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428 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686-2614
231-995-0570
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Ranked #18 of 255 Restaurants in Traverse City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert

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English first
Kalamazoo, Michigan
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Rustic Casual Ambience, easy to find on Front St. Open EARLY. Food: As Good as we expected. Varied Menu, Eggs MANY WAYS and Combos. French Toast and Sausage: Good! Homemade Corned Beef Hash: Good, but I DON'T LIKE Black PEPPER on my Food. We weren't around to try their Burgers, but heard/read good things about them. Will be back next... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan
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142 reviews 142 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

We've been to Bubba's several times and I never can bring myself to try anything but a burger. The burgers are huge, 1/2 pound I think, juicy, and delicious. They also have a great selection of toppings, interesting cheeses, and my favorite - a fried egg. I also like the fact that they always ask how you want your egg... More 

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Northern Michigan
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153 reviews 153 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

You want a great Reuben? You want corned beef and juicy sauerkraut on a perfectly toasted, marbled rye? You want good service and a good price? Bubba's can do! Seriously folks, this place was good. Great food with great prices. Cost was under 30 bucks before tip, for two (no alcohol).

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Local micro-brew goes with saying. Next the food is great and service was friendly. Great selection of wraps, burgers and sides. Specials are where the fun is at, they change daily so you will have to check their special board when you arrive. Very relaxed, kick back kind of place for a fun lunch, breakfast or dinner.

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Chicago, Illinois
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The food here was good, not exceptional but good. The service was a bit slow but the staff was friendly. Pretty good selection. The place isn't huge so expect to wait for a table if its high season. This is a good place to go if you can't agree on a place. Walking distance from Holiday Inn.

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Marne, Michigan
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10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Ate here with the family for lunch. Had the philly which was good. You need to Order fries or chips seperatly but they were good. Service was average. Everyone was happy with their meals.

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Thompsonville, Michigan
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85 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I tend to visit Bubba's about once a year and each time I am pleased with my overall experience. After Ladies' Night we walked a few blocks from the fray to Bubba's for a late dinner about 8:30 PM. It took a few moments to acknowledge us at the hostess stand, but it appears as if the hostess may have... More 

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Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Bubba's does an incredible amount of business. It is always busy. One thing you must realize is that you will have very slow service. Never been back in the kitchen but it must be at the maximum a 2 person staff. Don't expect to go there to get a quick meal because it's not going to happen.

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Bloomingdale, Michigan
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I had the Bubba's poutine very good, the only improvement for me would be more gravy! The portion was huge - enough for two breakfasts! The prices are very reasonable, atmosphere looks like fun....can't wait to return for one of their famous burgers!

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Traverse City, Michigan
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69 reviews 69 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Was glad to find a very good veggie burger on the menu at Bubba's. The place works well for family dining because there are so many options. it's probably not the healthiest food in TC but the veggie burger was good.

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

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