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108 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
+1 231-946-2739
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“sandwiches” (16 reviews)
“panini” (4 reviews)
“vanilla chai” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
108 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

No chains in downtown Travers City, so get your specialty coffee at Brew. I had a Carmel latte, and my husband had regular brewed coffee. Both were excellent, and mine was complete with a heart floating on top.

Thank Leslie R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to relax, catch up on emails or get an afternoon pick-me-up. They have local beer and wine, craft cocktails, coffee and snacks (sandwiches & salads)

Thank Shelliu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My favorite spot is sitting at the window and watching the world go by. You can get a real cup of coffee for just $1

Thank virginiawollenhaupt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped in briefly with some friends recently, checking out Traverse City from out of town. I had a REALLY good panini-type sandwich and a mocha. This was a nice warm spot on a chilly spring day.

Thank christyoverall3
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here today before heading out of town, hands down one of the best espresso drinks I've ever had! The peppermint mocha was the perfect blend and balance of espresso, mocha and mint. (Not to mention is was pretty to look at) My boyfriend...More

Thank turnerdi
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Great location for morning or afternoon stop from shopping. Had over Night oatmeal in the fridge up front. Had a twisted irishman. Coffee and alcohol. Great mix!!!! Ha!! Staff was great.

Thank Abel P
Reviewed 16 October 2017

very affordable... awesome coffee, beer selection, & creative cocktails! happy hours makes beers the cheapest in town!!! (believe it was 4-6 pm) If you can, sit at bar area...staff is super friendly, had a BLAST with them! We were in town 3 days & came...More

Thank luvscigars
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Traveling from out of town looking for a a good cup of coffee. You need to study the menu before you go in b/c they assume you are a regular and offer little help in selecting a coffee you might like. The $1.00/cup coffee is...More

Thank Katrina D
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We stopped here for breakfast on one morning during our visit to Traverse City. Overall, it was a good spot. It had that funky coffee shop vibe and was full of a variety of people conversing, doing work, etc.; I liked the local, non-chain feel....More

Thank brmusicman
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This is my kind of place -- you can get a great cup of coffee and an excellent breakfast in the morning, and come back later for a Michigan beer from one of their twelve or so taps. We liked it so much, we came...More

Thank DebW62
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-946-2739
Brew is an independent cafe and coffeehouse located at 108 E Front Street in Traverse City, Michigan. Brew offers customers a wide variety of delicious beverages, including coffee, tea, espresso drinks, microbrews, local wines, and seasonal drinks, along with pastries, grilled sandwiches, soups, salads, wraps, vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free menu options.
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