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Flap Jack Shack

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3890 N US Highway 31 S, Traverse City, MI 49684-4445
+1 231-941-1890
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
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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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the food and the wait staff. We four people had different entrees and each of us was very happy with our choice. And the waiter was pleasant, efficient and kind. We will be back again. Thank you.

Thank rogersM837DI
Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Expect a wait but they give you a pager to alert you-good flapjacks, pigs in a blanket, pumpkin pancakes-small skillet entree portion-forget the hash brown potatoes/tater tots totally terrible.

Thank TCfallcolors
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51 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Arrived for a evening meal. New book had problems getting the meat done med well. But once it was corrected it was great. Manager is involved from the time you walk in the door.

Thank Sudekumdr
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 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
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

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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103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 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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24 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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284 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
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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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 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

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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
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
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: +1 231-941-1890
Pancake restaurant in Traverse City, MI.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?