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428 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686-2614
+1 231-995-0570
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tater tots” (48 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
428 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686-2614
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Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We chose to eat here for our first night in Traverse City. Very easy to find and no problem parking. Food was excellent, waitress kept our drinks full and the atmosphere was pretty good.

Thank Kim M
Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, prices, portion sizes. Great all around. The staff was amazing, everyone was friendly, enjoying themselves and very attentive. Dani was especially great!

Thank Raymond G
Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed myself tonight. Courteous staff. All the patrons in the restaurant were smiling and having a good time. Really a fun place to be and the food was delicious. Sorry my adjectives aren't more descriptive but I really enjoyed the philly, I can...More

Thank Marco B
Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

I don't know how this place was overlooked on best burger lists, I consider myself a bit of a hamburger buff, this place ranks near the top of the list not only in state, but also in the many states I've eaten burgers in. The...More

Thank TWalker03
Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Bubbas is the place to go in TC when you really want a very good burger with the usual fixings. After an evening of sampling lots of great wine on OMP, nothing beats a burger at Bubbas. Decor is simple and maybe it is a...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

I use my TripAdvisor app pretty frequently while traveling, especially out of state. Good service and hot food are both important when I go out We decided to go here for a late dinner about 7 p.m. after traveling. There was about a 5 minute...More

Thank leaH9082
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Went to Bubba's on a recommendation by my nephew. What a good recommendation. Great menu and the foods are made on site, not GFS foods. Our waiter, Justin, was very kind and patient with us newbies explaining the menu. Good service, good food. While I...More

Thank StoneWiegman
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, friendly! Liked the Bubba Juice...yum. Had the chicken burrito and my husband had the American burger we both agreed we would order again😃Went Sunday at 5 did not have to wait at all.

Thank KayJoy03
Reviewed June 24, 2016

Excellent and close to everything. Food and service are great, be happy you waited, worth it! Sandwiches and Michigan Craft beers are the best!

Thank David M
Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Our burgers were delicious. And my wife said her tater tots were some of the best she had ever had. Her bloody mary was ok and i had a hard cidar from a local cidar that was delicious. This is one of our favorite stops...More

Thank ajcox12
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Response from LifesATrip4Me | Reviewed this property |
I'm not a big beer drinker but I always notice the chalkboard full of listings of what their offerings of the day are. They seem to always have some from Michigan. That place is awesome - excellent food. I think if you go... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 428 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686-2614
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-995-0570
Burgers, burritos and beer! You're going to love the great food and downtown Traverse City atmosphere at Bubba's - Traverse City's favorite spot to hang all season long! From bubba-size burgers to fresh unique salads or sandwiches, or choose from the chef's home-style favorites of the day on our chalkboard. All of our selections are made from fresh, wholesome ingredients.
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