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Review of Don's Drive-In

Don's Drive-In
Ranked #47 of 317 Restaurants in Traverse City
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Takeout
Reviewed September 6, 2013

I'm a sucker for Don's. My whole family is. I'm not sure we've ever gone to Traverse in the last four years without stopping for a yummy burger, shake and fries. The fries are wide and just what you want your drive-in fries to be--especially when you dip them in the fantastic ranch dressing. Drool.
The burgers are a little greasy, but they're just what you need. Really.
The shakes....oh my...
The only complaint I have is the general unhappiness of the staff. Each time we go, they seem more unhappy. It's pervasive. And bothersome. Add some smiles and some life to the place, and it's a MUST visit. Do you hear me, Don's staff? SMILE!! :o)

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Reviewed September 2, 2013

Dirty. Bathroom out of TP and don't look closely around stool or corners. Yuk. Wait staff seems to pride themselves on how dirty their uniforms can get. Burgers greasy, buns fall apart. Fries just okay. Milkshakes are delicious tho....best in town! There are a lot better burgers offered in TC in a cleaner atmosphere.

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2  Thank TCnative
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Reviewed August 22, 2013

Just had lunch here today. Liz was our server and she was great. Nice sense of humor. Burgers were okay. Loved the char on mine. Buns need a little work as they fell apart and left you with a mess. Fries were blah. Onion rings are good. Good service was a plus. Interior needs a little updating and cleaning. Stop in when in TC.

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1  Thank KevinGault
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Reviewed August 15, 2013

Nostalgic venue with great burgers, but the hamburger buns literally fall apart and you end up with a mess in your hands. Best milkshakes in TC.

1  Thank David K
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Reviewed August 1, 2013

This place is awesome. Great burgers and fries and totally delicious shakes! Visit this place every time we're in TC. It may be busy, but it's worth the wait. And, it's affordable!

Thank Michigalian
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