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Flap Jack Shack

3890 U.S, 31 S., Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 941-1890
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Ranked #149 of 257 restaurants in Traverse City
Cuisines: American
Description: Pancake restaurant in Traverse City, MI.
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Description: Pancake restaurant in Traverse City, MI.
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  • English first
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English first
North Muskegon, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Got a dinner certificate for Christmas and decided to use it on a visit to Traverse City. ARE WE GLAD WE DID!! Food was excellent, the choices were numerous and the service was excellent.

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South Carolina
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65 reviews 65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Our grown kids wanted to eat here because it was always a favorite when they were younger but it just isn't what it used to be and food was very average and wait was long. I am not sure why there is a line out the door on weekends and maybe it needs to be a weekend to keep food... More

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Muskegon, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The food was great and reasonably priced. Large portions of food. We went for a late breakfast and our wait time was not long. Wonderful customer service!!

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Detroit, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

There on a Saturday morning with the expectation of a wait, which there was. Find out we waited to stagger orders to the kitchen. There were still many seats available. The coffee pot that was brought to us was VERY DIRTY. The saving grace though was the food. Would have gave it a 5 if it was not for everything... More

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Milford, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We had been here for breakfast before and it was ok. This morning we arrived and there was the usual line, checked in and the hostess informed us that the wait would be 5-10 minutes (we had no preference to indoor or outdoor seating). We witnessed several times the hostess making errors, seating out of order. We waited 30+ minutes... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

Tourists will keep this place alive this summer but it will die next winter because this is the kind of place locals won't frequent more than once. Today's stupid disaster... Ordered banana French toast. Received it only to be told they were out of bananas and the server didn't know why the kitchen didn't tell her. Yes, I'd have changed... More

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Had a hard time choosing among many appealing breakfast items. The old mission scramble was outstanding. My daughter opted for the red velvet pancakes which are great if you want dessert for breakfast. Views over to the west side of Traverse City were surprisingly nice. Service was friendly if not particularly professional.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We have eaten here several times, but not after today. Waitressing fine but food was not good. It was cold, and not served together. Many other close restaurants I will use next time for breakfast. Sorry. Disappointing.

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We stopped here on our road trip to traverse city. I ordered a vegetarian scrambler and got a side of spuds. It was pretty good and the staff was excellent! Only complaint was that there was a lot of cheese on the omelet, to the point where I felt kind of gross afterwards.

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Bitely
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I can not describe the food without drooling on my computer!!! The omelletes melt in your mouth. The staff is always friendly and the views and spectacular. The parking lot is always packed, but we've never had a very long wait....but any wait time is worth it!!! Yum

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