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Rounds Restaurant

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American, Diner
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1033 E 8th St, Traverse City, MI 49686-2761
5:30 am - 3:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Fri 5:30 am - 3:30 pm
Sat 5:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Perrysburg, Ohio
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65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The service and the food was very good. This restaurant is very small, however the service was good and the food likewise. We had a large selection of entrees at our table and everything was very good and cooked just the way we asked for it to be done. Don't hesitate to try this restaurant because I don't think you... More 

Thank Travelers43551
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went into Rounds for a late breakfast and there was a line....granted it was a Sunday morning. It was worth the short wait! Great food at a slower pace. The wait on food seemed pretty reasonable considering how busy it was. The service was fabulous. I'd go back!

Thank helenwheeelz
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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206 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For my last meal in T.C. before hitting the road I did a quick web search for what was the best breakfast in town. There were 5-10 choices on these lists, but one of the more consistent recognizable names was Rounds. This is basically a hole in the wall kind of local diner. The service was fast a and friendly... More 

Thank LifeisTooShort69
South Bend, Indiana
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No reservations accepted but definitely worth the wait. Red velvet hash browns are their signature dish. Great coffee. Great wait staff, very friendly but like I said. Don't come here if you are impatient but you will regret not trying it.

Thank Koala46614
Chelsea, Michigan
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Needed a place for a hot breakfast early, to allow us to be at softball field by 7:30am. Saturday hours at Rounds were the earliest we could find. Service and food both excellent, plates were FILLED with food - we could not finish our breakfast. Will definitely eat here again next time we are in town. Exactly what we needed... More 

Thank Tressie D
Ludington, Michigan
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101 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

My first visit to Rounds was around St. Patrick's day. The corned beef was excellent-home made! My next visit, a couple days later, was for breakfast. I had eggs and pancakes. The eggs were good, made to order. Unfortunately, the pancakes were served cold. I've never had cold pancakes before. It wasn't a good experience. The wait staff were cheerful... More 

Thank Duane M
Adrian, Michigan
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Been to Round's in the past and we make it a must stop for breakfast when in TC. staff is always friendly and tell you to sit wherever you want. portion sizes are better than average. Stan's big breakfast is very popular and the pancakes are LARGE if you go that direction. prices are reasonable and the place may be... More 

Thank shrewdgrud
Petoskey, Michigan
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427 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 296 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Rounds was recommended to us by a bartender at a fine dining restaurant as a place he routinely goes for a good meal. It's very clean, has an extensive breakfast menu and the service was excellent. I like the fact that they plunk a big pot of coffee on the table too! Homemade corned beef hash was excellent and the... More 

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Flint, Michigan
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

We saw this place online and all the reviews said it was the best breakfast...I would not agree with that. I ordered a ham and cheese omelette, either $8-$9, and it was not good. The cheese was runny like it was Kraft and the ham tasted like it was from a package for lunch meat. Not satisfied at all. The... More 

Thank Cristina P
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Great food and local restaurant not your average chain. Everything tasted great and good sized portions.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1033 E 8th St, Traverse City, MI 49686-2761
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: 231-941-4124

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