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The Filling Station

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642 Railroad Place, Traverse City, MI
231-946-8168
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Today
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night

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  • 88
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Loved the Burlington Northern!

We visited on Saturday evening, April 19, 2015. The place was busy, with some people and families sitting outside. Since it was still a little brisk, we opted to eat inside. The ordering went quickly, service was great. This is not a quiet place--two TV's were running, plus brick walls and wood... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Michigan
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Michigan
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We visited on Saturday evening, April 19, 2015. The place was busy, with some people and families sitting outside. Since it was still a little brisk, we opted to eat inside. The ordering went quickly, service was great. This is not a quiet place--two TV's were running, plus brick walls and wood floors, and kids...Didn't bother us! My husband ordered... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Fun for adults and children. Pizza very good. 2 people can easily share 1 pizza. The beer was delicious. The owners are also fun! Good prices too.

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Clarkston, Michigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The Filling Station is one of our typical stops in TC. It's great for lunch or a light dinner. They only offer thin crust pizza to eat and a couple salads (which I've never tried). I don't drink beer but my husband says it's pretty typical craft beer, which is a good thing. They did tell us on our last... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Microbrewed beer & thin crust pizza are two of my favorite things... when they are done well. The Filling Station in Traverse City Michigan does both very well! My wife & I tried a flight of 4 beers each (4oz pours), and my wife & daughter & I each ordered our own pizza: The Spartan, and build-your-own: Pepperoni & Sausage,... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I have always been a fan of Southside Chicago pizza being raised in Illinois. I have always felt Traverse City needed some education on good pizza. Now they have it. Outstanding thin crust wood fired pies....crispy and light with great topping options. There selection of salads are very good and freshly made. The best part is they also make their... More 

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Fremont, Michigan
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50 reviews 50 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

We heard about this place and decided to give it a try for lunch. I had a Corktown Stout that was pretty good. I would order it again. My wife and I split one of there flatbreads that was excellent. It was bigger than I was expecting so that was nice.

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Kalkaska, Michigan
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53 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

Quite a selection of IPAs but not in a style that I fancy. I won't hold that against them since everyone's liking is a little different. I had a flat bread pizza, very yummy. Service was excellent.

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sau
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Located in the old train depot-great atmosphere. Easy to find right next to the library with nice view of the lake. Perfect setting for a brewpub-great beer, great pizza and great prices! Awesome menu selection with unique combinations. Always visit twice when in town!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Up here, it's hard to find true, thin crust pizza so flatbread often has to do. That's what the Filling Station offers and it's really good. The varieties and the special attention to the details mean that you will probably find something good as well as a craft beer to balance it all off. Friendly service and salads all make... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

In a suburb location at the old train station, the establishment offers you great dining inside and out. Best to take in the warm air and listen to live music in the summer, but there's always good food and drink inside. Some amazing bets on tap and usually at least ten to try. Not NY or Chicago pizza, but still... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 642 Railroad Place, Traverse City, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: 231-946-8168

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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