but unfortunately not enough cherries to taste. Grilled croissant was a nice touch. Kettle chips went well with sandwich. Large bar so I assume a large...More

Thank Kirbyk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! We've been traveling to Traverse City for 15 years and never stopped at Poppycocks. It's fantastic! Great soup, sandwiches, and bakery items looked fantastic. My daughter is vegetarian and they had multiple options for her that looked very appetizing. Mango curry was her choice....More

Thank Allison P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time diner hoping for many more. We're here for the cherry festival and they were busy busy. We were seated and the menu and the food looked interesting and was delicious. The staff handled a large crowd well seating people quickly and processing large...More

Thank Funtimes522
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the 4 cheese grilled cheese with chips, which was amazing. My wife had Soup and Cobb salad which she as again amazing. Lauren F was our server, she was a perfect server, friendly, and knowledgeable. Drinks, Mimosa and Iced tea where both great....More

Thank Fred46311
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the 2nd time I've eaten at Poppycock's and both times I thought the food was excellent! The menu is very different and I was definitely skeptical at first but everything I've had and the other people I have been with have had has...More

Thank HanPT
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 28
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, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
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
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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