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Bates Hamburgers

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22291 Middlebelt Rd, Farmington Hills, MI 48336-4936
(248) 478-7350
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Takeout

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Best Sliders

I love this place. Cheap food and Sliders the way sliders the way sliders are supposed to be made. A once a month trip is enough

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Kenneth B
West Bloomfield, Michigan
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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place. Cheap food and Sliders the way sliders the way sliders are supposed to be made. A once a month trip is enough

Thank Kenneth B
Farmington Hills, Michigan
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

You can eat lunch easily for $6 and a tip. Great all beef coneys and sliders. Hot french fries. Cold pop. Fast service, Usually friendly people eating at the counter...The wait staff have been there for ages and are fast and efficient. I can get in and out in 30 minutes or less if I have to.

Thank Jan J
Chesterfield, Michigan
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Bates has great burgers, malts, and fries. Service is always great when I come in here - fast and friendly

Thank Paul D
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234 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

What can you say about really thick shakes with really thin straws and double cheezeburgers and a breakfast to judge all other breakfasts by (Yeah, it was a typical bates breakfast, 2 eggs,meat,toast,hashbrowns,...with coffee all for under $5 ). Like it's older sister in Livonia...this is among the best slider joints in metro detroit. Fast service , decent parking...A CVS... More 

Thank willdriveforfood
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

Great burgers.but...most people aren't aware they have some fantastic chili dogs and chili burgers. Eat em 2twice a month,fantastic!

Thank nick k
Rochester Hills
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

If you are in the mood for sliders this is the place to go. I try and stop here whenever I am in the area. I love the paper wrapper for the burgers but the grease will quickly soak through the wrapper and the paper bag. Your car will smell great for hours after you are done eating. The place... More 

Thank Jim P
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

so good and greasy, they can't wrap it typical paper. So tempting and so naughty for you that they put it in a plain brown bag. I get the 6 pack special cause, well, they are not huge and 5's just not enough. I love cheeseburgers, but no cheese on my sliders please. and don't forget to get a chocolate... More 

Thank 69-Mach1-lvr
Wixom, MI
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2009

I LOVE Bates. This location is a lot nicer and cleaner (much better parking) than the Livonia Bates. Everyone is so friendly. Your clothes do smell a little like the grill when you leave, so I try not to eat in there with a suit on (will just do carry-out). It is the best place around for sliders.

Thank ashay815
Oscoda Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2008

I have a craving now and then for a little, tasty burger that comes in a bag, wrapped in an opaque wrapper, that can really smell up your car and your entire house/office after a very short time. Why? They taste so good! When I travel down state and there's a Bates in the area, I'm there. If I have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22291 Middlebelt Rd, Farmington Hills, MI 48336-4936
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Farmington Hills
  • Phone Number: (248) 478-7350


Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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