Home

We serve a variety of sandwiches, made-from-scratch soups, salads with organic greens, and plates of pasta with house-made dressings.

Check our daily specials for entrees made with fresh local ingredients!

Open for lunch Monday through Friday 11:00am – 3:00pm

Closed Saturday and Sunday

Dine-in OPEN

Take-out Too!

Reviews

Centre Street Cafe
4.5
Based on 57 Reviews
Jeff H.
Jeff H.
2019-07-29 19:25:26
Absolutely delicious! I had the rabish radish pastrami and it was to die for! The radish microgreens added a nice taste and crunch. I recommend getting the... read more
Pam G.
Pam G.
2018-12-01 10:14:43
Don't let the appearance of this place fool you! If you are looking for a good place to have a sandwich that isn't your typical ham and cheese on rye go... read more
Andrea J.
Andrea J.
2017-06-15 12:59:07
I'm not sure how I haven't done a review for this place! As a frequent guest in the Traverse City area, this is always my go to lunch spot. They have great... read more

Ken Amid
Ken Amid
11:57 09 Sep 21
Great soup & sandwich place! High quality, great tasting. And a staff that really hustling.
AM B.
AM B.
17:29 28 Jul 21
Lunch done perfectly! I had the Zorba pita sandwich and husband had the godfather..fresh ingredients and great service!
Anne-Michelle Meyer
Anne-Michelle Meyer
03:39 07 Jul 21
My favorite place to eat in TC. Been coming here for at least the last 20 years and I'm never disappointed!
Drita D'Alessandro
Drita D'Alessandro
05:32 11 Jun 21
Everything here is delicious, but their salads are especially amazing. Big fan of their tenderloin salad.
Ellen Boyer
Ellen Boyer
17:13 30 Apr 21
I LOVE Centre Street Cafe. They have a large menu, and all of the food is always delicious. The staff is super... friendly. Today, I was waiting for a to-go order - they were super busy and I waited for only an extra 5 minutes probably. The cashier apologized for the wait (which wasn't a big deal at all!) and offered a free cookie on my way out, which was super nice. I just wish they were open on weekends as well. One of the greatest places to eat in TC, for sure.read more
Terry Porter
Terry Porter
01:35 01 Apr 21
Great eclectic menu, I tried the pulled pork tacos - fantastic.
thomas Shelder
thomas Shelder
19:04 11 Mar 21
This is the best kept secret in Traverse City. Foodies be prepared to be blown away by the atmosphere's simplicity,... juxtaposed by the food's complexity. I have been going here for 15 years and it is still a must stop for lunch. Enjoy.read more
Sam P
Sam P
20:07 16 Feb 21
Best lunch spot in town for healthy creative choices. They are fast too. Does get busy around the regular lunch hour.
amonslove
amonslove
23:40 27 Jan 21
my daughter turned me onto Centre Street and I have been going once a week ever since. Chic med pasta is a fav bit... everything is Delish and the CS is amazing.read more
Robin Pokornowski
Robin Pokornowski
00:23 07 Jan 21
The food was good. Great social distancing. I can't wait to be able to eat inside again.
Cindy Osaer
Cindy Osaer
17:56 05 Oct 20
This was our first time here! Thanks to Mary! It was delicious! Very enjoyable! Soup and sandwiches r incredible! We... highly recommend this place for lunch,if u come to TC. Thanks again Mary! We will be back!read more
Dan Waters
Dan Waters
20:03 30 Sep 20
Fantastic gourmet sandwiches. Reasonable prices. If you're in the Traverse City area looking for good food I highly... recommend this place.read more
Deborah Roberts
Deborah Roberts
20:50 16 Sep 20
We were only in Traverse City for a week and ate here 3 times. Each time we tried something different. Everything we... tried was delicious. Prices are reasonable and service was great. I highly recommend the soup and half sandwich combo.read more
Suzanne Meyer
Suzanne Meyer
14:05 14 Sep 20
I’ve been enjoying food from Centre Street Cafe for nearly 20 years. The food is always delicious, fresh, and . . .... how DO they come up with these awesome combinations? The service is terrific and their staff doesn’t turn over much which tells me they like working here—all around a win/win. One of my favorite places in Traverse City!read more
