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Bates Hamburgers

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33406 5 Mile Rd, Livonia, MI 48154-2860
+1 734-427-3464
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A 1950's restaurant that continues to succeed, burgers are original sliders, greasy but good. Fries are the crispy ones that make you want more. Burgers come with onions and pickle, small but tasty. Place is usually crowded to the max at lunch, expect a wait time of 5-15 minutes depending upon the crowd. Seating is very limited so you maybe... More 

Thank Phyliss B
Livonia, Michigan
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This little burger joint in Livonia is tops. The burgers are always fresh and have a delicious taste. Nice place to grab a snack in an old-fashioned burger joint.

Thank dking92017
Novi, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful old-school slider burgers, in a very small, retro environment. I think there are probably about a dozen stools in the place, but the burgers and fries are wonderful. Reasonably priced as well. Bring Cash!

Thank NoviLiv
Livonia, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The smell outside is addicting. Love the burgers and fries. Always fast service. Get at least 4 or 5 at a time.

Thank briankomarisky
Livonia, Michigan
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love these burgers,but you have to be in the mood for a slider because they are greasy good !! I never pass Bates by and i do make it a point to be in the area once every so often !

Thank garyj7112017
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best sliders you will ever have! They have a special sauce on the burgers that will melt in your mouth. Very friendly staff that will make you feel at home.

Thank Sean R
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Burgers and fries and coneys. been coming here for over 20 years and will be another 20! Great service parking is a little tight, so just be careful. other then that there is nothing negative about this place.

Thank christopher1126
Livonia, Michigan
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love their chocolate milkshakes. They are so thick and creamy. Made with real ice cream. The burgers are ok.

Thank dwood1959
Dearborn, Michigan
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went yesterday at 1:00pm and it was not busy at all, five minutes later parking lot was full. You can't beat the quality or the price. My 90 year old Mother loved her burger and fries.

Thank Kathy582014
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

If you're looking for a quick late night snack, their burgers are great.But they are also anytime of day.

Thank Evelyn H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Fast Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33406 5 Mile Rd, Livonia, MI 48154-2860
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Livonia
  • Phone Number: +1 734-427-3464

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?