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Slabtown Cafe and Burgers

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826 W Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2466
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great burgers . But most notable thing was that root beer they have is awesome. Everything as far as food was concerned was good . Their special sauce was very good and worthy of mentioning

Thank Rich B
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were starving and needed a great burger fast. We had no idea we would land on a new must do when we hit TC. Service was fast burgers world class and fries were great. The added bonus of tap root beer!

Thank Jon D
Bradenton, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Slabtown is a great family friendly and affordable place to eat. The burgers,fries and onion rings were delicious. The restaurant is located in a cute two story home close to popular downtown Traverse City, there is not a lot of indoor seating, but several tables on the patio outside weather permitting. Highly recommend!

Thank Swaagk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The burgers & fries here are amazing! The cute little house offers authentic charm and a cozy warmth. The staff here is on the ball...taking orders pleasantly, refilling condiments quickly, and keeping the establishment squeaky clean. The pop is locally brewed, and may not be every one's "cup of tea", but definitely adds to the charm!

Thank Dawn C
Hartland, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This small restaurant serves a mix of standard and unique burgers cooked to perfection. You place your order at the counter and it can be carry out or dine in (also seasonal patio) The cashiers were helpful and very pleasant for us newbies. I tried the Chili burger and it was devine, my wife tried the Slabtown special and enjoyed... More 

Thank knhd976
East Jordan, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best burgers in TC doesn't matter which one you pick you will not be disappointed. Very good and the fries are just dumped in the bag.

Thank Cheyenne N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best burgers we've had! The kids loved the shakes too! Will plan another visit when we're in the area again! Highly recommend this place!

Thank Sheepish02
Midland, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food reminds me of five guys only with more unique choices. The burgers are juicy and tasty. The hand cut fries are plentiful, served hot and tasty! Definitely recommend!

Thank 243DLP
Garden City, New York
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We picked up dinner from here after our long drive into Traverse City. Burgers were delicious as we there onion rings and shakes. Friendly staff and convenient location. We'll come back

Thank mbmtalt
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hamburger was perfect! Fast. Cheap. Divine. The burger was juicy, the cheese exquisitely melted, and pretzel bun fluffy and fresh. THE ONLY PLACE TO BURGER OR YOU WILL REGRET IT

Thank Caroline B

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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 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 826 W Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2466
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: 231-932-1760

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