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254 W Grand River Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823-4212
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Ranked #21 of 177 Restaurants in East Lansing
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thu - Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American, Pizza, Bar
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Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Late Night
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Ladysmith, Wisconsin
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We went with a group of MSU alumni to this campus favorite. Fun setting with names graffiti covering the walls. Friendly staff. Great deal of bucket of beer (=6 pitchers??) and 2 buckets of food for less than $40. Great selection of other beers as well. Really enjoyed my time here!

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123 reviews 123 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Came in pre-game (early) Msu vs Um and got a seat. The tailgate deals are perfect, $2 26oz Miller and Labatt and Bloodies & Screwdrivers? Check. Under $4 for a 1/4 lb burger? Check. We'll be back, but only for the deals. Never would go there to watch a game TVs too hard to watch, most on one channel and... More 

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South Haven, Michigan, United States
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98 reviews 98 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

A Friday after in a college town - the place was packed. I shared half a table with some other folks. I was concerned because the place was so crowded, but I was at a conference and this was the closest place. I had a book to read and one hour. I ordered a burger and fries. It came fairly... More 

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Indian Wells, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Excellent Burgers and also a great selection of beers on tap. no to mention the ambiance, the place was pact and super affordable. Love It!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The burgers are not the best they're ok. My husband said he thought they were frozen. Fried pickels and mac and cheese bites were good. Pretty much average bar food.

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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I love Crunchy's! Make no mistake, this is not a fancy place and is not for everyone. It is a college bar, that is a bit beat up and is not really worried about appearances. The walls are decorated with MSU posters and signs. The booths are beat up and the have lots of signatures of former MSU students on... More 

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Howell, Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Average college bar food - low quality at a fair price. As other reviews have suggested, the waitstaff is not too friendly and not at all helpful at times. We ordered a large pizza and a burger. The burger was ok, average mass produced cheap beef burger and the pizza was could have been pretty good, except they burnt the... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

I was by far the oldest person in the place and I was 29 when I went there. It is kind if a dive-y college kid hangout. Not my fave but I would go again.

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Ho, Ghana
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55 reviews 55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Went here with a friend who lives local. Love love loved the turkey burger I got. I got it on a pretzel bun with lettuce, avocado, swiss cheese, and spicy mustard. Such a great combination. Enjoyed the college bar atmosphere and the extensive and varying beer list. Highly recommend to anyone in the area!

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Singapore, Singapore
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119 reviews 119 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Literally, you can get a 5 gallon bucket filled with beer. You just need yourself and 3 friends! It's a staple at MSU and a must-go venue. Great burgers too.

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Additional Information about Crunchy's

Address: 254 W Grand River Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823-4212
Phone Number: 517-351-2506
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  East Lansing
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: American, Pizza, Bar

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