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J & S Hamburg

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1083 W South Airport Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-4737
+1 231-941-8844
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“hamburger” (4 reviews)
“hash” (3 reviews)
“omelette” (4 reviews)
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6:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Diner
1083 W South Airport Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-4737
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Reviewed May 8, 2017

Nothing fancy but a solid place to fuel up and not get ripped off. Had the country fried steak and eggs. Only thing keeping this from 5 stars is the home fries were sliced thin and over cooked. Steak was heavy on the tasty gravy....More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

Stopped into J & S Saturday night second time eating here... we ordered the Hamburger special of the day for 7.99 w fries & drink... very nice place to eat at... the wait staff was friendly and provided entertainment for our 17 mo old daughter......More

Thank EricW7
Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

Retro feel diner. Great airport decor, friendly staff, great food, low prices. Not sure what else a person could want in a restaurant. Oatmeal bowl was so big I only finished half. Had it with raisins and they supplied milk and brown sugar. My wife...More

Thank onekama_mi
Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

This was downtown been in business since 1938. A great Rubin. The fries were a little greasy but it sure was yummy. Would recommend.

Thank kkbark
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Another classic diner for those who don't want to spend lots of money. There is nothing fancy about this place. The food and the staff are outstanding. Everyone is treated like a longtime friend. You won't go away unhappy or hungry. The experienced owners wait...More

Thank TCjoel
Reviewed December 31, 2016

Lots of interesting items on the menu, I had grilled ham on raisin bread which was very good. Service was also very good. Well worth the trip

Thank m2ice
Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Very solid restaurant close to home. Have had everything from fish fry, to burgers, to my new favorite their corn beef hash. All the reviews on here/ Yelp are true regarding their hash. It is tasty, homemade and just pure deliciousness... Try it and you...More

Thank Eliot H
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Always busy & bustling - Every time we go to Traverse City, we have to make a lunch stop here. Want to try their breakfast as well sometime. Don't miss it!!

Thank Marcie M
Reviewed October 3, 2016

Have always enjoyed lunch or supper here but found breakfast superior to any other restaurant prepared breakfast. Friends up from downstate and we were all amazed at the food prepared. Two of us got the special for Sunday morning breakfast, "Yooper Hash" and it was...More

Thank Patti M
Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Had a late afternoon lunch on or way to Mackinaw Island and e stopped by J & S per recommendation on Trip Advisor. I had the pork dinner special, old school with mashed potatoes with gravy, a good not great dinner. The fish and chips...More

Thank Robert R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1083 W South Airport Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-4737
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-941-8844
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