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Traffic Jam & Snug Restaurant

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American, Californian, Delicatessen
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511 W Canfield St, Detroit, MI 48201-1219
313-831-9470
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Today
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 61
    Excellent
  • 75
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 24
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Accomodating

We were on a bus trip to Detroit Churches, with the Macomb Ctr for performing arts, and lunch was at this restaurant. There were probably 50 people on the bus and they had a special room reserved for us. We had several dishes to choose from, and I heard comments that everyone enjoyed their food... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
Bogie-7043
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Sterling Heights, Michigan
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
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204 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Michigan
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

We can always count on great desserts and a wide variety of food options! Great spot to go with family and friends.

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Detroit, Michigan
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

I can't stay away from this place! Everybody will suggest we try someplace new, and I always easily persuade them to come here! Great food, cool casual atmosphere. Would recommend any day of the week!

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Chicago, Illinois
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

My wife and I used to go to TJ's all the time in the 80's & 90's since it was fantastic with a leading edge menu but had not visited it for about 15 years. We decided to take family and friends to it after discussing several other opportunities and it turned out to be very disappointing. The barbecue sandwich... More 

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Canton, MI
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Not having visited Traffic Jam in probably more than 20 years, it was a delightful rediscovery. Having just attended the Detroit Symphony, our party of 4 wanted dinner in the area. The entire dining experience - food, waitstaff (Dana), and atmosphere capped off a wonderful day. Service was attentive but not rushed. It was obvious we wanted to enjoy our... More 

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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187 reviews 187 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We were on a bus trip to Detroit Churches, with the Macomb Ctr for performing arts, and lunch was at this restaurant. There were probably 50 people on the bus and they had a special room reserved for us. We had several dishes to choose from, and I heard comments that everyone enjoyed their food. I had the pot roast... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I agree with the person that said this should be higher on the trip advisor list. The menu is great and it's a fun environment. Order sweet potato fries!

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Illinois
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

I have great memories of this place. The food never disappointed. Lots of laughs and good times in this cool, cozy establishment. This place is a gem.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

They have the best homemade bread and craft beers. Crab cakes were delicious! We were there with a group and I geard lots of compliments from the first timers

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Wonderful ambience. Wayne State employees know this is the perfect place for meetings. Large tables and banquet room available. Nice menu. Portions are large and beautifully plated. I usually order salads or fish and I am never disappointed. Free parking lot across the street. Near shopping and Shinola. I spent a nice afternoon window shopping and had a great dinner... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This place has been around a really long time but I finally made it in. I was not disappointed. Food was excellent and a little different from the norm. Beer was good and I loved the decor.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 511 W Canfield St, Detroit, MI 48201-1219
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: 313-831-9470

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Californian, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?