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3890 U.S, 31 S., Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 941-1890
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6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Pancake restaurant in Traverse City, MI.

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast for dinner! Yum!

First tried going on a Sunday evening only to find out they close at 3 PM on Sundays. The next time I checked their hours in advance and my daughter and I arrived for dinner. I figure if I go to a placed called Flap Jack Shack, I better get breakfast. I opted for their Banana Bread French... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
upnorth98
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Thompsonville, Michigan
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Thompsonville, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

First tried going on a Sunday evening only to find out they close at 3 PM on Sundays. The next time I checked their hours in advance and my daughter and I arrived for dinner. I figure if I go to a placed called Flap Jack Shack, I better get breakfast. I opted for their Banana Bread French Toast. Oh... More 

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Rochester, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Convenient location when you stay at great wolf lodge it's worth a visit . The food was great and you get a lot of food for the money! Kids loved it here

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Ohio
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We went to the Flap Jack Shack for the first time. It's has a very 70's vibe to it and I felt like I was in the set of Mad Men, but that is part of its charm. It was clean and the service was good. They have a large menu of both breakfast and lunch items. I had the... More 

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Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I'm not sure how the Flap Jack Shack could be described as acceptable. When I was a little girl and we would go "up north" in the summer we always ate here. They closed for a long time, but reopened so I could continue my happy memories there with my kids. We go every time we are anywhere near Traverse... More 

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Royal Oak
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We were looking for a good breakfast place. It must have been a bad day in the kitchen. We ordered pancakes with our breakfast scramble, and honestly, they were "tough". They were hard to cut and you had to try to soak them in syrup to soften them up. I couldn't eat mine. It's a bit on the pricey side!

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Detroit, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Our food was fair for our party of 7. The kid's portions were very generous. The food arrived hot and quickly. What we did not like was that our server asked the children if they would like "bacon or sausage" with their meal. These items were not included in what they ordered and were an additional $3 to their meal.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We stopped here for breakfast three days in a row. Excellent food, friendly service and good coffee. Feels like a hometown restaurant.

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Chicago
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I really wanted to love this place based on the name of it. I also saw cherry stuffed French toast in the menu and jumped at the chance to try it. End result was that it was just okay but not amazing...and the side order of bacon that I ordered with it came out ice cold. I'd say that you... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Staff is very nice the place is clean. If you go on a sunday it will be busy and there will be a wait. Pancakes are almost too fluffy, soak up all of the setup. But omelettes are good. Enjoy

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Marco Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Had a chance to visit the restaurant recently for breakfast. Coffee arrived fast and the waitress was up to the task of a large group. The food arrived promptly and was as ordered. The issue was with the syrup that accompanied the meal. It was tasteless and detracted from the pancakes and waffles ordered. Not sure where or how they... More 

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Additional Information about Flap Jack Shack

Address: 3890 U.S, 31 S., Traverse City, MI 49684
Phone Number: (231) 941-1890
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3890 U.S, 31 S., Traverse City, MI 49684
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: (231) 941-1890

Price and Cuisine

  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Pancake restaurant in Traverse City, MI.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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