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Telway Hamburger System

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27000 John R Rd, Madison Heights, MI 48071-3326
+1 248-545-7962
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Detroit, Michigan
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57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to give it a go since I grew up around here and still had never been. Cute little place with super friendly employees. Great variety of food for a small joint, delicious food, still fast-food like but with a mom and pop feel. Excellent prices and excellent first time visit. Thank you for holding the bar as high as... More 

Thank Jam5150
Detroit, Michigan
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Based off reviews and what I've heard, I decided to try this place out. I would say it is better than eating at McDonalds but it is still fast food. I was expecting something that didn't make me feel like I was just eating fast food so maybe my expectations were just too high. It wasn't bad but I would... More 

Thank Michelle B
Hazel Park
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been going to Telway since I was a teenager. They offer good food at a reasonable price. They are always cheerful.

Thank 314dorothyb
Madison Heights, Michigan
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253 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

I always get the cheeesburger sliders and onion rings . A little over $5 for three cheeseburgers and onion rings . The food is always good and it's quick . Cash only and 24-7 .

Thank cbo1870
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

sliders as they are meant to be. Authentic and never changing, try the coney dogs too! they are delicous

Thank elballoonrat
Warren, Michigan
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295 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

In a late night run, after being out, we stopped at Telways. I enjoyed the little hamburgers 🍔 with lots of pickles. Just the way I love them, with grilled onions, ketchup and mustard.

Thank Susan M
Fort Smith, Arkansas
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

This is the currently-drunk or was-drunk burger joint. Certainly not knocking it. It does the job and very well. It is a cute little burger diner for those who like that sort of thing. Certainly a beloved, local, restaurant.

Thank JenniferOS89
Detroit, Michigan
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

When nobody knows what they want a good old burger cooked fresh to order keeps everybody happy and believe it or not there coffee is very good and at 49 cents a cup even better

Thank carol o
Madison Heights, Michigan
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016

Telway Burgers "Tell the way you want your burger" Has been in existence since 1944 The best burgers. Better than White Castle. long stringy grilled onions. Coffee is the best. chili like Mom made Menu has everything from burgers, coneys, foot longs. fish sandwiches and great fries and onion rings. Have been going there since a kid. When in Detroit... More 

Thank 961cheryl
Madison Heights, Michigan
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016

The fish sandwiches are excellent, they have a large selection of pies and the food often arrives too hot to eat right away. Something that doesn't happen too often. The only complaint I have which seldom happens is the fries don't always come with the "entrée." I would say the prices are inexpensive but not real low, with the exception... More 

Thank Richard L

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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
Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27000 John R Rd, Madison Heights, MI 48071-3326
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Madison Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 248-545-7962

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