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Bates Hamburgers

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33406 5 Mile Rd, Livonia, MI 48154-2860
(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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the best burger place for a fast , freshly hand made burger . It is quick and easy and very cheap eats. We have only had the burger and fries and they are wonderful. If you haven't had a Bates burger you don't know what you are missing.

Thank Lee C
Livonia, Michigan
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

These burgers are legendary. My brother moved to Tucson years ago and must eat at Bates each time he returns home to Livonia. Carry out or eat in you cant go wrong!

Thank nataliemarrs2016
Livonia, Michigan
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you like burgers that are cover in onions, bacon,cheese it is the place to be and are in the Livonia area you much try Bates there the best at a very low price!

Thank rocbobbyo
Livonia, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A tasty, quick meal. They have the best fries and shakes! The burgers are great too~ I love the special sauce on my fries! The service is always friendly and fast.

Thank gatesmom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you live in Livonia, you have probably have had Bates hamburgers. It has also been referred to as "LaBates on the Boulevard". We don't frequent it a lot, but do enjoy it once in awhile! It can get a little pricey. You need to try it , but most people do enjoy it. Wednesday is Coney Day! They are... More 

Thank Lynnnicko
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great old fashioned sliders and more good Fry's and malts also. Parking can be a challenge but not that bad

Thank ebher
West Long Branch, New Jersey
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food comes off the grill fast and tasty. Stopped in for a quick lunch, ordered and was eating in less than 5 minutes. Make sure you bring that green folding stuff in your wallet as they do not take credit catds.

Thank Norm K
Livonia, Michigan
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fast and good food. Order you burger on a dry bun with everything and don't forget the special sauce!

Thank ItsMeLM
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wanted good food and milkshake fast. Fit the bill. All food at Bates is excellent. Would recommend it to a friend!

Thank Jenni L
Detroit, Michigan
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I use the carryout window. Good service, great burger. The fries are the better than any fast-food place. Thick chocolate shakes need a spoon.

Thank KACL2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Fast Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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: (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?