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428 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686-2614
231-995-0570
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Dining on a budget

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  • 213
    Excellent
  • 138
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fish tacos!!!

Atmosphere is great here and the food is even better!! Blackened fish tacos are amazing and love the kbc stout on tap! Good service too! Will definitely be back!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Dyland78
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Atmosphere is great here and the food is even better!! Blackened fish tacos are amazing and love the kbc stout on tap! Good service too! Will definitely be back!

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Dowagiac, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Great food and reasonable price. Enjoy one of their craft beers and great hamburgers. We will make this one of our go to places when we return to Traverse City

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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I saw this restaurant listed on the roadfood.com sight so I wanted to try it. We asked the waitress what was the best thing on the menu and she said that they have won the Best Burger in Town for the last several years so she would recommend a burger. Her favorite is the Haystack Burger so that's the one... More 

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Twin Lake, Michigan
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12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Nice little place for a casual dinner. Many food and drink choices. Cozy seating and friendly staff. Nice beer selection.

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Fife Lake, Michigan, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

If you are looking for a great burger this is the place to go. I am not a burger fan but, I love their other menu items especially their BLTs. They have local drinks to try that are delicious.

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Just a really great burger. Great service. Fantastic atmosphere. We eat here whenever we're in Traverse City.

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Saugatuck, Michigan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The Bubba burger was good (I had it as a take out) and it looked like this place had a nice atmosphere. Definately one of those upscale dressed up burgers but it was good.

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16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Fun place, with great service. Pouting was good. Mahi tacos and the Michigan cherry Salad were great, but the Bubba burger bacon were fantastic. We would definitely go again.

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I'm a burger guy, and this has to be one of my favorites of the hundreds I've tried! The bread was perfect and melts in your mouth, the meat was delicious and just fatty enough.. Awesome burger.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Stop here for lunch and you get service from a nice staff, non rushed environment. The food has been great and always served HOT! I haven't had a bad or ever marginal meal here. Close to downtown and at lunch time the parking has been super easy. Love this little place!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 428 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686-2614
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: 231-995-0570

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget

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