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Savor the New American Cuisine at Poppycocks

Located in downtown Traverse City, Poppycocks has been delighting guests with its mouthwatering menu and live jazz since its establishment in 1989. Its dedication to New American fare, paired with a lively atmosphere and extensive martini menu, has made it a must-visit destination for locals and tourists alike.

A Passion for Local Flavors

Behind every dish at this restaurant is the passion and creativity of its Executive Chef, Mary Dueweke. With a focus on using fresh, locally sourced ingredients, Chef Mary crafts ever-changing seasonal menus that showcase her culinary prowess. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options are always available, with the “Green Plate” being a popular choice among guests. From playful appetizers to hearty entrees, every dish is a testament to the restaurant’s commitment to diversity and quality.

The cocktail menu is equally impressive, with Mixologist Emily Bryant at the helm. Using locally grown fruits and herbs, she creates unique craft cocktails, martinis, and other libations that perfectly complement the menu. House-made syrups, shrubs, and infusions elevate each drink to new heights of flavor and creativity.

Must-Try Dishes

With such a diverse menu, it’s hard to choose just one standout dish. The Banh Mi Dirty Fries are a playful take on a classic favorite, while the Braised Short Ribs melt in your mouth with their tenderness. The Coconut Chili Brussels offer a surprising burst of flavor, and the Butternut Ravioli is a creamy delight. For bolder tastes, the Creole Shrimp and Grits or Coconut Cashew Curry are sure to impress. Each dish embodies the restaurant’s mission to surprise and satisfy its guests.

A Memorable Dining Experience

At Poppycock Restaurant in Traverse City, dining is an experience in itself. From the live jazz music that sets the ambiance to the artful presentation of each dish, every detail is carefully curated to create a truly unique and unforgettable dining experience. Its prime location in downtown Traverse City only adds to the charm, as it allows guests to be part of the vibrant community that inspires this establishment.

Book Your Dining Adventure

Poppycocks promises an exceptional dining experience that pairs perfectly with a stay at Elevated Stays. Specializing in various types of accommodations such as condo rentals, vacation homes and pet-friendly properties, Elevated Stays offers the perfect lodging for your Traverse City adventure. Come for the food, stay for the hospitality and leave with memories that will last a lifetime. Book your stay at Elevated Stays and discover the best of Traverse City’s dining scene.

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