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Flap Jack Shack

3890 U.S, 31 S., Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 941-1890
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Ranked #156 of 255 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
Detroit, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

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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Brighton, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
18 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 reviews 4 reviews
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
4 helpful votes 4 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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Traverse City, Michigan, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

It's and OK breakfast joint, but like the Omellete Shoppe that has taken it over, it just isn't great food. Lot's of food service type items in their meals. I wish they would come up with a few really solid go to items that people would talk about later. I seem to always leave a little disappointed and think about... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

Our food took forever to get to us and we were the only customers for lunch,brought it to is burnt! The pulled pork was chopped up pork chop with BBQ sauce and burnt buns! I'll never eat here again! I paid $40 for burnt disgusting food!!

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Livonia, Michigan, United States
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63 reviews 63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We heard about this place from some local residents and tried it after being told it had the best breakfast around. Not impressed. The 70's theme was kinda cool. The waitstaff was pretty nice, but we came at a busy time so it was slow. Had to wait about 15 minutes for a seat. The food was not that good.... More

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