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Traffic Jam & Snug Restaurant

511 W Canfield St, Detroit, MI 48201-1219
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Ranked #98 of 961 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
East Islip, New York, Usa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Top Contributor
150 reviews 150 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I was in Detroit for the marathon and went to The Traffic Jam for dinner. I was not impressed. Food was not cooked as requested. Service was ok but slow. Crab cakes had lots of filler and were of low quality. Overall a below average dinner.

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104 reviews 104 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The description and menu sounded like we were in for a delicious treat. Unfortunately, while our choices (hummus, Mac and cheese, Caesar salad, brisket sandwich, squash ravioli) were good, nobody was wowed by the food. We went for lunch and the place seemed to be filled with senior citizens. We were even shushed by a group who felt we were... More

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rural michigan
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

As a fan of "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dive", I really wanted to check out this place when we recently attended a Lions game. It was easy to find and not far from the stadiums.. about 1.3 miles I think. We were quickly seated in the large former warehouse by a friendly hostess. The decor was very eclectic and interesting. Our... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I like the food here and the atmosphere is nice too. Service is usually good too. Park in the lot across the street. Home made cheese and beer and other stuff too.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My wife and I are big fans of "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives", and wherever our travels take us like to try out a "Triple-D" restaurant whenever possible, and for the most part, we've been satisifed. On September 13, 2014 we attended a 7pm Detroit Tigers home game, but arrived early so we could have lunch at the "Diners, Drive-Ins and... More

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Brighton, Michigan
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296 reviews 296 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I have not been to the Traffic Jam for a while, but previoulsy had been there several times. I was hoping that my most recent visit would re-affirm my positive view of the place...and it certainly did! This continues to be one of my favorite lunch/dinner/brewpub places in Detroit! I went here for lunch with a co-worker after a meeting... More

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Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Two couples of a "certain" age drove around the corner after the Crash Detroit Festival and had a wonderful meal. We were greeted at the door by our lovely hostess who showed us to a nearby booth. We sat down and realized we wanted to move to a table and they accommodated us readily with no hassle. Our server was... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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73 reviews 73 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

A group of friends and I decided to make a trip downtown to the Traffic Jam. They are known for their in-house bakery, microbrewery, and dairy. They even grow some of their own herbs up on their roof top. I decided to try their house brewed dopplebock braised beef brisket Panini sandwich. It comes with potato salad. It is a... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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82 reviews 82 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Although this place might not look like much from the outside the food really is fantastic. They have their own beer too which is ok, but the food here makes it well worth a visit.

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