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Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants: (14 Listings)

Good Harbor Coffee and Bakery

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
5.0 stars 1 review
111 W Front St (at Grandview Pkwy), Traverse City, Michigan 49684
231-935-4166
Mon-Fri 6:00am-6:00pm, Sat 6:00am-5:00pm, Sun 7:00am-2:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Bakery, Take-out

Vegetarian coffee shop and bakery serving fresh in-house-made pastries and espresso/coffee beverages (with vegan options such as scones, cookies, coffee, soy milk, almond milk). Wi-fi. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Brew

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 3 reviews
108 E Front St, Traverse City, Michigan 49684
231-946-2739
Mon-Thu 7:00am-11:00pm, Fri-Sat 7:00am-2:00am, Sun 7:00am-11:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Cafe and coffeehouse located in the historic Opera House building offering a variety of beverages, including coffee, tea, microbrews, and local wines along with pastries and a small food menu that includes one vegan sandwich. Has wi-fi. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

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Cottage Cafe

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
2.0 stars 1 review
472 Munson Ave, Traverse City, Michigan 49686
231-947-9261
Mon-Sun 7:00am-10:00pm
Cuisine: Ovo, Lacto, American, Salad bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. A soup and salad bar diner with limited vegetarian food but is listed due to not much else in the area. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner all day. Has a veggie burger (vegans need to specify). Cottage atmosphere. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Fire Fly

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 1 review
310 Cass St (at downtown), Traverse City, Michigan 49684
231-932-1310
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Cuisine: Ovo, Lacto, American, Asian, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Located on the banks of the Boardman River. Offers small plates, sushi, non-veg food but could substitute tofu in a dish - ask. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

House of Doggs

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
3200 W South Airport Rd (at Grand Traverse Mall), Traverse City, Michigan 49684
231-922-1348
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Cuisine: Fast food, American, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. The regular dogs (meat) can be substituted with a soy dog. Note that the "HOD" sauce has dairy. Its shop at 120 Union St shut down. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Lake Street Cafe

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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260 E 10th St (at Lake St), Traverse City, Michigan 49684
231-947-0191
Mon-Sat 7:30am-8:00pm, Sun 10:00am-6:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Salad bar, Juice bar, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Veg-friendly cafe inside the co-op market. Menu includes veg sandwiches, wraps, plenty of deli salads, smoothies, juices, and soups. Has indoor seating and hosts live music events. Inexpensive.

Om Cafe - Traverse City

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 4 reviews
205 Lake Ave (at Cass St), Traverse City, Michigan 49684
231-941-4422
Open Tue-Thur 5-10pm, Fri 5-11pm, Sat 11-3pm and 5pm-10pm, Sun 11-3pm and 5pm-9pm, closed Mon.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Macrobiotic, Asian, American, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Health food restaurant offering vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, macrobiotic and fish. Located in a 100+ year old building formerly used as a loading dock so there are high open wood beam exposed ceilings and large 6 ft barn doors. There is a lounge area. Offers Michigan craft beer and wine and organic cocktail. Also a location in Ferndale. Moderate.

Poppycock's

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 4 reviews
128 E Front St (at Old Town), Traverse City, Michigan 49684-2509
231-941-7632
Mon-Thu 11:00am-9:00pm, Sat 11:00am-11:00pm, Sun 11:00am-9:00pm
Cuisine: Lacto, American, Italian, Mediterranean, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Restaurant and bar serving a variety of pastas, salads, and a few vegetarian meals (uses dairy, eggs). Accepts credit cards. Expensive.

Red Mesa Grill

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
1544 US 31 N, Traverse City, Michigan 49686
231-938-2773
Open Mon-Sat 11am-4pm, 4-11pm, Sun 11am-10pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Beer/Wine, Latin American, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Has separate vegan, vegetarian and gluten free menus. Full bar with happy hour Mon-Sun 3-7pm. Offers a frequent diner club program. Wi-fi. Located one-half mile east of the state park. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

The Dish Cafe

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 3 reviews
108 S Union St (at Old Towne), Traverse City, Michigan 49684
231-932-2233
Mon-Fri 8:00am-8:00pm, Sat 9:00am-8:00pm, Sun 9:00am-4:00pm
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Fast food, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Funky little place where artists display works and local performing art groups post notices for shows and zines. Offers soups, salads, wraps, sandwiches, quesadillas, smoothies, and organic coffee. Some items vegetarian suitable with dairy and/or egg but not vegan. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

The Filling Station Microbrewery

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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642 Railroad Pl, Traverse City, Michigan 49686
231-946-8168
Mon-Thu 12:00pm-11:00pm, Fri-Sat 12:00pm-12:00am, Sun 12:00pm-10:00pm
Cuisine: Lacto, Pizza, Take-out, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Offers handcrafted ales by the rails, salads, and wood-fired flatbreads of which one is labeled as vegan suitable (no cheese, garlic oil, fresh herbs, sliced tomatoes, roasted tomatoes, roasted garlic, artichoke, mushroom, onion, jalapeno, sesame seeds topped with a balsamic reduction). Moderate.

The Franklin

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 2 reviews
160 E Front St (at Cass), Traverse City, Michigan 49684
231-943-2727
Mon-Sun 11:00am-11:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, American, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Offers several vegan choices such as tomato soup, a kale salad (ask for no cheese), stuffed poblano entree, several vegetable side dishes. Wait staff happy to accommodate. Wi-fi. Has a large outdoor rooftop seating area in addition to the indoor dining room. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

The Greenhouse Cafe

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 3 reviews
115 E Front St, Traverse City, Michigan 49684
231-929-7687
Mon-Fri 7:00am-3:00pm, Sat 8:00am-3:00pm
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Has a portobello mushroom sandwich, grilled veggie sub, and other vegetables; uses dairy and eggs but no fried foods. Makes its own dressings. Can be busy. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

The Soup Cup

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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620 Railroad Pl (at 8th St), Traverse City, Michigan 49686
231-932-7687
Open Tue-Fri 11am-4pm, Sat 11am-3pm, closed Sun-Mon.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, International, Indian, Italian, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Serves 8 quick-serve classically handcrafted soups prepared in-house from scratch daily. Also serves Belgian fries with assorted dipping sauces and grilled cheese sandwiches. Offers some vegan, gluten and lactose free soups, all labeled on menu. The free bread that comes with the soup isn't vegan. Additional cuisines are Thai, Japanese, American and Chinese. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (5 Listings)

Cherry Cone

  • Other Veg Stuff
5.0 stars 1 review
240 E Front St (at Park St ), Traverse City, Michigan 49864
231-944-1036
Mon-Thu 11:00am-10:00pm, Fri-Sat 11:00am-11:00pm, Sun 12:00pm-10:00pm

Ice cream shop/espresso bar/ soda shop has several vegan flavors made with coconut milk. Also serves cakes and does catering. Space was previously a Cold Stone Creamery. Accepts credit cards.

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