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254 W Grand River Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823-4212
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Ranked #16 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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East Lansing, Michigan
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233 reviews 233 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 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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212 reviews 212 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 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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351 reviews 351 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 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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125 reviews 125 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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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
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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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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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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