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Flap Jack Shack

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3890 N US Highway 31 S, Traverse City, MI 49684-4445
(231) 941-1890
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here on a Saturday morning and it was very crowded, but we were sat fairly quickly. It took a bit for the food to get to us but that was to be expected. Our server was the best. The hash browns were perfect and everything was nice and hot. I'd definately come back here.

Thank 593ameliar
Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, United States
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143 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After reading the menu ahead of time, walking in, and being seated, we had very high expectations. This place was looking great! it was super busy, which usually is a good sign on a Sunday morning. Maybe, it's just because TC was extra full. Our food came, and I was shocked. I had corned beef hash, and it was 80... More 

Thank MrWizard54
Allen Park, Michigan
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Place has the best pancakes ever !! I had a burrito but my son's pancakes were amazing. I cant wait to go back up North to eat here again

Thank Allie P
Saint Charles, Illinois
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104 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

Flap Jack Shak is a very popular breakfast place that is off the beaten track away from the lakefront. It gets quite crowded on the weekends by 10AM, but it is large enough that it doesn't take long to get a table. The service is friendly and efficient. I ordered two eggs over easy with wheat toast, and while it... More 

Thank Michelle F
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

The best part of our meal was seeing our 5 year old eye's light up when the confetti pancakes came out. The place was packed, but we were seated after the hosted got her bearings right. Our meals were delivered with an expected delay,due to the high volume of patrons, but everything was warm. The sausage/gravy and biscuits were well... More 

Thank Craig W
4GR8FOOD, Public Relations Manager at Flap Jack Shack, responded to this review

Hi Craig, Thank you for taking the time to leave a rating here. We sincerely appreciate your feedback and will address the issues you mentioned. Eat well! Liz Nolan RPI and 4GR8Food Brands More 

Glendale, Arizona
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160 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Chicken Fried Steak special $7.99 on Tuesday. Steak (sirloin) was at $11.99 with vegetables and potato. Service was quick and delightful.

Thank Calitripgirl
Peoria, Arizona, United States
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

The burgers were delicious and full of flavor. The fries were thin and crispy how I like them. The service was great from arrival to departing. Our server, Typhanie, took excellent care of us and had a great sense of humor. You must try the Horny Monk beer. I'd like to try the pancakes when I'm in the area again.

Thank Wendy R
Whitehall, Michigan
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great place to get breakfast new and old dishes, great service (except for the hostess) good music and great price. when ever we are in Traverse CITY we stop

Thank PQ1953
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I checked this place out while we were on vacation. We stopped in to get some breakfast and we were not disappointed. We both ate breakfast and we were both pleased with our meal. The day was nice so we were able to sit outside, which was nice. The service was good, but the wait was slightly... More 

Thank GBo_32
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57 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

They have some of the fluffiest pancakes I have ever had. Our server was very polite and helpful. Just be prepared to wait, this place gets busy.

Thank kingedward29

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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3890 N US Highway 31 S, Traverse City, MI 49684-4445
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: (231) 941-1890
Pancake restaurant in Traverse City, MI.

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