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108 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2520
+1 231-932-2233
10:30 - 18:00
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Sun 10:30 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 18:00
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New York
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118 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I've been here a few times and am always reminded of the quality of the food. Healthy and unique. Great sandwiches. My last visit left me pleasantly surprised. Added a bowl of soup as an after thought and it was the best part of my meal. Best soup I have had in a long time. Great service. Will most definitely... More 

Thank SarahSesaw
Traverse City, Michigan
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242 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite places in TC for a light meal. Their quesadillas are awesome and homemade soups are mouthwatering. Kudos!

Thank Rick B
Ferndale MI
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I loved the roasted red pepper soup I ordered. Came with bread. They had a great homemade soup selection. I tasted a few before deciding. They were all delicious. My boyfriend ordered a wrap with turkey with a lemons dill sauce. He really liked it. Cost $15 for us to order a wrap, bowl of soup with bread and two... More 

Thank Kelly C
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102 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

You can eat inside or outside. You order your food at the counter, which is prepared fresh for each order. The portions are generous, be it a salad or a sandwich. they also have wraps and soups, teas and other drinks. If you want to go on a picnic, this is a great place to get your food from. Short... More 

Thank MIRockHunter
Traverse City, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I'm impressed by the food and friendly atmosphere every time I go there. It's my favorite downtown restaurant. I would go there every day if I could.

Thank Joy F
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445 reviews
335 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Nice menu with numerous selections. We opted for tomato coconut curry soup and creamy jalapeño chicken soup (help your to one) and split a tuna melt made with albacore tuna. Great soups, sandwich was all bread but skimpy on the tuna, tasty though. Help yourself soft drinks and choice of several coffees. Order takers are good, knowledgable and personable. Fun... More 

Thank travelers966
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371 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Quick, clean place with great creative sandwich menu. Easy to get in and out quickly. Only open for lunch, no dinner (closes at 6pm).

Thank pyegirl
Traverse City, Michigan
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379 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I'm local but can always count on great sandwiches, wraps or daily special soups--and all reasonably priced. It is a great lil place in downtown TC.

Thank diamondbabydoll
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I had the Southwestern wrap and my wife had the Pudgie. Both were good. My sons had quesadillas. The staff was friend and location is right downtown.

Thank Chris H
Haubstadt, Indiana
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

I had the grilled portobello salad and added guacamole from our guacamole and salsa plate. It was delicious and had a lot of greens in it. The kid sandwiches were more than enough, and we took home leftovers. This cafe has a little bit of everything from soup and sandwiches and smoothies and good coffee. Vegan options too!

Thank anbeal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 10
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2520
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-932-2233

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