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3061 M 137, Interlochen, MI 49643-9542
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We come here often when we're in the area, the food is always fresh and very good. brownies, muffins, etc are delicious, we can never resist them. The chili is tasty, not too spicy, but lots of flavor.

Thank Linda H
Algonquin, Illinois
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by for dinner after spending a day exploring Sleeping Bear Dunes. You order at the counter here, and then they bring your food to you. We all thought the food was good. Three of us had hamburgers, and they were very tasty. My daughter had a salad, and it was good for what it was. We all had... More 

Thank droycro
Rochester Hills, Michigan
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose Bud's because of the outdoor seating and we could have the dog with us. You order the food inside and they bring it to you. Good quality food with some unique combinations. A large selection of coffee's and a ice cream area. Staff are wonderfully friendly. There is a small store to look around before/after you order. This... More 

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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped randomly for lunch. Really good quality food and variety. Really good service. Clearly a local favorite. Ice cream also available. Drive through window available.

Thank 183dianag
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat when visiting Interlochen Arts Camp! Very close to the entrance and great food!! Reasonably priced as well!

Thank Matt H
Westville, Indiana
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242 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a no brainer. Right down the road from the state park where we were camping. Good food. Fabulous ice cream. service was swift & courteous. Give it a try!

Thank ccindyk48
Toronto, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious rice krispie square and friendly service. Fun place to go with friends during the daytime. they also have homemade cream sodas (french sodas), ice teas etc.

Thank jleungpianist
Northville, Michigan
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No place like it. Been going to Buds since I was a camper @ Interlochen in the 70's . This "Encore" Buds is my happy place each month I come to Interlochen to teach Flute in my Studio right down the street. This is summer time people chill out! Plan ahead or call ahead your order! My do Charlie is... More 

Thank 575Deborah
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41 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While vacationing at our family cottage last week, my friend and I visited Bud's two different days just to order coffees to go. The first day it took exactly 30 minutes from the time we ordered our coffees until the guy finally made them. The coffee was good, and I hoped it was just a fluke. I was really disappointed,... More 

Thank Travelchick576
De Pere, Wisconsin
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

This restaurant is fairly new but apparently has quite a following - it was packed for lunch on a recent Thursday. Located near Interlochen music camp and Interlochen state park, the menu is a nice mix of sandwiches, soups, paninis and salads with a large ice cream bar. You order at the counter and the food is delivered to you.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $12
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3061 M 137, Interlochen, MI 49643-9542
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Interlochen
  • Phone Number: 12312769090
Bud's is a cozy place to bring your family and friends to enjoy "life's simple pleasures" Stop in for locally sourced breakfast, lunch, dinner or just to grab a home made snack from our bakery. We feature a full espresso bar, hand dipped premium ice cream and soft serve custard. Enjoy the fireplace in the winter and the porch in the summer. Welcome to Up North and Bud's!

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