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Bates Hamburgers

33406 5 Mile Rd, Livonia, MI 48154-2860
+1 734-427-3464
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sliders” (72 reviews)
“fries” (67 reviews)
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American, Fast food
33406 5 Mile Rd, Livonia, MI 48154-2860
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whenever I have a craving for some good greasy burgers , this is the go to place . I always get carry out food and fries are always hot and good . I have never ate in the dining room but the atmosphere reminds me...More

Thank vinnietroll
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

bates has been a staple of my diet for 30 years always good and greasy fries always crisp unlike Mcdonalds

Thank bjgwen
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Local burger, retro dinner place, small slider like burger, thick chocolate shake, great local stop, established 59' inside maybe 10 stools at counter, walkup window outside for call in or walkup orders, clean friendly staff, fun stop.

Thank 356ricke
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Enjoy these burgers very much. Coney dogs very good also. Crinkle fries are some of the best around.

Thank cmeadows222
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Simple, unassuming and delicious. Nothing like Bates for sliders. Add crinkle cut fries and a coke and you have a party!

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Can't phone on order anymore. Not gonna stand in a cramped little booth. OK sliders. Marcus is better and many others.

Thank Al L
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

What to say if you do know Bates. If you don't DO! Burgers are awesome, better then! Great Coneys, Burgers ask the staff they will make them anyway you want. Chili is terrific so Chili Fry's. it's been around since the 50's so it's ripe.

Thank Brett A
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Classic sliders, simple menu, no frills. Eat at the counter for the experience, or grab a bag of cheap food to take home. Got to love the Livonia staple.

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Now I'm trying to sound positive here. It's a VERY small dive on a corner with very little seating. Been around for over 50 years and doing it the same way since the beginning. Basically a slider joint not a big menu at all. The...More

Thank Theresa013067
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I never miss a chance to go to Bates if I'm in the area. The taste of the burgers brings back memories of my childhood every time. I've been going to this restaurant for decades. Next time, skip the golden arches and do yourself a...More

Thank Tino M
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How far away from Best Western, Livonia, MI., is Bates Hamburgers?
1 October 2016|
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Response from robert d | Reviewed this property |
About 3 miles. Exit out of Best Western going east, turn right, going south on Newburg, follow to 5 mile road, turn left going east... follow for approximately 2 miles to Farmington road. it will be right on the corner of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33406 5 Mile Rd, Livonia, MI 48154-2860
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Livonia
  • Phone Number: +1 734-427-3464
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