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Bay Bread Co

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601 Randolph St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2013
+1 231-922-8022
07:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 18:00
Sat 07:00 - 17:00
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Traverse City, Michigan
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

I have had better cinnamon rolls in an airport!! all i have heard was how great the cinnamon rolls are, you have to try them, heavenly,. More like bread with frosting. really don't know where the cinnamon is in this frosting covered bread roll...

Thank gr8improvement
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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182 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Every time I'm in Traverse City, I try to stop by here. They always have numerous options for bread and baked goods. I love their english muffin bread-it's thick and hearty. They also have delicious scones. The service is knowledgable and friendly.

1 Thank Innerhousewife
ft. myers
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

On the recommendation of a friend, we picked up some scones and a pecan roll to go on a Friday morning. They looked great, but the roll was cold, stale, dry and overcooked. It takes a lot to get me to throw out food, but I didn't even make it through half of this. My wife's scones were also cold... More 

Thank klavrack
Stacey W, Owner at Bay Bread Co, responded to this review

So sorry...let the staff know and the next time you are in - it's on us! We take pride in our products and this is not what we want. More 

Cicero, Indiana
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55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We ate breakfast here, and the oatmeal was delicious. The basket of toast was amazing - lemon cherry and cinnamon. The upstairs eating area was quiet and cozy. We bought cherry walnut bread to take home, and it was delicious too.

Thank Ex3
Caledonia, Michigan
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We went to just get something to have with our coffee, it took us 20 minutes to decide, everything looked so yummy. I wish I didn't live so far away I would only buy my bread and baked goods there! can't wait to go back!

Thank Cheryl L
Grand Blanc, Michigan, United States
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153 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Recently needed to stop for a quick lunch and am so glad I tried this place. I ordered the My Favorite Veggie sandwich - absolutely delicious. Sandwiches are made on their bread, to order and with the freshest ingredients. Also bought a loaf of the Pecan Raisin bread and they have a bakery full of goodies. Worth the stop.

1 Thank spencesgirlblog
Traverse City, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Get there early and have a cup of coffee and a breakfast sandwich upstairs over looking West Bay. Take note, the sandwiches are huge. Take home a loaf of their Jalapeno Cheddar bread - it's amazingly good - but all their bread is great. You can also pick up their products at the Sara Hardy farmers market down town on... More 

Thank Patrick R
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Breakfast sandwiches were average. Sat in the upper level and waited a considerable time before food was delivered. Staff taking food orders was not helpful and made us feel unwanted. Appears more of a bakery than place to go for breakfast.

Thank Jack Z
Stacey W, Owner at Bay Bread Co, responded to this review

Sorry for your wait...summer can be hard on the staff, but this is not what they intended. Please accept my apology on behalf of the entire team. We offer great breakfast & lunch selections and hope you will try us again. More 

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314 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

The best around. Many varieties of bread plus scones to die for. Wonderful assortment of all kinds of great treats. Worth a visi.t

Thank scarletman1972
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146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

You are surrounded by yummy smells the moment you walk into this bakery. Fresh baked goods of all varieties made daily. Staff is friendly and helpful. Cherry oatmeal cookies are worth way more than the $1.25 charge! This bakery will keep you coming back!

Thank DayBreeze

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Randolph St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2013
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-922-8022
Family owned bakery cafe. All natural, from scratch, freshly baked 40+ different varieties of artisan breads baked daily. Breakfast and lunch sandwiches, soup and salad. Espresso Bar up in the Roost. Stop in to see an old fashioned bakery work in progress. Staff waits on you as they multitask baking fresh cookies, scones, biscotti, granola, etc. From our families to yours, naturally. Beautiful view of West Bay up in the Roost or from inside the bakery.

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