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229 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2525
+1 231-941-8888
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, French, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
229 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2525
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Reviewed yesterday

Amazing cocktails (Lillet martini was perfect). Uneven quality on food. Disappointed with charcuterie served with super cold and rock hard cheese. But other dishes were decent. Service was good.

Thank Tess F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful evening- wanted to dine outdoors. Amical was the perfect choice. Black and white checked table cloths set an elegant tone, along with the two Teslas parked on the street In front! Healthy wine list with a nice cross section of old world and new...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Amical in May and sat outside for dinner. The food was outstanding and the service also excellent. I liked sitting outside because it's somewhat protected from the elements. The dessert case looked fabulous, but we (regretfully) didn't indulge. If you like flavorful food...More

Thank BJ C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food with a nice outside seating area. Taj was our waiter and gave us tips for vineyards to visit on the old mission peninsula.

Thank RognShar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was fantastic we ate a croque monsieur and i tried their fish special they both were excellent this is a nice romantic french bistro with great food.

Thank Scottfishsgs
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of good Trip Advisor reviews on the Amical. Yes, great place to eat. Very gluten friendly and and knowledgable. The blackened salmon caesar is really good. We had a quiet meal, excellent service and would certainly go back if in the area again.

Thank RGTravelIng
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a difficult day of shopping in downtown Traverse City:) you will be delighted to relax at an outdoor table at Amical for a light snack or dinner. They have a very reasonable wine list, including many choices by the glass, and delicious appetizers and...More

Thank GMW213
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Met with women friends for an impromptu church meeting. Lovely day so we ate outdoors in the patio. Lunch specials of their famous Tomato Bisque and daily special quiche x3. We all had the same thing. We laughed to see so many local friends there...More

Thank kathryngray
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second time to Amical. We was quite happy with our food and service both times. I would highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am a local and this one of the best in town. A good variety and great place for adults. Adults would enjoy more than kids unless on the patio. All dishes are homemade and excellent. Warm, romantic atmosphere and desserts are the best. Save...More

Thank jjnemitz
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What's the Korean menu?
11 January 2017|
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Response from Jeffrey L | Property representative |
Hello Anna, my name is Jeffrey Libman and I am the General Manager here at amical. We are offering a Korean menu this week as part of our Cookbook Series. The menu is on our website click the link on the left "cookbook... More
Alicia W
What are the hours on 2016 thanksgiving day?
9 October 2016|
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Response from Jeffrey L | Property representative |
Hello Alicia, my name is Jeffrey Libman and I am the General Manager here at amical. I do apologize but we are closed on Thanksgiving so our staff has a chance to spend some time with their families. Hope we get a chance to... More
Marsha R
Are they open on Sunday's?
9 September 2015|
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Response from Hektor2015 | Reviewed this property |
Website gives their Sunday hours as 9am to 10pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 229 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2525
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-941-8888
  • E-mail
Located in the heart of downtown Traverse City overlooking West Grand Traverse Bay, amical has been offering eclectic European cuisine to our dining patrons since 1994.
Order from creative and revolving menus, fresh selections prepared in our open kitchen and served in the cozy dining room or on our vibrant street-side patio. Experience the local flavor, dedicated service and consistent reputation that has kept amical a favorite for over 20 years.
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