Christina Fritzsche
Christina Fritzsche
18:13 12 Sep 20
Yummy food and great service. Love the fiesta wrap and swamp soup.
Brooke Horton
Brooke Horton
23:00 09 Sep 20
I love this place! I’ve been here a few times and they never disappoint. Even after moving downstate to Detroit, their... standards still hold up. Always so fresh and I enjoy getting chips and bean dip instead of the usual fries as a side with your wraps. Their Cherry Chicken Salad is always amazing too.read more
Michael Schwartz
Michael Schwartz
17:48 08 Sep 20
As usual the place is busy at lunch time. But the food is always fresh and delishes and the mood brings you back... whenever you're close by!,,👍😎read more
Derek Ray
Derek Ray
15:41 02 Sep 20
Very inconsistent with portions. Don't get anything with chicken. Chicken has always been very dry.
Chase
Chase
00:13 29 Aug 20
Sandwich was great and the soup was amazing. They were getting slammed with online/phone orders but were still able to... take care of us.read more
Nichole Leigh
Nichole Leigh
18:13 28 Aug 20
A fabulous choice for lunch! Excellent, friendly service and wonderful sandwiches and wraps. Loved the bean dip too! We... live two hours away, but this will definitely be a regular stop when we are in town.read more
Brennen Batchelor
Brennen Batchelor
23:54 28 Jul 20
This was my first time visiting Centre Street Cafe. This is basically a little known sandwich shop/ diner. The staff... was polite and professional. We ordered our sandwich, cookie and soup to go for take out. Everything was made quickly and to our order. In all a very pleasant first visit. We had the Bay Sandwich that was on special, which was a whitefish sandwich. The sandwich was panini style and was excellent. Great work Centre Street Cafe!read more
Stacy H
Stacy H
17:25 20 Jul 20
Everything I’ve ever had here (and that’s a lot) has been incredibly delicious. One of the best restaurants in TC.
Lia Sharon
Lia Sharon
14:06 18 Jul 20
Delicious sandwiches and an amazing salad. The sandwiches all came with chips and black bean dip which was a pleasant... surprise. The staff were all super nice as well.read more
Ryan Buchinger
Ryan Buchinger
17:05 12 Jun 20
Best soup/sandwich/salad place ever! What a incredible menu!
Rick Derthick
Rick Derthick
00:18 01 Mar 20
Awesome place tucked out of the way. Delicious sandwiches and soup
D. Thole
D. Thole
17:04 18 Feb 20
Enjoyed a healthy lunch here. Swamp soup is amazing. Good staff. So glad to find a local owned business.
Teresa Szur
Teresa Szur
01:43 12 Feb 20
Was introduced to this place recently. Nice but very different healthy selections on the menu. A little more costly... than a traditional family restaurant but food quality is top notch.read more
Jennifer Palmer
Jennifer Palmer
17:29 10 Feb 20
Incredible! Don’t miss out on the swamp soup- micro greens on my Samny is the best!
dakota gatehouse
dakota gatehouse
17:49 27 Dec 19
The staff and food here are both wonderful! I have a gluten and egg allergy and they went above and beyond to... accommodate. Definitely one of our new favorite spots in Traverse City.read more
David Warfield
David Warfield
10:41 18 Dec 19
Really, really quality soups and sandwiches. Fresh ingredients in smart combos. Servers are effortlessly friendly and... quick on the uptake. How they prep it all from such a tiny space behind the counter is a small wonder. A tight ship all around.read more
Bradley Cooper
Bradley Cooper
19:11 11 Aug 18
Great soup and sandwich shop, they have other things like tacos, pasta salads, mac and cheese, I usually stick with... soup and salad. Everything is always fresh and delicious. I love the mushroom soup. The staff is always very nice and quick to greet you. This is a hidden gem in TC, a little off the beaten path, but a great place.read more
Next Reviews