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Traffic Jam & Snug Restaurant

511 W Canfield St, Detroit, MI 48201-1219
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Ranked #112 of 977 Restaurants in Detroit
Price range: $0 - $20
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen, Californian
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Trenton, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Went with a group from work and the boss took us out for working so hard in the office. This place is a hidden gem, I have drove past this place several times and never noticed it. The crab cakes were excellent. The bread I think is on the same line as Zehner's in Frankenmuth, very good I am even... More 

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Clinton Township, Michigan
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

It just so happened, when sitting at the bar, one of the owners was there and we talked for a bit before she had to go back in the kitchen, yes she was an owner, but worked in the kitchen. She told us a bit about the place, including about the greenhouse on the roof, where the grow produce used... More 

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Dearborn, Mi
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53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I hadn't been here for years and went Dec 17, 2014 for a lunch meeting. Decor is dated, food was uninspiring. Lentil burger was totally tasteless. Service was less than fair. A disappointment. Midtown Detroit is up and coming. This place may be left behind.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Very nice atmosphere, friendly service. Plus we received a Theater discount without knowing about it or asking.

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Trenton, Michigan, United States
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Parking is a breeze for a Midtown restaurant. We went after a theater performance, we had planned on another eatery.....but outdoor atmosphere for that place made us hesitant. Menu explanation read much better than actual presentation and taste at Traffic Jam. Would only go again for 'drinks'.

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6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We stopped by the Shinola store and decided to have lunch at the restaurant just besides it. The restaurant has a warm feel and is pretty large. Did not look so large from the outside. The food is good too.

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Our group of 8 received such terrible service. We had to send someone to get our waiter. Also, the place is REALLY dirty. Makes you wonder how dirty the kitchen is!

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Northville, Michigan
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191 reviews 191 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

We had a party of eight for an after theatre dinner. Good thing we made reservations on a Saturday night, as the place was hopping. The restaurant has a lot of different rooms and is much larger than it appears from the street. TJs is a classic Detroit spot. The menu has many interesting options and the food is really... More 

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81 reviews 81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We were visiting Detroit over the Columbus Day weekend to visit family and go to the Detroit Institute of Arts. We had an early lunch at Traffic Jam. Sometimes I wish TripAdvisor had a 3 1/2 score. The restaurant is above average, but due to the dark decor a little less than very good. Our boys had the fish and... More 

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East Islip, New York, Usa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Check out online for a Diners, Drive-in and Dive and this came up as a suggestion. The name sounded interesting so took a chance. When on vacation always looking for local places to eat. Had butternut squash ravioli which was so good with a Proper Pilsner to wash it down was excellent. For dessert the apple cobbler with fresh apples... More 

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Additional Information about Traffic Jam & Snug Restaurant

Address: 511 W Canfield St, Detroit, MI 48201-1219
Phone Number: 313-831-9470
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: American, Delicatessen, Californian

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