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Slabtown Cafe and Burgers

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826 W Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2466
+1 231-932-1760
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (307 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
826 W Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2466
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I've eaten here before. It's simple fare, but pretty good. I have the veggie or turkey or back bean burgers, though menu may have changed. Cheers. They have local soda, northwoods, neat-o.

Thank Maribeth C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a fun place to eat. They make there own draft root beer and offer a variety of different burgers and hotdogs. We enjoyed our burgers, fries, onion rings, tater tots, and sweet potato fries. The burgers are better than fast food, but only...More

Thank conniej238
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to have a burger. Tator tots are good too. Friendly staff and clean building inside and out. I Definitely would recommend checking this restaurant out. They do have indoor and outdoor seating

Thank DellsLOVE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to give Slabtown a shot for dinner. Don’t let the away-from-it-all location dissuade you, this place is a fun change of pace from downtown options. Tons of appealing menu choices. My wife and I tried a couple different burgers, and each “based it” with...More

Thank BJ S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is awesome. I had the TC cherry burger, it was amazing, blue cheese, cherries, and grilled onion perfection. My mother had the JD's half baked, it had a slice of potato on the burger! It was also awesome. She also had sweet potato...More

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of our favorite restaurants in TC. Their burgers are fantastic (you can also get them on a pretzel bun) & their sweet potato fries with garlic aioli are to die for! I highly highly recommend this gem!

Thank zamboni_chick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the type of Burger joint that survives because everything is done right. Simple concept, great service, excellent execution. It’s just a burger in a brown paper bag, lol, but you’ll keep thinking about it while you’re eating it and even after you finish...More

Thank Bnutty99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here after running the Bayshore! Fantastic little place with indoor and outdoor seating. Burgers were fantastic!! Fries were delicious!! Great service!! Will definitely make it a point to eat here on our next trip to Traverse City!

Thank Josh S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

According to my 14 year old son this burger was amazing. I agreed. The fries were hand cut. We were there for lunch on a Tuesday. It was very busy. You order at the counter and then find a seat and the wait staff will...More

Thank annie36834
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place for burgers and fries. The local Northland Soda is an added bonus. Quick, friendly service. Many more items on the menu too! Great cookies and shakes for the sweet treat!!

Thank GMaike80
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alan b
January 15, 2018|
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Response from Jordan S | Reviewed this property |
The seating is minimal and pretty tight. I would doubt a party that size would fit well. It would be over half the seating. Call them and check but I doubt they would reserve it. I would say pick up a bunch of to go orders... More
October 18, 2016|
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Response from JaxConNon | Reviewed this property |
No alcohol drinks but good soda and shakes/malts!
August 20, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, 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: +1 231-932-1760
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