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American, Bar, Pub
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254 W Grand River Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823-4212
+1 517-351-2506
11:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Wed 11:00 - 01:00
Thu - Sun 11:00 - 02:00
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Lansing, Michigan
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97 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Crunchy's has a huge selection of craft beer on tap & bottled. Reasonably priced, too. Food was good but not great this time.

Thank Nate D
East Lansing, Michigan
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I actually hesitate to give this recommendation, because I like going to Crunchy's so much - finding a table is hard enough as it is. Crunchy's has arguably the best burger in East Lansing/Lansing. It also has one of the best beer selections and it changes frequently. You can always find some of your favorite standards mixed with lots of... More 

Thank Randolph B
East Lansing, Michigan
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106 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Crunchy's is an East Lansing Classic. It is a bar near campus, that has been around longer than I have been a resident in the area. They have many microbrews on tap, but the main reason I go here is for the food. They have a lunch special on weekdays that is great. I think it costs $6 for a... More 

Thank Silrak
Williamston, Michigan
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37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have an interest in enjoying good bar food give this location a try. It has a majority of college age clientele but you still often see families dining there as well. You will enjoy the burgers, fried pickles and tater tots.

Thank Timothy N
East Lansing, Michigan
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we are in the mood for a good burger, the first place that comes to mind is Crunchy's. Most importantly, the burgers are amazing!! They're juicy and warm and so, so good! Paired with fries and a beer will set you back less than $10, with tip. Excellent service, cozy college town charm.

Thank Shannon M
Grand Haven, Michigan
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81 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Great burger for the price and affordable pitchers beer. Replace half pound beef patty with s chicken breast or black bean patty and it's still excellent. They also make a very good rectangular deep dish pizza. The big argument in EL is: whose burgers better? Crunchy's or the Peanut Barrell. Both are great, but I prefer Crunchy's.

Thank legghorn
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

My first visit before a basketball game to a college geared restaurant was perfect. Terrific hamburger and Tator tots. Intimate, cozy, happy atmosphere featuring comfortable booths and tables. Waiter very knowledgeable, attentive, and friendly. Reasonable prices and early bird food and drink specials.

Thank Corin B
Peoria, Illinois
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109 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

My friends and I were very hungry after an early lunch at our tailgate and sitting through the Northwestern game disappointment. We decided to hit up Crunchy's since it's been a long time since graduating that we been here. The management has changed hand, but the food is just as good. My friends got burgers and I went with their... More 

Thank Fai M
East Lansing, Michigan
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

If your looking for a great burger Crunchy's is the place. It ain't easy to make a remarkable hamburger and this place has mastered what it takes.

Thank Mike F
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Good burgers, great tater tots, decent service. What more can you ask for? More convenient parking maybe.

Thank Eyeskreemer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 254 W Grand River Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823-4212
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  East Lansing
  • Phone Number: +1 517-351-2506

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?