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428 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686-2614
231-995-0570
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Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Dining on a budget

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Food.

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Nicole L
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Fife Lake, Michigan, United States
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Fife Lake, Michigan, United States
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
4 helpful votes 4 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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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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Gloucester, Virginia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Good beer selection, decent burgers and outstanding gumbo! Portions are very fair and service was very good. But again, try the gumbo!

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Bubbas is located on Front Street near Downtown TC. Parking can be an issue since you are limited to the spots out front. Do yourself a favor and go past the restaurant and park in the parking garage 2 blocks down and walk back. Bubba has great burgers, salads and other sandwiches and wraps or you can make your own.... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Good food at good prices (especially the 1/3 off Bubba time in the dull afternoon hours). Great burgers, don't use too much Bubba sauce.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Excellent restaurant with a phenomenal menu. Lots of unique burgers. You gotta try the mac and cheese bites with dill sauce. Great beer menu too. The burgers are huge! Great atmosphere. Excellent wait staff. It's a favorite of locals and came highly recommended. We were there on a Saturday at 3pm and te line was out the door. A must... More 

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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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