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Fly Trap

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22950 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220
(248) 399-5150
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Today
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Good for:
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 44
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
So goooood

Diner with a twist. Everything I tried was good, and my friends liked their food. Our service was good, and it was pretty crowded.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
GSt0ne
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Durham, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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85 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Detroit, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Upon my arrival the restaurant was busy. There is no signage about seating or an actual host or hostess... There is a roll of paper on the wall, with a pen, that you write your name on. As I was standing with my party near the bar a server says "you can't stand there" as she walks past. She doesn't... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Diner with a twist. Everything I tried was good, and my friends liked their food. Our service was good, and it was pretty crowded.

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Detroit, Michigan
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
256 helpful votes 256 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I've yet to have a poor experience here. Generous portions, interesting combos, tasty, friendly, easy service. Make sure to have the jam-of-the-day - always good. And now they have a bit of bar service - very good Bloody Mary.

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Ferndale, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

They expanded this place, due to its popularity, perhaps that may be its downfall. Oh well. Great breakfast food , but the wait to get served and actually have your meal is almost crazy (perhaps they go foraging after the order?) and some of the wait staff have that trendier-than-thou thing going on. Maybe they should get ridiculed or something--... More 

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Windsor, Canada
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I spell "flavour" that way because I live in Canada. Anyway, I just adore this place. Service is good, there are so many unique flavour combinations on the menu, the decor is funky, and the music fits perfectly with all of it. My partner and I shared crab cakes appetizer. Yum. We both had the house red. I then had... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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70 reviews 70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We arrived on a Saturday morning and had an hour and a half wait. They make you line up in front of the bathrooms and you can't help but notice that the place is dirty and that things like paint/repairs/projects were half done and then abandoned. There was a waitress who visited the bathroom at least 5 times while we... More 

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Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

Walked in the front door only to see a tacky sign stating to walk to the back and wait in line. Get to the back (after walking through a very tiny dining space) to find a long line by the washrooms and a back door. There was no staff managing the line and it was cold in the waiting area.... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We have been going to the Fly Trap for a few years but mainly for breakfast. Now, they are open for dinner and although it's the same menu all day, we really enjoyed being there in the evening. We sat in the new area by the bar as it is sometimes cold by the front door. It has pretty bare... More 

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Truro, Canada
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Fly trap... Words cannot describe the quality and explosion of taste buds of their food. Don't be mislead from the street view appearance, the character and quality of the staff and the value of the food makes this place an absolute must. Clean, friendly, and bang for the buck! Highly recommend for any date night or meeting up with friends... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Had to sit in the freezing cold, with just a flimsy piece of plywood instead of a window. My meal was cold in minutes. Why did they open when the place is still not ready. Not going back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22950 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ferndale
  • Phone Number: (248) 399-5150

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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