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128 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
+1 231-941-7632
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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270 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Creative gourmet creations while also serving up a fantastic burger and fries. Relaxed atmosphere and prompt effective service. We arrived at 5:45 on a Friday night , were seated right away and our food and drinks were delivered quickly. My burger was superior and my wife's gourmet chicken dish were both excellent. Full bar and bar seating as well. The... More 

Thank Mark K
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Some restaurants are so limited in their selections and I picked Poppycocks specifically because of the variety of foods they offer. There were five of us women who gathered in TC for the weekend. Some were vegetarians, some wanted fish, some wanted beef/chicken. The food is fresh, generous portion and has a upscale twist to it. If I wanted home... More 

Thank Anne-Marie A
Bay Harbor, Michigan
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stopped here on impulse and was very pleased. The coffee was excellent. Service very good. I had their version of a club sandwich with avocado slices, which was a tasty and substantial lunch. Pricing was reasonable. My wife was also very satisfied. I would recommend Poppycocks.

Thank Tom D
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My son and I went here for lunch one day and almost walked out because we wanted FOOD, not trendy buzzwords. We ended up ordering the Black Angus burgers and I swear I have gotten better burgers at Burger King. We both ordered ours WELL DONE, meaning no pink. My burger was very pink in about 1/4 of the patty... More 

Thank David M
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, they offer a great happy hour menu for drinks, wines and beers (5-6 p.m..) usually during the week. They always have specials, small plates, appetizers, etc. The food is excellent, mostly using local sources, depending on the season. Nice atmosphere and a great wait staff. The desserts are exquisite. My husband had an unusual artichoke and lemon bisque --... More 

Thank Beth J
River Falls, Wisconsin
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wide selection of lunch options. Food was very tasty. Sandwiches and salads very good. The chocolate cake was excellent. Cookies were okay. Great for a group

Thank PatNick2013
Lake Orion, Michigan
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed dining here for lunch. Menu was accommodating to vegetarians and gluten allergies. Decor was warm with local art on the walls. Food was fresh and delicious.

Thank hammers1856
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66 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Went for a work event and we had a limited menu to choose from. I had the mango coconut curry and my husband had the brisket. Both of them were really good! We also tried the tostada nachos and the hummus appetizers and those were both good. The kitchen ran out of a couple things while we were there which... More 

Thank Funtwin1
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93 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Very good food in good atmosphere. Three of us dining and each of us agreed the food is very good the wait staff was great.

Thank Julie O
Windsor, Canada
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

My wife and I had plans for another restaurant, but found the line out the door. We looked for another place, and found Poppycocks. The menu board in the window looked good, so we tried it. Amazing. They were nearly full, and we were told it would be a 20 minute wait, unless we wanted to use the "high chairs".... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Mediterranean, American, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?