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254 W Grand River Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823-4212
517-351-2506
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thu - Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night
Good for:
Bar scene
Dining on a budget

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 19
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
As Akways..good burgers and beer

Stopped in for a quick bite to eat while heading through town, it was as good as it was 25 years ago!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
Caron S
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
  • Late Night
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55 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Stopped in for a quick bite to eat while heading through town, it was as good as it was 25 years ago!

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East Lansing, Michigan
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250 reviews 250 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Crunchy's is an East Lansing icon and a favorite of many of the MSU athletes and coaches, as well as students. We stopped in for lunch. My husband has eaten here several times. During the week they have a super deal of a burger, fries and a drink for $5.99! The burgers are considered some of the best in the... More 

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lansing mi
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231 reviews 231 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

They have an awful cheap burger or chicken sandwhich special every weekday here. Good beer selection. The pizza is some of the worst ive had..pass on it. Otherwise this place has always been kind of the MSU Hockey spot where players like to come.Many times you can score a pair of hockey tix if you need them by asking the... More 

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Brighton, Michigan
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376 reviews 376 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Crunchy's burgers were very good; they were done right, and a perfect size. And, with the suggested toppings, the varieties of burgers that can be had are quite impressive. The draft beer list was also superb, with mostly microbrews and craft beers, most of them from Michigan (those that weren't were still good selections). The establishment is definitely a "local"... More 

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Ladysmith, Wisconsin
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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104 reviews 104 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 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
14 helpful votes 14 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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Senior Reviewer
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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michigan
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 254 W Grand River Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823-4212
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  East Lansing
  • Phone Number: 517-351-2506

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pizza, Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?