We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Traffic Jam & Snug Restaurant

Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
511 W Canfield St, Detroit, MI 48201-1219
+1 313-831-9470
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
See all hours
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

322 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 320: English reviews
Livonia, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

LOVE the soup! Where can I find the recipe? I have been coming in for the soup and live 100 miles away. I'd love the recipe to make it at home when I'm not In the area.

Thank cparon
Perrysburg, Ohio, United States
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited Traffic Jam and Snug this past Sunday after reading an article about it in Thrillist:50 Things to Eat Before You Die. The article specifically mentions the cheeses, homemade breads and desserts as being exceptional. When we arrived about 10 minutes before 12, we thought maybe the restaurant wasn't officially open yet as there was no hostess and the... More 

Thank Heather R
Fredericksburg, Virginia
Level Contributor
100 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We all had sandwiches and they were decent. The service was kind of bad with it being they forgot one of our fries (even after she recommended the beer fries to us) then they never did come out once we asked about it. Nothing really stands out on the food part. The desserts were amazing. The cookie ice cream dessert... More 

Thank Terri W
Detroit, Michigan
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard so much about this place so I was looking forward to trying. I should've known when it took forever for hostess to seat us, it was not a good sign. The place wasn't even busy. Ordered the brisket panini which was featured on food network. Meat was chewy and fatty. Bread that it came on reminded me... More 

2 Thank Cari C
Waterford, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
98 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Beer was tasty unique. Food was OK . Bourbon Street Jambayla pasta dish great sauce but sparse shrimp and sausage which was cut thin. Kids chicken strips no flavor of batter- crispy but needed seasoning. We should have asked for sauce to dip them into did not come with dish. Clown ice cream dessert a failure! Melting ice cream with... More 

1 Thank jalainern
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

The place looks rustic cool and is cosy, menu looks really good and the food tastes good but isn't spectacular. Wait staff weren't that great, seemed to be a bit forgetful or absentminded

Thank Louise K
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

The food is excellent and I love the diversity and originality of the menu! Very reasonable priced for quality food. Portions are generous and everything we tasted was really good (and we were 5!). I love the homemade poppy seed bread they serve, it is so fresh and fluff,y my only disappointment was that they didn't sell any for take... More 

Thank Canadastealady
Level Contributor
13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

Traffic Jams once was one of my favorite restaurants in Detroit. My past four visits have been disappointing. The service has gone downhill. Food was delivered sporadically and some of our order never came at all. When I mentioned that my father did not receive his side salad the server replied, “there was no charge for it anyway." He did... More 

1 Thank Christine B
Milford, Michigan
Level Contributor
308 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

We decided to stop into the Traffic Jam for a drink after shopping next-door at Shinola Detroit. Great people (all three bartenders were awesome) and a unique atmosphere. Many homemade elements, even in the drinks. If you're in the area, definitely worth a visit.

Thank JVM-Milford-MI
Detroit, Michigan
Level Contributor
33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

Our friend suggested this place because she is a regular customer. It was easy to get to and there was free parking in the lot across the street. The staff was attentive and the food was good. 2 of us had the fish and chips. The 2 fillets were big, but not very tasty, a little bland. The large fries... More 

Thank Eileen S

Travelers who viewed Traffic Jam & Snug Restaurant also viewed


Been to Traffic Jam & Snug Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Delicatessen, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 511 W Canfield St, Detroit, MI 48201-1219
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-831-9470

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Traffic Jam & Snug Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?